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1st Aug

2019

In this newsletter, I will discuss important research findings and points of views, presented at an international research and clinical expert forum in Chicago, 2015, and published in the June 2019 issue of Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical ...

1st Jun

2019

I can recall a lecture by an esteemed international manual physical therapist several decades ago, who stated: “Exercise in rehabilitation can be very good, but it can also be very bad!” At first, this seemed to be a curious statement, but I ...

1st Apr

2019

Today we know, that increased low grade inflammation, is a precursor to all chronic diseases, especially cardiovascular disease. Large studies have shown that the level of inflammatory markers in the blood predict physical function, as well as mortality, ...

1st Feb

2019

Now that we are in the middle of winter, it is appropriate to talk about training for winter sports such as alpine, or downhill skiing, even here in Southern California. This year there is already an above average snow pack in the Sierras, and even in Big ...

1st Nov

2018

I have in past newsletters described how whiplash injuries, most typically seen following car accidents, result from excessive strain or loading on tissues in the neck, as it “whips” through a characteristic S-curve. This produces ...

1st Sep

2018

Over the past 30-40 years, we have seen significant progress in health care, including rehabilitation and preventive care. We have learned that to recover faster and better after injury and surgery, early activation and start of rehabilitation is better ...

1st Aug

2018

It is known that neck trauma, such as whiplash injury from car accidents, often results in various forms of dizziness, unsteadiness, loss of neck-trunk and eye coordination or control, and loss of postural stability and balance. The most common cause, ...

1st Jun

2018

When my patients have previously been treated by other physical therapists, much too often do I get the same report: Very little was offered in the form of diagnostic evaluation by the clinician.. This is very unfortunate, since treating without having a ...

15th Apr

2018

One of the least discussed, but perhaps the most important piece to wellness and rehab, and to success in sports training, is rest. It is also one of the most difficult ones to attain in optimal amounts, and to measure. First, let’s discuss briefly ...

1st Mar

2018

This heading no doubt appears controversial, at first glance. By health, I here mean primarily musculoskeletal health and fitness, but not only that, as I will explain. I can recall a mentor early in my career stating that “exercise can be good, but ...