Tendinopathy – 2 Articles

Low level laser treatment of tendinopathy: a systematic review with meta-analysis. Tumilty S, Munn J, McDonough S, Hurley DA, Basford JR, Baxter GD. Source Centre for Physiotherapy Research, School of Physiotherapy, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. steve.tumilty@otago.ac.nz Abstract OBJECTIVES: To assess the clinical effectiveness of Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) in the treatment of tendinopathy. Secondary objectives were to …

Exercise Heals – 8 Articles

Overweight vs. Lifespan Dr. Gabe Mirkin’s Fitness and Health e-Zine January 13, 2013 Being Overweight Does Not Prolong Lives A recent meta-analysis of  a hundred large studies showed that being a little bit overweight offers slight protection (a six percent decrease) from premature death (Journal of the American Medical Association, January 2, 2013).  This study has been widely reported …

Acupuncture – 1 Article

Intense Acupuncture Can Improve Muscle Recovery in Patients With Bell Palsy, Study Suggests Feb. 25, 2013 — Patients with Bell palsy who received acupuncture that achieves de qi, a type of intense stimulation, had improved facial muscle recovery, reduced disability and better quality of life, according to a randomized controlled trial published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). …

Kacey Cat Does Cavaletti Work

Kacey Cat Does Cavaletti Work Kacey has neurological problems in her hind end. I have been performing laser therapy on her and working on finding exercises that will benefit her quality of life. The owner and I discovered during one visit that she would walk one direction across a particular section of bar top to …

My Dog is Just Old…Old Pet Tricks

My Dog is Just Old… Quite frequently I hear this comment from clients and even from people active in the practice of animal health and science.  I provide a mobile rehabilitation and conditioning service to encourage better recovery after surgery or otherwise improve quality of life through functional rehabilitation. Roughly 80% of my client base …