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Hip Bone Connected to the … Knee Bone!

A guest post by Dr. Rick Boatright, D.C. The human skeletal frame is similar to a mobile hanging over a baby’s crib.  It’s nearly impossible to make a change in one part without it affecting the entire mobile.Similarly, it’s just about impossible to change any part of the skeletal frame without it generating consequences in other [...]

Knee Pain Part 1- An Above and Below Approach

Where does knee pain start? Common sense would lead you to believe that your knee pain may actually becoming from, well your knee.  The pain that you're experiencing in your knee is likely due to damaged or inflamed structures in the knee but the excess stress that caused the injury might coming from above and below [...]

Keep Your Kids Healthy This Winter

My youngest daughter has had a case of the "perma-snots" for about as long as she has been on this planet.  Whether it is the dead of winter or the dog days of summer, there was a steady stream of snot running out of her nose. There was also the occasional sore throats, stomach bugs and general [...]

Two weeks to Thanksgiving Wellness Challenge

Thanksgiving marks the opening day of the holiday eating season and what starts as wonderful meal shared by loved can start a downward spiral of eating and glutinous behaviors. From the parties to the well-intentioned gifts, bad food is impossible to escape during the holidays. Everyone knows that misery loves company and if your eating [...]

SoBro Turkey Trot 2014

Want to feel better about gorging yourself on November 27th?  How about you burn a few calories before you stuff your face with holiday goodness? While you're at it, you can help others less fortunate.  Sounds like a win-win to me and you don't have to deal with the crazy over crowded other Thanksgiving run. [...]

Keeping Your Kid Safe in the Car

As a chiropractor I have the joy of helping people feel better and return to their daily activities without pain.   For our patients who have been in automobile accidents this road can be a long and arduous path.  There are things that can be done to prevent injuries in a motor vehicle accident, particularly when [...]

The Best Ab Exercise and Why You Should Stop Crunching

by Dr. Bingham, DC, DACRB If you have mentioned doing crunches in ear shot of me, you have undoubtedly suffered through my diatribe on the evils of sit-ups and crunches, sorry but I do it because I care.   I am not the only one who feels this way, Stuart McGill talks about the damage to [...]

What causes overuse knee pain? – Part 1

For many weekend warriors and professionals alike, knee pain can mean an end to participating in a sport that brings joy, physical fitness and stress relief.  There are a variety of knee pain causes, but for this post I am going to focus on overuse injuries, as opposed to traumatic injuries.   Knee pain accounts [...]

Tennis Elbow and Golfer’s Elbow – What You Can Do

by Aaron Day The Rundown A behind-the-scenes look at Epicondylitis, the rise of the overuse Injury affecting the elbow; we will go in depth and expose the truth behind medial/lateral Epicondylitis, its causes, and its long-term or temporary toll it places amongst today’s athletes. The elbow joint is made up of three bones, the upper [...]

When is Stretching a Bad Idea!

It stands to reason that would want stretch a muscle if it is tight, right? I wish that it were that simple, but as with most things it is not.  We have all heard the benefits of flexibility from early on in school when we were told that we should be able to touch our [...]