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Shin splints are caused when repetitive stress is placed on the Tibia (shin bone) and the connective tissue around it that attaches the muscle to the bone.  Symptoms can be pain in the either the front of your shin, or on the inner portion of your shin ...

The “Foam Roller” vs Stretching: What is the difference?

To start, let’s review the anatomy of muscle tissue.  Working from the largest to the smallest structures of muscle tissue, the whole muscle is composed of many strands of tissue called fascicles. These are what we see when we cut red meat or poultry ...

Common Cross-Fit Training Injuries: How to Prevent Them

As Cross-Fit Training becomes more and more popular, I have been seeing more trends in common injuries that are occurring.  I see both novice cross-fit trainees and advanced trainees in my office, and to me the two most common areas of injury resulting ...

Many people have questions on the efficacy of PRP (platelet rich plasma) injections.  Here is the research in a nutshell:   What is PRP?  Blood consists of red blood cells, white blood cells, and plasma.  In PRP, blood is taken from the body and ...

Knee Pain: Possibly Caused By Hip Dysfunction?

The etiology of a large percentage of knee pain is poor control of hip positioning.  A past theory of patella femoral pain syndrome (PFPS) was the inner quadricep muscle (vastus medialis oblique) was being overpowered by the outer quadriceps (vastus ...

Cervicogenic Headaches

There are many reasons for headaches and a large population suffers from what’s called “cervicogenic headaches.”  This term simply implies headaches which derive from neck dysfunction.         Cervicogenic headaches frequently occur in ...

Many people are taught it is proper to sit with their hips and knees bent to 90 degrees, but this is not entirely true.  The majority of people seeking ergonomic advice admit to having a slouched posture and report a feeling of tightness and pain in ...

Back Pain in Athletes

There are many reasons for back pain in athletes that perform rotational movements, such as golf, tennis, and baseball.  But a good starting point is to observe their initial spine position at address (before swinging).   There is a law of movement ...

When we move our arms and legs, the central nervous system quickly tells the muscles that stabilize the spine, scapula, and pelvis to contract in order to stabilize these central areas before the limbs move.  Some people do indeed lack the “core ...

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