Chiropractic is the most widely accepted and most frequently used type of "alternative" healthcare in the United States. This is largely due to the fact that it works, and because of that, there has … [Read More...]
Why is Chronic Low Back Pain So Prevalent and Often so Treatment Resistant?
The Concept of Hyper-innervation, Neoneuralisation, Receptive Field Enlargement
Pain, like all perceptions, is a cortical … [Read More...]
Last month, we looked at the VERY important deep neck flexor muscles. As promised, this month, we will cover exercises to work the deep neck extensors.
Since the 1990s, the deep neck flexors have been getting most of the attention as being the “missing … [Read More...]
Two Viable, Overlapping Models
Sports Team Doctor Calls the Shots
Portola Valley Physician Aims for Zero Pain
San Francisco Chronicle
October 7, 2000
Friends of Dr. Mark Sontag of Portola Valley, CA, like to joke that he's “a man for all … [Read More...]
Everyone, well at least almost everyone, has had headaches from time to time, and we all know how miserable they can make us feel. In fact, at some point in time, 9 out of 10 Americans suffer from headaches that range between mild and dull to throbbing, … [Read More...]
Is there a connection between fibromyalgia (FM) and sleep disturbance? Let’s take a look!
FM is a condition that causes widespread pain and stiffness in muscles and joints. Patients with FM often experience chronic daytime fatigue and some type of sleep … [Read More...]
Healthcare providers tend to agree that in non-emergency situations, patients with conditions like Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) should try non-surgical treatments before consulting with a surgeon. The “PRICE” concept, that is Protect, Rest, Ice, Compress, … [Read More...]
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