Rolfing Endorsements from the Medical Field

Rolfing is a trusted practice that is endorsed by many professional athletes but it is also appreciated by many health professionals for it’s structure based methods. Below are several examples of these such endorsements.

Rolfing is a powerful tool, and a very important tool for me to have for my patients. People who have suffered from chronic pain for 20 years will be amazed at how their pain goes away.?
-Dr. Jacob Teitelbaum, Board-Certified Internist and Head of a Fibromyalgia Research Clinic in Annapolis, MD

“There is one major reason to take Rolfing seriously: it works. Not only can it dramatically change people’s bodies, it can transform their lives as well. Rolfing is powerful stuff.”
-Larry Dossey, M.D., best-selling Author of Reinventing Medicine: Beyond Mind-Body to a New Era of Healing

Jim Mongomery, M.D., an orthopedic surgeon in Dallas, Texas, often refers his clients to Rolfing.
“I send a variety of my clients to a Certified Advanced Rolfer. People with shoulder and elbow problems, with scar tissue resulting from injury or surgery, chronic hamstring problems, low back and cervical spine problems. People that have had chronic problems that have not been helped by anything else. All those people can be helped with Rolfing.”

Karlis Ullis, M.D., (team physician for 1992 summer Olympics), Sports Medicine and Anti-Aging Medical Group in Santa Monica, CA:
“Athletes always need help with chronic injuries, muscular strains and overuse. The Olympic athletes wouldn’t have as many injuries if they had appropriate soft tissue therapy. Rolfing is valuable for athletes in high level competition to address the build up of scar tissue and disarrangement of myofascial tissue that occurs from training, competition and injury.” Dr. Ullis has provided medical expertise to athletes at five Olympic games, including Lillehammer, Albertville, and Barcelona, in the fields of figure skating, cross country skiing, bobsleigh, biathlon, track and field and other sports.

Ron Kurtz and Hector Prestera, M. D., authors “The Body Reveals”:
The emotional effects are often as dramatic as the changes in body structure. In our experience, Rolfing produces changes in a briefer time than any other system we are aware of.