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Learn movement principles, at home exercises, and other clinical tidbits designed to recover from injury, prevent pain, and improve performance.
The muscles of our neck are often injured in a car accident. We'll show you how traditional sports medicine soft tissue therapies can be used to decrease pain, speed healing, and restore normal range of motion following a car accident.
Ever been told you have a short leg? Running with functional leg length discrepancies increases the amount of stress placed on our feet, ankles, knees, hip, and back when we run. Learn what causes these discrepancies and what we can do to correct them.
Is your shoulder issue being caused by a soft tissue restriction or a motor control issue? An important question to ask in regards to finding the best treatment option. Learn how to differentiate between the two in this weeks article.
How can a piece of elastic tape help you recover from injury? Learn the science behind KinesioTape and how it can help you recover from pain and injury.
Pain science is changing. And with the changes come better treatment options. Learn how to better manage chronic pain as we discuss how to better manage chronic pain by changing our thinking regarding the true 'cause' of pain.
Low back pain is one of the more common symptoms to arise following an auto accident in Portland. The following exercises can be implemented early on in the rehab process to improve clinical outcomes.
The shoes we wear for running should encourage proper alignment, better strength and better movement. Overly 'cushioned' shoes along with artificial support (orthotics) has led to weak feet that are unprepared to absorb the impact forces of running. Learn how to pick the right shoe to avoid injury when running this spring and summer.
Dr. Carl Baird of Evolve Performance Healthcare in NE Portland discusses some of the most effective chiropractic treatments for neck pain following an auto accident.
Pain science is changing. And with it, the popular self care strategy of foam rolling is also changing. Learn a more effective approach to foam rolling that saves you time and pain.
Low back pain is one of the most common symptoms that occurs following an auto accident. The following exercises are designed to decrease pain and improve strength and stability while placing minimal load on our the spine itself. Our NE Portland chiropractic clinic specializes in providing sustainable pain relief from low back pain following a auto accident in Portland, OR.
A lack of ankle dorsiflexion is a common contributor to ankle, knee, hip and back pain. Learn ho to measure your own ankle dorsiflexion and what you can do to improve it.
Learn easy exercises to restore range of motion, improve strength, and regain stability following a car accident. Combining full body chiropractic care w/ personalized exercise plans, Evolve Performance Healthcare specializes in the long term recovery of neck pain following a car accident in Portland, OR.
Avoid these training errors to protect your body from the most common injuries that occur when running.
A lack of functional strength can be linked to a majority of injuries sustained by runners. Strengthening our lateral chain of muscles can help recover and prevent many of the injuries common to runners, from plantar fasciosis to IT Band syndrome.
Evolve Performance Healthcare offers personalized, one on one care following a auto accident. Combining full body chiropractic care, massage, and rehabilitation to help your recover following an car accident in Portland, OR.
The foot is the foundation for all movement we perform. Improving our foot motion and strength we are better able to protect our joints from strain and prevent pain and injury.
The squat, when performed correctly, is one of the most useful tools in strengthening important spinal stabilizers. However, when performed incorrectly can actually contribute to low back pain and injury.Avoid these common mistakes when performing the squat to protect your low back and avoid injury.
The shoulder and thoracic spine function as a unit. In order to recover from a shoulder injury and improve the function/performance of the shoulder we also have to improve the function of our thoracic spine.
Maintaining hip mobility and motor control is important in preventing hip and low back pain/injury. Improve your hip mobility with this 5 minute routine.
Unless your low back pain was caused by a traumatic incident, it usually isn’t a low back issue. More likely, you have a movement problem that is leading to back pain.
By keeping movement in our hips and center of gravity over our weight bearing joints, mastering the hip hinge is key to protecting our low back in fitness and in life.. Learn easy progressions to be sure your movement is safe and effective.
Voodoo Floss is a manual therapy technique that is extremely effective in treating joint pain as well improving joint and muscle movement. While we know voodoo floss is effective in treating a variety of pain and movement conditions, the physiological process of how it works is less understood. The following are the most popular theories.
Learn how Intra-Abdominal Pressure creates improves low back stability to protect the spine and reduce the risk of suffering low back injury
The glute exercise is one of the best exercises to strengthen the posterior chain while improving hip extension. Learn easy progressions of the 'Glute Bridge' exercise to take you from injury recovery to improved performance.
Avoid these common mistakes when performing the kettlebell swing to protect your body and build functional strength to remain injury free.
Anyone who has undergone knee surgery or is experiencing knee pain should check if they can get into full knee extension. Learn an easy test to determine your ability to get into full knee extension and the best mobilization to fix knee extension issues.
Learn how to influence the nervous system to treat pain and improve movement.
Take care of yourself this holiday season. Build your 'Self Care Tool Kit' with these easy, affordable products.
The foot is the foundation for all movement. Weakness in the foot is a common contributor to knee, hip, and low back pain. Learn three exercises that will help regain functional strength of your foot.
With thanksgiving right around the corner, learn ways to turn gratitude from a yearly practice into a daily practice