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
1. Decrease the risk for injury Faulty movement patterns or asymmetry in muscle strength can lead to injury. Here at Chiros in Motion our sports specialists will evaluate your movement patterns and perform muscle tests to be sure you are functioning at your best. If there are any faulty movement patterns or significant weaknesses found… Continue reading How Can Sports Chiropractic Help Me Prepare for this Sports Season?
1. Start conditioning before the season starts Preparing to train hard is one of the best ways to reduce injury risk. Starting the season with little to no prior strength or conditioning training puts your muscles, ligaments, and joints at higher risk of overuse and over-exertion injuries. Training before the season starts is important because… Continue reading 8 Ways to Prepare For This Upcoming Sports Season
As discussed in our post last week, the shoulder is a complex joint. It has a wide range of motion which is great for function but often stability can be difficult to maintain. There are two main causes of shoulder discomfort which include over-use and traumatic. The mechanism of injury can point towards what is… Continue reading Shoulder Impingement
Low back pain is one, if not the most common complaint, that people will have in their lifetime. At somepoint, there is a good chance you will experience some type of lower back pain. It can present in many ways.