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Category: Sports Injury

Achilles Tendonitis: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

Achilles tendonitis can affect anyone; however, athletes and very active people are the most susceptible. The most common symptoms are moderate to severe pain and/or swelling in the heal of your foot. Cases may vary by patient, but even a mild case can be very painful and limit your mobility. If you have Achilles tendonitis, treatment is usually necessary for these types of sports injuries. This is because if left untreated it can lead to a tear, which can then lead to surgery, missed work,

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How Chiropractic Care Can Help with Sports Injury

A 2014 ESPN poll revealed that 88 percent of parents worry 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 injuries for kids ages 6 to 19. If you or someone in your care experiences any of the following, you should consider chiropractic care: Headaches, hypertension, neck pain, spinal

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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 what is the proper running form to avoid injury? This includes lower or middle back pain and foot injuries such as plantar fasciitis and achilles tendinitis. Surprisingly, not all running experts agree. In fact, some podiatric physicians tout a lack of research that either midfoot or heel striking is better running form. “Heel striking has received more negative press than it deserves. The evidence simply doesn’t support

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