Posts Tagged "ankle pain"

Are You Suffering From Trigger Point Pain?

Are You Suffering From Trigger Point Pain?

When it comes to treating joint and muscle pain, not all therapies work for all people and for all conditions and at all times. You ARE a special snowflake! Want to save time, money and the pain of unhelpful treatments?  Getting an accurate diagnosis as to what’s causing your pain will take you a long way 🙂 So let’s specifically chat about trigger points. What makes this muscle pain different from all other muscle pains? A trigger point is an area of hypertonic or tense muscle tissue. Usually the cause of these areas of tension is due to overuse or hyperactive musculature.  Think improper posture, trauma, or repetitive use. Here’s the zinger...

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4 Steps to Fix A Bad Ankle and the UM Basketball Camp

4 Steps to Fix A Bad Ankle and the UM Basketball Camp

I’m looking over some player paperwork from our 5th year as the on-site chiropractic team at Jim Larrañaga’s Fantasy Basketball Camp at the University of Miami and not surprisingly, we tend to see the same injuries over and over. Low backs, hamstrings, pulled groin muscles, general neck pain, and the topic of our bloggity blog, today, “I have a bad ankle.” I like treating these orthopedic injuries because there is usually a predictable, traceable pattern of wear and tear that brings a patient into our consultation, albeit this time, court-side at the University of Miami. The bio–mechanics of the body are similar to the mechanics of a car: Predictable patterns of...

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