Posts by Dr. Emily Doubt



TMJ Muscle Series: medial pterygoid

August 20, 2021 TMJ 0

The medial pterygoid muscle is one of the muscles of mastication.  When the medial pterygoid muscles work together (bilateral contraction) they help close your mouth and help your lower jaw jut forward.  If just one of the medial pterygoid muscles

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Sacroiliitis

July 29, 2021 Chiropractor, Low Back Pain 0

Sacroiliitis is simply the inflammation of the sacroiliac joint (SI joint).  As far as diagnoses goes, it isn’t a very helpful one.  What I mean by this is that sacroiliitis can be caused by a multitude of pathologies and thus

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Pec Stretch

June 8, 2021 Chiropractor, Muscles 0

General Information: We have two pectoralis muscles, pectoralis major and pectoralis minor.  These two muscles together are commonly referred to as your “pecs”.  Pectoralis major is a big muscle in your chest that often gets a lot of attention at

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TMJ muscle series: Masseter

June 3, 2021 TMJ 0

The masseter muscle is the most famous of the muscles of mastication.  Its primary job is to elevate and protrude (stick out) the mandible.  However, it is such a big muscle that some of its fibers protrude the jaw while

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A Lesson on the Lovely Lentil

March 18, 2021 Nutrition 0

Lentils are a lovely legume that comes in many colors.  Beyond being beautiful they are little nutritional powerhouses.  They are a favorite among vegetarians because of their high protein.  They are actually one of the most protein rich legumes.  They

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