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Tough to Treat

Nov 30, 2023

Why doesn't my groin pain go away? 

When someone is an athlete, you must understand what regions of the body are challenged with their sport. With soccer, you think of the thorax, foot, hip, and pelvis from the get-go. 

Listen in as Erica discusses the movement she and her patient chose to assess and what they...

Nov 23, 2023

Why would someone who is 3 months post-fibular fracture get worse after a basic theraband ankle exercise? 

Not everyone needs inversion and eversion theraband exercises. 


This is an in-depth clinical discussion on understanding the "why" hidden in the patient narrative. 

And a specific process for assessing the...

Nov 16, 2023

We continue with our GI dysfunction theme in this podcast about food intolerances/sensitivities vs. allergies. 

Join Susan as she takes you through the algorithm to understand how to recognize what is the underlying information behind why certain food bothers us and when we should eliminate food.


A glance at this...

Nov 9, 2023

How similar are the neuromuscular responses to pain with chronic low back pain and GI pain?

Join Susan and Erica in a great discussion of the role of the diaphragm and how this changes with pain and inhibition/over-recruitment in the system.

In chronic low back pain and abdominal bloating/distention the diaphragm...

Nov 2, 2023

When do you treat the viscera? 

And why? 

This episode discusses a bit about the abdominal viscera. It is certainly not all-encompassing by any means. We just want our audience to be aware of the possibilities. 

Erica relays some clues in the patient's history as to why you would screen for GI dysfunction. She uses 2...