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The truth about chronic fatigue and fibromyalgia
The truth about chronic fatigue and fibromyalgia
The truth about chronic fatigue and fibromyalgia
The truth about chronic fatigue and fibromyalgia
The truth about chronic fatigue and fibromyalgia
The truth about chronic fatigue and fibromyalgia
The truth about chronic fatigue and fibromyalgia
The truth about chronic fatigue and fibromyalgia
The truth about chronic fatigue and fibromyalgia
The truth about chronic fatigue and fibromyalgia
The truth about chronic fatigue and fibromyalgia
The truth about chronic fatigue and fibromyalgia
The truth about chronic fatigue and fibromyalgia
The truth about chronic fatigue and fibromyalgia
The truth about chronic fatigue and fibromyalgia
The truth about chronic fatigue and fibromyalgia
The truth about chronic fatigue and fibromyalgia
The truth about chronic fatigue and fibromyalgia
The truth about chronic fatigue and fibromyalgia
The truth about chronic fatigue and fibromyalgia
The truth about chronic fatigue and fibromyalgia
The truth about chronic fatigue and fibromyalgia
The truth about chronic fatigue and fibromyalgia
The truth about chronic fatigue and fibromyalgia
The truth about chronic fatigue and fibromyalgia
The truth about chronic fatigue and fibromyalgia
The truth about chronic fatigue and fibromyalgia
The truth about chronic fatigue and fibromyalgia
The truth about chronic fatigue and fibromyalgia
The truth about chronic fatigue and fibromyalgia
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The truth about chronic fatigue and fibromyalgia

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This presentation was delivered to the Rheumatology department at Greenland Hospital in June 2010. It aids in understanding the underlying cause of the symptoms associated with fibromyalgia.

This presentation was delivered to the Rheumatology department at Greenland Hospital in June 2010. It aids in understanding the underlying cause of the symptoms associated with fibromyalgia.

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  • 1. Mickel therapy<br />A New Perspective on Health<br />
  • 2. Warning!<br />Be prepared to have your current health concepts challenged!<br />www.mickeltherapy.co.nz<br />www.mickeltherapy.com<br />
  • 3. about<br />Founder and Director:<br />Dr David Mickel MBChB MRCGP (UK) <br />www.mickeltherapy.co.nz<br />www.mickeltherapy.com<br />
  • 4. about<br />Clinical Director: <br />Kyle Davies, Chartered Psychologist<br />www.mickeltherapy.co.nz<br />www.mickeltherapy.com<br />
  • 5. about<br />Director Mickel Therapy Clinic Auckland <br />Kim Knight – Wellness Consultant<br />www.mickeltherapy.co.nz<br />www.mickeltherapy.com<br />
  • 6. about<br /><ul><li> 20 years experience in health and healing
  • 7. Clinical depression, anxiety, stress, chronic illness, allergies, asthma, chronic fatigue, back problems
  • 8. Over 140 therapies
  • 9. 7 years off work
  • 10. 4,000+ hours of professional training</li></ul>www.mickeltherapy.co.nz<br />www.mickeltherapy.com<br />
  • 11. about<br />Specialize in:<br /><ul><li> Stress
  • 12. Anxiety
  • 13. Burnout
  • 14. Workaholism, Overdoing
  • 15. Insomnia
  • 16. Adrenal fatigue
  • 17. Chronic fatigue
  • 18. Fibromyalgia
  • 19. Irritable Bowel
  • 20. Nervous breakdown</li></ul>www.mickeltherapy.co.nz<br />www.mickeltherapy.com<br />
  • 21. about<br /> Professional Training<br /><ul><li> Mickel Therapist
  • 22. Qi Gong Instructor
  • 23. Meditation Teacher
  • 24. Bodywork Practitioner – Massage and Chi Nei Tsang
  • 25. Energy Healer
  • 26. FengShui Consultant</li></ul>www.mickeltherapy.co.nz<br />www.mickeltherapy.com<br />
  • 27. Mickel therapy and fibromyalgia<br />rheumatology <br />Greek word rheuma<br /> &quot;that which flows as a river or stream&quot; <br />(-ology&quot;the study of“)<br />www.mickeltherapy.co.nz<br />www.mickeltherapy.com<br />
  • 28. Mickel therapy and fibromyalgia<br />Fibro myalgia<br />Latin fibrous tissue - muscle<br />Symptoms include:<br /><ul><li> Fatigue
  • 29. Sleep disturbance
  • 30. Joint stiffness
  • 31. Depression, anxiety
  • 32. Post-traumatic stress
  • 33. Abnormalities in CNS</li></ul>www.mickeltherapy.co.nz<br />www.mickeltherapy.com<br />
  • 34. What is Mickel therapy?<br /><ul><li> Body – mind treatment
  • 35. Talking therapy
  • 36. Interprets symptoms – a call for help
  • 37. Head Intelligence
  • 38. Body Intelligence</li></ul>www.mickeltherapy.co.nz<br />www.mickeltherapy.com<br />
  • 39. Body intelligence<br />The body is far too intelligent to make mistakes<br />The body never lies<br />www.mickeltherapy.co.nz<br />www.mickeltherapy.com<br />
  • 40. Body intelligence<br />Symptoms are necessary and intelligent communication…<br />… from the body to the head<br />www.mickeltherapy.co.nz<br />www.mickeltherapy.com<br />
  • 41. Body intelligence<br />Symptoms contain a message…<br />…from the body to the head<br />www.mickeltherapy.co.nz<br />www.mickeltherapy.com<br />
  • 42. Body intelligence<br />A symptom never comes without a preceding emotion…<br />… which is usually missed<br />… or ignored<br />www.mickeltherapy.co.nz<br />www.mickeltherapy.com<br />
  • 43. Body intelligence<br />Symptoms can be interpreted, understood and rectified…<br />…by understanding their cause <br />… and dealing with the cause <br />www.mickeltherapy.co.nz<br />www.mickeltherapy.com<br />
  • 44. Body intelligence<br /><ul><li> The body is a self-healing mechanism
  • 45. We are designed to be healthy
  • 46. Good health is our natural state
  • 47. Need to understand body intelligence</li></ul>www.mickeltherapy.co.nz<br />www.mickeltherapy.com<br />
  • 48. Body communication<br /><ul><li> Body communicates without words
  • 49. Sensations
  • 50. Emotions
  • 51. Mental symptoms
  • 52. Physical symptoms</li></ul>www.mickeltherapy.co.nz<br />www.mickeltherapy.com<br />
  • 53. Body communication<br /> Body communicates without words<br />Physical symptoms<br />Mental symptoms<br />Emotions <br />Sensations<br />www.mickeltherapy.co.nz<br />www.mickeltherapy.com<br />
  • 54. Body communication<br />Mental (Physical) Symptoms:<br />Anxiety, Stress, Brain fog, Worry, Fear, Anger, Sadness<br />Physical Symptoms:<br />Insomnia, Fatigue, Poor digestion, Irritable Bowel, Food Intolerances, Asthma, Allergies<br />Sore muscles, Pain, Arthritis<br />Weakness, dizzyness<br />www.mickeltherapy.co.nz<br />www.mickeltherapy.com<br />
  • 55. Role of body intelligence<br /><ul><li> To keep us healthy
  • 56. To keep us safe
  • 57. Sympathetic (stress) vs parasympathetic (relaxation) response
  • 58. Sympathetic = fight / flight
  • 59. Physiological changes</li></ul>www.mickeltherapy.co.nz<br />www.mickeltherapy.com<br />
  • 60. stress<br /><ul><li>Stress is the major culprit
  • 61. Stress is a habit
  • 62. Habits are unconscious
  • 63. Stress is unconscious
  • 64. The body is stuck in the sympathetic mode
  • 65. The body is on full-alert… all the time
  • 66. The body cannot heal in the sympathetic mode</li></ul>www.mickeltherapy.co.nz<br />www.mickeltherapy.com<br />
  • 67. How does Mickel therapy work?<br /><ul><li> Understanding body intelligence and body communication
  • 68. Interpreting symptoms
  • 69. Understanding the patterns and behaviours of the client
  • 70. Teaching life-affirming behaviours and habits
  • 71. Teaching people to live in accordance with the ‘laws of health’
  • 72. Teaching people how to bring their body into parasympathetic mode</li></ul>www.mickeltherapy.co.nz<br />www.mickeltherapy.com<br />
  • 73. Key concept #1 <br />SELF-CARE<br /><ul><li> Look after ourselves
  • 74. Look after our needs
  • 75. Mentally, emotionally, physically, spiritually
  • 76. Respect and care for our body and mind
  • 77. Put our needs first
  • 78. Self first is not selfish</li></ul>www.mickeltherapy.co.nz<br />www.mickeltherapy.com<br />
  • 79. Key concept #2 <br />EMOTIONAL HONESTY<br /><ul><li> Acknowledge feelings
  • 80. Feelings are waves of truth
  • 81. Communicate how we feel
  • 82. Be honest with feelings
  • 83. Allow emotional energy to flow</li></ul>www.mickeltherapy.co.nz<br />www.mickeltherapy.com<br />
  • 84. Why emotional honesty?<br /><ul><li> Quantum Physics: everything is energy
  • 85. Emotions are energy
  • 86. Blocked emotions = blocked life force = blocked cellular function</li></ul>www.mickeltherapy.co.nz<br />www.mickeltherapy.com<br />
  • 87. Mickel therapy and fibromyalgia<br />rheumatology <br /> &quot;that which flows as a river or stream“<br />Blocked emotions =<br />Blocked energy in motion =<br />Blocked life-force energy = <br />Cellular changes and physiological dysfunction<br />Fibromyalgia <br />and associated symptoms<br />www.mickeltherapy.co.nz<br />www.mickeltherapy.com<br />
  • 88. Why?<br />Good health requires that we be in INTEGRITY with ourselves and others<br /><ul><li> Integer – latin: whole / one
  • 89. In alignment – lined up</li></ul>www.mickeltherapy.co.nz<br />www.mickeltherapy.com<br />
  • 90. integrity<br />We cannot separate mental, emotional and physical symptoms<br />They are all part of the same thing<br />integer<br />www.mickeltherapy.co.nz<br />www.mickeltherapy.com<br />
  • 91. Mickel therapy<br />A New Perspective on Health<br />www.mickeltherapy.co.nz<br />www.mickeltherapy.com<br />www.artofhealth.co.nz<br />www.taohealth.co.nz<br />09 833 6553 / 021 410 633<br />www.mickeltherapy.co.nz<br />www.mickeltherapy.com<br />

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