Posts by Dr. Emily Doubt



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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Whiplash and TMJ

March 4, 2021 Motor Vehicle Accident, TMJ 0

Whiplash in the neck from a car accident is usually paired with temporomandibular joint injuries (TMJ).  It was found that 95% of people with neck whiplash (cervical hyperextension/hyperflexion injuries) from a car accident also had TMJ abnormalities.  MRI’s were taken

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