if you can be free from a previously unknown,
common source of chronic musculoskeletal pain
(This questionnaire is not a replacement for a thorough medical examination
nor should it serve as a tool for making a medical diagnosis.)
____ Are the heels on my oldest pair of shoes worn unevenly? (See Fig. 1
Note - Look for unevenly worn heels in shoes with soft rubber or foam- like heels. Hard rubber heels may not show this wear pattern.
____ Do I have calluses on the bottom of my feet?
____ Do I have bunions?
____ Do I have a head forward position? (See Fig.2 below)
____ Do I have bad posture?
____ Do I have scoliosis (severely curved spine)?
____ Was I clumsy or awkward as a child?
____ Are my shoulders rounded?
____ Do I have crooked teeth?
____ Did I wear braces to straighten my teeth?
___ Do I have poor balance?
____ Do I have a tipped pelvis (swayback)?
____ When I walk with someone side by side, do I have a
tendency to bump into them?
____ Has my chiropractor told me that I have one leg shorter
than the other?
____ Do I have pains that come and go in different joints?
____ Do I prefer to walk barefoot around the house?
____ Do I have tight and/or stiff muscles?
____ Have I seen multiple healthcare practitioners in an effort to resolve my chronic musculoskeletal pain?
Figure 1 - unevenly worn heels Figure 2 - forward head position
If you answered Yes to 8 or more of the above questions, your chronic musculoskeletal pain can likely be eliminated by Rothbart Proprioceptive Therapy.