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Top Massage Tools 2015 – Posture Curve

March 19, 2015

According to a candid review by Kathleen Crandall on March 11, 2015, the Posture Curve is one of the Top 5 Massage Tools of 2015. The following is an excerpt of her article on exercise equipment, fitness, massage, and related topics. Also, below you’ll find a link to the complete article: Posture Curve “As I’m writing […]

FSU Study on Flexibility, Power, and Speed

June 25, 2009

The Effects of a Flexibility Enhancement Program on Athletic Performance Brian-Matthew Hickey, PhD Florida State University © 2000 Abstract When examining the critical factors that contribute to high level athletic performance, flexibility is one of the key items. It has been hypothesized that improving an athlete’s flexibility may allow them to be more successful in […]

Intracell – Instrument of Choice in the Management of Myofascial Back Pain

June 25, 2009

A Clinical Study ABSTRACT Objective: The Intracell is a timely device that purports to decrease trigger point pain and sensitivity. Therefore the objective was to find an answer to the question, “Can the Intracell significantly reduce trigger point pain and sensitivity in patients who suffer with trigger points?” Design: A convenience sample of 20 subjects, […]

Intracell Technology Increases Grip Strength

June 25, 2009

Andrew S Bonci, BA, DC, DAAPM Human Performance Laboratory Mission, Kansas Abstract This is an initial study designed to determine if Intracell Technology, which employs the application of a novel device called the Intracell, can immediately increase grip strength. It has been suggested that stretching muscle tissue can result in increased strength according to the […]

FSU Foot Wheel Study

June 25, 2009

THE FOOT WHEEL – A Pilot Study Brian M. Hickey, Ph.D. The Florida State University,  College of Education Introduction The foot is the foundation of the human body. Only spanning approximately 12 inches, its key responsibilities include bearing the body’s entire weight and acting as both fulcrum and lever during the gait cycle. Consequently, a […]

Fibromyalgia FAQs

June 25, 2009

Q. What is Fibromyalgia Syndrome? [FMS] A. A chronic pain disorder characterized by diffuse, muscular aching and stiffness. Non-restorative sleep is thought to contribute significantly to this complicated syndrome that is in evolution. There are [3] types: primary [idiopathic], secondary [associated with another disorder] and post-traumatic [onset initiated following bodily injury]. Q. What causes Fibromyalgia […]

Intracell Technology – A Brief Review

July 26, 2007

Intracell Technology:  A Brief Review Dr. Andrew S. Bonci __________________________________________________________________ Intracell Technology is founded on solid, scientific evidence in muscle physiology. It employs a sophistication that attracts top level athletes, performing artists and those who aspire to obtain peak physical performance. Intracell Technology engages the use of a simple, easy to use tool called the […]

Fibromyalgia Syndrome – A Professional Review

July 26, 2007

FMS Q&A Q: What is Fibromyalgia Syndrome (FMS)? A: The condition can affect people in many different ways, however the major symptoms include diffuse muscular pain, ache, soreness and stiffness. Frequently waking during sleep and rising unrefreshed are companion symptoms. Memory loss and irritable bowel complaints are other symptoms that often accompany fibromyalgia syndrome. Q: […]

How I Manage Plantar Fasciitis

July 26, 2007

By Dee Clement, M Ed, MA Exercise Physiologist The plantar fascia is a tough thick band. Its 3 fibrous structures help hold up the arch – from the heel to the ball of the foot. A rich blood supply and high degree of flexibility are essential for proper functioning. A minor tear or pull in […]

Special Treatment Pinpoints Shoulder

July 29, 2006

By Mike DeDoncker I’ve had a twinge in my right shoulder when bench pressing lately, but I wouldn’t say I have a problem. Or I wouldn’t have said so before fulfilling an assignment to visit Rockford chiropractor R .G. Hotchkiss, who wrote to the Register Star a couple of weeks ago commending a treatment he’s […]

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