Anyone who has ever owned and loved a pet understands the distress that is felt when that animal is in pain.
The conventional assessment of musculoskeletal injuries has traditionally been one-dimensional.
It is estimated 40 per cent of men and women will experience pelvic floor disorder at some point in their lives.
In the world of manual therapy there has long been an understanding of the close relationship between the body’s surface and its internal functions.
Jan. 22, 2014 — With Baby Boomers reaching retirement age, chiropractors face an unprecedented opportunity to focus on geriatric conditions and appropriate care. This generation is expected to live longer and have better quality of life than previous generations, but pharmaceuticals won’t be the answer.
Understanding the role of motor muscle inhibition in musculoskeletal injury, along with mastering the knowledge of accessing motor points, can revolutionize your practice.
In the last edition of Technique Toolbox, we started with a sample case: A 40-year-old engineer presents to the clinic with neck pain, low back stiffness and general fatigue.
How are you feeling Mr. Harrison? Does your back feel better today?” While we may ask our patients these questions each time they visit
A 40-year-old engineer presents to the clinic with neck pain, low back stiffness and general fatigue.
For the past 20 years, I have had the good fortune of treating some of the largest and strongest athletes on the planet.
SAMPLE CASE A 35-year-old construction worker presents to the clinic with severe headaches. He informs the doctor that the headaches began two years ago with the start of his job, and have been consistently present ever since. He explains to the doctor that his occupation requires him to operate a jack-hammer for 10 hours a day, causing him to look downward toward the pavement the entire time. His job also requires him to be in a constant state of tension throughout his body, in order to stabilize the jackhammer throughout the intense vibration that the tool generates.
The issue of prophylactic surgical procedures, as an approach to cancer prevention, has recently come hurtling into the public consciousness, provoking reactions from a number of camps – and presenting chiropractors with an opportunity to demonstrate their informed, balanced, individual-centred approach to wellness and disease prevention.
As Carole Osborne-Sheets states in her book Pre- and Perinatal Massage Therapy,
Almost everyone has a “bad back,” has had a bad back, has a close friend with a bad back or is about to get a bad back – probably from living a sedentary lifestyle.

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