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
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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
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?
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
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
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.