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

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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…

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Active Rest – “Can I Play?” – Dr. Todd Rodman D.C.

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February 20, 2015

An athletic patient that has an injury will often ask the question “can I return to my sport.”  This is a question that has many variables depending on the specifics and severity of the injury as well as the mechanics and type of sport they are returning to. Research shows that early muscle activity of the injury promotes the healing process, speeds up recovery time and prevents deconditioning (muscle atrophy). …

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Mobility vs. Stability – Dr. Matthew DiLallo D.C.

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February 20, 2015

Mobility vs. Stability Every joint in the body has a specific function and is prone to certain levels of predictable dysfunction. As a result each joint has specific training needs. Injuries closely follow joint dysfunction and problems at one joint usually present themselves either upstream of downstream from the issue. Mobility is defined as the ability to produce a desired movement and stability is defined as the ability to resist…

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