Structural Integration (SI) was developed by Dr. Ida Rolf in the 1970’s. Her goal was to use manual therapy over a series of sessions to address connective tissue complaints throughout the body, improve posture and alignment and relieve discomfort. She found that often a person feels pain in one spot that may be originating from lack of mobility or restriction in another place entirely. If manual therapy only ever happens at the locus of pain, long-term healing can’t occur. Structural Integration can be used in both series-work as well as targeted appointments to best address patient symptoms. Structural Integration often incorporates small movements of the client during bodywork that engage the nervous system and brain and further facilitate unwinding tissue adhesions. The effect is deep change and long term resolution of client symptoms.