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Dr. Josuke Tanaka

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Dr. Josuke Tanaka

About Dr. Josuke Tanaka

Dr. Tanaka is a chiropractor and board certified chiropractic neurologist. He holds a Master Degree in biomechanical engineering and is a black belt in judo & Brazilian jiu-jitsu. He currently has a private practice in Oakland, where he focused on sports injuries care, performance optimization, treatment of concussion, nutritional counseling, and neurological rehabilitation. When he is not busy treating patients,he enjoys teaching martial arts, cooking, and surfing.

Nutrition: New Paradigm (Part 2)

By | May 7th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

As we saw on the previous post, all calories are not created equal. The calories that you are ingesting will affect your metabolism differently depending on their composition and their origin. The truth is: you can still get fat and unhealthy with a low calorie diet. So what is important in a diet? Here are a [...]

Nutrition: New paradigm (part 1)

By | April 24th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Nutrition is one of the most debated topic in healthcare today. There are countless diet plans or nutrition guides that seems to change all the time and are contradictory with each other. There are good reasons for that. Depending on how you feed yourself, food can literally make you sick or cure you from many diseases. [...]

The gut-brain connection and its role in concussion (part 2)

By | April 7th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

Due to its complex relationship with the central nervous system, it is not a surprise that the gut plays a role in the recovery after a brain injury. As a matter of fact, gut dysfunction is actually one of the numerous symptoms of a TBI, including increased permeability of the gut lining, which leads to “leaky gut”, increased [...]

The Brain-Gut connection and its role in concussion (Part 1)

By | March 27th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

Recent discoveries regarding the gut and its relationship with the brain have revolutionized the way we look at that organ. Previously thought exclusively as a digestive tube, we now know that the gut, and more specifically the huge colony of microbes who live in there, play an important role in the production of hormones and vitamins, [...]

Statin drugs don’t work? Let’s make fish oil a prescribed drug.

By | February 20th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

How pharmaceutical companies try to make fish oil (aka food) a prescribed drug. Subject of jokes and disregard for years by many authorities in the medical world, fish oil is now presented as a new drug which lowers the rate of cardiovascular deaths by 20%. Harvard Medical School Newsletter just published an article about a trial [...]

Mechanism of concussion: 3 impacts in 1

By | February 17th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

What is actually happening, at a mechanical and physiological level, during a head injury? First thing, the absence of findings on a brain scan or MRI doesn’t necessarily mean that there are no damages. And during a head impact there are actually 3 distinct mechanisms that are happening. In order to understand that, we must first review [...]

Vagus nerve stimulation: How does it work (part 2)

By | January 31st, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

Type of therapies:  Currently several different methods of therapy are used with different functions:  Cervical VNS:  The vagus nerve fibers going down through both sides of the neck. The fibers that go down on the right side innervate the heart and hence this side is used in case of heart failure, but for any other medical conditions the left side is [...]

Vagus Nerve Stimulation: how does it work? (part 1)

By | January 24th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Amongst the recent therapies used to enhance brain function or to improve the outcome of a neurological disorder, the stimulation of the vagus nerve appears to be a safe and pretty effective method. It has been around for a few decades as an invasive procedure (meaning it takes a surgical implant to be inserted) mainly in order to treat [...]

Blue light: good or bad?

By | January 14th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

It is not something really new anymore: exposure to blue light, especially at night time, can mess you up pretty bad. On a previous post, I talked more in depth about the differences and effects of light colors on the human body. But in short, exposure to blue light wavelengths at night can disrupt your biological clock, the [...]

Low Level Light Therapy: Myths and Benefits (Part 2)

By | December 19th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Clinical application    In 1967 was invented laser therapy, which was capable to deliver near infrared light at an intensity strong enough to be effective on the human body. First it was mainly used for wound healing and pain relief but has been since used for many other health issues such as:    stroke (Lapchak 2010)  myocardial infarction (Liebert [...]