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How To Prevent Sports Injuries

For an athlete, there is nothing worse than being benched midseason. The problem is that many people who participate in sports are so focused on becoming better at the sport they play that they forget that you must work the whole body to enhance performance. When it comes to sports injuries, the weakest link is…

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The Most Common Sports Injuries

Even though there are hundreds of different types of sports injuries, certain areas of the body are more likely to be damaged than others. These areas make up nearly eighty percent of all sports injuries. Here are some of the most common sports injuries: Achilles Tendinitis Pain and inflammation can occur when the Achilles tendon,…

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Three Exercises to Help Heal Sports Injuries

  Many people know that exercise and stretching help to heal sports injuries. But, they are unaware of what exercises to do. In this article, you will learn three exercises to help heal sports injuries.   Foam Roller Exercises Using a foam roller to stretch the muscles is great to ease yourself into your sport again.…

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Tennis Elbow: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

Though its name implies a sports related injury, tennis elbow isn’t just caused by playing tennis. It can have a number of different non-tennis related causes. The pain is caused by the overuse of specific movements in the arm, which cause acute pain and swelling. It is, in medical terms, a form of tendinitis. Pains…

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Natural Ways To Relieve Pain

Lake Pointe Chiropractic and Wellness Center has you covered for natural pain relief solutions! Why not peruse our selection of nutritional supplements after an adjustment or a massage from one of our licensed massage therapists. Nutrition may be one of the last resources you think of to help reduce pain, but you’ll be surprised with…

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Golf Swing: Sports Injury?

With proper spinal and extremity alignment (shoulders, wrists, ankles, and feet) an athlete’s body can function more efficiently. Just as proper alignment of tires, shocks, and struts increase speed, agility, and strength on a race-car, athletes will see the same benefits within their body. In addition, athletes will increase flexibility, decrease recovery time, and decrease…

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