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The Tinoosh Cross Method

Invented by Dr. Tinoosh herself, this method is based on biomechanics and how one side of the body affects the opposite side. This method involves observing how a patient's body moves in order to determine the best course of treatment. It's common for pain and symptoms to show up on the side of the body opposite where the root problem is. By treating the root area, this method can eliminate pain and symptoms elsewhere.

The body moves in what's called a cross-crawl pattern, meaning both sides of the body work in tandem to move, like walking, crawling, running, etc. Cross-crawl movement engages neurological activity from head to toe. Even walking triggers nerves in the hands as you swing your arms in sync with your legs. Any time there's a disturbance in the neurological activity, symptoms appear, often in a related joint. For example, pain in the right shoulder can result from a problem in the left hip.

To further clarify, shoulders and hips are contralaterally related joints. Elbows, knees, wrists and ankles are another group, the cervical spine (your neck) and the lumbar are a third, and both halves of the thoracic spine are a fourth.

The Tinoosh Cross Method is done kinetically, not statically, meaning both the patient and doctor have to have motion into consideration for proper care. By treating the area that's causing the pain, instead of just treating the painful area, true pain relief and healing can be achieved.