Joint Health

A selection of Dr. Lavine's articles on Joint Health...
3 exercises for the upper back & shoulders

3 exercises for the upper back & shoulders

Three exercises for the neck, upper back and shoulders.
Palpation is more accurate than I thought

Palpation is more accurate than I thought

I use palpation as one of my primary diagnostic tools. My years of experience give me confidence that I’m picking ...
A lot of shoulder rehab is backward

A lot of shoulder rehab is backward

Many common shoulder problems show up, at least in part, as tightness or limitations in the range of motion. If ...
Chiropractic effectiveness, safety, and cost savings – the latest research

Chiropractic effectiveness, safety, and cost savings – the latest research

Recent research documents chiropractic effectiveness, safety, and cost savings
Knee replacement surgery sometimes leads to long-term regrets

Knee replacement surgery sometimes leads to long-term regrets

The commonly prescribed procedure of knee replacement, though it helps many, also leads to chronic problems in a significant minority of cases.
Another reason bouncing back from an injury can be a challenge

Another reason bouncing back from an injury can be a challenge

Once you've injured your muscles or joints, it can be a challenge to return to full activity without further risk. ...
Protect your knees by walking fast. Five minutes will do it.

Protect your knees by walking fast. Five minutes will do it.

Humans are designed to move. But now we’re learning that we’re also designed to move fast. A team of ...
Tight hip joints and what you can do about them

Tight hip joints and what you can do about them

Useful limbering exercises for tight hip joints.

Not everybody likes to get their neck cracked

There are alternatives to get the job done for a patient who doesn't like getting his or her neck cracked.

Running is healthy for your knees

Scientists now believe that running helps prevent knee arthritis, not cause it.

Reverse Hip Joint Arthritis

Dr. Lavine's program to reverse hip joint arthritis

Questions and answers about joint cracking

Everything you wanted to know about the popping noise your joint makes when your chiropractor gives you an adjustment.
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.
Rotator Cuff Problems, Shoulder Impingement or Shoulder Pain?   Look to Your Shoulder Blade

Rotator Cuff Problems, Shoulder Impingement or Shoulder 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.

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