Shoulder Strength and Mobility

By January 2, 2018 0 Comments

CrossFit Over 80% of Crossfit workouts involve the shoulder. Many CrossFit exercises are shoulder intensive and our shoulders are not weight bearing joints like our hips and knees. Immobility or muscles imbalance can lead to potential pitfalls with compound movements. Some common exercises like the overhead press, snatches, burpees, thrusters, pull-ups and dips are tough…

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What do I do if I have neck pain when I turn my head?

By January 17, 2017 0 Comments

What do I do if I have neck pain when I turn my head? In my experience this usually occurs as a result of a misalignment of the first cervical vertebra. This is because most of the rotation (or turning of your head) is a result of the normal functioning of the top two bones…

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What We Offer: Neck and Low Back Decompression

By October 17, 2016 0 Comments

Decompression is a treatment option for patients that are experiencing painful symptoms from a disc injury. This may be simple neck or low back pain, but more commonly causes pain or numbness/tingling into the arms or legs. The standard of practice is to investigate the region with an MRI to confirm the level of disc…

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Cold Laser Therapy: Frequently Asked Questions and Answers Regarding Low Intensity Laser Therapy

By June 15, 2016 0 Comments

What is Laser Therapy? Low Intensity Laser Therapy (LILT) is the use of light from a Low Intensity Laser to eliminate pain, accelerate healing and decrease inflammation. Laser Therapy does not heat or cut tissue, unlike high intensity lasers. There is no side effect to the treatment. There is no sensation of heat. Treatment can…

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The Importance of Your Glutes

By June 22, 2015 0 Comments

Posture Due to our society and cultural habits, the typical American’s posture has suffered dramatically. One of the biggest reasons for this phenomenon can be traced back to our butts. That may seem strange, but your glutes are vital for posture. The reason is because your glutes are extensor muscles; they extend your spine and…

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Natural Anti-Inflammatory Recipe – Ginger & Turmeric

By April 20, 2015 0 Comments

Ginger and Turmeric Slushy It is normal for our bodies to go through the process of inflammation following exercise and trauma. In fact, your body needs inflammation to repair cartilage, muscle, ligaments and bones to heal properly. With this uncomfortable but necessary process comes pain and discomfort so the question is: What can I do for the discomfort? Most…

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