Anterior Hip, Low Back and Anterior Thigh Mobilization

On November 15, 2016, in Active Care, Back Pain, Chiropractic, Chiropractor, Dr. Dino Pappas, Pain, Physical Therapy, Quad Pain, by Dr. Dino Pappas

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 […]

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Spine Sparing Strategies: Learning How To Roll

On March 28, 2013, in Active Care, Back Pain, Chiropractic, Chiropractor, Pain, Physical Therapy, Spinal Stability, by Dr. Dino Pappas

This blog is a follow up post to a previous blog on spine sparing strategies (http://thecfim.com/spine-sparing-strategies-hip-hinging).  You’d be  surprised how some the most basic recommendations on movement like how to roll over in bed or how to get up from a chair have profound effects on back pain.  We are equally surprised how these recommendations […]

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Spine Sparing Strategies: Hip Hinging

On March 1, 2013, in Active Care, Back Pain, Chiropractic, Chiropractor, Pain, Physical Therapy, by Dr. Dino Pappas

Occasionally, we get patients in the office for back pain seeking a second opinion.  These patients come with lots of questions and fear.  One of the questions they ask are, “Is there anything else I can do to help my back out? What we find is that simple recommendations have profound effects.  Simple recommendations of […]

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Video Blog #3 — The Pain Medication Epidemic

Some startling statistics about pain medication have arisen.  Take a look at this video blog to get a glimpse at the scope of  the epidemic (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uLQMibFgdQc&feature=feedu). There is a huge fallacy that pain medication is safe because it is prescribed by a doctor.  That statement is FALSE!  Pain medication is not safe.  Pain medication can have […]

 

Pain Medication

The Pain Medication Epidemic — Did you know that we are in the midst of a crisis?  At the heart of this crisis is choice.  We have chosen to be a nation addicted to pain medication.  The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recently released a report on the abuse of pain medication with some startling […]

 

Video Blog #2 – Foam Roll

We get asked questions by patients such as, “Do I have to come see you (chiropractor) the rest of my life?” or “How can I maintain the benefits of care after my treatments are done?” or “Is there anything I can do at home to get my pain down and function restored as soon as […]

 

Video Blog #1 – Spinal Stability & The Bird Dog Exercise

Spinal Stability & The Bird Dog Exercise Several patients have presented to us in recent months, who have seen other spine health professionals (chiropractors, physical therapists, medical doctors, osteopaths, athletic trainers, etc.) that have not gotten the results they had wanted with treatment.  It became evident after taking a thorough history that the key component that […]

 
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