By Dr. John R. Mishock, PT, DPT, DC The baseball pitcher is 36 times more likely to develop a shoulder or elbow injury if they throw while the arm or body is tired and fatigued. (Am Sports Med Inst, 2017). We know that limiting pitches thrown per game, per week, and per year can reduce […]
by Dr. John Mishock, PT, DPT, DC Active Release Technique (ART) is a patented, soft tissue system/movement based massage technique that treats problems with muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia, and nerves. Many conditions (listed below) can be resolved quickly and permanently with ART. These conditions all have one important aspect in common: they are often a […]
Physical Therapy Question I developed neck pain about three months ago. There was no trauma or accident. The pain developed over time and now I have difficulty moving my neck without pain. I noticed that I am getting more frequent headaches. I have tried muscle relaxers; however, it is not helping. What else can be […]
Dr. John Mishock demonstrates Active Release & Fascial Manipulation on patient with Neck Pain.
Each year, two million Americans suffer from whiplash associated disorders (WAD) secondary to motor vehicle accidents. Studies using high-speed cameras and sophisticated crash dummies have determined that rear impact car accidents cause the lower cervical vertebrae (lower bones in the neck) to be forced into a position of hyperextension (movement of the vertebrae backward) while […]