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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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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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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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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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