Tips for Successful Winter Training

Tips for Successful Winter Training

When we think of dangerous sports, we often think of activities that produce the most injuries: football, hockey, basketball, etc. These so-called ‘dangerous’ sports are usually contact sports, or they are sports that demand a high level of...

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Eastern Medicine Scores for Football Players

Eastern Medicine Scores for Football Players

You might not expect an NFL football player, like James Harrison of the Pittsburgh Steelers, to turn to Eastern medicine for his injuries, but he does, and he isn’t the only one. Many other NFL athletes, such as Aaron Rodgers of the Green Bay...

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Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction & Finding Pain Relief

Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction & Finding Pain Relief

If you have struggled with sacroiliac joint, or SI joint, dysfunction, you know the pain and frustration that it can create. The thing to know, if this is something you experience, is that your pain is typically caused by an imbalance of mobility...

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Backpacking on a Bum Knee

Backpacking on a Bum Knee

Does this sound like you? One day I had a patient come in to the clinic with severe knee pain. She had just gone on a nine day backpacking trip and had hurt her knee on day three. Even though she was in pain, she kept on using the knee for the...

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Acupuncture for Equestrians

Acupuncture for Equestrians

“No hour of life is wasted that is spent in the saddle”- Winston Churchill, officer in the British Army, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, honorary citizen of the United States, and man responsible for securing the safe return of tens of...

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How Your Ears Can Help Heal an Ankle Sprain

How Your Ears Can Help Heal an Ankle Sprain

The Basics Ankle sprain is the 3rd most common sports injury. Ankle sprains are very common, and almost inevitable in sports that involve jumping, running, and turning quickly, such as: soccer, hockey, basketball, gymnastics, and volleyball and...

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3 Drug-Free Ways to Manage Your Pain

3 Drug-Free Ways to Manage Your Pain

Persistent pain can be life-altering, affecting your work, home life, and general well-being. You want to do anything to find relief, but at what cost? When it comes to managing pain, the best solution should be one that is effective with little...

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Top Things You Should Know About ACL Injuries

Top Things You Should Know About ACL Injuries

The ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) is the ligament that connects the femur (thigh bone) and tibia (shin bone). ACL injuries are commonly called sprains. An ACL tear is the most severe injury, as this indicates the ligament has been completely...

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An Athlete’s Delicious Daily Meal

An Athlete’s Delicious Daily Meal

Nutrition is an integral part of any athlete’s training regimen, just as important to your overall fitness and well-being as exercise and rest. And, just as any training requires dedication, time, and effort, so does nutritious meal-planning...

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