Blog Archive

WHEN A KNEE INJURY IS LIKE AN INNOCENT BYSTANDER TO A FOOT INJURY Jun 27th, 2021

Many people that I see in my practice have pain in one or both knees. A problem in the foot can cause knee pain. The most common cause is a stiffness of the Big toe. The toe problem is an inability to lift up the Big toe up toward the...

Opportunities for treatment of your sacroiliac pain: Apr 14th, 2021

Opportunities for treatment of your sacroiliac pain: There is a big problem in medicine with understanding the sacroiliac joint. I have seen over many years that many physicians seem to lack understanding about the sacroiliac joint, either in the diagnosis or in the best treatments. However, a large number of...

My own recent story about my hip pain Apr 14th, 2021

My own recent story: Recently my own hip started with severe pain. Starting at the buttock, the pain would travel down the leg to different areas: the upper thigh, the knee; the outside of the leg; the inside of the leg going down to the toes. It was like a...

Common injuries start hip pain Apr 14th, 2021

Common injuries start hip pain. Some common causes:                                    1) a car accident: So you’re sitting there; your foot is at or near the brake or the accelerator and the car suddenly goes forward(...

More about hip pain Apr 14th, 2021

More about hip pain If the hip twisting is too much of a stress, it stresses the multiple tendons and strong ligaments holding the hips to the sacrum, exactly like excess pressure on a building’s supporting girder.  The ligaments and tendons holding the spine next to the hips get stretched...

Pain starts when the hip doesn’t move well enough Apr 14th, 2021

One’s pain starts with irritation of the 5 nerve roots that emerge from the side of the sacrum. The hips  connect on each side of the sacrum - the lowest part of the spine- by a large joint between these bones The hip always rotates forwards several degrees and then...

Learning about how the hip works Apr 14th, 2021

Learning about how the hip works Think of the low back and the hips as closely related, One usually affects the other. But we are focused today on the hip. The 2 hips each connect on each side of the sacrum - the lowest part of the spine- by a...

A number of blogs about hip pain Apr 14th, 2021

We have the following Blogs: Learning about how the HIp works; Pain starts when the hip doesn’t move well enough. More about hip pain. Common injuries start with hip pain. My own recent hip story. Opportunities for treatment of your sacroiliac pain.

Causes and treatment of hip pain. Apr 14th, 2021

This is the first in a series of blogs about the causes and treatment of hip pain. An Introduction to Back and Hip pain. Most pain in the low back actually starts in the hips. Most back pain is not from a herniated disc, but starts in the hip.  ...

The Big Toe and it's effect on walking, and running Apr 12th, 2021

Gait problems and the big toe :   Normally,  about sixty five %  of upper body weight travels on down  to the  Big toe. Each Big toe  bends up when we walk, as we step over the front of our feet. This bending up should should be up to about...

running and other issues fixed with our treatments Apr 12th, 2021

Steve’s injury: Is a long time runner, committed Baseball player, and a personal trainer, with many years’ history of injuries. Most of the injuries were mild but he continued with persistent pain over 14 or more years. Several years years ago he had an unfortunate hip injury. It took years...