Connective Tissue Treatment

A selection of Dr. Lavine's articles on Connective Tissue Treatment...

Guest Article: Four Types of Shin Splints and Their Causes

Chris Mallac describes different causes of shin splints and how to respond to each variety.
Rotator cuff problems, shoulder impingement or pain?   Look to your shoulder blade

Rotator cuff problems, shoulder impingement or pain? Look to your shoulder blade

Most shoulder problems can be traced back to imbalance of the scapula and the muscles that control and support it. Learn more.
Don’t let your healing get stuck between second and third gear

Don’t let your healing get stuck between second and third gear

Transverse friction massage is one of several methods that can jump-start your healing when you have a nagging, chronic problem.

Latest Research on Touch and Health

Summaries of four recent scientific articles in the growing field of touch and health.

Tendonitis symptoms and our new knowledge

As our scientific knowledge of tendon problems grows, chiropractic principles of treatment are proving effective.
New Evidence on NeuroTactile® Therapy (bindegewebsmassage)

New Evidence on NeuroTactile® Therapy (bindegewebsmassage)

Research on the effects of Neurotactile Therapy shows that it increases blood flow and affects autonomic nervous system regulation.
Improving Hamstring Rehab Exercises

Improving Hamstring Rehab Exercises

More than thirty years ago I learned valuable movement principles from one of my mentors -Irmgard Bartenieff. She strongly emphasized the need for integrated exercise that involved trunk stabilization. Now new research shows the importance of this approach in hamstring rehab.
Goldilocks and Your Cartilage

Goldilocks and Your Cartilage

Exercise is needed to maintain the health of the cartilage of your knee. But can too much exercise backfire?

Ultra Yoga and Exercises for Pelvic Floor Muscles

Interview with Marisa Sullivan, expert in using yoga for pelvic floor issues.
Achilles tendon recovery

Achilles tendon recovery

Discover the facts about Achilles tendon problems and the steps you can take to prevent them and help them heal.
Sacroiliac joint injury and piriformis pain

Sacroiliac joint injury and piriformis pain

The sacroiliac joint and the muscles that support it are common sources of low back and buttock pain. Discover how to minimize shear stress in the sacroiliac joint and avoid pain and injury.
Gentle, Effective Pain Relief with NeuroTactile® Therapy

Gentle, Effective Pain Relief with NeuroTactile® Therapy

NeuroTactile (tm) Therapy uses a light finger-tip stroke to stimulate nerve endings in the skin to erase pain signals and change the brain's processing of pain.

Treatment for Whiplash

Discover the latest scientific information about whiplash injuries and effective treatment for symptoms of whiplash.

What Is Pelvic Floor Dysfunction?

What is pelvic floor dysfunction? When the muscles and connective tissues that support your bladder, rectum, and reproductive organs are on the fritz, you can have incontinence, prolapse, or interstitial cystitis. Discover some of the steps you can take to restore order to your pelvic floor.
Stretching is (Mostly) a Waste of Time

Stretching is (Mostly) a Waste of Time

Researchers now believe that many of the reasons that people think stretching is good for them have no scientific validity. Discover the alternatives.

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