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Erik Dalton Blog

Addressing SI Joint Syndrome

In the early 20th century, sacroiliac joint syndrome (SIJ) was the most common medical diagnosis for low back pain, which resulted in that period being labeled the “Era of the SI Joint.” Any pain emanating from the low back, buttock or adjacent leg usually was branded and treated as SIJ.

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Nerve mobilization

Femoral Nerve Entrapment

The femoral nerve is one of the largest neural structures in the leg. Its branches supply sensation to the upper thigh and control the quadriceps muscle, which is responsible for straightening the knee. Femoral nerve impingement can produce various symptoms. Numbness, tingling and shooting pain into the leg (and sometimes into the groin area) is common.

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Treating the TMJ

From Technique Tour course Treating the TMJ It’s not uncommon to be in the final stages of a history intake when the client casually states,

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Stiff Hips and Low-Back Pain

Addressing Femoroacetabular Extension Restrictions What’s the first thing that comes to mind when a client presents with low-back pain?  Muscle spasm, nerve impingement, osteoarthritis, or

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Figure 1. Upper Cross Syndrome

Does Weak Posture Really Matter?

https://vimeo.com/401403833 Addressing Postural Plasticity by Erik Dalton In the early 1990s, I had the opportunity to study with legendary neurologist and physiotherapist Vladimir Janda, M.D. He

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1. Eye gazing creates a “neural duet” between the client and therapist’s brains.

The Eyes Have It

The Therapeutic Value of Eye Gazing https://vimeo.com/482889113 During a history intake, do you look into your client’s eyes when they’re trying to tell you something,

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