Improve Your Skiing This Winter With These 6 Drills

Now that the snow is about to start falling many of us will be hitting the slopes. If this is your only sport and you have not done much physical activity since last year you will likely find that your feet and lower legs are pretty sore the first few times out! Skiing is a very…

Chronic Ankle Sprains? Fix Your Feet With These Simple Drills

Most active people have suffered an ankle sprain at one time or another accompanied by swelling, pain, weakness, and a long road to complete recovery!  Many runners and athletes may find themselves more susceptible to future sprains and strains even after the initial problem has resolved. This is because soft-tissue healing can take anywhere from…

Fix Your Plantar Fasciitis

Many people who are active have dealt with pain in there foot or calve. I am sure many of you have heard the phrase “it starts from your feet up.” This is particularly true for the plantar fasciitis. The plantar fascia is a connective tissue structure that supports the arch on the bottom of the…

Improve Your Shoulder Mobility

Anyone who is a regular gym-goer may have heard the term “thoracic mobility” before. It has become a particularly popular topic in Cross-Fit circles and sports where a maximal shoulder end range of motion is desired (the lock out). This is necessary for exercises such as pull-ups, hand stand push-ups, ring work, and over head press’…

Four Exercises Everyone With Lower Back Pain Should Be Doing

Dealing with acute or chronic lower back pain can be a daunting task. If you have followed any of my other posts, you know that I am a firm believer in corrective exercise in addition to traditional chiropractic care. These 3 exercises below are superior (in my opinion) at correcting common imbalances that may be the…

Do You Have Sciatica Pain?

I think most chiropractor’s would agree, we see a lot of lower back pain, and for good reason; we are very successful at fixing it! Often patients report that the pain will travel down their leg causing a “burning” or “tingling” sensation. What could be causing this? Your spine has spacer’s known as intervertebral discs…

Exercise Alone Does Not Counteract the Effects of a Desk Job

As some of you may have heard, a study was recently published in the Annals of Internal Medicine has found that exercise alone cannot counter-act the effects of sitting! In the last 10 years there has been a plethora of research that has brought to light the complications that occur from excessive sitting both at home and…

3 Reason’s You Now Have Back Pain

So your done with school and getting situated in your career, maybe you have been in the work force a year, maybe it has been 5 years. Whatever the case, you now have responsibilities and people to answer too that you didn’t previously. This obviously occupies a lot of your time, leaving less time for…