Anatomic connections of the diaphragm: influence of respiration on the body system "A logical deduction is that the connection between the chest and the abdomen is an anatomic continuum, where the diaphragm plays a vital role in managing the information related to both cavities." Abstract The article explains the scientific reasons for the … [Read more...]
Diaphragm or Biaphragm?
2 Muscles in 1!? MORE cool research coming out about this amazing muscle! Abstract To the respiratory physiologist or anatomist the diaphragm muscle is of course the prime mover of tidal air. However, gastrointestinal physiologists are becoming increasingly aware of the value of this muscle in helping to stop gastric contents from refluxing into … [Read more...]
(VIDEO INSIDE) Posture, The 60lb Head and Migraines
Does Posture matter? Yes? No? What do you correlate Posture with? Pain? Headaches? Tension? Degeneration? Acceleration of OA? There is a lot of Myth and Trend around Posture in our education, our biases, our beliefs, but are they substantiated? What research have these Myths and Trends been based upon? What are the connections between Posture, … [Read more...]
Roles of the Diaphragm you didn’t know it had!
I have to say that there is some pretty cool research coming out about this amazing muscle! Here's the full research paper! Enjoy! Abstract The diaphragm is the primary muscle involved in breathing and other non-primarily respiratory functions such as the maintenance of correct posture and lumbar and sacroiliac movement. It … [Read more...]
(Video Inside) What’s behind Door #1? The Sternum!
In 2017 my only LIVE classes (in BC) will be taught as a complete series to a very small passionate dedicated group of therapists. One of those classes will be Techniques for the Sternum and it’s attachments. I just thought I’d share with you some information about the surrounding tissues of the sternum. This is a great video! I hope … [Read more...]