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Are We Rehabbing the wrong system?

I have recently run across some research that has changed the way we look at some of the rehab we do, especially proprioceptive rehab. Perhaps it will do the same for you.

Silvrback blog imageTraditionally, we present increasing balance requirements to the weight bearing structure by changing one or more of the three parameters that keep us upright in the . . .

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December 04, 2018

Are we rehabbing the right system?

I have recently run across some research that has changed the way we look at some of the rehab I do, especially proprioceptive rehab. Perhaps it will do the same for you. We already know that needling can effect balance and proprioception, from some of the articles I have written here, here and here


Silvrback blog imageTraditionally, we present . . .

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August 30, 2018

Dry Needling and Muscle testing

Do you do manual muscle testing on your patients before needling?

We all evaluate our patients; hopefully on the table as well as observation while weight bearing. Here is some food for thought...


When your patient or client is lying on the table (or wherever you are evaluating them), do you pay attention to where their head is in space (ie the position of their head)?  Why should you care?
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June 28, 2018

Why do we look down sometimes?

especially when things get challenging....

While working with a patient with runners dystonia the other day, I had one of those epiphanies. I thought I would share it with you here. Here is some food for thought. 

We remember that we have 3 systems that keep us upright in the gravitational plane: The visual system, the vestibular system and the proprioceptive system. As . . .

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June 21, 2018

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