Dr. Timothy Jameson, the owner and creator or
Musicianshealth.com is excited to announce the release of his new
book Reach For the Top!: The Musician's Guide
to Health, Wealth, and Success.
This book will be an
invaluable resource to your growth as a musician, your success in
all areas of life, and even your growth personally and spiritually!
Click here for more information.
Musician's Health is an educational web
site devoted to the understanding and the explanation of
musician's injuries, along with guidelines regarding injury
prevention, optimizing your musical performance, and for
achieving an optimum state of health.
This site is also home of the
Performing Arts Network (CPAN). The CPAN is a group
of chiropractors who have an avid interest in working with
the performing arts population, and in most cases are personally
trained as musicians, dancers, and actors. The goal of the
CPAN is to bring natural, drugless healthcare to the performing
arts population with the vision of enhancing performance,
increasing vitality & creativity, eliminating drug use
(both prescription and recreational), and increasing overall
The Chiropractic Performing Arts Network.
was founded by
Jameson, a Doctor of Chiropractic practicing in Castro
Valley, CA. This site is a labor of love that evolved over
the past three years. Replying to hundreds of musician's
email requests for health information has led to the information
you read on this page. To learn more about Dr. Jameson's
chiropractic practice, please
here to visit his web site.
What is chiropractic? Click here for
two entertaining illustrated slide shows on the philosophy
Chiropractic Philosophy 101 provided by CPAN doctor, Dr.
Thank you for visiting this web page devoted
to the understanding of why musicians are susceptible to
injury, especially painful neck, shoulder, arm and hand
problems. In this web site, you will learn why injuries
develop, how to prevent them, and discover health enhancement
options available to you should you experience symptoms.
Click here to read a wonderful testimony by famed guitarist
Caleb Quaye - who has performed for ten years with Elton
John, as well with Pete Townshend and The Who, Sir Andrew
Lloyd Weber, Hall and Oates, and many others. Caleb is a new
friend and supporter of Musicianshealth.com!
Chiropractic Performing Arts Network
DOCTOR OF THE MONTH
Don Milione, D.C., D.A.C.B.O.H.
Certified Occupational Health Consultant
Dr. Milione is a professional musician
and chiropractor, he has performed in musical ensembles since 1966. His primary
instrument is the Hammond B-3 organ and his enjoyment of music has evolved into
a collection of classic and contemporary electronic keyboards. In the past as a
full time performer, Dr. Milione was signed to several record labels and is an
experienced recording artist. While working his way through chiropractic
college, Dr. Milione rebuilt acoustic and electronic pianos. While performing
technical support for Stevie Wonder in 1980 Dr. Milione had first-hand
experience with on-the-road stressors of the professional musician and road
crews. Recently Dr. Milione has had the privilege of participating in
international ensembles and performing the inspirational music of Procol Harum
in various international venues, the most recent of which was in Wuppertal,
Germany in 2013. Dr. Milione’s performance with Gary Brooker and Dave Ball of
Procol Harum were once in a lifetime experiences that he will always cherish.
Dr. Milione has been in active practice for 30
years and is a professional musician. He is a Certified Occupational Health
Consultant who specializes in ergonomics and applied biomechanics. Did you know
that repetitive cumulative trauma can cause neck, back, and/or joint pains
especially to the performing artist? In order for the performing artist to excel
in their performance, Dr. Milione identifies these painful areas and provides
effective therapy in order to decrease the pain. He uses traditional examination
protocols, such as a case history, physical examination, diagnostic imaging, and
sometimes neurodiagnostic studies in order to correctly diagnose your painful
An assessment of the artist's performance biomechanics by Dr.
Milione can also provide the basis for an appropriate treatment plan. Dr.
Milione uses natural, non-invasive therapies such as trigger-poin therapy,
physical and manipulative therapies in order to decrease pain and restore normal
Task specific stretches and/or exercise are demonstrated
and recommended to the patient. Dr. Milione treats each patient as if they were
a member of his own family. This is made evident when patients who are in pain
are seen immediately and receive immediate therapy in oder to decrease their
Recently, Dr. Milione was certified by the Federal Motor Carrier
Safety Administration as a Certified Medical Examiner in order to perform
medical qualifying exams for our nation's commercial drivers. Dr. Milione has an
empathy for the performing artists regarding the stessors of the profession on
and off the road. He welcomes you into his practice. Contact him at his
midtown Manhattan (NYC) office:
Donald P. Milione, D.C., DACBOH
Diplomate of the American
Chiropractic Board of Occupational Health
Certified Occupational Health
330 East 79th St. Suite 1C
New York, NY 10021
Health announces the support of
Established in 1989 by The Recording Academy®,
provides a safety net of critical assistance for music
people in times of need. MusiCares' services and
resources cover a wide
range of financial, medical and
personal emergencies, and each case is treated with
integrity and confidentiality. MusiCares also focuses
the resources and attention of the music industry on
human service issues that directly impact the health and
welfare of the music community. For more information,
for Music People
• Providing financial assistance, confidential resources
and a safety net of services in times of need.
• Offering support for a wide range of financial,
medical and personal emergencies.
• Serving music professionals who can document five
years of employment in the music industry, or credited
contribution to six commercially released recordings
or music videos.
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