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Tough to Treat

Dec 21, 2022

Let's talk about breathing patterns.

Somewhere along the line, chest movement with diaphragm movement became unpopular.

Was this because people equated the term "chest breathing" with "accessory muscle breathing".

Join Susan as she discusses the differences, explores how breath drives pelvic function and why we have...

Dec 15, 2022

Your patient has a dysfunctional thorax and it's driving their symptoms, wherever they are. How can you clinically reason treating a non-painful thorax for distal symptoms, such as the foot and hip?

The body translates the head, thorax, and the pelvis over the feet for many reasons. Offloading a painful foot, knee, hip...

Dec 8, 2022

What are the clues and the keys to increasing somatosensory awareness in your patients? Putting someone on a dynadisc or a foam pad does not cut it anymore when your patient lacks sufficient motor control to move well. Make the clinical decision-does my patient need this NOW? Proprioception challenges the...

Dec 1, 2022

What is the cause of bilateral calf pain in this young fencer? From start to finish, it shows the power of a thorough evaluation, a specific exercise progression, and a return to the sport she loves. When it comes to exercise progression in persistent pain, think about context. How can you improve optimal movement...