Why Strengthening Your Muscles Is Not Enough When Treating Pain

Why Strengthening Your Muscles Is Not Enough When Treating Pain

November 30, 2012|By Eric Owens|1 Comment »

Patients often believe that the cause of their muscle pain is due to weakness in either the inherent muscle or the antagonistic muscles. In such cases, they are advised to strengthen and exercise these muscles to alleviate their pain. Although strengthening antagonistic muscles could potentially help by taking pressure and stress away from the painful areas, this still doesn’t address the main source of the problem. Read More

Kenny Owens: How He Developed Delos Therapy

Kenny Owens: How He Developed Delos Therapy

October 8, 2012|By admin|4 Comments »

Kenny Owens was an amateur athlete with a background in engineering. In 1980 he injured his shoulder playing competitive table tennis. Like most weekend athletes his obsession with the sport caused him to reinjure it, so he repeatedly denied himself the chance to properly heal. His condition eventually left him largely unable to sleep for a period of almost 3 months.

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Why Prescription Drugs are Not the Answer to the Long-Term Treatment of Chronic Pain

Why Prescription Drugs are Not the Answer to the Long-Term Treatment of Chronic Pain

October 7, 2012|By admin|No Comments »

Many people who have chronic pain often find themselves taking prescription drugs in an effort to control their symptoms (pain). There are two major problems with this solution. The first problem is that prescription drugs may control their symptoms in certain cases, but often times do not get at the root cause of the problem. The second problem is the possibility of dependency, unwanted side effects and no long-term relief.

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How is Massage Different from the Delos Treatment?

How is Massage Different from the Delos Treatment?

October 4, 2012|By admin|No Comments »

The difference between massage and the Delos Treatment is like the difference between driving your car through a car wash and having it detailed. In general, though it can feel good and does have general health benefits, massage is just that- GENERAL.

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What is Fascia and How Does it Impact the Muscles?

What is Fascia and How Does it Impact the Muscles?

October 3, 2012|By admin|No Comments »

There is really no separation at all between muscles and fascia. Fascia is the fibrous fabric that holds everything in our body together. Fascia and muscle fibers join together to form a composite or mixed structure that makes up the muscle system. Fascia weaves in amongst the muscle fibers holding them in place and giving them a structure to pull against. In doing so the fascia translates the muscle fibers’ energy into movement.

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