Your Doctor Could Be A Salesman If….

On March 11, 2017, in Chiropractor, Dr. Dino Pappas, Uncategorized, by Dr. Dino Pappas

We see it more and more today in the medical and allied health industry. Patients are increasingly feeling like they are being “sold” something. It starts well before you even go to the doctor, chiropractor, physical therapist or other health care provider. It starts when you are sitting at home watching TV. You see a […]

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 […]

FREE Runner’s Workshop: 5 Tips to a 2016 PR (Personal Record)

On January 20, 2016, in Chiropractor, Dr. Dino Pappas, Endurance Athletes, Sports Medicine, by Dr. Dino Pappas

Our office, The Center for Integrated Medicine, is teaming up with coach Paul Magsombol and Tenacity Performance Training to co-host a FREE runner’s workshop, titled 5 Tips to a 2016 PR.  The workshop date is Thursday, March 31, 2016 at 7 PM. Tenacity Performance Training is located at 9428 179th Street in Tinley Park, IL 60487 (click HERE for a Google […]

Strength Training for Runners 101

This is a follow up to a lecture and Power Point presentation that  our office (The Center for Integrated Medicine, LLC – Drs. Dino Pappas and Marie Tholl-Pappas), did with coach Paul Magsombol of Tenacity Performance Training.  We hope that by sharing information we can keep you healthy and performing at the highest levels.  Please […]

Is Stretching All Its Cracked Up to Be?

On January 2, 2014, in Active Care, Chiropractor, Endurance Athletes, Foam Roll, Physical Therapy, Sports Medicine, by Dr. Dino Pappas

Is Stretching All Its Cracked Up to Be? For those that don’t know, there is a hot debate going on in the rehab, sports medicine, and sports performance community.  The debate centers on the topic “to stretch or not to stretch?”  Pause for a second here and you’ll probably ask yourself just why the heck […]

The Value of a Picture: My DARN KNEE!

On November 30, 2013, in Chiropractor, Dr. Dino Pappas, Endurance Athletes, Physical Therapy, Sports Medicine, by Dr. Dino Pappas

Summary of an actual patient encounter… Patient: What’s going on with my darn knee? Dr: You have a knee derangement. That’s just fancy words for your knee lacks normal mobility. There is something blocking the knee from getting the needed range. Patient: MY KNEE IS DERANGED! JUST WHAT THE HECK ARE YOU TALKING ABOUT DR. […]

5 Clinical Game Changers

On October 23, 2013, in Acupuncture, Chiropractic, Chiropractor, Integrated Medicine, Sports Medicine, by Dr. Dino Pappas

5 Clinical Game Changers We’ve been asked the past few years by young practitioners and patients about our influences. In essence they are asking why we do what we do. The answer to this question lies in our top 5 clinical game changers. A game changer in the medical realm is a methodology, approach, idea, […]

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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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