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
The hamstring is a group of 4 muscles that originate on the ischial tuberosity (butt bone) and extend down past the knee to insert onto the tibia. Learn more about the anatomy of your hamstrings, common hamstring injuries, and what to do and not do if you suffer an injury to this important muscle group.
Lower back pain is one of the most common reasons to seek care from a medical provider. It is estimated that 75% – 85% of people will have some sort of lower back pain in their life with most symptoms resolving themselves without surgical need (learn more). Being a chiropractor, I obviously see a lot […]