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 »

COVID-19 Update

At our office we take the health of our patients and staff and their families very seriously. Like you, we are monitoring developments in the COVID-19 crisis very closely. As an Essential Service provider under both the Homeland Security guidelines and the governor’s executive order, we remain open and are caring for our patients while… 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 »

Fascia and Pain Relief: Health Lecture

Dr. Eric Winder will present an evening program on Wednesday, October 24, where you can learn in-depth about fascia. Find out why it is vitally important, how fascia causes pain, and how to solve the problems created by this important connective tissue. The feedback we’ve had on past presentations is consistently that this information makes… Read more »

Why Posture Matters for Kids (and Adults)

by Dr. Eric Winder  (as published in the July 2018 digital issue of Natural Awakenings, Sarasota/Manatee/Charlotte edition) Adults instinctively notice poor posture in children which is why “sit up straight!” can be such a common phrase for kids to hear. Parents understand what scientists have more recently discovered—poor posture can affect mood, health and confidence…. Read more »

Relief for Chronic Concussion Symptoms

by Dr. Eric Winder  (as published in the May 2018 digital issue of Natural Awakenings, Sarasota/Manatee/Charlotte edition) Brain fog, dizziness, inability to concentrate, short-term memory loss, headaches, fatigue, irritability or shoulder tension—these are just some of the problems that can persist after a concussion, sometimes even for months or years after the injury. For many people, these symptoms… Read more »

Relieving Pelvic Pain

by Dr. Eric Winder  (as published in the March 2018 issue of Natural Awakenings, Sarasota/Manatee/Charlotte edition) Pelvic pain can result from either weak or tightened pelvic floor muscles—or from a combination of both problems. This is called pelvic floor dysfunction (PFD). Affecting both women and men, PFD causes a range of symptoms that include bladder irritation, frequent or painful urination, pain in the pelvis, hips or low back, constipation or… Read more »