Joint Pain Relief/finger swelling


hello , I saw your video for joint pain in fingers. But I am wondering if this pressing on the side of the knuckle should be done if there is still swelling of finger. I slammed my finger against a door frame almost two weeks ago; the bruising is gone but there is still swelling in knuckle. Should I wait until swelling is gone before I attempt this?

Hi Sally,

My experience with my patients knuckles and my own knuckles is that once the bruising is gone and the swelling remains, then it's time to work on the knuckle, because working on it and moving the joint will actually help the swelling go down, which will actually help the tissue heal as well.
Not sure if you found my videos on youtube or my website, but here's my free page with all the videos and text,
You can be gentle at first, but I find once your knuckle warms up, you can get some pretty good work done.

Keep up the good work!

All the best,

Gary Crowley

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I can show 95 percent people how to relieve or eliminate their own joint pain for basically every joint in their body. 95 percent of joint pain, even chronic joint pain, is due to the shortening and tightening of tissue around joints. I show people how to release that tight tissue that is causing their pain. Every joint and every person is unique, but the principles to free yourself from pain are the same in 95 percent of cases.


I've been a Chronic Pain Relief Specialist for over 23 years, and have worked with over 25,000 bodies.

Stanford University The Rolf Institute for Structural Integration

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