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Athletic Health Care

4 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Concussions

July 28, 2016
Categories: Athletic Health CareNewsTherapy

By Dr. Kyla Nelson, DC & Acupuncture Provider According to the 4th International Conference on Concussion in Sport in 2012 a concussion is a “brain injury and is defined as a complex pathophysiological process affecting the brain, induced by biomechanical forces”. Contrary to popular belief someone does NOT have to experience loss of consciousness to… Read More

Yoga & Osteoarthritis

June 29, 2016
Categories: Athletic Health CareNewsTherapy

By Dr. Kyla Nelson, DC & Acupuncture Provider Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common chronic condition that affects joints, most commonly the lower back, neck, hips, knees and fingers. OA involves the gradual breakdown of joint cartilage and bone. Severity can differ from mild, moderate or severe, depending on a number of factors including a… Read More

Eliminate Your Fears & Doubts About Acupuncture

June 15, 2016
Categories: Athletic Health CareNewsTherapy

By Dr. Kyla Nelson, DC & Acupuncture Provider Acupuncture is an ancient therapeutic modality that has continued to evolve throughout the past decades. Today many practitioners have begun to practice what is called Western Medical Acupuncture. Western Medical Acupuncture is defined as: “a therapeutic modality involving the insertion of fine needles; it is an adaptation… Read More

Everything you need to know about DOMS!

May 25, 2016
Categories: Athletic Health CareNewsTherapy

By Dr. Kyla Nelson, DC & Acupuncture Provider Delayed onset muscle soreness (commonly referred to as DOMS) is a common condition that results from strenuous activity, usually after a marked increase in exercise or a change in the type of exercise an individual is performing. According to recent literature, “DOMS appears to be a product… Read More

5 Tips For Getting Fit This Summer!

May 12, 2016
Categories: Athletic Health CareNewsTherapy

The weather is actually warming up now and with that brings the urge to get outside! Check out our top 5 ways to get your exercise in outside this summer! Join a walking or running group Walking or running groups are a great way to ensure that you get your exercise in! Studies have shown… Read More

Interesting Facts I Bet You Never Knew About Pain

April 20, 2016
Categories: Athletic Health CareNewsTherapy

By Dr. Kyla Nelson, DC & Acupuncture Provider Pain is an incredibly unique experience that serves to protect you from potential dangers. Although unpleasant, it is a completely normal and necessary mechanism that we all need to experience from time to time. Given this, we thought we would share with you a few interesting pain facts… Read More

Spring into Fitness!

April 5, 2016
Categories: Athletic Health CareNewsTherapy

By Dr. Kyla Nelson, DC & Acupuncture Provider Once it (finally) starts warming up this spring, a great way to workout outside is by using a suspension trainer (i.e. the WOSS suspension trainer).   It’s a great way to incorporate both resistance and cardiovascular activity into an exercise session, while enjoying the outdoors.  Benefits of the… Read More

5 Tips for a Healthy Low Back

March 23, 2016
Categories: Athletic Health CareNewsTherapy

Low back pain is experienced by up to 85% of people in their lifetime. Here are a few quick tips to help prevent the onset of low back pain! 1. Exercise Over and over again research has shown that exercise is key for preventing low back pain. Whether you are a walker, jogger, yogi, etc., the… Read More

Running Series – Plantar Fasciitis

February 3, 2016
Categories: Athletic Health CareNewsTherapy

By Dr. Kyla Nelson, DC & Acupuncture Provider Today we will continue on discussing running injuries with Plantar Fasciitis. This condition is a common cause of heel pain among runners and walkers. The plantar fascia is a thick connective tissue that extends from your heel, over the sole of the foot, all the way to… Read More

Running Series – “Stress Fractures”

January 25, 2016
Categories: Athletic Health CareNewsTherapy

By Kyla Nelson, DC & Acupuncture Provider Running has long been a popular form of exercise. In recent years, participation in long distance marathons and ultra-marathons has continued to grow in popularity. Given this – it’s important to acknowledge the injury rate, which has been reported to be as high as 30-80% per year. Over… Read More