Debra Dent

Complications of Poor Breathing Patterns

For some individuals, the complications of poor breathing patterns can pose a significant issue. For people who have sub-optimal breathing patterns their breathing rate is greater than 16 breaths per minute. Usually anywhere from 7 to 14 is considered normal. Anything over 16 is generally you’re starting to get into a hyperventilation type of breathing. […]

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Obesity and Covid 19

Obesity has been rated high as a risk factor for a poor outcome with COVID-19 19.  Risk factors still note that age and comorbidities are significant factors in developing pneumonia with COVID-19.   With respect to obesity, there are now a number of studies that have concluded that obesity is a significant risk factor. Obesity affects

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Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis (DISH) Quiz

DIFFUSE IDIOPATHIC SKELETAL HYPEROSTOSIS (DISH) Dish is a metabolic disease that causes abnormal ossification of the anterior longitudinal ligaments of the spine, related, ligaments, joint capsules, insertions of muscles and tendons and is most prevalent in the thoracic spine. It can occur in the peripatellar tendon, Achilles tendon insertion, and the plantar fascia. Long flowing

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Rib Quiz

In my live classes, I sometimes put up a slide with a recipe for BBQ ribs when I start teaching about the ribs and thorax.  So when it comes to treating ribs what is your philosophy? You would rather eat them (BBQ pork ribs that is) not treat them?  If you know your biomechanics, and you

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