Category: Recovery

Normatec

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NormaTec is the leader in rapid recovery—their systems give a competitive edge to the world’s elite athletes, coaches, and trainers. At Jonas Chiropractic Sports Injury Care our goal is to establish recovery as an integral part of every athlete’s training, and we feel NormaTec systems assist our clients in accomplishing...

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Are you running with foot pain?

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Running is a ground contact sport. The foot sustains seven times the body weight while running and up to twenty times in jumping sports. The foot is involved in both the landing and push-off while running, absorbing the shock of impact upon landing, then controlling the force used during push-off....

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Do you have Shin Splints?

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By Dr. Jon DeGorter, Jonas Chiropractic Sports Injury Care Like most running injuries, shin splints is often caused by overuse. Also known as Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome, shin pain can also result from worn out running shoes, poor running form such as heel striking, flat feet, high arches, weak dorsi...

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Sidelined by a Hamstring Injury?

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The powerhouse of your legs, the hamstring is a group of muscles along the back of your thigh that help in walking, jumping, running, cycling and swimming. A pulled or strained hamstring can disrupt your training plan, sidelining you for weeks if not treated right. There are three categories of...

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Achilles Tendonitis

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Achilles tendinitis can be hard to beat and can disrupt your training for long time. The achilles is the strongest and largest tendon in the body, connecting the calf muscle to the heel bone. The achilles transfers force from the calf muscle to produce the push off when you walk,...

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Is it Sciatica or Piriformis Syndrome?

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If you ever had a shooting pain down the back of your leg, you immediately think sciatica! But are you suffering from sciatica or piriformis syndrome? Either can be debilitating for a runner and very difficult to continue training through. Most athletes stop running for a long period to rest...

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Calf Strain

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A tear in the calf muscle, often referred to as a pulled calf, occurs when the muscle is stretched beyond its limit from sudden overloading of the muscles during speedwork, hill running or running on uneven trails. Symptoms can vary significantly but usually involve a sudden sharp pain at the...

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Is Knee Injury Inevitable?

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By Dr. Steve Jonas & Dr. Jon DeGorter Many runners at some point find themselves dealing with knee pain. Injury may seem an inevitable part of running especially at longer distances, and patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS) is one of the most common running injuries. Runner’s knee is pain around the...

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Piriformis Syndrome is a Real Pain in the Butt

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A small muscle in the back of the hip, the piriformis is a common cause for hip, buttock, hamstring or sciatic pain in high-mileage runners. This muscle is responsible for the external rotation of the hip joint. When the piriformis is irritated, it can affect the sciatic nerve and is...

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Are you having Shoulder Pain?

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The shoulder is the most mobile joint in the body and mobility comes at the price of stability. Active sports like golf, tennis, and weight training incur shoulder injuries at a higher rate. Rotator cuff injuries are just one of more than a dozen separate problems that can affect the...

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