He Had Cupping Done, What is the Science Behind It? – Dr. Therese Miller D.C.

May 21, 2017

Effective and Quick Pain Control through Cupping- a look at the science behind it! By: Dr. Therese Miller, DC   With roots in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), a form of therapy known as “cupping” gained attention in 2016 Olympic headlines. When dark circles appeared on the Olympian Michael Phelps after a cupping treatment, everyone started asking: What are those things? Does it work? What does the evidence say? I’d like…


Stretching -A Performance Indicator -Dr. Brandon Hardin

May 12, 2017

• Stretching: A Performance Indicator •   • Stretching has always been a hot topic for athletes. It is more so now that we are seeing injury patterns due to certain types of stretching. I treated a football player with a high hamstring tear this past week. I asked him what his stretching technique pre and post game was and he couldn’t develop an answer. •   • This poses…


Why Should I Warm Up? – Dr. Nick Neratka D.C.- Irwin, Pennsylvania

June 1, 2016

Question: Why Should I Warm Up?   Answer – For performance enhancement and injury prevention. I’ve been the guy that will walk into a gym throw on some weights and just go to work. I didn’t really ever warm up because in all honesty, I didn’t want to put the effort into. It was just pure laziness really. I saw this happening a lot not only in myself but in my high school and…


CrossFit: One Major Misconception – Dr. Chandler Turnispeed D.C. – Johns Creek, Georgia

May 26, 2016

Recently, I had a conversation at a 5k/10k race we were sponsoring with a passerby who commented on our sign. The sign stated a few of the conditions we treat and treatments we offer and one of the items was “CrossFit Care.” Their comment was something along the lines of how dangerous CrossFit is that it needs its own care and treatment style. He stuck around as I explained what…


CrossFit and Shoulder Pain – Dr. Paul Endriss D.C.

May 16, 2016

CrossFit and Shoulder Pain All sports have common injuries associated with them.  Football: knee injuries.  Track: lower leg overuse injuries; such as plantar fasciitis, Achilles tendinitis and shin splints to name a couple. Basketball: knee and ankle sprains.  Baseball and softball: shoulder injuries.   And just like every sport I listed above Crossfit is no exception.  One of the more common injuries in the sport of Crossfit is shoulder impingement syndromes…


CrossFit and Chiropractic – Nick Neratka DC, ART

May 10, 2016

CrossFit and Chiropractic   Crossfit and Chiropractic By Nick Neratka DC, ART I want to start off this article by saying that I am a new crossfitter, and have really been enjoying it, not just for the workouts, but for the people as well. Crossfit was something that I said I would never do because – I had, originally, seen a large amount of bad in it. During the early…


The Importance of Rest and Recovery – Dr. Brett A. Goldstein D.C.

February 29, 2016

The Importance of Rest and Recovery     You are an athlete and you train hard. You go 100% and don’t like to rest. Rest is for the weak they say. Training non stop and not allowing time to recover actually can weaken the strongest athlete. Between your training sessions, it is important to rest and recover. This is the time when your body has time to replenish energy and…



February 18, 2016

THE ATHLETIC ADVANTAGE Summer has ended and the school year is about to commence. With fall sports in full swing, we have to remind our young athletes about the importance of being healthy on and off the field. Wellness is an integral part of an athlete’s career and should be discussed on a daily basis. These young men and women are inundated with their school schedule, early morning practice, and…


Muscle Tightness and Cramps, Why? Dr. Brett A. Goldstein D.C.

January 18, 2016

Muscle Tightness and Cramps, Why?   Almost everyone has experienced tight muscles at one time or another. They can be painful, lead to injury,  limit movement and decrease performance.  Preventing and managing tight muscles is the key to avoiding injuries.   There are a few common reasons and times that muscles can tighten up.  The most frequent times when muscle tightness can occur are during periods of prolonged inactivity, during exercise,…


The Lost Aspect of Exercise Programs: “Recovery” – Dr. Todd Rodman, DC, CCSP, CSCS

September 10, 2015

The Lost Aspect of Exercise Programs: “Recovery” The Lost Aspect of Exercise Programs: “Recovery” One of the most important, yet often overlooked aspects of exercise is proper recovery from training. How many times have you heard, “Why do I need therapy, I’m not hurt”, “I don’t have time to stretch”, “I get my water from soda” or “I only get 5 hours of sleep per night”. These are some of…