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Muscle-bone crosstalk

New research continues to show the close relationship between our muscles and bones — when one is injured, so goes the other. Along with tendons, ligaments, joints and cartilage, these…
Dr. Phil Maffetone
August 27, 2018

Abdominal Addendum

The recent article on abdominal muscles resulted in several comments and questions. I will address many of them here. Several people asked about low back pain and abdominal muscle tone.…
Dr. Phil Maffetone
June 14, 2015

Gait, Part 1

Why Every Runner is Different, and How You Can Go Faster, Be More Efficient, and Lessen the Risk of Injury The term gait has been thrown around like an old…
Dr. Phil Maffetone
April 30, 2015

Manual muscle testing

An important assessment and treatment form of biofeedback Tens of thousands of health and fitness professionals use some form of manual muscle testing in their work. The objective of muscle…
Dr. Phil Maffetone
April 16, 2015