Science and News

Is neck pain related to movement centers in the brain?
Neck pain, cerebellum, and the effects of a chiropractic adjustment. Most people know that chiropractic adjustments are helpful with neck pain. This is both in the long term and the short term. Chiropractic care also improves neck range of motion. You get adjusted, and your neck moves better. There'...
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Clinical Savant with George DeFranca
What I'm watching this morning: Here are my notes on Gestalt Education’s interview with George DeFranca, a chiropractic physician out of Massachusetts. DeFranca met Len Faye at a seminar in the 1970s or 80s, where he was exposed to a motion palpation seminar. In this he learned a more functional a...
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Thomas Michaud and running function.
Gestalt Education released a video interview with Thomas Michaud talking about the function of the muscles spindles during locomotion, and the energy storage characteristics of tendons during walking or running. Tendons will stretch 10% during walking or running to help store energy to propel you fo...
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3 Tips for Pursuing a Career in Nursing
The need for nurses is greater than ever — and if you’ve been thinking of pursuing a nursing career, there’s no better time to do it. Whether you’ve recently graduated from high school or college, or you’re considering a career change after years of working in another industry, these tips ...
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The Simulation Hypothesis and the Rules for Life
I’m really intrigued by this idea of living in a simulation. This idea is that we are controlled by our own computer, and the lives of other people in our lives are controlled by their own computer. And these individual computers are linked together so we can all interact in a giant simulated worl...
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Here are some of the pain generators in your neck.
The neck has many different moving parts to it. It must be stable to support you, but it must also be flexible enough to help you move through a wide range of motion. Lot's can go wrong. In this video, you will learn from me some of the key pain generators in your neck. In […]...
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The Futur podcast on pricing and setting fees.
I don't know who else needs to hear this podcast, but I've listened to it three times. In this podcast, Chris Do from The Futur interviews Blair Enns. Blair Enns talks about setting yourself apart from other professionals by specializing. This is important, but nothing new. What struck me is that yo...
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Your body's structures are connected.
“In bodies, a movement anywhere will send out a wave of response through the structure: the whole body participates, and the better organized it is around the skeletal core, the more clearly it reverberates. A person whose musculature is either slack or bound by excessive tension cannot act either...
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Napa’s Skyline Trail
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Four bank accounts to keep while running a small business
From: Operating expenses. Money from customers. The main account. Donald Miller likes to keep this around $100,000. Payroll pushes it down to $20,000, but then it ...
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Neuro Exam

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Documenting the effects of an injury that might have affected the way your nervous system works.
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Range of motion and joint weight-bearing might have been affected by your injury. We document it.
Interferential muscle stim


Acute injuries to muscles might need interferential stimulation to relax from an injury.
Shockwave Therapy


Older injuries sometimes might need a deeper type of soft tissue therapy to chase away scar tissue.


Document and assess movement patterns after an injury and before sports activities.
Kinetic Tape


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