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Hypermobility: The "bendy" patients Hypermobility: Causes and implications for care Good luck getting a hammer to help you when you are dealing with a screw. The tool must address the problem.  Joint HYPOmobility means that the joint does not move…

Today’s world of constant digital contact has forever altered the nature of work. According to the latest benefits survey from The Society for Human Resource Management, 60% of companies now offer some form of telecommuting.  This might include working remotely on…

“Three, oh, ya it’s the magic number.  Ya it is, it’s the magic number…” Thats a Blind Melon song that has always stuck with me.  Great tune.  Anytime I'm using a Big 3 type prescription to help treat someones pain,…

Shooting leg pain, sharp buttock pain, or leg numbness can all be symptoms of a sciatic nerve entrapment at the piriformis muscle.  This is known as piriformis syndrome.  When the muscle is overly spastic, inflamed, injured or otherwise painful, this…

Did you know that over three million whiplash injuries occur each year resulting from motor vehicle crashes? Of these whiplash injuries, 500,000 people will develop chronic pain, and up to 300,000 will have some degree of disability. Besides the health…

If you have experienced lower back pain, you may have been told or thought you had sciatica.  I find that term “sciatica” is similar to the term “migraine.”  Not all bad headaches are migraines, and not all back or even…

If you are not familiar with Kegal Exercises, chances are you’re a man, this will pertain to you none the less. Women tend to be more familiar, as childbirth and pregnancy can damage the pelvic floor musculature and leave women…

Are these "ab exercises" damaging your spine? If I ran a ‘’spine lab,’’ where my job was to take lumbar disc and create a bulge or herniation in them, I would repeatedly flex them, compress them, and if possible combine…

DNS

You’ve probably heard me say “mimic the healthy, mimic the strong.”  I hope this explanation of DNS helps explain what I mean by that a bit better. Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization (DNS) is a method of training stability and movement of…

Your spine consists of 24 individual vertebrae stacked on top of each other with flexible cushions called “discs” between each set of vertebrae.  A disc is made up of two basic components.  The inner disc, called the nucleus, is like…

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