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 repetitious or ballistic movements. After identification of a weak link, targeted exercises improve stability, strength, and […]
The temporomandibular joints (TMJ) and the surrounding muscles can become a source or head, neck, face, tooth, eye, and/or ear pain. This is specifically referred to as temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMD).
As part of a course of treatment at Cole Pain Therapy Group, many patients participate to some degree in chiropractic rehabilitation, involving rehabilitation of the nerve, muscle, and skeletal system. The goal is restoring function to a dysfunctional system. Injury and pain alters the movement system, which in turn results in more pain. It is the job […]
As many new mothers can attest, the muscle strains of pregnancy are very real and can be more than just a nuisance. The average weight gain of 25 to 35 pounds, combined with the increased stress placed on the body by the baby, may result in severe discomfort. Studies have found that about half of all […]