5 Reasons Patients Should Do Their Prescribed Home Exercise Program

On May 17, 2016, in Active Care, Uncategorized, by Dr. Dino Pappas

On a recent day in the office, I had both extremes: 1). The super compliant patient – Patient #1 2). The non compliant patient – Patient #2. Both patients had the same diagnosis (generalized, non-specific low back pain); however, each patient’s internal make up was much different. The super compliant patient (Patient #1) was a […]

Chronic IT Band Syndrome or Something Else?

The weather is warming up and out comes the endurance athletes (runners, bikers and triathletes) again.  The old aches and pains re-emerge.  An endurance athlete that can’t participate in their sport anymore is kind of like a dog owner that’s lost their dog (depressed).  For more on that analogy, click here (http://thecfim.com/rest-fixes-bad-mechanics). We will see […]

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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Simple Rules for Corrective Exercise

On March 5, 2013, in Active Care, Chiropractic, Chiropractor, Sports Medicine, by Dr. Dino Pappas

The Rules of Corrective Exercises The last couple weeks we’ve had an influx of patients to our office that had concerns about corrective exercises.  Stereotypes and misconceptions exist in patients and even in rehab professionals (medical doctors, osteopaths, chiropractors, physical therapists, occupational therapists, athletic trainers, strength and conditioning coaches, personal trainers, etc.).  To be fair, […]

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