Electrical Stimulation

In health care, there’s no substitute for clinical skill, judgment and decision making. These essentials help you diagnose, manage and treat a host of patients. But sometimes, you need help to achieve treatment goals. In those cases, you can turn to modalities to jumpstart the healing process. The following is a brief primer on electrical […]

An Unusual Therapist

In previous articles I have reported on exceptional wellness programs and what contributed to their effectiveness. I’d like to add a most unusual health practitioner to this group. His name is Shmuel Tatz and his patients consider him to be a remarkably talented and sensitive hands-on therapist. He is first and foremost a licensed physical […]

Physical Therapy – Body Tuning!

Body Tuning is the most profound development in healing in decades. Dr. Shmuel Tatz does not use physical therapy machinery of any kind in his therapeutic approach. He uses touch. His hands touch with a gentleness that can only come from a true instinct and awareness of what is going on in the body. It’s […]

Physical Therapy for Pianists

Jerzy Marchwinski’s Road to Recovery About ten years ago, the well known Polish pianist and pedagogue Jerzy Marchwinski began to lose control of the fingers of his right hand. Within a few years, he had stopped playing altogether. “At first, I started to make a few mistakes in concerts,” he explained, ” and eventually I […]

An Interview with Shmuel Tatz, Body Tuner

With this column Chamber Music introduces a series of short articles about the ways by which various musicians are trying to overcome the problems that came between them and their audience, ranging from the many manifestations of performance anxiety to the actual physical pathologies that can affect them with pain, debility, and even atrophy. Here, […]