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Structural integration (including Rolfing)

Structural integration aligns, balances and lengthens the body by pressing into the connective tissues of the body and maneuvering them back into place.

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20 questions have been asked and answered by our network of professionals about structural integration (including Rolfing)


Could Rolfing be a good alternative to back surgery involving L-3-4?

Posted on Sep 28, 2012 Latest answer by Oct 27, 2012 Luis Rivera, massage therapist

What can I do for advanced arthritis in my left hip? Do I need a hip replacement? I am only 55.

Posted on Sep 21, 2012 Latest answer by Sep 21, 2012 Lynda Lippin, Pilates instructor

What can I do for a left hip labral tear? I am a professional caddie.

Posted on Jul 9, 2012 Latest answer by Jan 7, 2013 Carlos Chapa, acupuncturist

What is the difference between Rolfing and chiropractors? I don't really get it

Posted on Sep 17, 2012 Latest answer by Oct 30, 2012 Luis Rivera, massage therapist

Is rolfing safe if your neck/back are in spasm and you are in a lot of pain?

Posted on Sep 5, 2012 Latest answer by Dec 13, 2012 Luis Rivera, massage therapist

For what types of conditions would one receive SI? could it be used in place of surgeries of any kind?

Posted on Apr 18, 2012 Latest answer by Sep 29, 2012 Matthew Williams, structural integration professional

Is rolfing something that would help after a broken ankle injury?

Posted on Mar 18, 2012 Latest answer by Mar 18, 2012 Christina Richards, structural integration professional

Would rolfing be beneficial in regaining mobility in a broken ankle?

Posted on Apr 18, 2012 Latest answer by Dec 11, 2012 Luis Rivera, massage therapist

Can you tell me what kinds of bodywork therapies I can have after having a hip labral tear surgery?

Posted on Feb 29, 2012 Latest answer by Mar 19, 2012 Megan Dempsey, massage therapist

I am a woman age 63 in good physical shape with chronic hip pain. Looking for non-surgical options and wonder if structural integration will help.

Posted on Jan 24, 2012 Latest answer by Mar 18, 2012 Christina Richards, structural integration professional

I developed tendonitis in my elbow. Will rolfing or massage make it heal faster?

Posted on Oct 10, 2014 Latest answer by Oct 10, 2014 Kim Greenlee, massage therapist

What is the difference between massage and Rolfing?

Posted on Jan 20, 2012 Latest answer by Jan 20, 2012 Devinder Singh, massage therapist

Can Rolfing help with arthritis and a degenerative disk in the neck area pinching a nerve?

Posted on Aug 25, 2011 Latest answer by Mar 19, 2012 Minki Kim, structural integration professional

Can structural integration help with heel spurs?

Posted on Jul 27, 2011 Latest answer by Jul 27, 2011 Minki Kim, structural integration professional

I have lower back pain. What type of massage is best for this type of pain?

Posted on Oct 10, 2014 Latest answer by Oct 10, 2014 Deep tissue massage would be best.">Barbara Bell, massage therapist

What are the benefits of Rolfing?

Posted on Jun 30, 2011 Latest answer by Nov 14, 2011 Sally Cina, structural integration professional

Can Rolfing assist in relieving sciatic pain that worsens from constipation?

Posted on Jun 30, 2011 Latest answer by Jun 30, 2011 Shari Auth, massage therapist

I have hard lumps in my legs after one of my sessions, and lots of bruising. Is this normal?

Posted on Nov 9, 2011 Latest answer by Nov 19, 2011 Sally Cina, structural integration professional

If you have less than the Basic 10, do you lose the benefits gained?

Posted on Nov 15, 2011 Latest answer by Nov 15, 2011 Leah Nelson, massage therapist

Is structural integration recognized in the medical profession as a accepted form of treatment?

Posted on Dec 27, 2011 Latest answer by Dec 28, 2011 Minki Kim, structural integration professional