General Patient Information
ADHD:  Children with ADHD: Medical vs. Chiropractic Perspective and Theory
Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV)
Cholesterol Information and Health
Computer Ergonomics - Sitting Position at a Computer
Dietary Modification Information
Low Back Pain and How it may Affect Sexuality
Rehabilitative Exercises
Sacroiliac Joint Sprains
Sleeping Ergonomics - Finding a Comfortable Sleeping Position
Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Disorders - Chiropractic and Dental Co-Treatment
Traction or Decompression Instructions for the Neck and Low Back


ADHD:  Children with ADHD

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Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV)

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Cholesterol Information and Health

Statin Medications (Lipitor, Lovastatin, Mevacor and all other type statin medication)

Muscle pain can occur in up to 10% of persons prescribed statin medication. Annals of Internal Medicine.  2009;150:858-868.
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Computer Ergonomics

Dietary Modification Information
Anti-Inflammatory Diet

Increasing Fiber in Diet
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Rehabilitative Exercises
Ankle Stabilzation and Improving Balance Exercises
Eye Strengthening Exercises
Hamstrings, Piriformis, and Groin Stretches - Passive Against the Wall
Hip or Thigh Inner Rotation - Creating Symmetry or Improving Leg Turn-In
Exercise to Balance Hip and Pelvis Rotation Patterns: Sometimes a sacroiliac joint sprain can conrtribute to reduced hip or thigh inner rotation.  This imbalance can lead to hip related problems as well as poor pelvis, spine, and lower extremity balance and function.

Neck Stability and Strengthening Exercises
The purpose of exercising your neck with an inflatable ball is to help stabilize the cervical spine and strengthen the muscles supporting your neck. If the exercise causes you discomfort do not continue but call Dr. Blum to discuss your condition.  Inexpensive balls can be purchased at any major toy store.

Pelvic Floor Balancing and Strengthening Exercises
This execise helps with balancing the pelvic floor muscles and pelvic and tailbone positions.  Sometimes adding the cervical spine into this exercise can help with chronic neck and low back pain also.  Balancing and Strengthening of the Pelvic Floor Exercise

Piriformis Muscle Syndrome
Article by Dr. Blum which illustrates two possible exercises for two different types of piriformis muscle syndrome:  Blum CL.  S.O.T. & Piriformis Muscle Syndrome. Expression: SOTO Australasia. Jan 2006:1-2.

Prone (On Your Stomach) Straight Leg Lifts
The purpose of this leg lifting exercise is to make the sacroiliac (SI) joint more stable.  While it seems simple doing it properly is essential.  To download the article click here.

Psoas, Iliopsoas, and Hip Flexor Stretches
Sometimes low back pain or sway back can be associated with tight hip flexors. You will note this when bending over or lifting your leg upward. Try these stretches but stop if they cause you any pain and discuss your condition with Dr. Blum. click here.

Rotator Cuff Exercises
Seated Stretches
Seated stretches that would be great for sitting on an airplane or taking a break from computer work. This is from the Bob Anderson stretching book, I highly recommend it, for more information about his book, click here.
Spondylolisthesis or Anterolisthesis - What is It and What are Some Exercises?
TMJ - Jaw Tracking and Relaxation Exercises
Learn how to relax your tongue and muscles of the jaw and back of your head.  These passive TMJ exercises have pictures and describe the process of becoming aware in order to become an active participant in relatxing your jaw.
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Sacroiliac Joint Sprains
Sacroiliac Joint Handout - Information about what a sacroiliac joint is, how it may be sprained, and what you can do about it.
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Sleeping Ergonomics


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Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Disorders - Chiropractic and Dental Co-Treatment
Published Articles by Dr. Blum

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Traction or Decompression Instructions for the Neck and Low Back


Pronex neck traction or decompression for the cervical spine.  These instructions are preferred to those that come with the Pronex unit you have been prescribed by Dr. Blum.  If you have any questions please do not hesitate to call the office.

Traction for the low back - when performed carefully and regularly over time can be profoundly helpful for chronic low back pain, preventing and helping to improve any lumbar disc degeneration. Click here to see Dr. Blums recommendatsion of the type of lumbar traction and how to use it optimally.