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…


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,…


Fighting the Battle of Creep – Dr. Matthew DiLallo D.C.

August 11, 2015

  Fighting the Battle of Creep. What is Creep? Creep is defined as the progressive deformation of a structure under constant load (1). This concept applies to both the structures that support our house, but also the structures that support our human body.  Due to the viscoelastic properties of the tissues in our body, it will help to think of creep in terms of a rubber band.  If you repeatedly…


Sorry Paleo Diet followers. If you want to live longer, eat Whole Grains??? Dr. Brett A. Goldstein D.C.

January 30, 2015

If you want to live longer, eat Whole Grains???So we all know how bad grains are for the digestive system and how they promote inflammation. Humans have only been eating grains for the last 10,000 years although our genes were formed about 2million years ago. Without grains, people wouldn’t get fat and wouldn’t have high insulin levels. Since grains are very simple carbohydrates, they break down into sugar quickly. Due…


Have you Injured your arm or leg? Don`t stop working out! – Dr. Brett A. Goldstein

January 29, 2015

Have you ever had a torn rotator cuff or broken arm and stayed home from the gym.  Well don`t!Research has shown that by performing  single-side training with the non-injured limb it will minimize the effects of atrophy and accelerate healing in the injured arm. This effect is known as cross-education.You increase strength in the injured limb due to neural adaptations. You will still have to train bilaterally to trigger a…