Integrative Spinal Research (a collaboration between chiropractors and mainstream medicine!).

Hi everyone!  So... this is really cool. You know how I've been saying for a while that I think the chiropractic profession has something to offer, but I wish they were more closely aligned with mainstream medicine? Well... here is a great example of exactly that.  (This is another post that's for me and for you, as … Continue reading Integrative Spinal Research (a collaboration between chiropractors and mainstream medicine!).

Lumbar-spine

Frequently asked question: can SI joint dysfunction be caused by lumbar fusion surgery?

Hi everyone! I've noticed that the subject of lumbar fusions has come up pretty often in my emails from readers recently.  It seems like a lot of people are wondering if their SI joint dysfunction could be related to the fact that they've had lumbar fusion surgery. My answer has always been yes... it's certainly … Continue reading Frequently asked question: can SI joint dysfunction be caused by lumbar fusion surgery?

The muscles of the core (and why we focus on the transverse abdominis!).

Hi everyone! Generally, when people think of the core, they think of doing sit-ups, and crunches, and building up a 6-pack.  All of that has to do with the first muscle I'm going to mention here: the rectus abdominis.  However, there is so much more to the core than that. 1) The rectus abdominis: The "6-pack" … Continue reading The muscles of the core (and why we focus on the transverse abdominis!).