The Study: Effect of thorax correction exercises on flexed posture and chest function in older women with age-related hyperkyphosis The Facts: The authors looked at the effect of exercises on the hyperkyphosis and chest function in older women. All subjects were over 65 years of age. 41 women were divided into exercise and control groups. The exercise group performed “breathing …
Expanding Ellipsoidal Decompression (EED®) of the Spine Synopsis: A novel approach to the treatment of neck pain and postural dysfunction – via a self-administered therapy – provides an immediate treatment effect in the form of disc positional and conformational changes. Clinical Report Over the last several decades, there has been a growing recognition of the important role that posture plays in …
DPT, MPH, DAIPM
In Part 1 of this article, we began looking at genetic factors in rotator cuff pathology and the future implications for sports physical therapists. In Part 2, we explore the influence genetics may have on a person’s recovery after a rotator cuff tear. In addition to gaining a better understanding of the elaborate cellular signaling associated with rotator cuff tearing, …
PT, DPT, OCS
Unlike axial linear traction, Expanding Ellipsoidal Decompression (EED®) successfully decompresses joints and enhances or restores the lordotic curve. Cervical pain is one of the most common symptoms in today’s society. In our personal clinical experience, well over 90% of patients with headache have a cervical component easily observed with physical examination and which reveals abnormal cervical posture. Among other conventional …
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BA, SCU DC candidate, VP of Associated Student Body, ACRB Rehabilitation Diplomate Candidate, Owner of Movement Cures
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MS, DC, FACO
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Doctor of Chiropractic, Nutritionist for DISC Medical Group
This review by Dr. Spencer Baron evaluates the current literature for evidence for and against physical and cognitive impacts from sports-related concussions.
Doctor of Chiropractic, President of NeuroSport Elite, Founder POWER Play, LLC., Author, "Secrets of the Game", Founder - Pro Football Chiropractic Society
Is chiropractic care more cost effective when it comes to treating spinal pain? Read Science in Brief’s summary inside.