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Foot and Ankle Pain

Foot and Ankle Pain

Have You Experienced or Been Experiencing a Foot or Ankle Injury?Whether you are experiencing or have experienced a foot or ankle injury, you may also be experiencing or have experienced some other aches and pains along the way. Many people/athletes tend to experience other aches and pain, whether it is experienced during or after theirContinue Reading »

Top 3 Causes Of Neck Pain In Athletes

Top 3 Causes Of Neck Pain In Athletes

While low back pain is the first thing that comes to mind that chiropractors can help with, neck pain is a close second for the next most common injury seen in the office. Whether it is related to “sleeping funny”, working from home, or pushing yourself too hard in the gym, neck pain can beContinue Reading »

Title: 3 Q’s about CrossFit + Low Back Pain

Title: 3 Q’s about CrossFit + Low Back Pain

Since High Intensity Functional Training (HIFT) is relatively new, I thought it would be helpful to share my thoughts on this type of training. If you are unfamiliar with this term, perhaps you’ve heard of CrossFit – which is, by and large, the most popular form of HIFT. CrossFitters and non-CrossFitters alike have inspired theContinue Reading »

Forget the R.I.C.E Method: Part 3 of 3

Forget the R.I.C.E Method: Part 3 of 3

In the first two articles in this series, I highlighted the pitfalls and myths surrounding soft tissue injuries and recovery. It turns out, soft tissue injuries need PEACE AND LOVE not RICE! Recently, the British Journal of Medicine (BJM) published an article highlighting the positive recovery effects of these two new acronyms – PEACE and LOVE.Continue Reading »

Forget the R.I.C.E Method: Part 2 of 3

Forget the R.I.C.E Method: Part 2 of 3

In the first post in this series, I highlighted the pitfalls of the R.I.C.E Method for sports injuries and soft-tissue recovery. One thing I failed to do, though, is thoroughly breakdown the effects of inflammation. Inflammation and swelling are a normal part of the tissue healing process, so any aim, strategy or magical healing sprayContinue Reading »

Forget the R.I.C.E Method: Part 1 of 3

Forget the R.I.C.E Method: Part 1 of 3

Back in 1978, Dr. Gabe Mirkin created the protocol of R.I.C.E for the management of soft-tissue injuries. This became the “gospel” for the next several decades, as coaches, athletic trainers and clinicians all found themselves reciting this quip to patients in order to help aide in the recovery process. Except, it doesn’t… So much so that theContinue Reading »

What Causes Shin Splints? (Part 3 of 4)

What Causes Shin Splints? (Part 3 of 4)

Dr. Alex Earl, DC shares insights and simple strategies to help competitive and everyday athletes like you deal with shin splint pain in the Wheaton, Glen Ellyn, Carol Stream & Winfield area. “OUTPUT IS SECONDARY TO INPUT. WHAT WE PUT INTO OUR BODY MATTERS MORE THAN WHAT WE DO TO OUR BODY” The Best KeptContinue Reading »

What Causes Shin Splints? (Part 2 of 4)

What Causes Shin Splints? (Part 2 of 4)

Dr. Alex Earl, DC shares insights and simple strategies to help competitive and everyday runners like you deal with shin splint pain in the Wheaton, Glen Ellyn, Carol Stream & Winfield area. “MOST OVER-USE INJURIES OCCUR FROM DOING TOO MUCH, TOO SOON AFTER DOING TOO LITTLE FOR TOO LONG” The 2 Vital Features of OveruseContinue Reading »

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