Mysterious Medial Knee Pain

2018-09-03T02:50:38+00:00By |Categories: P-DTR® Case Studies|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Last month I worked on a woman who came in complaining of persistent medial knee pain. She had undergone a full knee replacement two years prior with the discomfort having been present ever since. Originally thinking this was just an immediate result of the surgery, she assumed that time and proper [...]

When Surgery isn’t an Option

2018-09-03T02:54:49+00:00By |Categories: P-DTR® Case Studies|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Quite often, I get clients in looking to avoid surgery on XYZ. Barring cases of full tears, nerve compression at the level of the roots, or serious athletes unable to modify daily activities, this is often a very manageable request. One of my favorite clients in this boat was a 60 [...]

Low Back Stiffness

2018-02-18T23:56:39+00:00By |Categories: P-DTR® Case Studies|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Nondescript lower back pain is probably one of the most common complaints clients come in with. Such was the case this morning with a high powered businessman. While he had no pain to report, he had been suffering on and off from chronic tightness throughout his lower back. Upon testing him, [...]

Iliolumbar Ligament

2018-01-05T01:56:51+00:00By |Categories: P-DTR® Notes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

This past week, students in the P-DTR Amsterdam Intermediate course delved into an in depth examination of spinal biomechanics. One of the most thorough protocols students learned was a full evaluation of the three bands of the iliolumbar ligament. This ligament is crucial in ensuring the stability of the lumbosacral spine [...]