Body Gears Blog

Success Story Saturday: Low Back and Ankle

December 12th, 2014

Success Story Body Part: Low back and ankle Diagnosis: Lumbago, pain in joint-ankle My patient was quite pleased with the way Jonathan and I approached her painful gait complaint today (we co-treated her this session). Prioritizing the five most restricted soft-tissue and the five joint mobilization issues identified after watching her do the pre-tests (gait,

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Success Story Saturday: Lumbar Hyper Mobility

December 5th, 2014

Success Story   Body Part: Low back Diagnosis: Lumbar hyper-mobility   This morning I was working with a young ice-skater whose primary complaint was not being able to maintain proper spinal alignment during her figure skating jumps and turns. Patient performed a double axel as a pre/post test. At pretest patient demonstrated increased lumbar lordosis and an increase in elevated sternum during her second loop

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Success Story Saturday: Treating Plantar Fasciitis

November 26th, 2014

Body Part: Foot and heel Diagnosis: Plantar Fasciitis I worked with an athletic male patient whose primary complaint was right heel pain which he stated was worse the mornings after running or playing tennis the previous day. He has had a long history of plantar fasciitis to both his lower extremities.  During the first treatment

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Success Story Saturday: Treating the Elbow

November 18th, 2014

Body Part: Elbow Diagnosis: Status post ulnar nerve transposition I worked with a patient who was status-post right ulnar nerve transposition (moving of the ulnar nerve to decrease nerve entrapment). Patient’s symptoms were severe neural tension of the right upper extremity causing numbness and tingling into fingers. At the end of her initial evaluation, which

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