Hi everyone; we have been posting relevant videos on our youtube channel. We are going to make sure we share our content also on our website. We hope this is helpful in these challenging times.
Physical Therapy Blog
One of the many reasons I LOVE the kind of manual therapy we use (Integrative Manual Therapy) is that it can often figure out the seemingly un-figureoutable (is that a word?) and fix the un-fixable. Our most recent case of POTS/MALS reversal is a 14 year old elite swimmer who started to have POTS symptoms last summer. No history of ...READ MORE »
We’ve been treating more and more patients who present with Parkinsonian-type signs and symptoms. The interesting thing about this is that they all have such different presentations and fascial drag maps. There are so many parts of the body that can influence what is happening in the brain and so often (and is the case with our most recent 3 ...READ MORE »
We’ve just uploaded a phenomenal video testimonial from one of our patients who we helped to recover from a severe concussion. We’re so happy to be able to do this work. This testimonial came about during a treatment session; we were talking about how much the manual work has helped him and what we could do to let more people ...READ MORE »
Anne has been working with a young woman whose has a Chiari Malformation and history of concussion with post concussion syndrome symptoms. She had complaints of severe headaches, neck pain, shoulder pain, sinus congestion, brain fog, and memory issues. Anne has been treating her with myofascial releases including craniocervical release, dural and neurofascial releases; and focusing on improving her spine ...READ MORE »
Happy story of the week: Lisa evaluated a patient last Saturday for pain radiating down the right leg; the patient has already had one spinal surgery and is trying to avoid another. He said that he’s had pain in the leg constantly for “months.” Lisa did a shotgun myofascial release balancing technique for the spine and sacrum and treated the ...READ MORE »
Great patient story of the week: Anne in our VA office has been treating a patient with a lupus diagnosis and “years” of leg swelling. The patient has been treated for 3 visits, mostly focusing on treating recent concussions. Anne opened up her diaphragms using advanced strain counterstrain and myofascial release and drained her kidney to her ureters. The patient ...READ MORE »
Funny story of the week: Anne was treating a patient in our VA office for ankle pain and plantar fascitis. The patient reported during the treatment (Anne was performing compartment syndromes on the lower leg): “My leg is on fire! It’s so hot you could toast a marshmallow on it!” Love it!!
Happy patient story of the week: Anne evaluated a woman Monday with a main complain of a frozen left shoulder. She presented with no history of trauma; no apparent explanation; onset of pain 2 months prior. Anne treated her vagal nerve, decreased her adrenal load, and performed myofascial release on her left clavicle, AC joint and clavi-pectoral fascia. Prior to ...READ MORE »
Great article! We’ve seen this many times; most recently with a young man who’s “anxiety” turned out to be POTS plus a significant Chiari malformation. We diagnosed both (it’s the second undiagnosed Chiari we’ve caught this year.) Endogenous anxiety (anxiety from inside) can be from literally a million reasons; most are vascular and are often missed with labs and imaging. READ MORE »