Good Back

Good Back

Back Care Therapies

Migraine a natural treatment

You’ve heard it said that “Your gut is your 2nd brain”, well by that counting I’ll have to introduce this next one as your 3rd brain… Ladies and Gentlemen, introducing your 3rd brain… your spine. By this I mean, that along your spine – to the front of it – …

Tinnitus – a Natural Approach

I’m Damien Mearns, a St Albans based back therapist using the ASMI (Advanced Spinal Mobilisation Machine – formerly known as PAMM  The Power Assisted Micro Mobilisation Machine and sometimes called Power Assisted Micro Manipulation Machine) How to fix Tinnitus: There are 3 causes I’ve found: Damage to the C7 Vertebrae …

Videos for the ASMI – Advanced Spinal Mobilisation Machine

Scoliosis Reduction – caught live on camera: ASMI Treatment Demo Session Part 1 How I beat Scoliosis – Magazine Article – What Doctors don’t tell You….click here to read Damien’s Story   Irene Philips (deceased) demonstrating the ASMI (called PAMM at that time) on BBC Breakfast TV. Irene was the first …

A Tale of Two Back Doctors

The two big doctors in the world of bad backs are Dr Stuart McGill and Dr Paul Sherwood. Dr Sherwood passed away a few years ago, but is still very much a colossus in the back world. In many ways they both say the same thing: “High-end bad backs can …

Mobilisation Mode

ASMI (Advanced Spinal Mobilisation Instrument) treatment can be used to treat various conditions including sciatica, herniating /bulging discs, pinched nerves, spasms, radicular pain, numbness and tingling, scoliosis, spinal stenosis and sacroiliac joint dysfunction. ASMI has three settings: AntiSpasm, Reflex and Mobilisation. It is important to realise that mobilisation is not …

Your Bad Back and Your Other Problems

If you have a Google of “Sympathetic Nervous System Immune System“, lots of  “standard” Anatomy and Medical web pages will tell you that your Sympathetic Nervous System has a lot to do with your Immune System. Similarly, a Google of “Sympathetic Nervous System Digestive System” will explain the role of …

Reflex Mode

The ASMI (Advanced Spinal Mobilisation Instrument) Reflex mode is used in conjunction with the AnsiSpasm mode and the Mobilisation mode. The whole treatment, which is a combination of these three techniques targets the para-spinal muscles and spinal joints of the spine to reduce pain and restore flexibility and mobility. It …

Anti-Spasm Mode

ASMI (Advanced Spinal Mobilisation Instrument) Anti-Spasm mode is a gentle high speed setting that reduces muscle spasms on both sides of the spine. This setting is used for approximately one minute before and after the ASMI Reflex therapy and the ASMI Mobilisation therapy. The Anti-Spasm mode accustoms the patient to …

Ultrasound

Ultrasound is a non-invasive treatment that significantly releases muscle spasms, heals chronic inflammation, removes toxins, decalcifies tendons, increases blood flow and reduces local swelling. Ultrasound is a vital part of Dr. Shrewood’s technique that has proved to be very effective in healing non-specific back pain and many conditions including scoliosis. …

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS/ME) and your Bad Back

Along the spine are a series of mini-brains called Ganglion. These mini-brains form the hardware for what is called your Sympathetic Nervous System. A quick Google of “Sympathetic Nervous System” will tell you that: “The sympathetic nervous system activates what is often termed the fight or flight response” at the …