The Gunk in the Glide

2018-07-29T17:58:03+00:00By |Categories: P-DTR® Case Studies|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Two weeks ago I had a client come in complaining of dizziness every time he flexed his neck forward. When had it started? After a self adjustment. Now the most important disclaimer and a huge takeaway from this entry... anybody save for a trained profession should NEVER even consider cracking or [...]

Understanding Pain Patterns

2018-05-03T05:45:47+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 [...]

Thumb Pain

2018-03-06T01:20:15+00:00By |Categories: P-DTR® Case Studies|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

This morning I saw a new client who had been diagnosed with mild trigger thumb and was experiencing significant pain at work while typing and doing computer work. She had previously received a steroid injection for the same issue in September of last year which helped to manage the discomfort, but [...]

Apical Ligament

2017-12-17T08:08:47+00:00By |Categories: P-DTR® Case Studies|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

A few weeks back a massage therapist friend brought her mother in to see me, complaining of "10 out of 10" debilitating neck pain. Every movement elicited a grimace or exclamation of pain, particularly rotation. After running through visual and palpatory observations, we found that she was exhibiting a thalamic inhibition [...]

Fractals

2017-12-17T08:09:55+00:00By |Categories: P-DTR® Case Studies|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

In P-DTR, we discuss the organization of the nervous system at length. How does the brain create dysfunctions and compensatory patterns? How are these patterns interwoven? Why does muscle A feel better when you rub, ice, heat, compress, etc muscle B? Sometimes a pattern occurs in isolation. Far more often it [...]