Lymphatic Drainage and Tuning Forks; A Great Combination!

In 1986 I became a Licensed Massage Therapist. I studied many modalities over the years, when I met Dr. Bruno Chickly and discovered his Lymph Drainage Technique; I knew I had found my calling!    As a lymph drainage therapist I have found that combining my work with tuning forks has been incredibly helpful.  Studies suggest… Read more »

Lymphatic Drainage as a Boost to the Immune System!

Liz Olivas LMT, CLT In these times, we are all looking for ways to boost the capacity of our immune system.   Consider the option of a Lymphatic Drainage series.   It can help your immune system function more efficiently and keep toxic waste and a minimum in your body.  Through the hands on and laser techniques… Read more »

Lymphatic Skin Brushing

By Liz Olivas “Indeed, the skin is a powerful interface between the mind, the body, and the external world”  Bernadine Healy, M.D. Lymphatic Skin Brushing is an incredibly relaxing self care technique as well as being detoxifying and stimulating to your immune system and your greater health.  The repetitive rhythmic strokes will work on so… Read more »

How does Lymph Fluid Balance Oil help your lymphatic system?

Lymph Fluid Balance Oil is made up of 3 key organic essential oils in an organic coconut oil base,  that have amazing blood purifying and detoxifying properties*. Some of the components of Grapefruit, Geranium and Frankincense essential oils, are Terpentenes. These act like “hit men”, contracted to neutralize free radicals so that they don’t cause… Read more »

Ortho-Bionomy: A Non Invasive Approach to Reducing Pain and Allowing Fluid Movement. Liz Olivas LMT, CLT Registered Instructor of Ortho-Bionomy

Learning to practice as an Ortho-Bionomist and a Manual Lymph Drainage Therapist has been an interesting journey.   Ortho-Bionomy (OB) has taught me how to work with the body in a three dimensional manner. OB triggers a self corrective reflex, with the goal being to facilitate a process that is natural to the body, one of… Read more »

Breast Health: From a Lymphatic Point of View By Liz Olivas BFA, MT, CLT, RIOB, Owner

Preventative healthcare has become a deep rooted concept in our culture. As a Certified Lymphatic Therapist for over twenty five years, I have treated hundreds of women and some men, who have had symptoms that were secondary to breast cancer treatment.  As a result, I have often dreamed of a practice that was preventative, one… Read more »

Ortho-Bionomy®:  Bodywork and More!    

By Yini Perel LMT, Registered Practitioner of Ortho-Bionomy After  being a Massage Therapist  for 20 years and a Registered Practitioner of Ortho-Bionomy,  I still debate on what is easier:  to demonstrate Ortho-Bionomy or to describe it.  The best way to understand it is to feel it, or experience it! I will do my best to… Read more »

Working with Tuning Forks: It’s a Vibrational Thing!

By Beverly Dowle LMT, LLCC It’s a vibrational thing! Tuning forks are a profound vehicle for transformation through sound and vibration. I was initially introduced to tuning forks in 2003.  At that time, I was studying Acutonics®.  Acutonics® is an energy based treatment which uses acupuncture points as its base.  Tuning forks are placed on… Read more »

Ortho-Bionomy®: A Holistic Point of View

Elizabeth Olivas, LMT, Registered Instructor of Ortho-Bionomy International Ortho-Bionomy became a part of my life in the early 1990’s.  I noticed immediately how easily it influenced my structure and relaxed my state of mind.   Ortho-Bionomy was different from the other light touch or energetic approaches I had previously experienced.   It was structural work and one session… Read more »

What is Advanced Lymphatic Therapy™ and Ortho-Bionomy®?

   An Introduction to Advanced Lymphatic Therapy™ and Ortho-Bionomy®. Welcome our new blog at The Therapeutic Alternative! It has always been a challenge to talk about both methods individually and then talk about how they interact and work together.   This blog gives me the opportunity to talk about Advanced Lymphatic Therapy and Ortho-Bionomy methods and… Read more »