RSS Topic of the Month: Movement Training

  • Swing into golf season without back pain 05/18/2017
    The repetitive motion and asymmetric nature of ... Spine Surgeon at Virginia Spine Institute. “Unfortunately, consistently breaking form not only tanks your score, but it can lead to muscle strains and more serious conditions such as disc herniations.”
  • Tiny ‘stingray’ robot swims on light-activated rat cells 07/20/2016
    and triggered the propagation of muscle activation and contraction from the front to the rear part of the fin,” Park explained. “[This] made the ray swim forward by generating wave-like motion.” As a researcher moves the light over the water ...
  • Vets fight new report that calls for halt to research on 'Gulf War Illness' 02/23/2016
    An estimated 24 to 33 percent of the nearly 700,000 who served in the 1991 Gulf War have reported a condition with three hallmark symptoms: chronic fatigue, joint and muscle pain ... report issued by the Institute of Medicine (IOM) recommended that ...
  • Butt Seriously: Tiger Woods' Glutes Are Source of Power and Stability 03/10/2015
    The butt muscles, comprised of the gluteus maximus, medius and minimus, are the most important muscles for generating speed and power in the golf swing. They are the largest muscle group in ... at the Titleist Performance Institute, a large majority ...
  • Low Vitamin D Level in Blood Increases Early Death Risk 06/13/2014
    Low levels of vitamin D are often found to be associated with poor muscle function in adults and ... blood level cutoff assumed from the IOM report was based solely on the association of low vitamin D with risk of bone disease. This new finding is based ...

RSS Neurology & Physiological Effects of Massage

  • Failed Replications: A Reality Check for Neuroscience? 11/19/2014
    There was no stage where the methods were formally reviewed for this study ... it would be more beneficial for the field to discuss this in a post-publication peer discussion so that we can improve the practice of pre-registered studies specially in ...
  • Somatic Psychotherapy Today Summer 2012 10/14/2012
    Join us for this interactive day-long workshop: Pat Ogden and Bonnie Goldstein will begin the workshop by exploring Somatic Meaning Making: A Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Approach. FREE Constellation Day Events Every 4 months we offer a free day of ...

RSS Neuromuscular Orthopedics

  • Assisi Animal Health Discusses Why Cats Hide Their Pain 12/13/2017
    Things to watch out for at home are simple changes to your cat's daily routine: The above symptoms are a clear indication that something is changing with your cat, and it is essential to get to the vet for a complete physical and orthopedic exam.
  • Don’t let the holidays become a major pain 12/11/2017
    a foot massage, a pedicure, a whirlpool bath, and some wine and cheese. PHOTO MODEL: Danielle Higgins, University of Scranton physical therapy student. PAUL J. MACKAREY, P.T., D.H.Sc., O.C.S., is a doctor in health sciences specializing in orthopedic and ...
  • 5 Exercise Injuries You're Most Likely To Get Over 40 12/06/2017
    “In fact, orthopedic surgeons often joke that these programs keep us in business.” If your once-a-week volleyball or softball game is the only physical exercise you ... and use a golf or lacrosse ball to massage the bottom part of your foot before ...

RSS Neurology & Kinesiology

RSS Neurology & Bodywork

  • How does your brain tell your body to stop? 12/08/2017
    Three brain areas work together to stop body movement: the dorsal part of the right ventrolateral prefrontal cortex (red), the ventral part of the right ventrolateral prefrontal cortex (blue) and the bilateral frontal eye fields (green). Three brain areas ...
  • 4 Unexpected Ways Summer Heat Is Throwing Your Body Out of Whack 07/03/2017
    Hot temperatures can mess with your body in all sorts of sneaky ways, and we don't just mean the threat of a sunburn or sweating through your outfit on the way to work. Here are four common ways hot, humid weather takes a toll on your health ...
  • SHARLIN HEALTH AND NEUROLOGY 01/31/2016
    Announcing the Sharlin Health and Neurology Brain Tune Up ... with Dr. Sharlin and his team of experienced professionals in nutrition, movement, and mind-body medicine. Unlike the conventional doctor’s office or large clinic experience Brain Tune ...