Mechanical lower back pain

Mechanical lower back pain

My name is Dr. David A. Johnson and I am both a chiropractic physician and a doctor of physical therapy. I have been practicing for over twenty years after starting my practice in Lake Forest, Illi...

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Why  Dr. Johnson went back to Physical Therapy School

Why Dr. Johnson went back to Physical Therapy School

I have been asked by a lot of people why I went back to physical therapy school when I was 42 after practicing successfully as a chiropra...

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Balanced Muscle Strength and Proper Muscle Length

Balanced Muscle Strength and Proper Muscle Length

When I graduated from the Logan College of Chiropractic back in1987, there were not a lot of chiropractic physicians teaching exercises to their patients. As a former college wrestler and a multiple l...

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Chiropractic Combined with Physical Therapy

Chiropractic Combined with Physical Therapy

Chiropractic Combined with Physical Therapy As October is National Physical Therapy Month and National Chiropractic Month, I would like to continue along with the theme of how I as...

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North Shore Spinal & Sports Rehab – A Brief History

North Shore Spinal & Sports Rehab – A Brief History

Welcome to the new North Shore Spinal and Sports Rehabilitation blog. This is both national physical therapy month and national chiropractic month. To celebrate these two great professions I would ...

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July 7, 2020

Rotator Cuff Tear

You’re a high end North Shore women’s league tennis player. In a tournament final you find your opponent is a younger, aggressive player....
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June 7, 2020

Rehabilitation of Rotator Cuff Impingement Disorders

Does your upper arm hurt when you raise your hand over head? Does it pinch and sting when you move your shoulder in certain directions? Is it difficu...
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May 21, 2020

Rehabilitating Trochanteric Bursitis

I remember a Highland Park golfer who came to me saying, “My left hip is killing me when I follow through on my swing.” After examining h...
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