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Lumbar and Thoracic spine anatomy and movement

Home » Eric Beard: Lumbar and Thoracic Spine Regions   Eric Beard covers the anatomy of the lumbar spine and thoracic spine, their compensations for each other and the importance of soft tissue quality. Most people don’t move really well through their thoracic spine. They don’t rotate very well, but that’s the topic—thoracic mobility. Most… Read More »

Hey Doc! I think I slept Funny.

  No, your bed and the way you slept is not the only reason your back hurts in the morning. Many people like to blame their mattress or “sleeping wrong” for their back pain, but the fact is, the reason you have back pain is due to normal changes that you can’t and can control. … Read More »

How to Improve Rotation While Protecting Your Lower Back

How To Improve Rotation While Protecting Your Lower Back Tue Jun 2, 2015 by Mike Boyle The thoracic spine is often a neglected section of twelve vertebrae stuck between the much more talked about lumbar spine and the forever-painful cervical spine. By definition, the thoracic spine is the twelve vertebrae that connect with the rib… Read More »

Rethink Chiropractors

About two of every three people will probably experience significant low back pain at some point. A physician like me might suggest any number of potential treatments and therapies. But one I never considered was a referral for spinal manipulation. It appears I may have been mistaken. For initial treatment of lower back pain, it… Read More »

The Fit Man / Woman’s Back-Saving Workout

Turns out, the thing that’s suppose to keep you healthy—exercise—may be to blame for your pain, says Stuart McGill, Ph.D., professor of spine biomechanics at the University of Waterloo in Ontario and the author of Ultimate Back Fitness and Performance. “Coach potatoes typically don’t get back pain,” says McGill. “It’s a problem for the desk… Read More »

Merry Christmas 2015 from The Healing Joint

Merry Christmas  2015 from “The healing joint” The time is NOW… cultivate your power by remaining in the ZONE……. You’re appreciated and welcome here at ‘The healing Joint” where  Dr Derakhshani and his team of licensed massage therapists are dedicated to you getting into the zone.. Less  STRESS = more INTELLIGENCE…. Think of how this… Read More »

Understanding Spinal Manipulation

What To Expect: Your First Adjustment There are well over 100 types of adjustment techniques used by chiropractors throughout the world. Typically, chiropractors will focus on and utilize 8 to 10 different approaches in their practice. The common goal of most chiropractic techniques is to restore or to enhance joint function, with the general goals… Read More »

How Can Chiropractors Benefit You?

Back and neck pain are the chief complaints for which patients seek chiropractic help. Through manual spinal manipulation, chiropractic care is a holistic therapy that focuses on maintaining healthy musculoskeletal and nervous systems to ensure overall wellness. Effectiveness The research about chiropractic care is growing. According to the Annals of Internal Medicine, recent studies show… Read More »

Acupuncture Helps Migraines and Headaches

Acupuncture May Be Cost-Effective Option for Treating Chronic Headache By Jennifer Warner March 15, 2004 — Acupuncture may provide lasting relief from the pain of chronic headaches , such as migraines, according to a new study. Researchers found that compared with standard medical care, acupuncture offers substantial benefits in preventing headaches and improving the quality… Read More »

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