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Chiropractic Blog, Shoulder Pain & Sports Chiropractic

How Chiropractic Can Help Your Shoulder Pain

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

Chiropractic Blog, Knee Pain & Sports Chiropractic

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

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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 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?

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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

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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.