Tag: injury

Natural Relief for Plantar Fasciitis

Before and After Chiropractic Care A 5K and lots of yard work left me struggling with a flare up of my plantar fasciitis.  I will certainly seek treatment at the office, you can read more about conservative natural treatment of plantar fasciitis using chiropractic methods here.  If you have suffered from plantar fasciitis, you know how painful …

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I Just (Foam) Roll That Way…

Advanced stretch of IT band

Foam Rolls and an Injury Prevention Workout You finally started that exercise program.  You are feeling great, just waiting to see the results and…injury occurs.  Often, exercise programs don’t get off the ground because of injury.  With injury, an ounce of prevention  is worth a pound of cure.  Stretching your muscles and warming up are important before each …

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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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Survival Tips for Standing in Line This Holiday Season

This post is from the American Chiropractic Association but provides a good reminder that standing for long periods can cause injury.  These sensible tips can lead to a strain free holiday season! The holiday season is here and with it comes lots of reasons for good cheer…but it can also bring added demands and stress …

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Effective Relief for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome without Drugs or Surgery!

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome is caused by compression of the median nerve at the wrist as it passes through the carpal tunnel, a narrow passageway at the base of the hand.  Symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome can vary from intermittent numbness and tingling in the first three to four digits of the hand; sharp electrical pain …

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