Personal Stories

A selection of Dr. Lavine's articles on Personal Stories...
I’m running a half-marathon. Chapter 3: I got hip pain

I’m running a half-marathon. Chapter 3: I got hip pain

Analyzing the biomechanical forces that contribute to pain in the area of the hip.
I’m running a half marathon. Chapter 2: the training plan

I’m running a half marathon. Chapter 2: the training plan

Once I committed to training for a half-marathon, I had to come up with a plan...
I’m running a half marathon: Chapter 1 – the commitment

I’m running a half marathon: Chapter 1 – the commitment

It started because I was inspired by one of my patients. I've never had an Olympic athlete in my practice before, ...
What are your health biases?

What are your health biases?

I’ve never been able to understand why some people don’t enjoy exercise. And more importantly, what it would take ...
The importance of touch – Dr. Lavine interviewed by Veronique Cardon

The importance of touch – Dr. Lavine interviewed by Veronique Cardon

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Brilliant biological design

Brilliant biological design

https://youtu.be/0EkEsTafD38 Did you know that spiders tune their silk threads so they can “hear” where on the ...
Research on NeuroTactile® Therapy and Heart Rate Variability

Research on NeuroTactile® Therapy and Heart Rate Variability

Latest research on NeuroTactile® Therapy using heart rate variability as an outcome measure.
How I palpate for restrictions of movement flow

How I palpate for restrictions of movement flow

Active and passive palpation techniques are ideal for finding zones of movement restriction in the body.

I’ve witnessed the entire cycle of the opioid epidemic

Throughout my career I've witnessed the entire arc of the opioid crisis.

Why I am a chiropractor

The field of chiropractic embodies the important trends emerging in scientific health care.

Today’s Spiritual and Health Imperative

The importance of self-acceptance.

Better to Set Modest Goals?

My experience training for a 5K

Can You Improve Your Vision with Chiropractic Care?

Can your vision be improved with chiropractic care? I've had two recent cases in which it has. And there are many more cases which have been reported in the literature.
A Tribute to Irmgard Bartenieff

A Tribute to Irmgard Bartenieff

Irmgard Bartenieff had a huge influence on my work and that of many others.
My Dog Saved My Life

My Dog Saved My Life

It's not a story about little Timmy having fallen in the well. There's more than one way a dog can "save your life."

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