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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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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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Bursitis: Hips, Knee, Shoulder, Elbow……Oh My!

Another great run on a perfect spring day, another flare-up of the familiar joint pain. Most runners have come to accept that they will always be nursing one injury or another, so your sore joints may just feel like another thing to ice and stretch. While this routine may help you ignore the problem, if you have bursitis you may need medical attention. I’m Dr. Bob Meyer,  a sports injury chiropractor in Austin, TX who has worked with the University of Texas athletic program developing

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