“Let the lion eat me!” said a middle aged, well kept lady diagnosed with fibromyalgia. What?!!! Are you kidding me? I said in my head. I am suppose to teach her how to handle life’s curveball NOT throw me one. Shocked and confused what is the right response to that will be. “Ummm…” It took a brief moment for me to collect my thoughts but I responded “Let’s tame the lion instead and reconsider that later.”
What kind of Pokemon is a Sciaticasaurus? It is a fast, elusive, stubborn, “sharp,” fire or electric type creature. To catch it and be “the boss of it” requires patience and determination. In the real world a Sciaticasaurus is known as Sciatica. “True” Sciatica is where the sciatic nerve is inflamed and irritated. (Pseudo) “leg pain” sciatica is when the irritation is coming … Read More
What Pokemon have you caught lately? Lumbago? Stenosis-kachu? Herniation? Sciaticasaurus? If you have not noticed, these are not Pokemon creatures but low back pain (LBP) diagnosis but with a Pokemon twist to it. You can say the company has been reVITALized by this classic game series. I believe there are a few parallels between low back pain (LBP) care and … Read More
So you fell on your knee and you want to know how to help yourself to become reVITALized. Part 1 of this series helped you to understand how the knee works and the relationship to your knee pain. Today, I will write about self-treatment techniques. Let’s get technical and dive into the medical science. The pulley system was discussed in … Read More
Our first in depth analysis of a member’s question is in regards to a recent traumatic injury to his knee. He fell and banged his knee two days ago and now it hurts to walk. The puzzle begins in my mind.