Structural integration, or Rolfing, is an increasingly popular form of alternative medicine. It has been an accepted practice in the East for centuries, yet the medical community here in the West still does not widely accept structural integration as a viable means of improving one’s health. This is especially true with regard to individuals who are receiving home health care.
Rolfing is performed by adjusting the energy fields in an individual’s body. The fields are manipulated by an individual who is trained in structural integration. Many times, hands are never even laid upon the individual who is receiving the treatment. Often, the patient simply relaxes and allows the individual performing the task to adjust the patient’s energy fields by discovering blockages in certain energy fields, and then subsequently adjusting those energy fields in order to restore them back to unobstructed paths within and around the body. This in turn has the potential to increase the health of the patient. The results can be real. [...]