Back pain has many causes. Among them are mood and attitude, formative experiences of pain in self and others, and the state of a person’s spirit. When people with low back pain think about going to a chiropractor, most are expecting an adjustment to put the spine back in place. The first thing I look […]
To Image or Not to Image The two articles attached quantify the staggeringly high prevalence — and shocking price — of musculoskeletal conditions in the United States. They also report that neck and low back pain account for the biggest portion of the spending. One of the reasons so much money is spent is that […]
If you’re like most people, you’re thinking about pain relief (hell, who isn’t interested in pain relief?), but as your doctor, I’m more focused on better movement. That’s why I teach classes – to promote healthier standing and moving between or in place of sessions.
Anatomy does not Equal Reality. Here’s What That Means For You. Communicating with clients and colleagues is at the heart of every bodyworker’s business. But the scientific anatomy that most of us learned in training isn’t enough to understand and describe our work. You need more and you deserve better! I’ve been an enthusiastic anatomy teacher […]
Plantar fasciitis and Achilles tendonitis are different effects of the same problems, involving a chain of tissue from your thigh to your toes. This string of structures works as a unit. A problem anywhere in the chain slacks or pulls on everything else. The most stressed or most vulnerable part is the one that will […]