Blog Archive

Turf Toe vs. Sand Toe Nov 2nd, 2020

“Turf’s Up, Dude!” is not something you usually hear, unless of course, you have a surfer friend who is experiencing what is commonly known in the chiropractic community as “Turf Toe.” So what is, turf toe, you ask? Chiropractic Sports Institute defines turf toe as “an injury in which the...

Hip Stiffness & The Effects To Your Sport Oct 2nd, 2020

Running, skiing, playing basketball or soccer (football, if you’re anywhere besides the U.S.) can all take a toll on those precious, valuable joints of yours. While working on your glutes and surrounding muscles may improve the durability and protect the integrity of your joints, time does take a toll and...

What's your Achilles Heel? Sep 15th, 2020

Everyone has an “Achilles Heel”, a vulnerable area that can cause persistent pain in the body. Not everyone has to suffer from Achilles Tendonitis. For some people, the Achilles Heel might be the actual thing preventing them from experiencing an active physical life and the full expression of the body...

Heel Spurs Sep 1st, 2020

Heel spurs CAN be healed. Pun intended. Get it? Heel / Heal. Anyone? Anyone? Bueller?  Heel spurs are painful. Most people suffering from heel spur syndrome don’t quite know what they should do about it once it has become a regular part of walking and exercise. Suffering with heel spurs...

Gluteus Medius Weakness & Back Pain Aug 17th, 2020

An article in Forbes announced that “Americans sit more than anytime in history...and for people with long commutes, even longer...and it’s literally killing us.” The average number of hours spent sitting for the average American is a shocking fifteen hours a day!  Sitting at a desk all day can cause...

Cervicogenic Headaches Aug 4th, 2020

Cervicogenic headaches are defined by the American Migraine Foundation as “pain perceived as occurring in a part of the body other than its true source; it is perceived in the head from a source in the neck;” therefore, a cervicogenic headache is a secondary headache, which means that it is...

Concussions and what to do? Jul 16th, 2020

Concussions are defined by the Mayo Clinic as “a traumatic brain injury that affects your brain function. Effects are usually temporary but may include headaches and problems with concentration, memory, balance and coordination.” Unfortunately, concussions can negatively affect the overall health of the entire body, including the neck, shoulders and...

Top 3 Reasons Why NFL, NBA & MLB Players Love The Graston Technique Jul 3rd, 2020

Why is the Graston Technique the leading soft-tissue therapy used by two-thirds of players in the NFL, NBA and MLB teams? Because it works very well and very fast. This highly effective form of manual therapy, known as soft-tissue instrument-assisted mobilization, is just one of a number of manual therapy approaches...

NormaTec Compression: Accelerating Muscle Relief Jun 15th, 2020

In today’s dynamic world, professional athletes and active gym members alike only have a short amount of time dedicated to proper stretching after vigorous exercise. As a result, painful toxins can build up in targeted muscle areas, leaving one feeling tired and sore. Imagine if you could eliminate metabolic waste...

SHOCKWAVE THERAPY: A Revolutionary Advance in Pain Management Jun 1st, 2020

Non-invasive. Affordable. Effective.  These words describe a revolutionary technology in the treatment of chronic pain conditions such as headaches, neck pain, shoulder pain, knee pain, ankle pain, tennis elbow/golfer’s elbow, tendonitis, wrist pain, sprains and strains, turf toe/sand toe, plantar fasciitis, rotator cuff injury, disc herniations, track and field injuries...