Why you should get a movement screen

Why you should get a movement screen

After my 41 year-old brother-in-law, Joel, started experiencing sudden low back pain he sought the council of four practitioners: a massage therapist, a physical therapist, a chiropractor and an orthopedic surgeon. All of whom came to 4 very different conclusions.

The massage therapist deemed his back ‘too tight,’ the PT told him he had a muscle spasm, the chiropractor told him his pelvis was 'off' and the orthopedist sent him for an MRI and told him he had herniated a disc.

Who, if any, was right? 

This Voodoo is worth a try

This Voodoo is worth a try

The way we treat sprains, immobility and swelling has changed. One of our favorite techniques is at the heart of this blog known as compression or Voodoo wraps. Made most popular by Dr. Kelly Starrett @MWOD and has since trickled into boxes, gyms, clinics, and most anywhere people are trying to optimize healing and performance.