About Chris Dahl

Chris grew up on a farm near Scribner, NE. He graduated from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln in 2015 with a degree in Nutrition, Exercise & Health Science and then completed his Doctor of Physical Therapy at Creighton University in 2019. Chris is proud to say he is a die-hard Duke basketball fan and will argue with anyone about the greatness of the St. Louis Cardinals.

Usefulness of MRI for Low Back Pain

Medical imaging - specifically MRIs, are a commonly used as a diagnostic tool for medical practitioners around the globe. MRIs are great at what they do - that is, allow clinicians to noninvasively see anatomical structures deep within the body. However, MRIs can often be misleading or unnecessary when used to identify the cause of back pain. MRIs of the lumbar spine frequently show disc herniation, spinal stenosis, arthritis, etc. But how does knowing this information affect you? [...]

By |2020-03-10T11:35:38-05:00March 10th, 2020|Parent Category I|Comments Off on Usefulness of MRI for Low Back Pain

Mind-Muscle Connection

You decide to reach for a glass, and just like magic, your brain sends signals to the appropriate muscles to make the necessary movements. It takes no genius level of understanding of muscle connection, nerve impulse, or physics to complete this task. The simplicity of such an act makes our lives exponentially easier as it allows us to go through our daily routine without having to actively concentrate on the specifics of every little movement. However, it is [...]

By |2019-12-26T15:31:33-06:00December 26th, 2019|Parent Category I|Comments Off on Mind-Muscle Connection