Professional Baseball Chiropractic Society at the World Baseball Classic – Part 2

With Major League Baseball in the 2nd half of the season and now approaching the playoffs (the best time of year), I wanted to follow-up on my colleague Dr. Mickey Cohen’s experience working with athletes from the World Baseball Classic earlier this year, by sharing my experience from here in Los Angeles. The championship series of the World Baseball Classic …

World Baseball Classic and Chiropractic Part 1

There continue to be growing opportunities in the world of professional sports for Chiros and the care we provide. And with the MLB season at its halfway point – the All-Star game having just taken place near my hometown in Miami – I wanted to share an experience which reminds me why we have one of the best jobs in the …

Dr. Michael J. Cohen

Dr. Michael J. Cohen

DC, Team Chiropractor Miami Marlins

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

Post Op Knee Strategies for Stimulating the Healing Process

Post Op Knee Strategies for Stimulating the Healing Process

I’m always looking for ways to improve the outcomes for our post-operative patients. One of my irritations over the years has been with the braces that some orthopedic surgeons place on knee patients while in the operating room, shortly after closing their incision and then require their use for 7-10 days (or longer). I understand the thought process of the …

Mitch Hauschildt

Mitch Hauschildt

MA, ATC, CSCS

Common Yoga Injuries and How They Can Be Treated or Avoided with RockTape

Common Yoga Injuries and How They Can Be Treated or Avoided with RockTape

Yoga is incredibly popular all over the world, especially in the US. Yoga Journal’s 2012 study showed that 20.4 million Americans practiced yoga, spending $10.3 billion per year on classes, equipment, clothing, yoga vacations and media. The study also found that 82% of American yoga practitioners were female, 63% fell within the age range of 18-44, 45% of survey responders considered themselves to …

Steven Capobianco

Dr. Steven Capobianco

Medical Director for RockTape

Can using Vibration technology help give you a boost?

Can Using Vibration Technology Help Give You a Boost?

WHOLE BODY VIBRATION HISTORY: While the origins of WBV fitness were first developed in ancient Greece, our current history stems from the Russian Space Program’s research and use to reverse bone and muscle loss in their cosmonauts, use by their Olympic athletes resulting in major Olympic victories – finally shared beyond the wall where NASA adopted the technology and still …

Mohsen Kazemi

Dr. Mohsen Kazemi

RN, DC, FRCCSS(C), DACRB, FCCPOR(C), MSc., PhD (candidate)

Can Stretching make you stronger?

Can Stretching Make You Stronger?

Whether to do static stretching or not can be a very contentious issue. On the one hand, static stretching (especially intense stretching lasting >60 seconds) is known to reduce force in subsequent exercise. Many strength coaches therefore recommend against doing static stretching before a workout, or before a practice or competition, when working with athletes. On the other hand, inter-set …

Christopher Beardsley Strength and Conditioning Research

Christopher Beardsley

Director of Strength and Conditioning Research

Upcoming Event: Integrated Movement Strategies Workshop

Upcoming Event: Integrated Movement Strategies Workshop

Integrated Movement Strategies | May 19-21, 2017 ProjectMOVE | Littleton, CO This seminar will include exploration and integration of movement theory, manual medicine, and psychology to improve the way we move. Cost: $499 Target audience: DC, DO, PT, ATC, Acupuncturist, Strength & Conditioning Specialist, Coaches, Body Work Therapists, Exercise Physiologists & Kinesiologists, Movement Specialist (Dance, Yoga, Pilates, instructors), Movers! Speakers Line Up: …

Dr. Tim Brown

Dr. Tim Brown

Founder of IntelliSkin Posture Apparel and Co-Medical Director for the Association of Surfing Professionals

What is Rhabdomyolysis and Why Should You Care?

What is Rhabdomyolysis and Why Should You Care?

When Texas Women’s University junior Briley Cole experienced an unusual delayed pain following the annual fitness test for her competitive volleyball team, she knew something was off. Cole was actually one of eight players from her team that wound up hospitalized last year for a rare condition called rhabdomyolysis (also known as rhabdo), which, in their case, was induced by …

Dr. Joe Horrigan

Dr. Joe Horrigan

Doctor of Chiropractic, Director of Soft Tissue Center at DISC, co-author of The Seven-Minute Rotator Cuff Solution & Strength and Conditioning and Injury Prevention for Hockey, Board Member of ACBSP.

Nutritional Treatment for Rotator Cuff Tears

Nutritional Treatment for Rotator Cuff Tears: Part I

I treat a lot of tennis players with shoulder pain, usually from rotator cuff issues as a result of repetitive stress from overhead motions and overuse. My goal is always to get them back on the court quickly without drugs, injections or surgery if possible. Conventional treatment of rotator cuff injuries typically call for powerful prescription anti-inflammatory drugs and painkillers. …

Dr. Robert Silverman

Dr. Robert Silverman

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