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Sports Injury: Hamstring Strain

When it comes to the most common sports injuries, one that most of us are pretty familiar with are hamstring strains. While they are fairly common among athletes, they can also be extremely painful. They can be so painful, in fact, that they can sometimes lead us to believe we have just had a major injury, believing something much more serious has happened. Some common activities that can lead to a hamstring strain are starting and stopping abruptly, jumping or even intense running. What is

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4 Effective Treatments for Runner’s Knee

Running is one of the best ways to lose weight, get in shape, stay fit, and challenge yourself physically and mentally. However, it’s also a great way to injure yourself. Whether from inexperience or running high mileage, running can result in several types of common injuries. Runners knee is one of the most common types of injuries runners sustain. Fortunately, there are some effective treatments. Post-run Icing Icing your knees after every run can help prevent runner’s knee from happening. There’s a lot of inflammation

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5 Benefits of EPAT Laser Pulse Therapy for Sports Injuries

Sports injuries can be painful, and they take you away from the sport you love. You want to get on your feet and back in the game as quickly as possible, so it’s important to find an effective treatment option that can help you do just that. EPAT Laser Pulse Therapy is an FDA-approved, non-invasive treatment option with many benefits for those injured in a sports activity. No Down Time Immediately after your EPAT Laser Pulse Therapy treatment, you’ll be weight bearing and upright. This

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Chronic Back Pain

What is Spinal Adjustment for Back Pain? At Spinal Rehab and Sports Medicine our chiropractors use hands-on manual manipulation as well as a wide range of other treatments to support and promote musculoskeletal health, restore and improve circulation and restore and improve function and mobility. What Techniques are Used to Treat Back Pain? Chiropractors use many techniques to treat conditions related to back pain. The most common techniques are also among the least invasive treatments that exist for back pain. They are; 1. Flexion-distraction Also

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These Injuries Require You to See a Sports Medicine Specialist Right Away

It is great if you choose to live an active lifestyle. After all, it is a great way to stay both physically fit and healthy. However, certain activities can also lead to some serious injuries. Furthermore, if you do not let a doctor examine your injury immediately, your condition might worsen and lengthen your recovery time.

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Athletes with Injuries Should Visit a Chiropractor for Efficient and Effective Treatment

A chiropractor is a healthcare professional focused on treating disorders involving the musculoskeletal and nervous systems. They work on properly aligning the athlete’s musculoskeletal structure, particularly the spine, so that the body can heal itself without need for surgical intervention or medication—both known to pose some potentially worrisome consequences in some cases.

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The Story Behind Plantar Fasciitis and Important Facts to Know about

Plantar fasciitis is an ailment that may be more common than many of us think. In fact, it is one of the most common causes of pain affecting the bottom of the heel. That’s because your plantar fascia is that flat band of ligament that connects your heel bone with all of your toes. When this becomes weak, irritated and swollen, it may hurt significantly to walk or even stand.

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Laser Pulse Therapy Can Readily Help You Beat a Number of Painful Conditions

When it comes to pain in the joints, legs and feet, laser pulse therapy has become one of the favored methods of treatment today. Laser pulse therapy, also known as an Extracorporeal Pulse Activation Treatment or EPAT, mitigates various painful conditions by utilizing pressure waves to transform kinetic energy into radially expanding shock waves.

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Plantar Fasciitis Treatment: EPAT Shockwave Therapy for Fast Recovery!

One day you’re outside, logging miles at record speed, and the next you’re icing your heel and limping around. If you’ve never experienced plantar fasciitis, count yourself lucky. The raw pain in your heel that radiates towards the sides of your foot is enough to sideline you for weeks. Forget about that race you were training for! Plantar fasciitis can take weeks to heal, and is more likely to reoccur if you don’t allow plenty of time to rest. Many sports injuries are frustrating because

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Achilles Tendinitis: EPAT Shockwave Therapy for Fast Recovery!

It starts as a gentle, nagging pain. You can almost ignore it and keep pushing your way through the workout. After all, athletes are used to working through pain. Push yourself too far, though, and now your Achilles tendon is throbbing persistently. You are reduced to walking on tiptoe because a normal step stretches the tendon painfully far. What was once a minor ache, simply a by-product of a tough workout, now has you parked on the couch with your foot perched on a heap

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