Flaming Swords and Fireworks

Posted by pfbacon @pfbacon, Aug 17, 2019

Have you ever felt like there were flaming swords jabbing up through your feet into your legs 6 or 8 times per second – or – red hot fireworks bursting up through your feet into your legs/body also 6 or 8 times per second ? I did. I was breaking through the gabapentin so my doctor wanted to try adding nortriptylin to my gabapentin but I misunderstood and thought I was supposed to take the nortriptylin instead of gaba so I didn't take the gaba. I awoke early the next morning with just what I described above. I didn't know what to do, I put in a call to my doctor and waited for him to call back (3 1/2 hours later when his office opened). The pain was horrible for 3 and 1/2 hours, the swords and fireworks went on unceasing. I probably have PTSD from that incident but I haven't mentioned it to any doctor because I don't want to be sent to a whole new set of doctors and get more tests, more medicine, more physical therapy; I'm exhausted already from the complex schedule of medical things I have to do daily. Peggy

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@mlross4508

It’s great that you are wanting to try MFR. However, in my opinion you really need to have a MFR trained therapist to get you started. Rolling on a tennis ball is a great start, but it only a tiny fraction on what MFR is about. The ball is a part of self treatment in conjunction with the MFR therapy to be most effective. I don’t want you to feel disappointed or letdown by trying just the tennis ball as you will not get the full benefit of MFR. Just my opinion and after having been through 9 MFR sessions. I’ve found you need the therapist first, then the self treatment. Good luck either way.

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@mlross, I am going to look for someone who does specifically MFR. I watched two videos on youtube for MFR of the feet, and am now using a golf ball exactly where I hurt, in a very exact way. It is like a miracle. It works magically. I have taken pain away!!!! And it lasts for hours. Thankyou from the heart for writing here. I swear we learn more from eachother, than from our doctors. God Bless!!! Lori Reee

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@jenniferhunter

@tigreyes2004 Fascia is the cobweb like stuff that binds the body together. You're seen that when you skin a raw chicken. It gets tight and starts restricting tissue from injuries or trauma. MFR is myofascial release, and is physical therapy which is a way to slowly stretch and release the fascia so it converts from a semisolid to a liquid phase again and remodels itself. It gets the body moving better and brings circulation to dehydrated tissues. Trapped nerves can be released when the tissue can move properly again. It's important that the therapist does a slow stretch and not an aggressive stretch that causes the body to guard against it which just adds to the problem. If you look at the info in the discussion, it has more specific information and video links that show patients being treated.

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Jennifer. Thank you so much for all the posting you have done on MFR. I have gone to your websites you posted, read what you wrote about MFR, watched methodology on you tube, and am now using a golf ball on my feet, and looking for an MFR person to do my feet, in my area. I have helped myself eliminate pain. With a golf ball!!!!! Holy cow! Thank you, thank you, thank you!!!!! Lori Renee

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@lorirenee1

Jennifer. Thank you so much for all the posting you have done on MFR. I have gone to your websites you posted, read what you wrote about MFR, watched methodology on you tube, and am now using a golf ball on my feet, and looking for an MFR person to do my feet, in my area. I have helped myself eliminate pain. With a golf ball!!!!! Holy cow! Thank you, thank you, thank you!!!!! Lori Renee

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@lorirenee1 Thanks you so much! I know how much MFR has helped me and continues to fix things before problems happen. If your body stays in alignment, you do less wear and tear on your joints. I remember the inside of my knees hurting when my pelvis was out of alignment which my therapist said would lead to wear that might cause a future knee replacement. Having information like that on how to prevent a physical problem helps me because I can help myself and age well while I am being proactive and aware of what my body tells me. This is something that most people can do if they get tuned in to the way it is and the way is is supposed to be. A good physical therapist who does MFR can teach you all that. Another thing that happens with feet, is the foot bones can get jammed together and not move when you take a step. The PT has a way to pull and manipulate that and get the joints moving again. The heel and ankle have a bunch of bones like rocks that fit together like a puzzle and they need to absorb some of the shock when the foot hits the ground. I'm glad MFR helped you and for a lot of people, this could be the key to a better life. You are so welcome! Share what you have learned so you will also help others. Keep it up and it will change your life.

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@jenniferhunter

@lorirenee1 Thanks you so much! I know how much MFR has helped me and continues to fix things before problems happen. If your body stays in alignment, you do less wear and tear on your joints. I remember the inside of my knees hurting when my pelvis was out of alignment which my therapist said would lead to wear that might cause a future knee replacement. Having information like that on how to prevent a physical problem helps me because I can help myself and age well while I am being proactive and aware of what my body tells me. This is something that most people can do if they get tuned in to the way it is and the way is is supposed to be. A good physical therapist who does MFR can teach you all that. Another thing that happens with feet, is the foot bones can get jammed together and not move when you take a step. The PT has a way to pull and manipulate that and get the joints moving again. The heel and ankle have a bunch of bones like rocks that fit together like a puzzle and they need to absorb some of the shock when the foot hits the ground. I'm glad MFR helped you and for a lot of people, this could be the key to a better life. You are so welcome! Share what you have learned so you will also help others. Keep it up and it will change your life.

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@jenniferhunter God bless you, Jennifer! You are a gift to me! I used the golf ball this morning, and have been pain free for 2 hours, and still going. Now to find a specific MRF therapist!!!! Do you know I even did Scrambler Therapy, and this works better? Who would ever know!!! Kisses!!! Lori Renee

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@lorirenee1

@jenniferhunter God bless you, Jennifer! You are a gift to me! I used the golf ball this morning, and have been pain free for 2 hours, and still going. Now to find a specific MRF therapist!!!! Do you know I even did Scrambler Therapy, and this works better? Who would ever know!!! Kisses!!! Lori Renee

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@lorirenee1 If you don't find an MFR therapist, call where they train at Therapy on the Rocks in Sedona , AZ and ask for names of people who have completed certification there. I'm so glad you are doing this and feeling better. Thanks for your kind words. God bless.

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@jenniferhunter

@lorirenee1 If you don't find an MFR therapist, call where they train at Therapy on the Rocks in Sedona , AZ and ask for names of people who have completed certification there. I'm so glad you are doing this and feeling better. Thanks for your kind words. God bless.

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@jenniferhunter If I do not find anyone here, I will be checking with Therapy on the Rocks. I don't want a spinal cord stimulator if I can avoid it!!!! Thanks again, Lori Renee

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