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Joint Off-loading a New Theme Emerging

By |2017-02-13T00:04:53+00:00May 8th, 2016|Load Rate Loading|

In the beginning, there was Earth. And with any mass, there exists gravity.  Irrespective of how you believe we organisms came to exist on this planet, there is one common theme that all life is intertwined with : the force of gravity. It is this force that requires careful attention when it comes to our [...]

Timing of Forces in Cartilage – What is optimal?

By |2017-02-13T00:04:53+00:00March 20th, 2016|Degenerated Discs, Load Rate Loading, Research|

Cartilage - The Slowest Healer How and what kind of forces are optimal for cartilage regeneration? The science of how movement influences biology is called mechanobiology. This is an exciting field of research as it looks closely at how forces, and the timing application of them, can make cells come alive and wake up to [...]

Perfect Posture – What Does That Mean?

By |2017-02-13T00:04:54+00:00October 3rd, 2015|Back Pain, Chair-care Exercise, Degenerated Discs, Load Rate Loading, Spinal decompression, Spine Education, video|

Posture In real estate it is location, location, location. But when it comes to the spine, it is posture, posture, and posture! But what does this word actually mean? Posture comes from the Latin Root 'positura' which means "position, station' and portrays the idea of not moving. Let's get one thing straight, we are ALWAYS moving. [...]

Dynamic Loading Enhances Intervertebral Disc Nutrition

By |2017-02-13T00:04:54+00:00August 4th, 2015|Back Pain, Degenerated Discs, Load Rate Loading|

Dynamic loading of the spine is essential to the health of the intervertebral discs. In a recent ISSLS Prize Winning study in Spine, researchers looked carefully at the influx of nutrient transport and expulsion of by-products of the spine of New Zealand white rabbits. We know that nutrients are required to reach the intervertebral discs [...]

Regeneration and Upregulation

By |2017-02-13T00:05:00+00:00June 2nd, 2014|Degenerated Discs, Load Rate Loading, Uncategorized|

Regeneration of spinal tissues is big business. It is one of the largest and most popular research topics in the world of spinal research today. Investigators fueled by investors are constantly trying to figure out how to make the cells in the discs turn on and upregulate. Because there is such vast degeneration in these [...]