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Nutrition Tips for Soft Tissue Injuries

You just sprained your ankle, tore your meniscus, trained at the gym way too hard, or got beat up by your manual therapist using Graston Technique.  Whatever your story, you know your body is hurt.  Your soft tissue structures (muscles, tendons, ligaments, connective tissue, fascia, etc.) are pretty good at communicating with you when you […]

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Femoroacetabular Impingement Syndrome (FAIS) – Hip Pain

Femoroacetabular Impingement Syndrome (FAIS) is medical jargon to describe pathologic contact between the femur (your thigh bone) and acetabulum (on your pelvic bone). In other words, your thigh-bone has too much contact with your pelvis leading to hip pain and abnormal motion in the hip joint. Although prevalence varies across populations, FAIS is typically observed […]

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Building a Healthy Back

Foundation Training Throughout the last year I have taken it upon myself to research new therapy tools and not only read about them but also to put them into action.  Foundation Training comprises the movements that help patients feel better.  In my practice, I spend my time with a lot of runners, cyclist, golfers, and endurance athletes; basically, I […]

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Voodoo Floss: (How) Does it Work?

***Disclaimer: I am not a Voodoo Expert (chiropractor, yes, but that’s another story). I am simply digesting out loud to stimulate my own thoughts on the matter. After having tried Voodoo Floss myself and seen great utility, I sadly found that no one online had taken a half-hearted jab at explaining how it might work. […]

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Graston Technique Review

Graston Technique Review An honest review for manual therapy clinicians. Before I start, let me say that this is an informal and clinical Graston Technique Review review, not a scientific review. That means n=1 (“n” is number of clinicians, “1” being me). If you want to review the research, I would suggest starting at the Graston Technique Research […]

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