Integrating Japanese Eastern medicine with Western medicine.

Visiting Dr. Nalder, a renowned dentist located in Midtown Manhattan, was an enlightening experience for me. Our primary objective was to collaboratively treat one of his patients in need of a dental appliance. The relationship between dentistry and other medical disciplines is often underestimated, but in reality, they are deeply intertwined.

When we think of dental appliances, we often consider their function in terms of oral health or cosmetic improvement. However, their impact goes far beyond just the mouth. For instance, the sensory input from your teeth can significantly influence your neck posture. This connection was evident during our co-treatment session with Dr. Nalder’s patient.

As we proceeded with fitting the dental appliance, I was amazed to observe the immediate effect it had on the patient’s neck alignment. As the appliance was adjusted to give the patient appropriate sensory input, the neck became more neutral position. This neutral position is crucial not just for oral health, but it also plays a significant role in reducing strain on the neck muscles, paraspinal, pelvic muscles, and hip musculature potentially alleviating pain.

This experience underscored the importance of interdisciplinary collaboration in healthcare. By understanding the connections between different parts of the body, professionals from various fields can provide more holistic and effective treatments to their patients.

Dr. Mattew Nalder
Manhattan New York

#Integration of Japanese Eastern and Western Medicine
#Postural Restoration
#Interdisciplinary Integration