Category: Treatment

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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Shin Splints

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Shin Splints – Stress Fracture or Stress Reaction By Dr. Jon DeGorter, DC One of the most common lower leg conditions is Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome, also known as Shin Splints, characterized by a stress reaction on the inside of the shin bone. A stress reaction is the preceding stage...

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Plantar Fasciitis

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Are You Suffering From Plantar Fasciitis? By Dr. Jon DeGorter, DC That stabbing pain on the bottom of your foot near the heel usually indicates the common running injury plantar fasciitis. The pain is usually worst with the first few steps after getting out of bed, although it can appear...

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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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Are You An Unbalanced Runner?

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Most people think runners are unbalanced. Despite what your mental state might be, your body may not be in complete alignment. Structural or muscular imbalance can lead to injury and pain. The area most affected by structural imbalance that can have a big effect on your running is your pelvis....

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