Tag: sports chiropractic

Super core stability exercises that can enhance your run courtesy of Runners World Magazine

Super core stability exercises that can enhance your run courtesy of Runners World Magazine Many so called overuse injuries from running are not overuse at all, but an expression of mechanical weakness.  While you may be training for a half or full marathon with your legs, your core and your upper body may be lagging behind conditioning wise, affecting your posture as you increase your mileage. There are many instances of professional runners entering the finish line of the New York marathon with terrible form and posture.   The truth is, the upper body can take down the lower body functionally, Read More »

How much exercise is too much for your growing children?

How much exercise is too much for your growing children? Youth sports programs are very popular, with travel programs that include popular sports such as basketball, gymnastics, running, soccer and swim. Many of these sports require grueling training regimens as the children progress into the later grades and the sports become more competitive. In our practice, we see many young athletes competing and becoming injured. Recently, a young swimmer who wanted to compete so badly injured her shoulder and it was necessary to give her forced rest, to prevent damage to the joint. Unfortunately, she decided to tough it out Read More »