Erik Dalton Blog

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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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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Technique Treasures! NEW eCourse Erik Dalton

Technique Treasures

https://vimeo.com/472292334 Get the best hands-on training for correcting posture, pain and orthopedic injuries with Erik Dalton’s favorite “head-to-toe” techniques. In this handsomely illustrated eLearning course,

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Gut Gasses and Stomach Pain

Image 1 When we digest food, naturally occurring bacteria in the gut emits various gases, including methane and hydrogen (Image 1). In an optimally functioning

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1. Rat chewing on a stick as a stress outlet

Bodywork is Like Chewing on a Stick

https://vimeo.com/433471122/9b8d551f24 Bodywork as an outlet for Psychological Stress Nearly a century ago, Hans Selye began his pioneering research into the human stress response by providing

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Image 2. With client’s knee flexed and foot resting on therapy table, my fingers palpate the fibular head and begin translating forward and back assessing for lack of joint play

Superior Tib-Fib Fixation

https://vimeo.com/388704497 From Essential MAT Assessments course  One of the primary functions of the tib-fib synovial joint is to help dissipate lower leg torsional stresses during

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Massage in an Era of COVID-19

https://vimeo.com/436275997 Occasionally, I invite guest contributors to this blog. Given our current situation with the COVID-19 pandemic, I thought it would be beneficial to bring

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