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 [...]

Olfaction and the Limbic System

2019-02-24T20:24:31+00:00By |Categories: P-DTR® Case Studies|Tags: , , , , , , |

Did you know that our sense of smell is intimately linked to the emotional centers in our brain? A few weeks ago I worked on a woman who had been experiencing repeated discomfort at work for the last few months. Prior to work and almost immediately after heading home her symptoms [...]

Low Back Stiffness

2019-02-24T20:24:43+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, [...]

Swallowing Pills

2019-02-24T20:24:51+00:00By |Categories: P-DTR® Notes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Understanding how to assess cranial nerves is of paramount importance when working with clients who have experienced concussions, migraines, dental work, and cervical procedures, not to mention hyper or hypo sensitivity to various senses such as smell, light, and sound. Today in the P-DTR Amsterdam Advanced class, students learned how to [...]

Blood Pressure Dysfunction

2019-02-24T20:24:58+00:00By |Categories: P-DTR® Case Studies, P-DTR® Notes|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

This weekend the P-DTR DC Foundations students wrapped up their education with a full day of learning about various challenges and symptoms accompanying a lengthy list of cranial and sacral faults. These dysfunctions are almost guaranteed in those that have suffered from concussions, dental work, TMJD, migraines, and whiplash. Specific faults [...]

Forearm Pain

2019-02-24T20:25:07+00:00By |Categories: P-DTR® Case Studies|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Bilateral forearm pain due to digestive dysfunction? Perhaps not the first thing that might come to mind but last night that was exactly the ticket. This particular client had recently experienced a nasty bout of illness that lasted the better part of three weeks. While she was finally healthy again, she [...]

Orthodontics

2019-02-24T20:29:12+00:00By |Categories: P-DTR® Case Studies|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

A few months back I had a young man come in complaining of severe discomfort after beginning orthodontic treatment. While some tightness and mild pain is perhaps expected, pronounced discomfort should never be the expectation. This poor guy couldn't even open his mouth wide enough to get a straw in without [...]