Dr. Derek Gearhart is happy to share that he has completed his 12th consecutive Active Release Technique certification this past January 2016. This particular seminar was a re-certification for the Spine. Dr. Gearhart took his first seminar in 2004 and has maintained a current certification ever since. Professionally certified providers must maintain yearly continuing education […]
Excellent video from Runners World and Dr. Jordan Metzl, Medical Doctor detailing Shin Splints. He explains the anatomy along with the differences between bone pain and muscle pain. A true fix relies on proper cross-training and strength and conditioning.
TEXTING NECK Today’s society has relied upon text messaging, social media, and other applications via mobile devices to communicate for years, but recent research has shown that the increase in the use of technology could in fact be a major cause of neck pain. A recent research article in the Applied Ergonomics journal […]
Here is a brief article by the Journal of the American Medical Association recommending chiropractic as one of the effective treatment methods for back & neck pain. JAMA recommends Chiropractic as first means of back pain treatment
Runners world article detailing ways to improve recovery and treat injuries as a result of athletic and sedentary habits. The article includes a few different strategies. Here are links to the techniques that I use which are both mentioned in the article. Active Release Technique & Hawk Grips
Article on Runners World detailing some of the common mistakes runners make that can reduce your performance and happiness when it comes to running. http://www.runnersworld.com/running-tips/10-bad-habits-and-how-to-break-them?cid=soc_Runner%27s%20World%20-%20RunnersWorld_FBPAGE_Runner%E2%80%99s%20World__Running%20Tips
Article on www.active.com expressing the difference and importance of Active Release Technique for running and endurance related injuries. http://www.active.com/running/articles/art-an-ideal-method-for-running-recovery
Dr. Derek & his fellow Scottish cyclist, Philip Rennie, pose for a picture for the New England Parkinson’s Century Ride Click here to donate to Dr. Derek’s Team
Dr. Derek Gearhart of Bucks Sports Chiropractic explains the difference between lateral epicondylitis, aka “Tennis Elbow”, and lateral epicondylosis, then demonstrates several techniques and exercises you can do at home to alleviate pain and inflammation associated with both conditions.
Dr. Derek demonstrates some exercises you can do at home to improve shoulder strength and mobility when suffering from shoulder injuries or reconditioning following injury. These techniques are also effective for improving general shoulder strength, flexibility and mobility.