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November 2019

Why Workstation Ergonomics Won’t Make the Pain Go Away

By |November 4th, 2019|

When you are working at your office computer, you can have your seat height adjusted properly, and you can have the height and tilt of your monitor in it’s perfect configuration. But the reality is, no matter how well the ergonomics are set up in your workspace, you are still going to be sitting for […]

Sports Chiropractor in San Mateo Specializes in Rotator Cuff Injuries

By |November 4th, 2019|

Dr. John Blenio is a chiropractor in San Mateo, California specializing in rotator cuff injuries.

Rotator cuff injuries are a problem I commonly see in my office.

How to fix Plantar Fasciitis and other foot problems

By |November 4th, 2019|

You can find a lot of information on the web about plantar fasciitis and other foot problems. The causes most commonly found in your online searches is:

You have high arches or flat feet – (I see plenty of people with both high arches or flat without foot problems)
You walk or stand for long periods on hard […]

August 2019

What Is Causing Your Headaches?

By |August 6th, 2019|

Headaches are relatively easy to resolve, and most of them are muscle related. Even so-called “migraine” headaches.

It perplexes me that most medical doctors and neurologists don’t first look to the muscular system that completely covers the head. There are about 33 pairs of muscles in the head. Most medical doctors just want you to go […]

January 2019

What is causing my lower back pain??!!

By |January 17th, 2019|

In the 10+ years that I have been a chiropractor and sports injury specialist (in San Mateo, CA), I have found that 90% of people with lower back pain do not have back pain because of a joints problem, a spinal disc bulge, a disc protrusion, or a disc herniation.
Let me say that again. The joints […]

March 2018

Use a Massage Ball to make neck and shoulder pain go away

By |March 7th, 2018|

Using a massage ball against a wall is the best way to roll the neck, upper back, and shoulders. I recommend going on Amazon.Com and searching for the “Sportime: All-Ball” and/or the “Mac-T’s: All-Sport Ball.”

A 4″ (four inch) ball is the best size. It’s not too big and it’s not too small. The balls come […]

April 2017

You have a strong core, but do you know how and when to activate it?

By |April 17th, 2017|

Author: Dr. John Blenio
Chiropractor in San Mateo @ High Amplitude Health
4/20/2017

Here are other titles to this blog post that I considered…
Do you know how to activate your core muscles?
It doesn’t matter if you have a strong core if you don’t use it.
Do you know when you are supposed to contract your core?
As a […]

June 2016

How do I contract my core?

By |June 18th, 2016|

A lot of people don’t know how to contract their core. These are the people with back pain I see in my chiropractic and sports injury practice most often.

But what is the core?

Think of your core as a tin can. Inside the tin can is where all of  your internal organs reside. The top, bottom, front, […]

December 2015

Rotator Cuff Specialist in San Mateo | Myofascial Muscle Reconditioning

By |December 25th, 2015|

Dr. John Blenio is a rotator cuff specialist and the author of

“A Systematic Approach to Resolving Shoulder and Rotator Cuff Injuries.”
His unique shoulder rehabilitation protocol (The Blenio Protocol) has been successfully used for the treatment of the following rotator cuff and shoulder injuries:

Rotator Cuff Syndrome
Impingement Syndrome
Grade 1 Rotator Cuff tears
Grade 2 Rotator Cuff Tears (following […]

Two of the Best Places to Get Fit in San Mateo County

By |December 17th, 2015|

Brien Shamp’s Boot Camps – Belmont, Ca

Let me first say that I used to run a fitness boot camp for about 4 years prior to opening High Amplitude Health. So I know that boot camps are one of the best, if not THE best workouts you can get if you want to get your body […]