Jules Rampal – Osteopath in Saigon, Vietnam

Mindblown: a blog about philosophy.

  • MIND 05-2024

    English Philosophy Osteopathy | Craniosacral Therapy | Manual Therapy HEALTH Blog posts Français Ostéopathie SANTÉ BEFORE AND BEYOND LANGUAGE

  • Chapter 21 – Motion and life

    Movement of the arm, and movements of the joints that allow the arm to move. If I think this way, as an osteopath, I fall into the trap of the mechanical world. I talk about tensegrity and how muscles pull on bones. Lifting the arm becomes a sum of micro-movements. I break the macro-movement into…

  • MIND 04-2024

    English Philosophy Osteopathy | Craniosacral Therapy | Manual Therapy HEALTH Blog posts Français Ostéopathie Articles et traductions BEFORE AND BEYOND LANGUAGE

  • Chapter 20 – Healing, whole, and perception

    Osteopathic Healing I believe there’s a major misconception about healing in the context of osteopathy. When talking with other practitioners, it seems to me that the main idea they have about healing is that the practitioner has some sort of power and will destroy the germs or viruses that are currently making the patient sick.…

  • La nature comme médecin, Journal of Osteopathy Décembre 1897 – Traduction

    La nature comme médecin, Journal of Osteopathy Décembre 1897 – Traduction

    Traduction par bibi de l’article Nature as Physician, par A.T. Still, dans le Journal of Osteopathy de Décembre 1897. Cet article est une traduction uniquement, et non l’opinion du traducteur. Il peut-être intéressant de tenir compte du contexte de l’époque lors de la lecture. La nature comme médecin Il n’y a probablement pas d’autre branche…

  • MIND 03-2024

    English Philosophy Osteopathy | Craniosacral Therapy | Manual Therapy HEALTH Blog posts Français Ostéopathie SANTÉ DIVERS Articles et traductions BEFORE AND BEYOND LANGUAGE

  • Chapter 19 – Nature as a physician

    “There is probably no other branch of human knowledge about which the popular conception is so vague as the science of medicine. In theory people no longer look upon the physician as a man endowed with supernatural insight and power, but in fact they still regard him in that light. They call him to attend…

  • Chapitre 9 – Méthode employée par A.T. Still pour le coccyx

    Courte traduction tirée de Osteopathy, Research and Practice par A.T. Still. Ici il s’agit du traitement du coccyx où il explique qu’il nest pas nécessaire de pratiquer un toucher rectal et que le patient doit rester habillé. Je n’ai, pour ma part, jamais vraiment compris pourquoi la majorité des ostéopathes demandent à leurs patients de…

  • MIND 02-2024

    English Philosophy Osteopathy | Craniosacral Therapy | Manual Therapy HEALTH MISCELLANEOUS Blog posts Français Philosophie & sciences Ostéopathie SANTÉ DIVERS Articles et traductions BEFORE AND BEYOND LANGUAGE

  • Chapitre 8 – Imagination et science

    Chapitre 8 – Imagination et science

    Still était un escroc.Still avait un don. Ou alors Still faisait de l’ostéopathie ? La science procède aussi de l’imaginaire “Ainsi Jacques Monod a bien décrit la façon dont il voyait, dans son espace conscient, une protéine tourner.” “Le mathématicien Alain Connes, lui, va encore plus loin : il a le sentiment que sa discipline lui…

  • Chapter 18 – A feeling for the organism

    Recently, I came across a book called A Feeling for the Organism, by Evelyn Fox Keller. The book is about the life and work of Barbara McClintock, an American scientist, and cytogeneticist who was awarded the 1983 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. What I found of utter interest is not her discoveries (I am…

  • Chapter 17 – Body-Mind

    Chapter 17 – Body-Mind

    Reading a text without being aware of our philosophical background can lead to misunderstanding what the author is talking about. In order to explain this, and maybe get people to look at the way they think, I will give a few ideas about what might happen when we read Still with our modern mind. Chapter…

  • Chapter 16 – The world as an inert matter

    Reading a text without being aware of our philosophical background can lead to misunderstanding what the author is talking about. In order to explain this, and maybe get people to think about the way they think, I will give a few ideas about what might happen when we misread Still. The world as an inert…

  • MIND 01-2024

    English Philosophy Osteopathy | Craniosacral Therapy | Manual Therapy HEALTH Yoga/meditation MISCELLANEOUS Blog posts Français Philosophie SANTÉ DIVERS Articles et traductions BEFORE AND BEYOND LANGUAGE

  • Chapter 15 – The difference between osteopathy and craniosacral therapy – Part 2

    Chapter 15 – The difference between osteopathy and craniosacral therapy – Part 2

    Here we go, time to make some friends again.Previously on Jules Rampal’s blog, we talked about Still’s work to build the foundations that could allow us to understand a bit better how different osteopathy is from craniosacral therapy. And I kind of mentioned how Sutherland’s work is not osteopathy anymore. Before I go any further,…

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