Study Validating Positive Influence of Local Muscle Vibration during Foam Rolling on Range of Motion and Pain

Study Validating Positive Influence of Local Muscle Vibration during Foam Rolling on Range of Motion and Pain

Hyperice, a leader in recovery and movement enhancement technology, recently announced up to a 40 percent increase in range of motion when applying vibration during foam rolling. The findings result from a study utilizing the Hyperice VYPER, which the Hyperice team, including Scientific Advisory Board Chairman, Dr. Michael Clark, and researchers from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, including renowned …

Anthony Katz Hyperice

Anthony Katz

Founder, Hyperice Inc

Training Athletes and Patients for Explosive Strength

Training Athletes and Patients for Explosive Strength

Since strength training was first studied as a method for preparing strength and power athletes for competition, it has been recognized that peak force takes some time to reach. And yet some athletic movements are completed in just 100 – 150ms. Therefore, the rate at which force is developed is likely at least as important for athletes as maximum strength. Training …

Christopher Beardsley Strength and Conditioning Research

Christopher Beardsley

Director of Strength and Conditioning Research

4 Strategies to Help Your Patients Conquer Sugar Addiction

4 Strategies to Help Your Patients Conquer Sugar Addiction

In May 2016, the FDA announced changes to the nutrition facts food label that appears on all packaged foods and drinks. Starting in 2018, the new label must clearly state how much sugar the manufacturer added to the product and what percentage of the recommended daily maximum that represents. This is a huge improvement over the current label, which lists …

Dr. Robert Silverman

Dr. Robert Silverman

DC, MS, CNS, CCN, CSCS, CKTP, CES, CIISN, DACBN, DCBCN, HKC, SASTM

Shockwave Therapy can effectively treat Plantar Fasciitis

Shockwave Therapy Can Effectively Treat Plantar Fasciitis

Ultrasonographic Evaluation of Low Energy Extracorporeal PulseActivatedTherapy (EPAT) for Chronic Plantar Fasciitis By Robert Gordon, MD; Charles Wong, BHSc; Eric J. Crawford, BHSc Toronto, Canada FOOT & ANKLE INTERNATIONAL ©2012 by the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society DOI: 10.3113/FAI.2012.0202 Background: Ultrasonographic measurement of the plantar fascia can be used to objectively diagnose plantar fasciitis. The purpose of this study was …

Dr. Rob Gordon

Dr. Rob Gordon

MD, FRCS(C), diploma of Sports Medicine

Posture and Depression

Posture and Depression: The Research vs. The Buzz

A recent study concluded with the suggestion that “adopting an upright posture may increase positive affect, reduce fatigue, and decrease self-focus in people with mild-to-moderate depression.” This arena has been hard to study really well because bodies and habits differ, so there’s a lack of agreed upon normative benchmarks for “good posture.” Which is why it’s astounding (and encouraging) how …

Dr. Steven Weiniger

Dr. Steve Weiniger

Posture Expert, Author, Speaker, Clinician

Quell at MeyerDC

Quell® can lessen chronic pain in your patients

Whether from an injury or a medical condition, chronic pain can make life miserable for a person. As a chiropractor, you’re likely to treat many patients who suffer from chronic pain. The adjustments you perform and the exercises you prescribe can mitigate pain in many of these patients. In addition, an exciting technology has recently become available. Many people find …

The DC Aligned Team

The DC Aligned Team

Members of MeyerDC, a leading chiropractic distributor.

Dancer feet

Improving Movement Accuracy with Barefoot Science

In the article below, Podiatrist Dr. Emily Splichal describes several concepts including movement accuracy, impact forces and relevant exercises. If your patients complain of persistent foot pain, feel free to share this article with them as well as others interested in learning more about the topic.  For a dancer, athlete, surgeon or pilot – precision of movement is crucial to the success of their career. …

Emily Splichal, MD

Dr. Emily Splichal

Podiatrist and Human Movement Specialist

Woman Sitting At Desk

Is Sitting the New Smoking?

Asking a patient whether or not they smoke is a standard assessment for most healthcare providers. Smoking history is an important indicator of cardiovascular health and life expectancy. But do you ask patients how much they sit? It turns out our sedentary practices, due mostly to the increased use of technology, have many of the same negative consequences as more …

Lori Harrison

Lori Harrison

Corporate Fitness Manager and Certified Personal Trainer

Screenshot of Fox 5 DC Interview

Dr. Jay Greenstein discusses cervical artery dissection research & the death of Katie May

DC Aligned Educational Advisory Board member and Editorial contributor Dr. Jay Greenstein sat down with Fox 5 DC to discuss the recent tragic death of model Katie May and the research around vertebral artery dissection and the chiropractic adjustment. Watch this video to see the interview in full:  

Dr Jay Greenstein Chiropractor DC

Dr. Jay Greenstein

Doctor of Chiropractic, CEO, Sport and Spine Rehab & Founder and President of the Sport and Spine Rehab Clinical Research Foundation.