For those who asked for more research on the connections of the diaphragm to shoulder conditions/complaints from our patients, this is a great read that documents the connection. Here's another good read from earlier: Role Of The Diaphragm In Stability & Movement Of The Shoulder Full Paper This is just one sample example from the … [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...]
(Video Inside) Proximal Tibiofibular Joint: Rendezvous With a Forgotten Articulation
Helping Incorporate Research and Manual Techniques into your Massage Therapy Practice! The proximal tibiofibular joint (PTFJ) is a plane type synovial joint. The primary function of the PTFJ is dissipation of torsional stresses applied at the ankle and the lateral tibial bending moments besides a very significant tensile, rather than compressive … [Read more...]
Effective Treatment of the Diaphragm for Patients with Low Back Pain and Postural Complaints
It's always great to see more research being done on the one muscle we use whether we are awake or sleeping (besides the heart). I've always disliked certain techniques for manually treating the diaphragm. Manual Therapists must understand the location of, and know what anatomy they are attempting to have contact with to understand if they are … [Read more...]
Let’s help out that Calcaneus!!
This is a great technique from the late 1800's to literally get your patients walking in the right direction! It honestly took a patient of mine from non weight bearing for 8weeks to functioning fully in 90 minutes! Get into this Amazing Online Course for the Leg & Foot! … [Read more...]
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