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 [...]

Muscle Ligament Relationships

2019-02-24T20:24:20+00:00By |Categories: P-DTR® Case Studies|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

A few days ago I met with a new client complaining of issues with hip external rotation. This gentleman regularly worked out and ever since taking a fall a month back, he had been unable to sustain right external rotation throughout the duration of a squat. This was true both weighted [...]