Posts Tagged "sprain"

Reduce pain like Kentucky Derby winner, Johnny Velazquez

The struggle is real. (if you feel like an old injury is robbing you of fun, sports, and quality of life.) Learn the secret to recovering from injuries AND staying well from 2017 Kentucky Derby winner and Racing Hall of Fame jockey, Johnny Velazquez.

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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 blowing...

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A Groin Pull By Any Other Name

A Groin Pull By Any Other Name

True or false:  Recovering from a groin injury can last longer and be more painful than a bad reputation from the Rio Olympics. Answer:  True! One of the most painful, frustrating and lingering athletic injuries is a ‘groin pull’. These injuries do not discriminate and have a major impact on athletes of all sports at all levels of play. Olympic swimmer (and troublemaker) Ryan Lochte recently suffered from a groin injury which cost him a potential win in the 400 individual medley. You may even remember the beginning of Tiger Woods’ decline beginning with a groin pull, a problem that can last for many months, easily reoccur and cause a cascade of other injuries if...

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