VisionIMT: Using Integrative Manual Therapy for Vision

Hands On Solutions for Visual Dysfunctions

There is a Nicaraguan saying, “Eyes that see do not grow old.” Many people are asking “how do we see better and better as we age rather than face progressive visual loss as the birthday’s come and go.” There are more and more people who are improving their vision through the use of hands on therapies from the field of Complementary and Alternative Medicine as well as by shifting diet and nutrition and doing visual exercises.

VisionIMT Integrative Manual Therapy Techniques for Better Vision by Daniil Kuželev on Unsplash
NeuroFascial Process or One Hand Here, One Hand There Exercises for Vision by 🇸🇮 Janko Ferlič on Unsplash

Integrative Manual Therapy (IMT) Practitioners Working with Behavioral Optometrists

IMT Clinics offers a variety of services for clients working with Behavioral Optometrists. One of the diagnostic tools, used is motility testing, which consists of palpating rhythms, such as the heart beat, fluctuation of cerebrospinal fluid, the movement of lymph in the lymphatic system, muscle contraction, and more. These rhythms can be used to determine how a person’s body changes and adjusts to different pairs of glasses and how the neuromuscular system accommodates to how we see.

Effects of Treatment

“Visual problems are very common in today’s society and take many forms. A good number of these go undiagnosed or untreated, but are amenable to osteopathic treatment, including functional eye problems and visual strain.” (Dolgin, 2003).

Myofascial Techniques for Trochlear Region

Biophysiography and Nutritional Wellness

There is nutritional supplements to improve vision the general ones are essential fatty acids and vitamin B complex, for specifics speak to an IMT therapist, who can evaluate what would be best for you.

Eliminate Alcohol and Processed Sugar for Better Vision

Reflection Therapy and Color Therapy

Meir Schneider Exercises Sunning

This exercises helps relax the eyes and improve night vision and decrease sun sensitivity on a bright day.

Relaxing Focusing Muscles

This exercises helps improve visual acuity and relaxes the muscles of the eyes that help us to focus. It can also help decrease sensitivity to sunlight on a bright day.

Reflex Point Therapy, Acupuncture and Vison

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