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Sciatica – 5 Things You Didn’t Know

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Can One Muscle Really Turn Off Another? A Look at Reciprocal Inhibition

Photo By Pearson Scott Foresman [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons To answer this question, we need to define the term reciprocal inhibition: Reciprocal inhibition: Muscles on one side of a joint relax, in order to accommodate a contraction on the

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How Can a Frog Help With Your Sciatica?

  Photo: careyjamesbalboa at wiki cc When the deep external rotators of the hip get overused and tight, internal rotation becomes limited.  The tactical frog exercise is one of the best exercises to help regain some mobility.  Click to view a

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Is “Dead Butt Syndrome” For Real?

Photo: Beth Ohara to Wikimedia Creative Commons Dead Butt Syndrome.  It has a great ring to it.  It calls to mind an image of someone who’s sitting on the couch watching TV for hours at a time.  The ironic thing

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5 Yoga Poses That Can Alleviate Your Sciatica

Do you suffer from painful hip, glute, or leg pain?  Have you had sciatica for months or years but never tried yoga?  These five poses will get at some of the common root causes of sciatica. 1.  Bridge pose.  Sciatica

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Part 2 – “So You’ve Been Diagnosed with Sciatica?” : Treatment

The following is part 2 of the article entitled “So You’ve Been Diagnosed with Sciatica?”  Part 1 may be accessed HERE. Now that we’ve determined the cause of your sciatica, we may begin treatment.  In order to reduce adhesion in

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So You’ve Been Diagnosed with Sciatica?!

  So You’ve Been Diagnosed with Sciatica?! By: Sandy Baird, DC You may be feeling confused, irritated, or frustrated with your diagnosis, and guess what?  Your feelings are justified!  Very often, a patient will walk in my door and tell

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