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Spondylogenic Reflex Therapy
Dr Kennedy has been trained in Spinal Reflex Analysis, which is based in some European research showing how a wide variety of muscles will tighten up as a Reflex to annoying/painful joint stimulation in the spine. This means you can injure your low back at L5 ( the lowest spinal joint, just above your sacrum) lifting or bending, and eventually develop neck or upper back pain AS A DIRECT RESULT OF THE L5 INJURY!!!
Using the original research, combined with the Spinal Reflex Analysis training, Dr. Doug combines them with myofascial therapy and acupuncture: this gives YOU, the patient, significant and lasting pain relief for those chronic problems that have bothered you no matter WHO you have seen.
Here is a picture of the Original Book:
Here is a graphic showing the extent of muscle activation and chronic tension from the L5 spinal joints (grey colored vertebra). Notice how the red muscles pull into the neck and between the shoulder blades, how the midback gets a lot of muscle pulling as well, and even the HIP is affected:
Let me ask you something:
When you have neck pain or back pain between the shoulder blades, do any of your doctors look at the lowest spinal segment? I doubt it. This technique is fantastic for helping people who have been EVERYWHERE and to EVERYBODY.