Manual Therapy is the art and science of using hands on manipulation for therapeutic purposes. Integrated Manual Therapies is the blending of interrelated modalities that sees health as a function of all body systems operating and communicating harmoniously. Often a physical restriction in one system of the body affects another system. This is especially true with long-term restrictions that gradually have spread local strain to other parts of the body. At such times, a more comprehensive approach to treating the body is effective for meeting a client's individual needs. IMT addresses the dynamic anatomical and energetic interrelationships between connective tissues of three different systems: the musculoskeletal, visceral, and craniosacral. By selectively integrating Advanced Rolfing, Visceral Manipulation, and Craniosacral Therapy; IMT is a powerful systems approach to organizing the body at core levels.
Medfinds Integrative Medicine Definition
Integrated Manual Therapies is designed to meet the body on its own terms by customizing manual therapy in response to precise structural strain.