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by mbaker
Wed Jun 06, 2007 2:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Who followed Dr. Wise's clinic? (Benzo's Case)
Replies: 234
Views: 3127

I started out doing some self work with a Theracane and Claire Davies' book. But once I got going with a skilled PT who uses dry needling to release the TPs, it took care of them pretty fast. Typically there is 24 hrs of acute soreness (an ibuprofen takes care of much of this) followed by a couple o...
by mbaker
Mon Jun 04, 2007 8:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: tip on relaxing the pelvis
Replies: 3
Views: 336

tip on relaxing the pelvis

All: A tip from my most excellent PT on properly relaxing the pelvic floor. It's easiest to do this standing BTW. First, relax the abdomen. Let your belly hang loose - it'll probably go over your belt for most guys (;-). Once you've done this, then relax the anal area as though you were going to rel...
by mbaker
Thu May 24, 2007 8:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Best seat
Replies: 5
Views: 324

I use an Oregon Aero SoftSeat which was recommended by another patient (airline pilot) of my PT. I have both the 1" and 1/2" versions. The 1" is good for office chairs, while the 1/2" version is good for the car. Out of all of the other cushions I tried, I like this one the best. http://www.oregonae...
by mbaker
Thu May 24, 2007 8:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Zanaflex at night
Replies: 1
Views: 203

Zanaflex at night

All: My pain doc has me on 4mg of Zanaflex (muscle relaxer) at night before bedtime as part of my protocol. It's really helping. About an hour after taking it, I get super relaxed to the point of feeling like a piece of spaghetti. Not the kind of thing to take during the day obviously. But it doesn'...
by mbaker
Wed Apr 11, 2007 6:02 pm
Forum: Pain Management Tx
Topic: Ultram vs Ultram ER
Replies: 0
Views: 667

Ultram vs Ultram ER

Does anyone have any experience with Ultram ER (the extended release version) vs Ultram? Opinions,

by mbaker
Wed Mar 28, 2007 8:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: PT in Bethesda?
Replies: 1
Views: 175

PT in Bethesda?

Has anyone tried Pain & Rehab Clinic in Bethesda MD, or Bethesda PhysioCare in Bethesda ?