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5 Low Back Pain Myths

August 8th, 2017

Low back pain is a regularly occurring affliction among people world wide. On average, an estimated 80% of people will deal with a significant bout of back pain which causes them to miss work or prevent them from doing regular activity at some point in their lives. The economic impact of low back pain is …

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Understanding Pain

July 11th, 2017

The vast majority of my patients, if not all of them, come to see me because they are experiencing some sort of pain or discomfort. This often annoying, sometimes debilitating, but definitely necessary sensation exists to protect us from a treacherous environment which hurls bodily harm our way on a daily basis. The problem with …

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Infant Carrying/Feeding Tips

May 9th, 2017

A good number of my patients are getting to that age where they are having their first children, and more recently a couple of them have come in complaining of neck/shoulder and back pain that they have developed from caring for their newborns. Since this topic was top of mind, I figured I would share the …

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Overuse Injuries

April 4th, 2017

Muscle and joint pain from over-training or doing repetitive movements is one of the most common complaints I see in my office. These types of injuries can be difficult to manage, so in my opinon, the best tool to treat them is prevention and knowledge! In this short article, I will outline some of the …

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Crossfit Open 2017 – 17.3 Recovery Recommendations

April 4th, 2017

Use the power of your mind to bounce back from the 3rd workout in the 2017 open.

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CrossFit Open 2017 – 17.2 Recovery Tips: Vibration Therapy

March 7th, 2017

Vibration therapy, like the type I offer in my office using the Rapid Release device, is a great way to help muscles recover from a tough workout. Find out more about how you can get similar results at home and what areas I would recommend targeting after WOD 17.2.

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CrossFit Open 2017 – 17.1 Recovery Recommendations

February 24th, 2017

If you are doing the Open this year, give these recovery tips a try so you can stay at your best after and between the workouts! These tips are for WOD 17.1

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Low Back Pain Stretch – Quadratus Lumborum (QL)

January 3rd, 2017

Give this stretch and mobility work a try if you have low back pain! It may help ya out. If not, make an appointment with us to get your pain figured out.

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Dr. Steve’s Healthy Lifestyle Gift Guide 2016

December 7th, 2016

It’s the most wonderful time of the year again! If you have found yourself scratching your head about what to get someone on your holiday gift list then I may have a couple of ideas for you. Gifts can be a great way to let someone know that you care about them, and the healthy …

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Planking – How To and Not To

November 8th, 2016

Planking is a fantastic exercises for teaching and training yourself for good postural alignment and core strength, which can reduce and prevent back pain! I made a little video about how to do it, how not to do it, and how to make it harder once you start to improve! Give it a watch and …

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