736 Kimbark Street   

Longmont CO 80501

JAYMI DEVANS  

 jaymi@mountainhands.com   

November 21, 2016

For belly discomfort, digestive concerns, and generalized malaise.

Treatments are based on the premise that for organs to function well they need to be supported and suspended comfortably among surrounding structures.  They also need to be mobile, and slide easily relative to each other to mechanically process and move digestive and bodily fluids.  Organs can become restricted by fibrous adhesions that develop from a history of infla...

November 16, 2016

As an Integrative Manual Therapist, I combine the deductive, scientific approach of Western medical theory, with treatment applications derived from the principles of Eastern energetic theory.

I am anchored at the ends of the spectrum between knowledge and potential, and sit comfortably with their reconciliation.  I am trained as a Family Nurse Practitioner, and I am an experienced primary care provider in community health clinics....

November 1, 2016

Injury, illnesses, and declining physical health can stress our ability to be in “well-being”.  Physical ailments causing our Mind to not feel well.

Times of extreme stress can also ignite a glimmer, or tap into a deep-down experience of being “ok no matter what”.

Finding, in the Mind, that core sense of ‘being well’ is the essential resource needed to bridge back to the Body.

The healing mostly comes from the ‘conversation’ with these...

September 30, 2016

Orthopedic conditions present some of the most straightforward cases for a manual therapist.  Assessment and diagnosis can be precise, and treatment objectives clearly stated.  My personal ambition, in the treatment of orthopedic conditions, is to see how quickly I can get you out of pain. 

In your first session I will clearly explain what I am finding, and you will better understand your condition and what is involved in i...

November 29, 2015

The Mountain Hands project in Zanzibar aims to provide the residents of Zanzibar education and job training, as well as therapeutic treatments, using Manual Therapy and Alternative Therapies with access to all.

2015: 3-month pilot program to assess the needs and begin implementation of a manual therapy clinic in Stone Town.

2016:  A team of colleagues is coalescing for a return to Stone Town in 2017.

November 28, 2015

CONDITIONS ROUTINELY TREATED:

  • Low back pain, including sciatica and disc herniations

  • Neck pain and stiffness, including whiplash injuries

  • Chronic arthritis and joint stiffness

  • Hip pain and degeneration

  • Shoulder pain, including rotator cuff injuries

  • Knee pain and stiffness

  • Jaw pain or ‘TMJ’

  • Bursitis, tendonitis or sprains

  • Plantar fasciitis and other forms of foot pain

  • Nerve entrapment s...

November 25, 2015

The practice of T’ai Chi Ch’uan cultivates an attitude of gentleness, softness, yielding, and acceptance. This is achieved by deeply relaxing the external muscular body and allowing for the internal stimulation and movement of Qi. The ancient Taoist concept of Qi and its mobilization informs almost every aspect of my practice. Adopting these principles and applying them to manual therapy has allowed me to stay relaxed and focused wh...

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