Posts made in October, 2018

Duodenum Visceral Mobilization Gives Insight into Patient’s Pelvic Pain

Posted by on Oct 19, 2018 in Uncategorized

Our female patient with chronic pelvic pain recently underwent laparoscopic surgery to repair an inguinal hernia and to remove endometriosis adhesions. She also has suffered from neural tension along the right genitofemoral and ilioinguinal nerves which were temporarily helped via repeated nerve blocks. Upon using visceral mobilization applied to the duodenum we were able to reproduce some of her right pelvic pain. The duodenum is the first part of the small intestine. It receives digested food (known as chyme) from the stomach and helps in the chemical digestion of chyme in preparation for...

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Postpartum Wrist or Thumb Pain Taping

Posted by on Oct 11, 2018 in Uncategorized

Many postpartum women suffer from tendinitis of the thumb and/or wrist commonly known as DeQuervain’s Syndrome. This occurs due to a likely overuse of the dominant hand when performing baby care such as nursing, changing diapers using the same pattern of movement, and lifting/holding the baby. Pushing a heavy loaded stroller is another causative factor. The mom usually experienced daily pain in the thumb and wrist and pain can worsen night. Swelling can also be present in the thumb and wrist. There may be numbness or tingling sometimes indicating carpal tunnel syndrome at the same time....

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