Exercise

Ankle Sprains

By |2019-12-02T14:56:52+00:00December 2nd, 2019|Acupuncture, Chiropractic Care, Exercise, Pain, Running, Sports Injuries|

Basketball season is here! I love watching basketball but unfortunately, many injuries occur with basketball players. The most common basketball injury is the ankle sprain. When I was in high school, ankle sprains were treated with the common acronym R.I.C.E., which stands for Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation. Frequently, athletes were instructed to use crutches to [...]

Tech and Training for the Roanoke 70.3

By |2019-11-11T19:45:39+00:00October 22nd, 2019|Cycling, Exercise, Running|

The Roanoke 70.3 triathlon is coming to town June 7, 2020 and we are hosting another free seminar where you can learn from local triathlon experts about the importance of training and technology as you prepare for the race. Many of the top triathlon coaches use data from wearable technology to determine the best training [...]

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Preventing Repetitive Training Injuries

By |2019-09-10T12:34:08+00:00September 9th, 2019|Back Pain, Chiropractic Care, Cycling, Exercise, Pain, Running, Sports Injuries|

There are basically two types of injuries: acute injuries and overuse injuries. Acute injuries are usually the result of a single, traumatic event such as: wrist fractures, ankle sprains, shoulder dislocations, and hamstring muscle strain. While overuse injuries are more common in sports than acute injuries, they are subtle and usually occur over time. This [...]

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Prep for the Roanoke 70.3

By |2019-10-22T14:56:32+00:00August 20th, 2019|Cycling, Exercise, Running|

The Roanoke 70.3 triathlon is coming to town June 7, 2020 and we are hosting a free seminar where you can learn from local triathlon experts on how to prepare over the next year. Our panel of experts will discuss the course outline, tips on training for a long course, nutrition and hydration, mental toughness [...]

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15 Things We Have Learned In 15 Years Of Practice

By |2019-07-30T11:25:30+00:00July 29th, 2019|Acupuncture, Back Pain, Chiropractic Care, Exercise, Healthy Eating, Pain, Sleep, Vitamins and Supplements|

Last month we celebrated 15 years in practice. We are so thankful for the opportunity to serve our patients and are humbled by the trust placed in us. When we first started the practice, one of our main goals was to educate the community. Many offices treat patients, but not [...]

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Why We Call it [Core]

By |2019-04-09T18:50:47+00:00April 8th, 2019|Back Pain, Chiropractic Care, Exercise|

If you are reading this article, you most likely have some affiliation with our office. [Core] Chiropractic and Wellness has been fortunate to serve the residents of the Roanoke, Virginia area now for several years. Every once in awhile we get the question of where we got our name. In this week’s blog article, [...]

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Intermittent Fasting: Health Cure, Weight Loss, or Hoax?

By |2019-03-16T14:49:38+00:00March 16th, 2019|Exercise, Healthy Eating, Sleep, Stress, Vitamins and Supplements, Weight|

Intermittent fasting is a general term used to describe a variety of approaches that change the normal timing of eating throughout a day with short-term fasts used to improve overall health. In other words, intermittent fasting is an individual periodically fasting for a longer duration than the typical overnight fast. Let me start by [...]

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Beware of Hamstring & Piriformis Stretches

By |2019-02-11T19:19:17+00:00February 11th, 2019|Back Pain, Exercise, Pain, Sports Injuries|

The general consensus for years has been that, when a muscle is tight, it should be stretched. It makes sense, right? If a hamstring or piriformis is tight, and stretching loosens muscles, then why wouldn’t you stretch it? There is no doubt that piriformis and hamstring stretches are very popular with athletes, sedentary workers, [...]

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Back to Running After a Hip or Knee Injury

By |2019-01-29T18:57:39+00:00January 29th, 2019|Exercise, Pain, Running, Sports Injuries, Vitamins and Supplements|

Running is one of the most popular forms of exercise in the world. However, up to 50% of all runners will sustain an injury that will impact their training or running performance. Long-distance running imposes highly repetitive forces, which can be up to eight times the body weight of the runner. A marathon runner [...]

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The Great Detox

By |2019-01-14T19:03:51+00:00January 14th, 2019|Exercise, Healthy Eating, Recipes|

As a New Year’s resolution, we often look to clean up the mess we created during the final few weeks of the year. Between the holiday parties, family get-togethers, and all of the leftover Christmas cookies, things can easily get out of hand. So how do you detox? How do you clean up the [...]

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