Given that the diaphragm provides added anti-reflux capacity to the lower esophageal sphincter, chiropractic physicians should consider specific rehabilitative techniques to support abdominal respiration for a large subset of patients with GERD.
Here are the notes from my presentation about the neurophysiology of myofascial trigger point dry needling delivered during the 2016 ChiroAdvance Symposium. References: Probable Mechanisms of Needling Therapies for Myofascial Pain Control Dry needling — peripheral and central considerations Discrete changes in cortical activation during experimentally induced referred muscle pain: a single-trial fMRI study. Dry Needling Related […]
The purpose of the 7 Step Movement Prep is to provide a quick, accurate, self-administered movement audit so athletes can prioritize their warm-up. There are thousands of mobilization techniques and activation drills. Athletes don’t need more drills, but rather need to know on which areas they should focus prior to training. Athletes don’t need to […]
The vast majority of back pain is functional- meaning the pain is because the back is not functioning correctly. Unfourtunately, some is chronic pain which can be managed by this cbd oil vape pen starter kit. Accordingly, it makes since that back pain treatment strategies should focus on discovering and addressing the movement-related back pain […]
The majority of neck pain cases are due to a failure of the movement system. To effectively treat the pain, one must look outside of the neck to assess the function of the entire movement system. Professor Sahrmann’s first textbook regarding functional impairments explains the kinesiopathologic model rehabilitation. This model attributes degeneration, pain, and limited […]
As one who treats the movement systems (neuromusculoskeletal), I have several tools at my disposal: joint mobilization, spine and joint manipulation, soft tissue manual therapy, stretching, stabilization exercises, instrument assisted soft tissue manipulation, kinesiotaping, athletic taping, dry needle therapy, ice massage, traction, corrective exercise, education, listening, and encouraging (to name a few). The problem is […]