We use the following mobilization to get some motion in the front of the hip, low back and front of the thigh. The mobilization can be used in the treatment of hip pain, low back pain and anterior thigh pain. Please note that this exercise is not a cure-all or 1 size fits all exercise for the above listed problems. When given to the right patient at the right time, this exercise can be effective. That’s where we come in!  Don’t know where to start? Don’t know if this exercise is for you?  Don’t want to spine your wheels? Call us for a consultation at 708-532-246.  We can make sure you are getting targeted solutions including manipulation, manual therapy, rehab exercises, advice or other customized options to help you get rid of pain and get your your life back.  “Why Put Off Feeling Good?”

About The Author

Dr. Pappas is a chiropractic physician, certified athletic trainer and certified strength and conditioning specialist. He is the CEO and founder of The Center for Integrated Medicine in Tinley Park, IL which serves the south and southwest suburbs of Chicago, IL including Tinley Park, Orland Park, Frankfort, Mokena, New Lenox, Orland Hills, Homer Glen, Lockport, Palos Park, Palos Heights and Oak Forest.

Dr. Dino Pappas

               Dr. Dino Pappas

Dr. Pappas blends the best of physical medicine with the best of integrated medicine to help patients and athletes of all shapes and sizes. He utilizes tools such as chiropractic manipulation, soft tissue work (IASTM, Graston, myofascial release, neural mobilization and joint mobilization), biomedical acupuncture, functional movement based assessment, the McKenzie Method, strength training and conditioning, kinesiology taping, customized nutrition and specialty laboratory testing (blood, saliva, urine, and stool) when needed. Dr. Pappas’ clinical focus is sports medicine, conservative orthopedics, rehabilitation and integrated medicine. His sports medicine interests are endurance athletes, overhead athletes (pitchers, throwers, volleyball players and tennis players), contact sports athletes (football, rugby, lacrosse, field hockey, soccer and basketball) and Crossfit athletes. He has worked with athletes at all levels from professional to amateur. He reads and interprets the medical literature daily to stay abreast of cutting edge advances in his field. The doctor is currently a sports medicine volunteer for Andrew High School in Tinley Park, IL. He is an avid runner and aspiring triathlete having completed 5 marathons, 5 half marathons and numerous 5 and 10k races. The doctor is also active in the local, suburban Chicago running scene. He has goals of qualifying and competing in the Boston and New York Marathons, the Ironman in Kona, Hawaii, and climbing Mt. Kiliminjaro in Kenya, Africa. He recently completed the Pikes Peak Ascent , a half marathon to the 14,115 foot summit of Pikes Peak. One day he hopes to serve his country as a team chiropractor for the United States Olympic teams and serve as a team chiropractor for one of the professional teams in Chicago. His mantra is “Why Put Off Feeling Good?” He can be reached by email at drdinopappas@gmail.com or at 708-532-2346. ***

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