How to Avoid Common Repetitive Use Injuries…

Repetitive Use Injury

Over the past month we’ve been discussing common injuries of the elbow… and a lot of them tend to stem from repetitive injuries. So, what exactly is a ‘repetitive use injury’? Many patients will come into our clinic with this type of injury and wonder “how” or “why”. Or when they have been told they…

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The Most Common Injuries in Golf and How ANY Golfer Can Avoid Them

Shoulder Injury

Over the past month, you’ve read about common shoulder injuries typically caused by daily activities and poor posture. But how about taking a seemingly effortless walk on the grass and hitting a few balls along the way? Injuries in golf are extremely common. But the problem with golf is that most people who play it…

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5 Steps to Properly Recover From an Ankle Injury

Ankle Injury Recovery

Most people have twisted their ankle in some way at this point in their life. Whether it be stepping off of a sidewalk wrong, stepping incorrectly in high heels, or even playing your favorite sport, the sharp pain that comes with twisting your ankle inwards can be pretty hard to forget. When dealing with a…

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After An Injury, Do I Run… Or Rest?

Ankle Injury

I see many people not giving themselves the best chance of staying active and healthy, simply because they don’t receive the best advice – and that’s unfortunate. So I’d like to take a moment to address a question that is commonly asked of me; One that I think is vitally important to make understood. ===…

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Plantar Fasciitis: How To Limit It And Avoid Other Ankle Injuries Or Pain…

Plantar fascitis

Luckily, Plantar fasciitis is MUCH easier to explain than it is to pronounce. It’s basically an injury which you’d recognize from a very sharp ‘pin prick’ like pain underneath your foot. It can come from too much running, having a long term problem with an Achilles tendon that wasn’t properly fixed, from wearing running shoes…

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What Do You Do When You Pull A Muscle?

Rice Method

Have you ever pulled a muscle? Chances are you have. And when you do, don’t you know it! When you pull one the pain can range from mild, like a minor neck strain you get from turning your head the wrong way, to very severe, such as a lower back injury that leaves you unable…

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After An Injury, Do I Run… Or Rest?

Run or Rest

I see many people not giving themselves the best chance of staying active and healthy, simply because they don’t receive the best advice – and that’s unfortunate. So I’d like to take a moment to address a question that is commonly asked of me; One that I think is vitally important to make understood. ===…

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Plantar Fasciitis: How to Limit it and Avoid Other Ankle Injuries or Pain…

Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is much easier to explain than it is to pronounce. So I’ll try my best: It’s basically an injury which you’d recognize from a very sharp ‘pin prick’ like pain underneath your foot. It can come from too much running, having a long term problem with an Achilles tendon that wasn’t properly fixed,…

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Sports Injuries: Why “Exercises” Don’t Always Work… And How To Make Sure The Ones You’re Doing, Are!

Exercise

Let’s talk… About why MOST exercises NEVER work. (Like the person injured and doing them, hopes). This is largely because they are being done at the wrong time, for the wrong reason and in the wrong order. There’s a myth out there that anytime a person gets injured, it’s all about just doing “some exercises”.…

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Is 100% Recovery Ever Possible?

Ankle Pain

Nick here again and I’d like to talk to you about recovery… The more health conscious that we get as a nation, the more this question pops up in my clinic: “Will I return to 100% and be able to do everything that I used to be able to do, again?” The answer to this,…

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