Mobilization & Manipulation of the Joints

A selection of Dr. Lavine's articles on mobilization & manipulation of the joints...

Guest Post – Dr. Karen Erickson’s Rules for Health

Dr. Karen Erickson offers simple guidelines for health.

Tendonitis Symptoms and Our New Knowledge Base

As our scientific knowledge of tendon problems grows, chiropractic principles of treatment are proving effective.

Tendonitis symptoms and our new knowledge

As our scientific knowledge of tendon problems grows, chiropractic principles of treatment are proving effective.

Why Doctors Push Diagnostic Tests You Don’t Need

A paper from the Canadian Medical Association Journal in 1986 describes the sad overuse of advanced medical technology, even where it hasn't proved itself to be useful.

Espress Yourself

Your life is like espresso......
Dr. Lavine Interviewed by Virginia Reed for Progressive Radio Network

Dr. Lavine Interviewed by Virginia Reed for Progressive Radio Network

A radio interview of Dr. Ronald Lavine by Virginia Reed on Progressive Radio Network.

Chiropractic for Seniors- What I’ve Learned

Dr. Lavine shares his insight into the challenges of providing chiropractic care for an aging population.

Recent Research Confirms Value of Chiropractic Methods for Back Pain

Manual therapy, including spinal mobilization and manipulation, is one of the best-studied forms of treatment for low back pain. Another research study has been published further proving the effectiveness of these methods.
Learning to be Healthy is Like Learning to Ride a Bike

Learning to be Healthy is Like Learning to Ride a Bike

When you learn to ride a bike, it’s important to know the rules of the road. In my case it was my dad who taught me: ride on the right, wear a helmet, use hand signals, and so forth. It’s all good advice. But even when you know these rules, you still don’t know how to ride. Your brain, muscles, and balance system still can’t coordinate their actions to create a positive result. In the world of preventive healthcare, it’s like being told to eat nine servings of vegetables, exercise every day, get adequate sleep, and the like. It’s all good advice. Follow it. But none of it trains your brain, digestive tract, kidneys, liver, and endocrine glands to coordinate their actions to create a positive health result.

Chiropractic Better for Neck Pain

The Annals of Internal Medicine published a research study demonstrating that chiropractic care is the best approach for neck pain.

Secret of a Good Chiropractic Adjustment

What's the key to an effective chiropractic adjustment? Restoring normal joint play to the joints of the spine....

Simple gluteal stretch eases back pain

If you've been regularly practicing the exercises described in Dr. Lavine's Top Five Exercises for Your Low Back, your lower spine has probably made a lot of progress. Still, you might need something extra to achieve maximal results. What’s the most important exercise I’ve left off my short list? Stretching the piriformis muscle.

Rebuild Cartilage Health with Chiropractic Adjustments

Cartilage has no direct blood supply so it depends on periodic loading and unloading to get its nutrition. Chiropractic can help with this.

Rebuilding Cartilage Health: One More Rationale for Chiropractic Adjustments

Cartilage has no direct blood supply so it depends on periodic loading and unloading to get its nutrition. Chiropractic can help with this.

How to Choose the Right Chiropractor

Finding the right doctor of chiropractic to help you improve your health can be a daunting experience. Dr. Lavine offers some sample questions you can use in interviewing your potential chiropractor.

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