Posts Tagged "pain"

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 blowing...

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The Skinny on the Anti-Inflammatory Diet

Although the ‘anti-inflammatory diet,’ is probably one of the least sexy and least extreme nutrition games out there right now (Cookie diet anyone?), it is a loose outline to quite literally save your life as well as your waistline! What do I mean by that? Have you heard about those gnarly chronic degenerative diseases that are making Americans very sick?  Think Type II or non-insulin dependent diabetes, heart disease and Alzheimer’s to name a few.   Nasty stuff and a hard way to navigate the second half of your life.   Chronic degenerative diseases are the result of chronic inflammation in the body.  This stuff doesn’t happen overnight. When it comes to chronic...

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