by Michael Greenspan When your body establishes a pain pattern, it creates facilitated pathways’ in your nervous system. That means that there is a nerve pathway from the pain site into the spinal cord and from the spinal cord back out to the pain site. That pathway is called a reflex arc. That pathway will…

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by Michael Greenspan Like most health conditions, low back pain is a chronic problem. Individuals with low back pain typically suffer off and on for years. Back pain seems to come on when we overexert or do something out of the ordinary, such as moving boxes or when returning to a sport we have not…

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by Michael Greenspan What Does My Pelvis Have To Do With My Pain? Are you ready for lesson 3? Fantastic, here we go… Now that you understand the basics, you are ready to do some self-assessments and analyze your own posture. There’s many ways to look at posture and identify the cause of pain and…

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by Michael Greenspan Before we get started, did you do as I asked you to and consult a licensed and qualified certified neuromuscular therapist? If not, don’t even bother reading any further as you obviously are not serious about getting rid of your pain. If you did, great job and are you ready for lesson…

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by Michael Greenspan Do you know that chronic pain is such an epidemic that over 90% of Americans suffer in some way. It’s amazing that we can put a man on the moon yet we can’t find a successful, natural solution to get to the SOURCE of our pain. Thousands and thousands of people with…

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by Michael Greenspan Health Update: Low Back Problems – Back problems are commonplace in society. It is important to ask if there might be certain risk factors for back injury that should be avoided if possible. While we cannot pick our genetic make-up or even our current occupation (for most of us), how we interact…

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by Michael Greenspan Over the past few decades, chronic migraine headaches have increased dramatically among the U.S population. There has been an approximately 60% increase in rates over the years. Most of this increase has occurred in adults younger than 45 years, and women are slightly more affected than men. One study showed that 80%…

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