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Erik Dalton Blog

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IT-Band Friction Syndrome…

A case of mistaken identity!

A 44-year-old orthopedist, who we’ll call Dr. Smith, was referred to me complaining of eight months of debilitating, self-diagnosed, IT-band friction pain. During his history intake, he admitted suffering sporadic foot, hip and low back soreness but dismissed these issues as “unrelated.”

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Memory & Bodywork Mastery

Our brains are very much like sponges. They are malleable and constantly adapting to peripheral input by strengthening existing neural connections and networks, a process called long-term potentiation (LTP).

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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 During a history intake, do you look into your client’s eyes when they’re trying to tell you something, or

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Inflamed joint capsule

Treating Frozen Shoulder & Adhesive Capsulitis

The term frozen shoulder has been around since the early 1930s, but research by Drs. Andrew and Robert Neviaser found that a stiff, painful glenohumeral joint doesn’t necessarily mean the shoulder is “frozen.”1 According to these authors, frozen shoulder and adhesive capsulitis are

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Fig. 2 – Suboccipital Triangle

Suboccipital Triangle & Headaches

The second cervical vertebra, the axis, is considered the most important of all the neck’s bony structures partly due to its unique dural membrane attachment and also because of the powerful myofascial structures…

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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

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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