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COVID-19: What Big Pharma Doesn't Want You To Know

[et_pb_section fb_built="1" specialty="on" _builder_version="4.4.2"][et_pb_column type="2_3" specialty_columns="2" _builder_version="3.25" custom_padding="|||" custom_padding__hover="|||"][et_pb_row_inner _builder_version="4.4.2"][et_pb_column_inner saved_specialty_column_type="2_3" _builder_version="4.4.2"][et_pb_text _builder_version="4.4.2" background_size="initial" background_position="top_left" background_repeat="repeat" hover_enabled="0"] Stopping The Invader At The Gate When it comes to pain, I like to look past conventional wisdom in search of truths that mainstream thinking misses (or chooses to ignore). And right now, I feel compelled to speak ... Read more

Hyperpronation, A Major Key To Sciatic Pain

[et_pb_section fb_built="1" _builder_version="4.0.1"][et_pb_row _builder_version="4.0.1"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="4.0.1"][et_pb_text _builder_version="4.0.1"] How Using Trigger Point Phenomena Can Make You a Pain Hacking Hero   Most people don't think of the feet and ankles as potent instigators of pain elsewhere in the body. I know I didn't when I started out. But 15 years of clinical observation have made it ... Read more

The Direct Referral Problem

[et_pb_section fb_built="1" _builder_version="3.22"][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.25" background_size="initial" background_position="top_left" background_repeat="repeat"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.25" custom_padding="|||" custom_padding__hover="|||"][et_pb_text _builder_version="3.28" background_size="initial" background_position="top_left" background_repeat="repeat"] So. We've been talking a lot about latent trigger points, and how they can fire constant nociception into the nervous system, causing chronic pain. (By the way, if you happened to miss my most recent article about this, you can ... Read more

Pain and Nociception - Part 2

[et_pb_section fb_built="1" _builder_version="3.22"][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.25" background_size="initial" background_position="top_left" background_repeat="repeat"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.25" custom_padding="|||" custom_padding__hover="|||"][et_pb_text _builder_version="3.28" background_size="initial" background_position="top_left" background_repeat="repeat"] Our last post discussed nociception, a phenomenon in which the nervous system sends "danger signals" throughout the body, thus creating a pain response. When pain becomes chronic, the central nervous system (CNS) has ratcheted up its sensitivity, to the point ... Read more

Pain and Nociception Part 1

[et_pb_section fb_built="1" _builder_version="3.22"][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.27.2" background_size="initial" background_position="top_left" background_repeat="repeat" custom_margin="46px||||false|false"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.25" custom_padding="|||" custom_padding__hover="|||"][et_pb_text _builder_version="3.27.4" background_size="initial" background_position="top_left" background_repeat="repeat"] In the last article, we talked about the fascinating topic of neuroplasticity, which is the brain's ability to change its wiring on the fly. This is one of the ideas the Coaching The Body methodology is built on.But in ... Read more

Neuroplasticity: Changing Your Wiring On The Fly

[et_pb_section fb_built="1" _builder_version="3.22"][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.25" background_size="initial" background_position="top_left" background_repeat="repeat"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.25" custom_padding="|||" custom_padding__hover="|||"][et_pb_text _builder_version="3.27.4" background_size="initial" background_position="top_left" background_repeat="repeat"] This week, I want to talk about neuroplasticity. This fascinating development in neuroscience has become a hot topic across the alternative health field—and we're just beginning to comprehend the incredible adaptive capacity of the human brain. It's pretty exciting!The old school medical paradigm believed ... Read more

Understanding and Treating Frozen Shoulder: A New Approach

The supraspinatus muscle and tendon as it passes beneath the acromion

[et_pb_section fb_built="1" _builder_version="3.22"][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.25" background_size="initial" background_position="top_left" background_repeat="repeat"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.25" custom_padding="|||" custom_padding__hover="|||"][et_pb_text _builder_version="3.27.4" background_size="initial" background_position="top_left" background_repeat="repeat"] Understanding the True Origins of Frozen Shoulder Pain Frozen shoulder is a stressful experience for anyone. The term itself is only descriptive, and not a reliable diagnosis. The “frozen” aspect refers to an extreme limitation of pain-free movement, but in ... Read more

Treating Sciatica With CTB By Addressing Gluteal Trigger Points

Gluteus Minimus - The Sciatica Muscle

[et_pb_section fb_built="1" _builder_version="3.22"][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.25" background_size="initial" background_position="top_left" background_repeat="repeat"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.25" custom_padding="|||" custom_padding__hover="|||"][et_pb_text _builder_version="4.0.7" background_size="initial" background_position="top_left" background_repeat="repeat" hover_enabled="0"] Most sciatic pain is caused by trigger points in muscles. Sciatica is the most common lower body pain complaint that we see in our clinic.  It is a description of radiating leg pain, not a diagnosis.  Although most physicians ... Read more