Marc’s article published in Dynamic Chiropractic magazine starts by reminding doctors why low force non thrust techniques are useful. He then go over specific assessment methods for the occiput, and muscle energy mobilization for this joint. He also utilizes the Upper Cervical Side Bend exercise.
This is Marc’s insightful article dealing with the effect of a weak upper trapezius on the shoulder and neck. This particular muscular issue is among the most missed on a diagnosis, as everyone believes the upper trapezius is hypertonic. If the symptomatic side has a dropped shoulder, look for this problem. Marc