Dr. Taylor Premer

Neurodynamics... More Than Meets the Eye

Neurodynamics... More Than Meets the Eye

If you have found your way to the Gestalt Education blog, you more than likely know how to perform peripheral nerve tension tests. However, knowing what they mean and when they matter have always been a burning question of mine. I learned the simple tests: Median Nerve Tension, Ulnar Nerve Tension, Peroneal Nerve Tension, etc. but always had a difficult time knowing what they meant. Is it the muscle? Is it the Nerve? Is it the peripheral nerve? Is it centrally mediated? All of these questions led to indecision and frustration. It wasn’t until I took a course with Micheal Shacklock that this all started to come together.

What is Gestalt... An Introduction to the "Functional Triage"

What is Gestalt... An Introduction to the "Functional Triage"

The “Functional Triage” is something we have been tossing around for quite a while but never really developed into a tangible idea until recently. This unnamed ability to classify patients quickly and apply the associated treatment was something I recognized very quickly the first time I shadowed Dr. Winchester at Winchester Spine and Sport in Troy, MO.

Functional Medicine 1: An Overview Course

Functional Medicine 1: An Overview Course

I haven’t known Dr. Rebecca Furlano for very long, but my experiences have been nothing short of incredible. It is not too often in your professional career that you get to be in the presence of someone striving for mastery, I get to share an office with Dr. Furlano.

IAP vs Brace: Our Patients Need to Know the Difference

IAP vs Brace: Our Patients Need to Know the Difference

The ability of the practitioner to differentiate and explain the dynamic nature of IAP may be the difference between successful at home exercise programs and non-compliant patients. Many clinicians leave a DNS course thinking they need to walk around with a maximal abdominal brace at all times and miss the distinction between an abdominal brace and IAP.