Why the body compensates
The body is a finely tuned machine that is able to create compensations to help you survive and keep living your life. The average person has hundreds to thousands of these compensations throughout their central nervous system. A good example of a compensation would be weak glutes and therefore your hamstrings are made to work harder to make up for hip extension. Another could be dysfunctional and weak pecs and anterior deltoid and the long head of biceps has to work to help with bringing your shoulders arms up in front of us (flexion). A more complex example would be instead of dealing with psychological trauma/stress your organs take on dysfunction and create problems within the viscera.
What is the static in the body
While most compensations are helpful sometimes the body can no longer compensate or the stimulus can't be avoided which can often creates this white noise in the body which is when the body has no idea what to do to help.
Examples could be issue developed with pressure on the bottom of the foot. Unless a person stops walking this stimulus will likely keep being applied in their daily life. Another could be stimulating ligaments around the sacrum. When these switches occur it can create all kinds of problems in that area such as pain, reduced range of motion, and more.
The worse scenario however is when a single stimulus creates full body problems, which will severely tax the nervous system. While this can often occur with general muscles and other stimuli, it is extremely common with the limbic system which is the emotions which is my focus in this blog.
Emotions causing the static
Sometimes due to extreme trauma or stress the body can create psychological compensations. This can be related to actual events, how you feel, or even things you tell yourself. Often just the thought alone can cause full body weakness/inhibition or the static which we refer to in P-DTR as a switch.
Sometimes people can develop emotional trauma to a stressful event which, while horrible may not cause problems in their daily life if the stressful event doesn't reoccur or the thoughts of which don't pass into a persons mind often. However, if its something that a person is exposed to in their daily life like issues with family/loved ones, finances, work, or internal thoughts like "I'm not good enough" or other internal conflicts. These things that cause these problems and causes issues in the body are referred to as "triggers."
What P-DTR can do for this static related to emotions?
P-DTR uses a combination of techniques such as: Neurolinguistic Programs, Visceral Referred Pain, and the "X" image to address emotional work.
By working on these emotions we can help process, not remove from existence, the trauma/stressors and how it affects your central nervous system. The more of these triggers we remove that affect people in their daily lives the more their nervous system can recover and ovoid over stimulation.
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