Chiropractic can help improve shoulder pain by providing a variety of treatment options including muscle work, therapeutic exercise, chiropractic adjustments, treating muscle imbalances, and improving mobility restrictions in the shoulder, neck, and upper back. The key is to find a certified sports chiropractor who specializes in these fields and offers these types of treatments. Chiros in Motion offers all of the above. 4… Continue reading How Chiropractic Can Help Your Shoulder Pain
Patella Dislocation / Dislocated Kneecap
What is a dislocated kneecap and why does it happen? The patella, otherwise known as the knee cap, is a bone that sits in the front of the knee joint. When the knee bends and straightens the patella provides extra support and acts as leverage to provide more power and stability to the knee joint.… Continue reading Patella Dislocation / Dislocated Kneecap
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
How Can Sports Chiropractic Help Me Prepare for this Sports Season?
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?
8 Ways to Prepare For This Upcoming 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
Cause of Shoulder Impingement 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 trauma. The mechanism of injury can… Continue reading Shoulder Impingement
Low Back Pain
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.
Chiropractic and Hamstring Injury
Wondering how chiropractic can help with hamstring injuries? Hamstring strains are one of the most common injuries in sports. There are many ways that chiropractors can help which include reducing pain, increasing motion, working on the surrounding joints (hip, ankle, knee etc), increasing strength, and decreasing muscle tension.