Ideal Stretching Technique

Probably the single-most often repeated instructions I give are about stretching. I recommend a huge variety of stretches since every patient is different, but the proper technique for relaxing tight and spasming muscles is always the same. Let me teach you how. And if you’re wanting to prevent problems with muscle tension, also read the…

Icing Instructions

One of the most effective ways to treat pain in the body is with ice, also called cryotherapy. When you hurt, you just want it to stop and will consider doing almost anything. Many people realize that taking pain medication is only masking their problem and is toxic to their livers, so are reluctant to…

When to Stretch?

My whole life I’ve heard people warn me to stretch before exercising as a way to prevent injury. Maybe you’ve heard that too? So you can imagine my surprise when I was taught in chiropractic school that according to scientific research, stretching before excise does NOT have any protective effect. A quick internet search points…