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Therapy

Get Moving: Exercising with Low Back Pain – Part 3

September 26, 2016
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By Dr. Kyla Nelson, DC & Acupuncture Provider Following up from last week – we will discuss the importance of flexibility training to help combat chronic low back pain. Flexibility Training When your muscles (i.e. hip flexors, hamstrings or spinal erectors) shorten or decrease in flexibility, abnormal mechanical stresses are placed on your lumbar spine…. Read More

Foam Rolling 101

August 16, 2016
Categories: Athletic Health CareNewsTherapy

By Jordyn Mackonka, PT Foam rolling has become increasingly popular over the past decade; you can’t go into a yoga studio, gym or rehab clinic without seeing several rollers lined up. With rolling becoming more mainstream there is the increased risk of its misuse. So what exactly does foam rolling do? Rolling is a form… Read More

4 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Concussions

July 28, 2016
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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
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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
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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