Base-Line Healing logo. Stick figure with arms outstretched above shoulder height, legs apart. Rainbow of colours up midline. Red at pelvic floor Base then a line of orange, yellow, green blue extending to the head. Showing the body aligned and balanced, the natural way to treat fibromyalgia.Use your body better slogan.

If you don't use your main muscles of movement:

5 main muscles of movement

the 5 main muscles of movement labelled, paired, left and right sides. Trapezius, rectus abdominis, gluteus maximus, pelvic floor (group of muscles) and rectus femoris.

Other areas of muscle try to compensate, resulting in myalgia of imbalance.

myalgia of imbalance

Your body becomes increasingly imbalanced and misaligned. Your posture is not good, which increases the stress on your body and makes you more prone to injury and further strain.

body alignment and balanceposture

You experience pain.

pain and weird sensations

The body stiffens over time as physical restrictions in connective tissues develop. Inflammation (in a response to injury, infection etc.) and as an adaptation for the lack of support that should be provided by the main muscles of movement. These restrictions reduce range of movement and generate widespread pain and weird sensations as they apply tensions throughout our body-wide web of connective tissues.

physical restrictions

Damage stays with you rather than fully healing - 'stored trauma' on the body becoming chronic issues - if you do not return to physical alignment and a balanced body.

two human outlines seen from the front.  One is balanced and aligned with the midline anatomical structures aligned and lying on the median plane and left and right sides of the body are balanced either side of this line. The other figure is crooked, twisted and misaligned. Physical restrictions causing a bad posture and creating tensions.

Having a body that is imbalanced and misaligned means experiencing stiffness, tension and pain.

You may not realise how much movement you are missing or attribute it to getting older. The body is very adaptable, skipping over painful movements and restricted areas by adjusting your posture throughout your body.

As the body becomes more imbalanced and restricted an ever-growing list of symptoms and syndromes are experienced. Your 'individual trauma imprint' creates your unique list of symptoms.

individual trauma imprint

These pains have many labels - fibromyalgia, restless leg syndrome, chondritis, and a myriad of other conditions but are due to inadequate use of the main muscles of movement and the resulting effects of the body not being balanced and aligned.


Chronic physical pain is detrimental to mental health. Stress, anxiety, depression. Self-doubt, feelings of hypochondria.


The more trauma you've suffered and the more active you've been stressing your body without the support of the main muscles of movement, the more damage will be stored on your body, so the clinical signs of dysfunction in the usage of your muscles will be noted at a younger age and progress at a faster rate.

Optimising the use of your muscles = better health.

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