The Hallmark of a Therapy NOT Being a Placebo – Treating Horses at the Stables

I love working with horses.

Building trust with these majestic creatures is a very rewarding experience.

Working with head injured horses has a parallel to working with head injured children. Often a horse that was labeled as a bad, dangerous or un-trainable, has turned around before my eyes, once the structural and electrical distortions from trauma were normalized.

It is important to recognize how these distortions of bone structure are affecting our patients in the clinic.

According to Dr. Norman Doidge, (a leading brain trauma researcher), the hallmark of a therapy NOT being a placebo is that it works on animals, such as horses.

It was after Dr. Doidge witnessed the rapid recovery of a head-injured horse, that he recognized the truly profound value of Matrix Repatterning.

After several years of investigating this treatment system, including studying the training process himself, numerous interviews with human patients, and of course his startling experience of witnessing the effects on a horse, Dr. Doidge wrote…

"This procedure can be very helpful for… TBI and other head injuries, even as a first intervention. Observing such cases has led me to hope that one day Matrix Repatterning will be routinely applied in hospital emergency departments.

I hope you enjoyed joining me at the stables with Bodie and Leslie.

If you would like to know more about how Matrix Repatterning can expand your capacity as a practitioner, click the Link below for a free video series.

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George Roth, DC, ND, CMRP

Dr. Roth is a graduate of the University of Toronto, Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College and the Ontario College of Naturopathic Medicine and has studied osteopathic medicine at Doctors' Hospital North, Columbus, Ohio. He is the developer of Matrix Repatterning and is the Director of Education at the Matrix Institute in Toronto. Dr. Roth has presented seminars at numerous hospital and university‐based symposia throughout North America. He is the co‐author, with Kerry D’Ambrogio PT, of Positional Release Therapy (Elsevier, 1997), and the author of The Matrix Repatterning Program for Pain Relief (New Harbinger, 2005). His work is also featured in the Brain’s Way of Healing, by Dr. Norman Doidge (Penguin, 2015).