LaTess’ training in manual therapy techniques under John F Barnes Myofascial Release addresses the fascial and connective tissue system which extends to every cell in the body. By addressing the web tissue, relief can occur at the root of the problem. Traditional therapy mainly treats the area affected by the symptoms and provides temporary pain relief, whereas MFR (Myofascial Release) is able to provide long term pain relief. LaTess uses JFB myofascial release because it helps client relax, relieve their anxiety and tension, decrease their pain, and gives them a greater sense of control of their life thus leading to emotional and physical freedom.
My health and wellness journey has always been a work in progress. I have gone many years not being able to put a name on my pain, so I can understand the dismissal of women’s health issues because I experienced it. After going through my own healing journey with pelvic floor dysfunction and pain, I pursued learning for natural healing and am able to apply these principles to help others. I have learned so much about my health by becoming more knowledgeable in managing my symptoms, healing my body, and transforming my lifestyle.
I have a Masters Degree in Occupational Therapy from the University of Saint Augustine for Health Sciences, John F Barnes Myofascial Release Certification & Skill Enhancement Internship, and continuing education in pelvic health courses. In addition to, I am a Certified Women’s Health Coach through the Integrative Women’s Health Institute (IWHI). My goal is to understand, connect, serve, and empower individuals to actively participate in their self-healing.
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