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Runner's Knee

The runner’s nemesis: IT band

Runners love to hate their IT bands. Trouble there can keep you off the road, the runner’s worst nightmare.

Short for iliotibial, the IT is a long band of connective tissue on the outside of each leg, running from hip to knee. When it gets inflamed, it usually causes pain on the outside of the knee. But it can also cause pain at the hip or lower back.

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Hidden trauma: improving long-term problems after concussion

Hidden trauma: improving long-term problems after concussion

The protocols around concussion in sports have really advanced in the past 10 years, especially considering new standards adopted and publicized by the NFL and other professional sports organizations. Following traditional concussion care, athletes can often benefit from chiropractic treatment.

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Ice or Heat for Injuries – Is the medical standard changing

A very interesting article appeared over at Spartan.com posing the question “Is RICE all wrong?”, and jumps to the question of Ice or Heat for injuries and it caught the eye of Dr. Andrew Gross and Dr. Josh Sand at out office because when we were in Chiropractic around five years ago, the automatic correct test […]

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Great Articles on STOP Sports Injuries – New Treatment for ACL Repair – Stress Fractures in Basketball – PRP Injections – Rowing Injuries and MORE!

Our good friends at STOP Sports Injuries produce a monthly newsletter with some really solid information almost always based around common sports injuries!  http://www.stopsportsinjuries.org/ New Treatment for ACL Repair? By Kayleigh Sullivan, BS, and Brett D. Owens, MD http://aossm.informz.net/admin31/content/template.asp?sid=52347&ptid=1514&brandid=4196&uid=1058329468&mi=6162649&ps=52347 Stress Fractures in Basketball by Grant Jones, MD http://aossm.informz.net/admin31/content/template.asp?sid=52348&ptid=1514&brandid=4196&uid=1058329468&mi=6162649&ps=52348 Keep Rowing Injuries at Bay by Jonathan F. […]

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Active Release Technique in a nutshell

Active Release Technique Active Release Technique (ART®)is a hands-on soft tissue management system that allows a practitioner to diagnose and treat soft-tissue injuries. The goal of ART® is to restore optimal texture, motion, and function of the soft tissue and release any entrapped nerves or blood vessels. This is accomplished through the removal of scar […]

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USA Women’s Soccer wins WORLD CUP, but the cool thing is that most played multiple sports in high school!

Reading about the US Women’s World Cup soccer team this beautiful Sunday afternoon led me to an article produced by USA Today stating that most of the players on the team were MULTI-SPORT athletes before focusing on soccer.  In the article written by Martin Rogers for USA Today Sports on July 3rd, 2015, Martin states […]

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