Sciatica? – Nope! It wasn’t Sciatica

Subject: Female, 73 years old, active but limited by debilitating pain on the right hip. Her discomforts were compounded by a fall that caused a mild tear of her left Achilles tendon—as diagnosed by imaging. Previous imaging studies also revealed herniated discs on the right L4-L5 and L5-S1. She underwent epidurals and other procedures with…

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Pain Therapy and You – Part 3 and Final Thoughts

By Coach Izzy Based on the original article published at Coach Izzy Talks Fitness You are doing it WRONG! The Way Manual Therapy Should NOT Be Approached Do you know those times you wish you could slap sense into somebody? Not out of bullying but out of frustration. For those in the pain therapy field,…

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Pain Therapy and You – Part 2

By Coach Izzy Based on the original article published at Coach Izzy Talks Fitness What in the world do I do? The gurus of business marketing always remind us of the importance of being able to summarize our craft as succinctly as possible. It is imperative we communicate the essence of our profession laconically and…

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Pain Therapy and You – Part 1

By Coach Izzy Based on the original article published at Coach Izzy Talks Fitness Yes, I Have to Say It! As I strive to integrate the different expressions of physical health into the continuum where they belong, I have developed a system that allows me to streamline all my learning and practical experiences in over…

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Resting After Treatment – Easier Said than Done! Part II

Resting After my Injury… Facing my Own Words Can I say how much I love my clients? Gosh, such amazing people, they were accommodating, understanding, and offered me their support. Interestingly, many of them found it odd that I got injured. “How weird!” one of them said. “All this time I thought you were invincible,”…

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Resting After Treatment – Easier Said than Done! Part I

Resting After my Injury… Ugh! Do as I say, not as I do is the self-contradicting mantra we often hear from those who mean well but lack the discipline to heed their own advice. Experience has shown me that, more often than not, this is done unintentionally and we happily dispense with wise words until…

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Children, Leg Length Inequality, and Health – Part 3 and Conclusions

By Coach Izzy Based on the original article published at Coach Izzy Talks Fitness Structural Issues and Learning Thank you so much for your messages and Emails! It’s been a privilege seeing many of you and helping your kids address their chronic pain problems. For the parents who have seen me in the past few…

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