Is CrossFit Safe? – Dr. Todd Rodman, DC, CCSP, CSCS Boca Raton , Florida

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October 4, 2016

Brett Goldstein, D.C., Todd Rodman, C.C.S.P., D.C., and Christopher Knapp, D.C., at the CrossFit Games Is CrossFit Safe-  Why CrossFit injuries occur & how to reduce your risk of injury   I am writing this blog because I often get asked this question from many different types of people. It usually comes from either a patient, a CrossFit athlete, or an individual interested in knowing about CrossFit. There are many…

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Dynamic Duo: CrossFit and Kinesiology Tape – Dr. Nessa Parkinen, D.C. – Lake Forest, California

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June 6, 2016

Dynamic Duo: CrossFit and Kinesiology Tape     Kinesiology tape has exploded in the CrossFit arena. Is it just for show, or does this tape actually provide a benefit to athletes?   The idea behind kinesiology tape is to improve length-tension relationships of muscles, improve force coupling among muscles, and improve neuromuscular efficiency. All of these benefits are achieved via stimulation on the skin. This differs from traditional athletic tape…

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

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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…

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

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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…

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CrossFit and Chiropractic – Nick Neratka DC, ART

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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…

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Diversify Your Workout Portfolio – Dr. Todd Rodman, DC, CCSP, CSCS and Dr. Chris Knapp D.C.

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March 10, 2016

 Diversify Your Workout Portfolio Diversify Your Workout Portfolio   When talking about investing terms, diversifying your portfolio means to spread your investment money among several different types of investments (stocks, bonds, cash, etc.) in the interest of moderating risk that one investment type will perform poorly. It is meant to help protect your investment in the instance something unexpected comes up.   In exercise terms, diversifying your workout portfolio means…

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

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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…

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

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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,…

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

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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…

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