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MARCH | APRIL 2015

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F r e e m u s i c d o w n l o a d s f o r C e r t i f i e d m e m b e r s : w w w. a b m p . c o m / g o / c e r t i f i e d c e n t r a l 85 Schaub described the encounter as odd, to say the least. He arrived at a sprawling mansion in Beverly Hills, California—the home of a fellow patient. The doctor only spent 10 minutes on him, from initial assessment to the end of treatment. Schaub had gone into the session skeptically, and this short treatment did little to assuage his doubts. But as he walked to his car, he realized his foot pain was considerably reduced. After two additional sessions, it was gone. In describing the treatment, Schaub said the doctor fi rst examined his head, checking for tender areas. Next, he worked specifi c points on Schaub's spine, which he said corresponded to the imbalanced zones in Schaub's body, and then worked briefl y on Schaub's foot. Schaub said it felt similar in some ways to chiropractic treatments, but was fundamentally different from chiropractic adjustments he had received in the past. As someone interested in all types of bodywork, I was intrigued. Was this indeed a chiropractic technique or was it something different? I reached out to Schaub on Twitter and asked if he could give me any more information. He quickly put me in touch with chiropractor Peter Goldman. Goldman's impressive roster of clients includes NFL quarterbacks, professional hockey players, champion Ironman triathletes, and world champion mixed martial artists. He's even worked with legendary sumo wrestler Akebono, the fi rst non-Japanese wrestler to achieve the title of yokozuna, sumo's highest rank. A Brazilian jiu jitsu black belt himself, Goldman has a deep I first heard about the Zone Technique on a sports podcast. Brendan Schaub, a professional mixed martial artist competing in the UFC's heavyweight division, mentioned that he had been unable to fi nd relief from plantar fasciitis. Several physical therapists and foot specialists had failed to produce lasting results, until a fellow athlete recommended a doctor who had helped him with his pain. The guy was in high demand, but agreed to meet. I first heard sports podcast. Brendan Schaub, a professional mixed martial artist competing in the UFC's heavyweight division, mentioned that he had been unable to fi nd relief from plantar fasciitis. Several physical therapists and foot specialists had failed to produce lasting results, until a fellow athlete recommended a doctor who had helped him with his pain. The guy was in high demand, but agreed to meet. that he had been unable to fi nd relief from plantar fasciitis. Several physical therapists and foot specialists had failed to produce lasting results, until a fellow athlete recommended a doctor who had helped him with his pain. The guy was in high Schaub described the encounter treatments, but was fundamentally I first heard about the Zone Technique sports podcast. Brendan Schaub, a professional mixed martial artist competing in the UFC's heavyweight division, mentioned that he had been unable to fi nd relief from plantar fasciitis. Several physical therapists and foot specialists had failed to produce lasting results, until a fellow athlete recommended a doctor who had helped him with his pain. The guy was in high demand, but agreed to meet. I first heard about the Zone Technique sports podcast. Brendan Schaub, a professional mixed martial artist competing in the UFC's heavyweight division, mentioned that he had been unable to fi nd relief from plantar fasciitis. Several physical therapists and foot specialists had failed to produce lasting results, until a fellow athlete recommended a doctor who had helped him with his pain. The guy was in high

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