Hyperhidrosis

2019-02-24T20:18:02+00:00By |Categories: P-DTR® Case Studies|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

A few weeks back at a pop up clinic in London I worked on a gentleman suffering from hyperhidrosis. To say that this issue was impacting his life was putting it lightly. All day, every day his hands and feet sweat uncontrollably. And I really do mean uncontrollably. To the point [...]

Thoracic Rotation

2019-02-24T20:18:10+00:00By |Categories: P-DTR® Case Studies|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Last week I worked on a golfer who came in complaining of limited thoracic rotation. We performed a basic seated rotation test and found... no limitation at all. Curious. Moving onto manual muscle testing, we found that his left pec major clavicular, right lat, and left external oblique were all inhibited. [...]

Understanding Pain Patterns

2019-02-24T20:18:17+00:00By |Categories: P-DTR® Case Studies|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Do you find yourself treating "pain" without always getting to the source of where it's coming from? Often clients come to see me to treat symptoms of discomfort and pain. Discomfort can take hold somatically in many forms. The way the symptoms present are clues that tell us not only what [...]

Restless Leg Syndrome Alleviated

2019-02-24T20:18:36+00:00By |Categories: P-DTR® Case Studies|Tags: , , , , , |

I received a call from a woman wondering if I could help her with her unexplained cramping in her both of her legs. She described that the symptoms began 6 weeks prior and at its worse she wasn’t able to walk. The symptoms had intensified to the point that she couldn’t [...]

Meniscal Assessment

2019-02-24T20:18:45+00:00By |Categories: P-DTR® Notes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

A few weekends back students in the Chicago Intermediate class learned how to assess for and differentiate between dysfunction in the anterior and posterior horns of the medial and lateral menisci. Similar to degenerative discs in the spine, some degree of meniscal degeneration over time is quite natural. As the majority [...]

Keep an Eye on Pain (Literally)

2019-02-24T20:18:54+00:00By |Categories: P-DTR® Notes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Did you know that you have the potential to release an opioid even stronger than morphine at any moment you please? Thanks to the interplay between the visual spinotectal pathway and the periaqueductal gray matter (PAG), this is one of our most innate, built in antalgic mechanisms. Receiving information from the [...]

Self-Harm Scars

2019-02-24T20:19:03+00:00By |Categories: P-DTR® Case Studies|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Last week I worked on a young woman with long-standing restricted left wrist mobility, preventing her from excelling at calisthenics loaded through her upper body. After taking an extensive history it came out that she went through a period during her childhood where she began cutting her left forearm in attempt [...]

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