Concussions are rightfully gaining more attention in the sports world. Some of the risk factors that people could experience are headaches, dizziness, loss of concentration, memory issues, or visual problems. These factors can adversely affect daily life, whether you are … Continue reading
Three Tips to Avoid Low Back Pain
While we are well-equipped here at Tulsa Spine and Rehab for whenever a patient experiences low back pain, it would be even better to avoid it from occurring in the first place. Here are three easy tips anybody can follow … Continue reading
SpineFit Radio – What is Selective Functional Movement Assessment?
SFMA is short for Selective Functional Movement Assessment and while I realize this is a mouthful, it stands for a successful new tool we have implemented here in the clinic. A physical therapist by the name of Gray Cook came … Continue reading
Identifying the Causes of Headaches
Headaches are very complicated ailments, and they can often be traced to areas besides the head. (Surprisingly, a person’s back can be the source of headaches in some situations.) First of all, it is important that we determine the type … Continue reading
SpineFit Radio – How to Find a Chiropractor
That’s a question that I’ve been asked quite frequently over the years. I always tell people that it’s important to use your available resources, and in this day and age, that means getting online and using the web.
SpineFit Radio – What is IT Band Syndrome?
IT Band Syndrome, or Iliotibial Band Syndrome, is a condition we see quite often here at Tulsa Spine & Rehab. The IT band is a long piece of tissue or fascia that runs along the outside lateral aspect of the … Continue reading
What is Ankle Dorsiflexion?
Ankle dorsiflexion is a fancy term that essentially means moving your foot so that your toes get closer to your knee. (Ankle plantar flexion is essentially the opposite, where you point your toes downward and away from your knee.)
SpineFit Radio – Should Your Personal Trainer Evaluate Your Back Pain?
Many people choose to work with a professional trainer now and at a time when we are becoming an obese society, I see this as a positive effort. There has never been a better time to work with instructors who … Continue reading
Selective Functional Movement Assessments
In a previous post, we briefly discussed selective functional movement assessments. One request I receive quite frequently is to go in-depth about what movement assessments are and how they are beneficial to patients. Movement assessment is a cornerstone of the … Continue reading
Benefits of Sit/Stand Desks
More and more of the patents that visit our office have been asking us about the potential benefits of using a sit/stand desk (or a standing desk). Let’s talk about why it might be a good idea to give one … Continue reading
Specializing in Functional Mobility and Patient Centric Care
Tulsa Chiropractors end up being fairly similar to each other. We go to school and learn how to mobilize joints, how to make diagnoses, and how to administer treatment. As I’ve practiced, however, I have developed a specialization in what … Continue reading
What Should a New Patient Expect?
Our goal at Tulsa Spine and Rehab is to make every patient as comfortable as possible. It can be rather unnerving for patients who are uncertain of what to expect, especially after having bad experiences in the past with other physicians, physical … Continue reading
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