Elbow tendinitis (also elbow tendonitis) can be frustrating because it slowly becomes increasingly painful and intrusive into one’s life. Also known as tennis elbow or golfers elbow, the pain can occur on either side of the elbow. Symptoms may range from a simple tenderness along the forearm muscle and epicondyle to severe pain when attempting to […]
Doctors of Chiropractic (DCs) care for patients of all ages, who may be suffering from a variety of health conditions. DCs are especially well-known for their expertise in caring for patients with back pain, neck pain, and headaches…particularly with their highly skilled spinal manipulations or chiropractic adjustments.
Self Care- R.I.C.E. There is a relatively standard self care protocol for most of the other overuse types of injuries. This protocol can be helpful prior to getting a professional opinion and involves the following: Rest– Generally no more than 48 hours of rest and/or immobilization is needed, depending on the
Participation in sports or exercise is a crucial step in maintaining your quality of life. Exercise strengthens your heart, bones, and joints and reduces stress, among many other benefits. Unfortunately, exercise related injuries are all too common. Often, these injuries derail someone’s exercise efforts, keep coming back despite episodes of rest, and take the joy out […]
October is National Chiropractic Month and the focus this year is “Find Your Game.” This simply means achieving optimal function at any level of fitness. That includes everyone from athletes to office workers, young and old. We encourage you this month to focus on being your best, feeling your best, and performing your best.
Prehab (pre-rehabilitation) is a rehab concept that focuses on identifying predisposing factors to injury. It asks, “why does it hurt?” after answering “what hurts?” Injuries usually occur at weak links in the biomechanical chain that become overloaded by either