Introducing The Carpal Tunnel Release Series Within about a couple months after the birth of my daughter, I noticed that I woke up one night with the first three fingers of both hands numb. I know this is from
How To Assess The Impact Of A Tongue Tie On Patients: Osteopathic Considerations
Why The Tongue Is So Important The tongue is the only muscle, or really group of muscles, in the body that has one freely moveable end. Not only is it attached to most fascial planes directly or indirectly, but
Adult Frenectomy For Pain Relief: Osteopathic Considerations
Why I Opted To Do The Frenectomy I decided to consider a frenectomy for a tongue tie (ankyloglossia) after doing it for my daughter, Viviana, when she was 2 months old. Seeing how the shape of her face immediately
What Happens When Your Back Goes Out?
Imagine you are about to pick up something really heavy. You take a deep breath in and hold it, bend down, grasp the object, and bare down. You grunt as you try to lift the object. Suddenly you feel this
Nutritional And Homeopathic Tips For Back Pain
Guest post by Natasha Zarrin, H.H.C. So just about all of us have experienced some type of back discomfort. The reasons are as varied as we all are. Whether it’s chronic or a result of negotiating slippery sidewalks, having
5 Ways Your Shoes Are Deforming Your Feet
An Osteopathic Physician’s Perspective Shoes are not designed to mold to the shape of our feet. Instead our feet are forced to mold the shape of your shoes. Over time, our feet lose their pliability. The interesting thing is that
Tip To Help Relieve Jaw, Neck, And Head Pain
This is a simple maneuver that I often give to my patients to help them with jaw, head, neck and even back pain. This should be done 1 to 2 times per day and no more until painful tender spots
Do You Suffer From Pain And/Or Tension? Osteopathy Can Help
If so, how is this affecting you from enjoying your daily life? How different would your life be if you could get rid of this pain and tension? If you are ready to get rid of your aches and pains
Is Your Neck Pain Affecting Your Life?
Do you carry stress in your shoulders? When you squeeze the fleshy area between your neck and your shoulder, do you find achy, “crunchy” knots? Do you get tension headaches, have tenderness at the base of your skull, neck, between your
Are You Considering The Iliacus In Low Back Pain?
Most manual practitioners view the iliacus muscle and the psoas major muscle as one muscle. These two muscles do share something in common and that is they both insert into the same tendon. In many books you’ll see them referred to