Meet the Board of Directors of BETTER Meet the Board of Directors of BETTER

To protect the quality of the content of cōr CONNECT and BETTER a Board of Directors was created. BETTER is a multi-disciplinary group of health care professionals dedicated to 'knocking down silos' in medicine. The goal is to share our experience as practitioners with other experienced practitioners in the different fields of medicine. Meet the Board!

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GyroStim: Science or pseudoscience? GyroStim: Science or pseudoscience?

In his article in Science Based Medicine, Gyrostim and the infrastructure of Quackery, Dr. Novella, a clinical Neurologist at the Yale University School of Medicine, shares his thoughts on GyroStim, its history, and how it fits in the process of scientific medicine.

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Best stretches for your hips and core Best stretches for your hips and core

One of the best ways to get your hips and trunk to move better is to have assistance. Either holding onto something or having a therapist add support, having some contact will localize a stretch and can increase the effectiveness. Using a stick or staff provides this cuing and contact giving you more for your effort.

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Ear pain or pressure Ear pain or pressure

Chronic ear pressure, plugging and even pain can come from a Eustachian Tube Dysfunction. This condition is most common with a neck or cervical problem. Other symptoms include tinnitus or ringing, headaches, and neck pain and stiffness. Here are two people sharing their story.

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Neck Traction Neck Traction

Sometimes headaches can be relieved by neck traction. Here is a video showing how to do this on someone you care about. Remember to go slow and get feedback.

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Testing the eye muscles with headache pain Testing the eye muscles with headache pain

This session talks about how we test the eye muscles for trigger points or knots and the nerves that work the muscles of the eye. Headache and eye pain can be related to this finding and testing the eye muscles is important in determining the cause of headaches.

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