Back & Spine

Got Snow Hip?

Got Snow Hip? Often at this time of year, I see many patients who complain of hip and low back pain. These patients often present with painful tissue restriction in the hip flexors, iliopsoas, erector spinae, and calf musculature. Many of these patients are runners who have been recently running in the snow, without any …

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Strain Counterstrain or PRT?

Patients and clients will often ask me what the difference is between strain counterstrain (SCS) and Positional Release Therapy (PRT). Strain Counterstrain (SCS) is the term that Dr. Jones gave the release technique, which was based on his theory that a tissue that is strained abruptly will counterstrain an opposing tissue. Initially, Dr. Jones termed …

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