Tag: back pain

Stretching – An Important Habit

The habit for September is stretching.  Stretching is an important part of any exercise routine.  Many common injuries are caused by muscles that are tight and not flexible.  After talking to Dr. Tim, Dr Vijay and Aaron, we came up with a list of three of their favorites: Dr Tim Dr. Tim is a big …

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Orthaheel Sandals & Shoes

Orthaheel Shoes and Sandals Provide Supportive Soles to Protect Your Feet

We are proud to announce that we now carry Orthaheel Sandals, Shoes and Slippers. Inappropriate footwear is a cause of ankle, knee and low back pain.  Flip flops, boot and ballet flats with no arch support are problematic.  These types of shoes are just as damaging to your feet as high heels. Orthaheel provides appropriate …

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Pregnancy Changes Foot Size

by Dr. Vijay Patel Recent research supports the long-held notion by women that pregnancy changes your feet.  Based upon my experience in clinical practice, these changes in women contribute to incidence of low back pain; sciatic pain; hip, knee and leg pain.  I have found that early intervention utilizing specific exercises in combination with custom orthotic devices …

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Congrats to Dr. Vijay!

Congrats to Dr Vijay on completing his Acupuncture Certification at National University of Health Sciences. This is a 100 hour program with a credentialing exam at the end. Dr Vijay is excited that he is able to offer a wider variety of options to improve his patients health and new options for pain management.  Acupuncture …

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Kinesio Tape – An Effective Drug Free Alternative to Healing Injury

Kinesio Tape on Knee

      Kinesio Tape is an effective drug-free treatment for a wide variety of muscular ailments designed to reduce pain and speed healing.  Kinesio tape is a latex-free cotton fiber tape that may be stretched over an injured area.  When  musculature is damaged, the body often responds with swelling.  This swelling, while intended as …

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