How I treat dysfunction.

Kiambu DickersonDecember2 Comments

The mechanistic viewpoint and evidence-based medicine With the invention of the x-ray, doctors were finally able to see physical dysfunctions such as bone breaks and nerve root compression without exploratory surgery. This idea of “proof” became not only the validation of the diagnosis of many doctors, but the source of it. Even in manual therapy,  often, the direct conclusion jumped … Read More

Pelvic obliquity blog : aka “your hips are off”and other meaningless “diagnoses”

Kiambu DickersonDecember0 Comments

In my opinion, the diagnosis of pelvic obliquity is one of the many ridiculous labels that feigns informational but actually doesn’t tell you anything helpful. What about “syndromes” like carpal tunnel and piriformis syndrome? Syndrome basically means doctors don’t know enough to define it as a diagnosis and “we” don’t have a pill or successful surgery for it. Allopathic medicine … Read More

What is pain? 

Kiambu DickersonDecember1 Comment

The following comes from http://www.bodyinmind.org/what-is-pain/. Upon reading it,  I realized that the words that have been repeated to my clients over the years couldn’t of been summed up better. I felt information was explained very well and was too invaluable not to share so I liberated it but will gladly remove if asked. Doctors, surgeons and many specialists let alone their … Read More

Patch work or prevention 

Kiambu DickersonDecember0 Comments

Aka: receiving care when you’re in pain versus without pain. in 16 years I’ve been practicing, I’ve met many different personality types. There are two types of care seekers that come in to get body work for me. Those that understand the need for comprehensive corrective and maintenance care and those clients that only address symptomatic dysfunction only when it … Read More