Living Pain Free | Blog & Articles
These series of articles and blog posts will hopefully help you lead a more full, rewarding, and pain-free life. I will write articles whenever time permits. In other words, I do not intend on making this a weekly, monthly, or otherwise regularly scheduled posting platform.
I will sometimes post links to articles I feel are helpful, while other times I may write an article myself. At any rate, I hope you get something out of these articles and can use this content to work toward a better quality of life; living pain free.
Successful Pregnancy after Pre-IVF Physical Therapy
Scars, Adhesions, Endometriosis and Infertility Successful Pregnancy after Pre-IVF Physical Therapy A 32 year old female patient of mine conceived twin daughters in January 2020 and was so excited she wrote to me and said: What a gift after two prior failed IVF’s. I really feel like the work you did made it possible for […]Read More
Is there a relationship between low back pain and infertility?
My patient conceived her son, after just one visit of physical therapy for low back pain. She had been living with moderate lower back pain. Since it was not resolving, she sought medical help. Her doctor ordered a MRI and the results indicated that she had mild lumbar 3-4 and 4-5 disc herniations. Complaints were […]Read More
Scars That Bind: Middle School Syndrome Beginnings of Scars and Adhesions?
When a growing body adapts to unnatural weight-bearing, scars and adhesions begin their insidious pattern of restriction and stress. I am seeing more and more young people with serious compression issues that can affect not only muscle-skeletal health but concentration and decision making. When the upper back rounds forward, the chest, sternum, and ribs put […]Read More
Scars Restrict, Adhesions Attach: Treating Structural Issues Promotes Agility, Overall Health, and Peels Off Aging
My client, Mare, suffered for years with painful limitations from pelvic scarring and adhesions. My treatment program yielded marked improvement; and ultimately we reduced her treatment sessions to only a few times per year. In fact, she was doing so well, she decided to resume her old favorite pastime of horseback riding! Mare said, “I […]Read More
THE SCARS THAT BIND: Adhesions and Scarring Causing Neck Degeneration After Breast Reduction Surgery
Breast Reduction Scars and adhesions form when our body tissues heal. They are a normal response to injuries, repetitive strains, fractures, falls, surgeries and even infectionsRead More
ADHESIONS AND SCARS THAT BIND: Do Cesarean / C-Sections cause adhesions and scarring?
Do Cesarean / C-Sections cause adhesions and scarring? The simple answer is Yes. Fibrous tissue or scarring, as well as adhesions, are part of the normal process of tissue healing.Read More
When All Else Fails (tDPT Essay)
So many patients who come to me, do so as a last resort. They have tried all kinds of other medical modalities, but their illness has defied remedy and sometimes even diagnosis. I empathize with their suffering, but my heart also skips a beat at the prospect of a new medical puzzle to solve and […]Read More
How Can a Physical Therapist Help Me?
How can a physical therapist help improve my quality of life? As a licensed manual physical therapist since 1981, I have have been able to help thousands of people just like you whose pain was interfering with their quality of life. Physical therapy can: Improve your mobility and motion, Become an alternative to surgery, To […]Read More