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I had the great privilege of changing patterns, positions and perspectives as I presented to the Vermont Youth Orchestra Association last week. This is a group of 78 of the most talented high school musicians in the state of Vermont. As they celebrate a year of Tchaiko...

In my 2 last columns, I introduced you to the concept of Transitions Physical Therapy being a neuromechanical PT specialist clinic. We explored the evidence of why seeing a neuromechanical expert is beneficial and that research shows a clear advantage to the utilizatio...

In my last columns, I introduced you to the concept of Transitions Physical Therapy being a neuromechanical PT specialist clinic. We explored the evidence of why seeing a neuromechanical expert is beneficial and that research shows a clear advantage to the utilization...

In my last column, I introduced you to the concept of Transitions Physical Therapy being a neuromechanical PT specialist clinic. So, the inevitable questions of what does that mean for your healthcare, why is it better, and where is the proof arise. Research shows a cl...

I am frequently asked by new patients and casual acquaintances, “what makes your approach unique and constitutes being a specialist versus a regular PT, chiropractor, or trainer. Aren’t you all the same?” The answer is no and for a variety of reasons. The easiest answe...

Whiteboard Wednesdays:

Why do we look at your heels, shoes, and gait. Neuromechanically speaking, the heel bone itself is a major contributor to ascending postural control. How your heel hits the ground determines what muscle turn on at the hip and spine. Making sure th...


Wednesday Whiteboard: Understanding the PT landscape and who is treating what system. Not all PT's are after the entire system. Traditional PT is selective in it's approach, only focusing in on mechanical problems without regard for the hierarchy of neurologic movemen...

As discussed in my last column, gravity is the shaping force of how we hold ourselves and learn to move without falling. Everyone with pain is unstable somewhere. If you are having pain, you have lost control of the joint and its proper movement pattern. This in turn,...

Do You Understand the Gravity of the situation?

If you went to our website after the last column Are You Square, you may have identified with some of the postural asymmetries shown. Even if you did not see the column, the question is, where do postural mal-alignments, h...

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