“Nothing can so pierce the soul as the uttermost sigh of the body.”
George Santayana

Diane’s experience is that most of us have limitations in mobility, pain, etc. that limit our full engagement with our lives. For example, things like back pain, headaches, incontinence, etc. effect our ability to work, to play, and just to engage in life fully.

She uses a systems approach with a wide variety of manual therapy tools to maximize the function of the impaired system(s).

Among Her Manual Therapy Tools Are:

  • CranioSacral Therapy I and II
  • Kinesio Taping
  • The Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Lymph Node Decongestion Therapy
  • Manual Edema Mobilization
  • Strain-Counterstrain Therapy
  • Positional Release Therapy
  • Muscle Energy and Beyond for spine, pelvis, ribs, upper quadrant
  • Myofascial Release and Mapping
  • Women’s and Men’s Health Issues
  • Women’s Health Advanced Tutorial (2005, 2006)
  • Threshold Electrical Stimulation
  • Hand and Upper Quadrant: Compression and Compartment Syndromes
  • Inflammation- The Silent Killer
  • Women’s Health- Obesity, Menopause, and Fatigue
  • NDT Adult Certified
  • Mature Woman- Aging Effects on Pelvic Dysfunction, Pelvic Descent, Back Pain and Balance


The issues these tools can address:

  • Upper extremity (shoulder to hand)
  • Limitations in range of motion
  • Pain
  • Sensory deficits (numbness/tingling ect.)
  • Swelling
  • Decreased coordination and strength (gross and fine)
  • Trunk and Pelvis
  • Pain
  • Digestive disruptions (constipation to fecal incontinency)
  • Swelling
  • Urinary incontinency/retention
  • Sexual Dysfunction

Individualized goals will relate to how these issues impact/limit activities of daily living, independent living skills, avocational, and vocational activities.

Sessions are performed fully clothed.