In her yoga therapy practice, Pamela has treated many different types of mental, emotional and physical conditions, including knee, hip and back pain, Scoliosis, Osteoporosis, Anxiety, Depression, Tourette Syndrome, Arthritis and others including the four case studies presented here: Cancer, PTSD, Down Syndrome and Piriformis Syndrome. Read below for more in depth information about their treatment.
Female, 49, presents with Down syndrome (DS), associated upper cervical weakness along with frustration and confidence issues. Research states repetitive visual clues can foster self learning in DS due to shorter attention and retention spans, so her treatment is conducted in short sessions with Pamela repeatedly and slowly demonstrating every posture, breath or movement.
Male, 64, Vietnam veteran, presented with cancer, post-surgery to remove prostate with continual three month treatments to eliminate all testosterone. He acknowledged symptoms of depression due to loss of sexual function and long term issues with scoliosis, osteitis pubis and TMJ. He was a survivor of parental child abuse.
Male, 36, international music performer, presented with lower back pain, piriformis syndrome and pelvic floor imbalance. Client was exacerbating his condition with overly strenuous workouts, which he modified, but was unable to discontinue constant powerful movements on stage in his concert venues.
Male, 65, highly educated with multiple masters degrees presented with severe and long term post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and panic attacks from prolonged parental sexual abuse as a child. He often had suicidal thoughts and extreme hypersensitivities to most normal clothing, bedding, towels, etc. He also was suffering from shoulder injuries and deep vein thrombosis in the right leg.