Archive for November, 2016


The peer-reviewed scientific journal Scoliosis published effects of chiropractic scoliosis treatment. The results support the conclusion that the chiropractic treatment of scoliosis is very safe.

This Lays the foundation for future studies into the effectiveness of chiropractic scoliosis treatment, and encourages potential patients that the chiropractic care of scoliosis – is a safe and viable option for them.

The article can be accessed online at http://www.ScoliosisJournal.com .

Scoliosis is the official journal of Society of Scoliosis Orthopedic Rehabilitation Techniques (SOSORT).

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From Pee Wee to Varsity to Professional sports athletes at every level face similar challenges namely, they want to perform at their best and avoid injuries on the field. And when the inevitable damage does occur, whether from accidents or over training, they look to get back in the game as fast as possible. In this situation, the doctor of chiropractic is often the essential solution.

And chiropractors are on staff with virtually all professional sports franchises and are highly visible at the Olympic Games.

An MD will largely look to address trauma and treat with medication, a DC is attuned to movement, mechanics, and musculoskeletal concerns. Furthermore, the list of banned substances for athletes is a long one-highlighting the importance of a non-pharmacological approach to healthcare and wellness. A chiropractor also has a number of treatment modalities that are noninvasive, such as low-level laser therapy and kinesiology taping, which work in conjunction with the adjustment to achieve results that other healthcare professionals can’t deliver.

A key to being a sports chiropractor is educating the athlete on the benefits of not just resolving their injuries, but using chiropractic for prevention and maximizing performance.

Pes Anserine Bursitis!

Pes anserine bursitis is the result of inflammation of a bursal sac at the medical aspect of the knee. The pes anserinus is the anatomic term used to infentify the insertion of conjoined tendons sartorius, gracilis, and semitendinous into anteromedical proximal tibia.

This type of bursitis is a fairly common finding, pronation of the feet should be suspected and evaluated.

History, such as that he or she has been experiencing medical knee pain after taking a long walk or hike. Custom -made, flexible functional orthodics can reduce the effects of medical knee pain. The knee joint is the largest in the body!

Bursae are closed sacs with synovia that contain fluid. They are located adjacent to areas of friction where tendons may rub against themselves or bones.

Direct trauma, excessive pronation of the feet, and a consequential increased Q-angle are common causes of pes anserine bursitis.

Adjunctive physiotherapy, including interferential muscle stimulation, ultrasound, and cold laser, may prove helpful. Nutritional supplements to quiet the inflammation and benefit the tissue repair should also be considered.