Animals

While the focus of BSR is on improving the health of humans, some BSR practitioners have at times assisted their client’s pets. Animals may also become subject to body stress from accidents, falls and jumping. Sometimes animals may also have underlying structural issues (such as hip dysplasia) which may cause …

Babies and Children

Often children are labelled as naughty, disruptive, dreamers or slow learners when in fact often screaming babies, toddlers with growing pains, attention disorders, restless behaviour or bed wetting might actually be suffering from body stress. A common sign that a baby has body stress in the neck is constant crying …

Pregnancy

Preparing to bring a child into the world can be stressful, as your body undergoes changes and your stomach expands to accommodate the baby it’s essential to keep the lower back free of body stress. Pressure in the lower back may cause tension of the ligaments connecting the uterus to …

Legs and Feet

The nerve supply to the legs and feet originate from the spinal nerves of the lower back, so tension or body stress in the lower back area can manifest in numbing or pain in the back, hip, knee, leg or foot. THE HIP JOINT The ball-shaped structure at the upper …

Arms and Hands

BSR AND THE ARMS AND HANDS – The nerve supply to the arms and hands originate from the spinal nerves in the neck, so when pain and stiffness is apparent in the arms or hands quite often one finds body stress in the neck area which is causing compression on these …

Neck Tension

The neck may become stressed as a result of jarring or jerking the neck in a fall or in whiplash, or by working or reading with the head tilted downwards for long periods of time; or even twisting the neck at odd angles. Furthermore, emotional stress like anger, anxiety and …

Middle Back

The chest and back areas may be strained by working in a hunched or twisted posture, e.g. bending over a sewing machine, doing woodwork, leaning forward over a laptop computer or by  lifting heavy objects and twisting awkwardly. Body stress may also occur as a painful spasm of the diaphragm …

Lower Back

The jarring effect of accidents and falls may cause muscles to tighten in protective spasm and body stress to present into the lower back.  Additionally, poor posture, heavy or incorrect lifting, bending forward and repetitive jarring exercises may strain ligaments and muscles and result in pain or discomfort in the …

Effects – Case Studies

Case Studies – Effects of Body Stress We often take the body’s wisdom for granted, not giving any thought to how it performs its daily miracles. In order to understand the effects of body stress, it’s critical to appreciate that the body functions by sending and receiving complex information through …

Brain Damage and Body Stress

Some BSR practitioners have witnessed BSR being the catalyst for minor and major ‘miracles’ with children born with some form of brain damage. Jake’s story is a dramatic one: A brain scan of the baby showed that the left side of his brain was extremely undeveloped, resulting in paralysis of …