Category: stretches

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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Warm Up with Dynamic Stretches

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Jonas Chiropractic Sports Injury Care   Dynamic stretching, also known as movement prep, involves movement of moderate intensity that does not exceed your normal range of motion, with a gradual increase in range and intensity. Dynamic stretching prepare the body for activity by helping to increase blood flow and muscle...

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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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3 Easy Stretches to Strengthen your Back

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Stretching minimizesback pain and prevents imbalances throughout your musculoskeletal system. Knees to Chest Lie on your back and bring both knees up toward your chest. Gently pull your knees up to your chest. Breathe deep hold for 20 to 30 seconds. Repeat 10-15 times. Side Knee Stretch Lie on your...

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