Is Rolfing worth the money?

The principles of Rolfing contradict established medical knowledge, and there is no good evidence Rolfing is effective for the treatment of any health condition. It is recognized as a pseudoscience and has been characterized as quackery.

What happens during a Rolfing session?

A typical session includes about 10 minutes of assessment and discussion and about 75 minutes of hands-on bodywork and movement. During the session, you will be asked to stand, to make movements, and walk. Work is mostly done on a table but may also be done seated and standing.

Do you tip a Rolfer?

It is not Rolfing etiquette to tip after each session.

How long does it take for Rolfing to work?

Rolfing isn’t a quick fix. “It took time to get into chronic pain, it will take some time to recover,” explains Rock. Her advice: be patient. A good rule of thumb, she says, is that for every year of pain, allow yourself one month of weekly sessions. Although Rock says you should notice improvements with every session.

How long does a Rolfing session last?

about an hour
A typical Rolfing session last about an hour. How far apart should the sessions be? About a week to two weeks apart. We recommend no more than 2 weeks interval in between sessions.

Is Rolfing permanent?

Are the results from Rolfing permanent? A ten session series offers huge potential for permanent changes. But it depends on the individual case and the goal of the entire series. Your age, general condition, the body’s condition at the start of the series, all influence the permanency of the results.

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What does Rolfing do?

While Rolfing might feel similar to a very deep massage, Rolfing practitioners will massage the muscles and fascia not only where you’re feeling pain, but all over your body. The goal is to fix your body’s posture and structure so that your body will correct any lingering imbalances that are causing the pain.