Posts By: Dr. Eric Winder

Neuropathy Relief

by Dr. Eric Winder (the original version was published in Natural Awakenings May 2021 issue, Sarasota-Manatee edition) Neuropathy of the feet or hands can range from mild to severely limiting for life activities, and it can even cause safety issues. Typical medical treatment gives limited options to treat this condition of nerve damage. At our… Read more »

Foot Pain Solutions

Feet are the body’s foundation. We depend on them so heavily, in fact, that persistent foot pain can soon affect day-to-day life. Everyday tasks can seem impossible if strong foot pain is involved. Let’s look at some of the main causes of foot pain and the solutions that can provide relief.  The types of foot… Read more »

Healing Hip Pain

Hip pain can be debilitating. The hip joint is close to our center of gravity and becomes involved in almost any body movement we make. Moreover, a painful hip often becomes tight and restricted which can lead to arthritis. This means that successful treatment of hip pain is crucial, not just for immediate pain relief,… Read more »

Fascia Therapy 2.0

Fascia therapy, the collection of methods to treat pain caused by restricted fascia, is in the midst of a transformation. New findings on fascia, or fibrous connective tissue, show that some old ideas about fascia are not entirely accurate, paving the way for exciting new insights in treatment. As a result, relieving pain with fascia therapy… Read more »

The Missing Key to Yoga

My practice is focused on relieving pain and other problems by releasing the restrictions from fascia, or fibrous connective tissue. Through over 20 years of practice, I have come to consider yoga one of the most effective forms of exercise for maintaining healthy, flexible fascia. When performed correctly, yoga promotes tone and flexibility more completely… Read more »

Nutritional Supplements and COVID-19 Coronavirus

Many people worldwide are looking to boost their immune systems in response to the spread of the new coronavirus.  As I write this, it is difficult to get many types of supplements, as people are buying up existing stocks of zinc lozenges, elderberry extract, quercetin, and immune-boosting probiotics. Vitamins C and D have been getting… Read more »

Heel Pain: ‘Tis the Season

by Dr. Eric Winder  (as published in the June 2019 issue of Natural Awakenings, Sarasota/Manatee edition) The weather has grown warmer, and people have ditched their winter shoe wardrobe for flip flops.  This probably means that I will be seeing an influx of patients with heel pain over the next several months.  The surge in… Read more »

Cervigogenic Headache: When Your Neck Makes Your Head Hurt

by Dr. Eric Winder  (as published in the January 2019 issue of Natural Awakenings, Sarasota/Manatee/Charlotte edition) The neurosurgeon Karl Lewit is well-known in my profession for saying, “He who treats the site of pain is lost.” He left surgical practice to study manual therapies, and he found that a person’s pain is often caused at… Read more »