There are virtually dozens of problems or pathologies that are considered Arthritis, however two of the most common types of Arthritis are Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis. Fundamentally Arthritis is inflammation of the joints within the body as described by the name “arthro” being “joint” and “itis” meaning “inflammation.” When inflammation is present in the joint […]
I often get asked in my practice what Muscular Corrective Therapy is and how it can help with pain, so I thought I would just write an article about it for more people to learn and understand this unique remedial therapy. Muscular Corrective Therapy (MCT) focuses on identifying and adjusting muscles, tendons, ligaments and cartilage […]
Sciatica commonly describes the symptoms of pain that radiate along the sciatic nerve and tend to be felt in the buttocks and down the back of the leg and sometimes right to the foot. Sciatica is a condition caused by compression of the spinal nerves in the lower back, from possible herniated disk at L4/L5 […]
There is a lot of talk of Fibromyalgia these days as this chronic condition is becoming ever more common throughout the world, affecting approximately 2 to 4 percent of Americans, mostly females. Fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) is a common musculoskeletal disorder, and although much research is being done on the subject, the cause is still unknown. Research […]
Headaches are such a pain and most of us will experience a headache from time to time, however what is shocking is that around 4% of people the world over suffer from chronic daily headaches! They are by far one of the most debilitating of conditions to suffer from, especially if you experience them regularly.