Barral Institute Case Studies

VM - Heartburn and Reflux Nancy Redlich, PT

Patient Age / Gender


Patient Symptoms

Heartburn and reflux symptoms.

Evaluation / Treatment

Gastroesophogeal junction restrictions at lesser curve, greater curve of stomach, cardiac sphincter, pyloric valve. Poor motility at esophagus and stomach. Gall bladder, common bile duct, Sp. Oddi all involved, as well as hepato-duodenal ligament. Treatment focused on restoring mobility to GE junction, esophagus, stomach, making valves functional and releasing gall bladder, common bile duct, H-D-Lig with Sp. Oddi and restored motilities. Discussed with patient to stop coffee consumption and alcohol and drink green tea.


Affter one treatment patient reported complete reduction in symptoms. Stopped drinking coffee (after three days) - was a chronic coffee drinker and switched to green tea. Now walking daily and stretching and has no more symptoms.

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