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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, […]

February 2016

Massage Therapy San Mateo

By |February 16th, 2016|

Get fast pain and stress relief with Orthopedic Rehabilitative Massage Therapy
We address many different forms of physical pain; be it stress induced muscle pain, neck, shoulder, or low back pain related to overuse in the workplace, or muscles strains or aches found in physically active and athletic individuals.

Just so you know ahead of time, this is no […]

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 […]

Bomi Orthopedic Massage at High Amplitude Health

By |December 17th, 2015|

When you visit High Amplitude Health, it’s not just about the chiropractic, or the Active Release Therapy, or the Myofascial Therapy, or whatever else we do to get you better. It’s also about the onsite orthopedic massage therapist, who’s expertise compliments the chiropractic and myofascial work we do.

Bomi Bilimoria is an Orthopedic Massage Therapist specializing […]

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 […]

September 2015

Visit the High Amplitude Health YouTube Channel

By |September 19th, 2015|

Watch exercise and rolling technique videos specifically created for High Amplitude Health patients.

~ High Amplitude Health is a chiropractic and sports injury center located in San Mateo, California. Doctor of Chiropractic, John Blenio shows you how to take care of your body using foam rollers, massage balls, and other tools.