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.
The vast majority of back pain is functional- meaning the pain is because the back is not functioning correctly. Accordingly, it makes since that back pain treatment strategies should focus on discovering and addressing the movement-related back pain from it not functioning properly. Unfortunately, many people with back pain are over diagnosed with a structural […]
In terms of rehabilitation and sports performance, foot stability is a complex issue. Ideally, different regions of the foot/ankle transition between rigid and supple during walking. Regions of the foot that move too much in a certain direction at the wrong time are “unstable”. Likewise, regions that move too little are “fixated”. Thus I most […]
The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) can cause painful chewing, jaw clicking, ear/face pain, tooth pain, and headache. In the absence of an obviously locked jaw, the offending temporomandibular dysfunction (TMD) is usually diagnosed after the painful ears, teeth, and/or sinuses have been examined and found to be fine. While there are rare causes of TMD (inflammatory […]