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Adjusting the Occiput on the Atlas

Marc’s article published in Dynamic Chiropractic magazine starts by reminding doctors why low force non thrust techniques are useful. He then go over specific assessment methods for the occiput, and muscle energy mobilization for this joint. He also utilizes the Upper Cervical Side Bend exercise.

April 27th, 2015|

Flexion-intolerant lower back pain (Pt.3): Mobilization and soft-tissue treatment

This is the last of our three-part series on the flexion-intolerant lower back. In this article, we explore in depth, hands-on therapy with mobilization and soft tissue that can help the disc patient. We emphasize the area above and below the disc that can be fixated, including the hips and the thoracolumbar junction. We talk […]

May 10th, 2014|

Diagnosing Flexion-Intolerant Lower Back Pain (Part 1)

I have written several articles on this topic, but I keep learning more about this kind of back pain. This series, with help from Phillip Snell, DC, (www.fixyourownback.com) represent our current thinking on discogenic and/or flexion intolerant pain. We emphasize that you cannot recover from this without learning and using proper back mechanics in your […]

January 20th, 2014|