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Spinal Traction and Decompression

Image Attribution: By –, CC BY-SA 4.0, Back pain is one of the leading causes of visits to the doctor and missed work (1). Some 16 million Americans live with chronic back pain. Conditions causing back pain vary greatly but include pulled muscles, ruptured or herniated vertebral discs, arthritis and osteoporosis, and …

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Cervical Radiculopathy

What is cervical radiculopathy? Cervical radiculopathy is a medical term that describes radiculopathy, or a problem with a spinal nerve, in the neck. There are 83 new cases of cervical radiculopathy diagnosed every year per 100,000 people (1). Radiculopathy, or nerve damage, usually happens because of the progressive development of arthritis in the neck over …

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What is Fascia?

Fascia is a layer of connective tissue that surrounds and protects the muscles and organs of our bodies. It is composed of fibrous bands that can stretch and compress to absorb shock and tension. In fact, it is so extensive and continuous that it essentially holds our body together while also compartmentalizing it.   It surrounds …

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Be Happy Now

by Jeffrey Gero, PhD Being happy can be defined as, a pleasurable, exhilarating and joyous state of mind. The key word here is mind, which changes as we grow. What we think about, we bring about. I used to think that I would be happy when I made ten thousand dollars a year, have a …

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