Nov 20, 2014

Thursday Thoughts: Neuroscience Nugget - Sticks and Stones


I am currently treating a very sweet older lady who was "diagnosed" with Trigeminal Neuralgia.

Nov 19, 2014

Guest Post: The Case for Home Health Part 1

image from http://www.oakparkarms.com/physical-and-occupational-therapy/

As I am busy trying to dig myself out of 4-5 feet of snow in the Buffalo, NY Southtowns, I thought I would run a guest post from Dr. Steven Salinas of the newly formed Restart Performance.

Nov 17, 2014

Toe Touch Motor Control Strategy


Just like scapular position may influence the quantity and quality of glenohumeral movement, the starting position of the pelvis may affect your lumbopelvic mobility.

Nov 14, 2014

Top 5 Fridays! 5 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Prone Press Up for Low Back Pain

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The prone press up, or repeated extension in lying is one of the best exercises to both prevent and treat uncomplicated low back pain.

Nov 13, 2014

Thursday Thoughts: Explaining Back and Neck Pain in Bed


Patients in pain often have difficulty sustaining prolonged positions, especially at night. A reader recently asked me how I explain this to patients.

Nov 12, 2014

A Recent TMD Case Differential Diagnosis


I had an interesting TMD case recently that was a learning experience in terms of differential Dx. I thought I would share this learning experience with you.

Nov 10, 2014

A Quick Cervical Stability or Motor Control Strategy


If you or your patients have limited cervical ROM in flexion or extension try these tricks.