The following case study illustrates the relationship of a remote spondylogenic reflex syndrome (SRS) to pre-existing lumbar pathology, compromised spinal biomechanics, aberrant functional neurology and loss of performance in an elite athlete.
Don’t waste time and money on under-performing strategies and equipment. These simple tips have formed my patient management approach. If I invest in myself, my skills, the patient and the best tools in my trade, my ROI will always bring me Happiness.
Think of the impression we make when our patients feel an immediate and profound improvement in their condition. I see and hear it every time I use my favorite “tool kit” to treat patients: “The doctor found my problem, understands my needs, is on the right track, can restore my life and I know others who need his or her help”. Our patients are not clueless: They know we cannot “fix” a problem in one treatment, even if we can turn it off in one visit. On the other hand, they also know that a quick start makes for a winning strategy in pain relief and wellness.
The following 3 brief case studies illustrate the variety in ages, conditions and histories of three individuals receiving Advanced SRA/SRT Treatment Protocols and their relatively universal response to this form of care. These cases also illustrate the primary reason for certification in SRA and SRT evidenced based procedures: predictable, dependable and reproducible outcomes.
Knee pain is one of the most common complaints that I see in my line of work. Unfortunately, as obesity rates around the world continue to rise, knee replacement surgeries are increasing at an alarmingly high rate.
Presentation / Chief Complaint - A 45 year old male patient presents in April, 2007 with bilateral knee pain, stiffness, and right greater than left knee edema aggravated by climbing stairs and walking. Status became acutely severe whenever walking up more than one half a flight of stairs, or one half of a city block.
Did you know that Continuous Wave LASERs cannot deliver an effective dose greater than 2-3 watts?
Not knowing the difference in LASER products can cost you thousands of dollars in ineffective care, lost ROI, lost future income and immeasurable frustration. With that said, in this post, I will share with you 12 facts on LASER therapy that will save you thousands of dollars!
Is there a better alternative to evidence based medicine?
What is it and how can it help me?
In the final article of this 3 article series, I’ll discuss a middle ground approach to make healthcare decisions – evidence based behavioral practice – and why it is more pragmatic and achievable in a clinical practice.
Can we rely on evidence based medicine in all patient care?
How does our reliance on it hurt our outcomes?
In part 2 of this 3 article series, I’ll explore the limitations of evidence based medicine through two examples: chemotherapy medications and parachutes.
Do you use evidence based medicine on a regular basis in your practice?
What are its limitations and how do they affect you?
Evidence based medicine is often controlled by third party bias. Is this bias controlling your practice? In part 1 of this 3 article series, you’ll discover what the limitations of evidence based medicine are and why.
What questions do you have about Spinal Reflex Therapy, Spinal Reflex Analysis, and Spinal Reflex Institute? Now is your chance to ask them. Many of our visitors have asked questions through our contact form and we want to thank each of you. So that others may read your questions and comments and all responses, I encourage whomever to join the SRI Blog and ask as many questions about SRA and SRT as you wish. I am sure others are wondering about similar topics and we will answer each of them.
Hello, my name is Dr. Frank Jarrell. Welcome to the SRI Blog. As the SRI family of educational services and products matures into a set of standardized solutions for healthcare professionals, there are many questions to be asked and many answers to be shared about spondylogenic reflex syndromes (SRS).