The St. John Method of Neuromuscular Therapy
The St. John Method of NMT
is a comprehensive program of soft tissue manipulation techniques that
balance the central nervous system (brain, spinal cord, and nerves) with the
structure and form of the musculoskeletal system (skeleton and muscles of
the body). This method considers five principles that cause pain.
Nerve compression or
This method also maintains
that realigning vertebrae without treating associated soft tissue frequently
treats the symptom and not the cause.
How Does Neuromuscular
Therapy Help You?
NMT can help individuals
experiencing structural distortion, biomechanical dysfunction and the
accompanying pain that is often a symptom of the underlying problem.
It is used to locate and release spasm and hypercontraction in the tissues:
eliminate trigger points that cause referred pain; restore postural
alignment, proper biomechanics and flexibility to the tissues; rebuild the
strength of injured tissues and assist venous and lymphatic flow. NMT
is an effective and economically feasible method of treatment.
― excerpted from the
Discover The St. John Method of Neuromuscular Therapy brochure of the
St. John Neuromuscular Pain Relief Institute