Abdominal Adhesions

Abdominal Adhesions

Abdominal Adhesions are fibrous tissues that can form between abdominal tissues and organs. When adhesions are present the tissues no longer glide and the internal organ’s motility is inhibited, organ function may be affected, pain may result. Manual abdominal therapy can help mobilize tissues and increase internal organ motility.

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Your Bladder Is Connected To Your Leg Bone

Your Bladder Is Connected To Your Leg Bone

I had an interesting experience with a woman who had a stage 3 cystocele (bladder prolapse). The general listening (evaluation to find restrictions) took me to the lower left quadrant of the belly. The local listening took me to the bladder and from there I followed a lesion chain deep into the obturator fascia. The bladder is closely related to the obturator foramen via fascia. After applying a technique

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Sciatica, Your Disc May Not Be The Cause

Sciatica, Your Disc May Not Be The Cause

Sciatica refers to pain caused by irritation of the sciatic nerve. The sciatic nerve is the largest nerve in the body and originates at the lumbosacral plexus at L4-S3 and has branches all the way down into the foot.

When most people think about sciatica they think of compression from the L4-L5/S1 or piriformis tension.

A common test for sciatic nerve pain resulting from lumbar disc compression is the Lasegue test. The patient lies supine (on their back) with legs straight and the practitioner passively (without help from the patient) lifts the leg. If lifting..

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Winter Boots List

Winter Boots List

I’ve compiled a list of 2015 winter boots I like. Obviously, which boot you choose depends on how severe your winters are. I looked for boots that are flat, flexible, have wide toe box with minimal to no toe spring. Not all of the boots meet all of the criteria, but at least they’re headed in the right direction. Also, it’s worth pointing out that not everyone is ready for a minimalist shoe. If you want to transition wisely to a minimal shoe, I recommend starting with

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