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  • Why Do These Muscle Knots Always Come Back After Getting Them Worked On? Barefoot Rehabilitation Clinic

    Why Do These Muscle Knots Always Come Back After Getting Them Worked On?

    One of the most common questions we get at Barefoot Rehab is: Why do these muscle knots always come back after getting them worked on? I’ll add, that “worked on” usually means one massage per week for months, if not years, or a daily bruising......

  • The Dickens Process for Pain: Are You Hurting Because You Have Shitty Beliefs? Barefoot Rehabilitation Clinic

    The Dickens Process for Pain: Are You Hurting Because You Have Shitty Beliefs?

    The words you say with tell me whether you’ll succeed or fail. When you speak, others can peek into your mind. We can see whether you will succeed or fail. Whether you’re going to do what you say you want to do or not. Whether......

  • Got Hip Bursitis? Beware of Short Term Relief Barefoot Rehabilitation Clinic

    Got Hip Bursitis? Beware of Short Term Relief

    Hi Dr. Chris, I have hip bursitis. What should I do to stop the inflammation? Dear (name), So, you have hip bursitis? And you want to get better, quickly, and for good? Without the possibility of relapse? I’m so happy you emailed. Now, about your......

  • One of the Best Exercises for Lower Back – The Good Morning Barefoot Rehabilitation Clinic

    One of the Best Exercises for Lower Back – The Good Morning

    One of the best exercises for lower back pain, or preventing injury, is the good morning. Why? It’s functional – it’s very similar to how you pick up things off the ground on a daily basis. Rarely, are you on all fours like you are......

  • 10 Years of Adhesive Capsulitis (Frozen Shoulder) Pain 90% Gone in 7 Treatments Barefoot Rehabilitation Clinic

    10 Years of Adhesive Capsulitis (Frozen Shoulder) Pain 90% Gone in 7 Treatments

    Adhesive capsulitis (more commonly known as frozen shoulder) can be an ugly monster! It can scare you from thinking you’ll ever be able to trust your arm to do what you want and need it to do. Many people suffer for years with tightness, severe......

  • Know Your Numbers: The Hamstring Stretch Test Barefoot Rehabilitation Clinic

    Know Your Numbers: The Hamstring Stretch Test

    Think you have a hamstring stretch there? The odds are, you don’t. Yogis and CrossFitters around the world stretch on a daily basis. With the #1 muscle being the hamstrings. Physical therapists and chiropractors prescribe hamstring stretches for all sorts of pain: low back pain,......

  • Are You In Pain and a Victim of The Kitchen Sink Paradox? Barefoot Rehabilitation Clinic

    Are You In Pain and a Victim of The Kitchen Sink Paradox?

    If your pain has been lasting for more than three months, keep going. Read this post or watch this 3 minute video. Answers await you. If you don’t a hear a tree falling in the woods, did it actually fall? Quite the paradox. If you throw......

  • When Your Pain Doctor Fails You Barefoot Rehabilitation Clinic

    When Your Pain Doctor Fails You

    Imagine going to see a doctor. He claims to be able to fix you, even if you’re thinking “I’m always the hard case.” The standard of care in this doctor’s practice is to see a permanent, sustained improvement in your pain in 5 visits. [This is......

  • Scared of CrossFit? 5 Tips to Stay Healthy and Avoid Injury Barefoot Rehabilitation Clinic

    Scared of CrossFit? 5 Tips to Stay Healthy and Avoid Injury

    When I was in chiropractic school, I observed a guy panting, moving ridiculous amounts of weight in machine-gun fashion, before falling to the ground and sweat-angeling all over the nice, black mats no one would dare to lie down on. I thought to myself: That......

  • A Guaranteed Guide to Fixing Shin Splints Barefoot Rehabilitation Clinic

    A Guaranteed Guide to Fixing Shin Splints

    Shin splints can be like playing tag with your friends when all your little brother wants to do is tag along: growing in annoyance the longer he’s around. Shin splint sufferers are often given traditional advice that includes electronic stimulation, ice, heat, ultrasound, extracorporeal shockwave......