Articles

“Hands on Therapy for Relief from Headaches” by Jan Mundo was featured in the April 2007 issue of Massage Magazine. The article describes how practitioners can help to alleviate clients’ chronic headaches by working with centered awareness, subtle touch, breathing, and self-care practices. Published monthly, Massage has a subscriber base of 30,000 massage and bodywork professionals and is available in retail outlets, such as Barnes & Noble and Whole Foods. Read and download the article here (pdf).

Jan’s article, “Handling Headaches: A Specialist’s Self-Care Program” about her somatic approach to headaches and migraines was published in the June/July 2004 issue of Massage & Bodywork Magazine. The magazine, which is also distributed to consumers, is the bimonthly journal of the 40,000 member national organization, Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals. Read the article online at Massage & Bodywork, or read and download it here (pdf).

An enthusiastic, congenial writer, Jan has been published online and in print. She was the online massage expert for Blue Shield of California’s wellness website, mylifepath.com. Her articles and press releases have been published in Bay Area BusinesswomanEast Bay Headache Support Group NewsletterLomi Somatics Forum,Open Exchange MagazineConscious Life, and Massage & Bodywork Magazine. She was interviewed as an expert and quoted for an article by nutritionist Joyce Selkow, R.D. in Veggie Life Magazine.

In “The Mundo Method White Paper,” Jan describes the pitfalls of modern medical headache and migraine treatment and gives her version of a hands-on solution. Citing precedents for non-medication therapies pioneered in the 1970’s, she compares and contrasts her hands-on therapy to alternative approaches, such as biofeedback, awareness and autogenic training, and therapeutic touch, and provides four case studies from her private practice. Read the white paper (pdf).