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Knee pain from Osgood-Schlatters?

What is Osgood-Schlatters? Osgood-Schlatter disease is a childhood injury caused by repetitive use. Too much activity without enough rest causes pain and inflammation just below the knee cap. This condition often affects children who are undergoing or are just experiencing the end of a growth spurt. Sports with repetitive running, jumping, and cutting are the… Continue reading Knee pain from Osgood-Schlatters?

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Trigger Point Dry Needling

What is Trigger Point Dry Needling? During this treatment, the practitioner uses a thin filiform needle to penetrate the skin and stimulate the target tissue beneath. The target tissues in this case are called trigger points or "knots" within a muscle or connective tissue. This is a great way to manage neuromusculoskeletal pain and limitations… Continue reading Trigger Point Dry Needling

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Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome

Patellofemoral pain syndrome, otherwise known as PFPS, is a condition caused by inflammation, irritation, or overuse of the patella tendon. The patella tendon attaches the patella to the tibia or head of the shin. PFPS may start from overuse or acute injury. Common symptoms include pain with jumping, walking up and down stairs, climbing, or… Continue reading Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome

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Advice for Injured Athletes

Written by Dr. Emma Scaro, DC MS CCSP. Dr. Emma is a previous division 1 and professional soccer player, she is also a sports chiropractor at Chiros in Motion. She talks about her experience with injuries and advice that she has to offer athletes experiencing a difficult injury. Mindset is crucial during recovery from a… Continue reading Advice for Injured Athletes

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How chiropractic can help improve your knee pain

Chiropractic can help improve knee pain by providing a variety of treatment options including muscle work, therapeutic exercise, chiropractic adjustments, treating muscle imbalances, and improving mobility restrictions in the hip and ankle. The key is to find a certified sports chiropractor who specializes in these fields and offers these types of treatments. Chiros in Motion… Continue reading How chiropractic can help improve your knee pain

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Treating Sport Injuries with Active Release Techniques

Why chose an ART provider for my sports injury? After a sports injury, the area that is causing an athlete's symptoms may not be located where the athlete is feeling pain. A certified ART provider has a great ability to locate and identify the tissue or muscle that is causing the complaint. ART has many… Continue reading Treating Sport Injuries with Active Release Techniques

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4 Reasons to See a Sports Chiro After Your Seasons Over

1. Evaluate any injuries that occurred during the season Injuries often occur middle to the end of a sports season. Having these injuries evaluated and treated by a sports chiropractor can shorten the healing process and help to prevent the injury from reoccurring. 2. Improve mobility and range of motion The body adapts to repetitive… Continue reading 4 Reasons to See a Sports Chiro After Your Seasons Over

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4 Chiropractic Myths

Myth #1: Chiropractors only treat the spine Chiropractors specialize in a range of musculoskeletal conditions. These conditions include the lower and upper extremities. Chiropractic education focuses on the musculoskeletal system giving them extensive knowledge of anatomy and physiology. The education chiropractors receive covers injuries, disorders, or dysfunction of bones, joints, tendons, and muscles. Their education… Continue reading 4 Chiropractic Myths