Sports Injuries

Don’t Stretch Your Hamstrings

By |2017-04-07T05:28:42+00:00April 7th, 2017|Chiropractic Care, Exercise, Sports Injuries|

  A recent Facebook post of ours gathered a lot of attention.  The article “Stop Stretching Your Hamstrings.” was posted on March 23rd on the [Core] Chiropractic Facebook page detailing the dangers of stretching your hamstrings and why you should stop. I want to expand upon that article to help continue the conversation and [...]

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Shoulder Pain: Impingement Syndrome

By |2016-11-15T18:03:18+00:00February 18th, 2016|Chiropractic Care, Pain, Sports Injuries|

Have you experienced pain in the front of your shoulder where your arm attaches to your chest? Patients often experience pain in this area when they perform specific motions with their arms, such as reaching behind their head. Sometimes this pain can be so intense that it restricts individuals from performing normal daily activities, which [...]

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Important Information for Runners

By |2019-01-23T12:32:39+00:00February 27th, 2015|Exercise, Running, Sports Injuries, Videos|

Runners never want their endeavors to create a running injury. Unfortunately runners are responsible for 90% of the injuries and traumas we see in our office. The good news is, with the right training, most of these injuries can be avoided. The Injury Cycle Most running injuries follow a simple pattern called the injury [...]

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Run Healthier, Run Faster

By |2019-01-24T12:35:03+00:00February 25th, 2014|Exercise, Pain, Running, Sports Injuries|

Eric, a friend of a patient, wrote me recently thanking me for helping him run his last marathon at a personal best time (3:38)! The funny thing is, I have never met Eric. He just took the same advice I have given many runners over the years: run less, run faster, get stronger, and improve [...]

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Foot & Knee Pain: The [CORE] Approach

By |2019-01-24T12:37:29+00:00June 17th, 2013|Chiropractic Care, Pain, Running, Sports Injuries, Vitamins and Supplements|

Most musculoskeletal conditions are caused by overuse. Conditions of the foot and knee are no different. We diagnose these conditions in western medicine with names like plantar fasciitis, torn meniscus, arthritis, Achilles tendonitis, IT band syndrome, patella-femoral syndrome, bunions, runner's knee, and more. These conditions all start with a mechanism of overload, which is [...]

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Is My Pain Soreness or Injury?

By |2019-01-24T12:16:29+00:00April 29th, 2013|Chiropractic Care, Exercise, Pain, Sleep, Sports Injuries, Vitamins and Supplements|

It is simply soreness after your workout, or is it injury? Hurt or harm? It’s an important question to ask yourself when you wake up the day after a hard workout or a day working in the yard. How do you know the difference? And better yet, how do you prevent the pain? Hurt [...]

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Cyclists’ knee injuries – patellofemoral syndrome

By |2015-06-29T15:58:39+00:00July 13th, 2011|Sports Injuries|

I saw this article on a common knee injury known as patellofemoral syndrome.  http://www.sportsinjurybulletin.com/archive/1044-cyclists-knee-injuries.htm It is a great article on the mechanics of the this common problem in cyclists and many other athletes.  This syndrome rarely becomes a surgical event when managed properly.  Icing, quad and hip flexor stretching, combined with ART (Active Release Techinque) [...]

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