Category: Sports Injury

How Chiropractic Care Can Help with Sports Injury

Did you know that a 2014 ESPN poll revealed that 88 percent of parents are concerned about their child’s risk of injury when playing youth sports? In 2013, USA Today reported 1.3 million young athletes experienced a sports injury severe enough to send them to a hospital emergency room. Sprains, strains, fractures, contusions, abrasions, and concussions are the most common sports-related injuries for kids ages 6 to 19. If you or someone in your care experiences any of the following, you should contact a chiropractic

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Best Running Form to Avoid Foot Injury or Lower Back Pain?

It’s Springtime and many people are out running for fitness and fun. One question many runners have is how you should run to avoid lower or middle back pain, and to protect the foot from injuries such as Plantar Fasciitis and Achilles Tendinitis. Not all running experts agree. In fact, some podiatric physicians tout a lack of research that either mid-foot or heel striking is better than the other: “Heel striking has received more negative press than it deserves. The evidence simply doesn’t support the

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