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Category Archives: Injury Prevention

Common Summer Injuries – Prevention

With summer now upon us, I thought it prudent to discuss common summer injuries and prevention. However, as I got started writing, I found this short, simple infographic about common summer injuries published by the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, and I really couldn't sum it up better. I find it helpful and to the…
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Your Body is like Your Car

If you are reading this, there's a good chance you own a car. One of the most important things to learn when you first get a car is how to maintain it so that it continues to perform. Additionally, maintaining your car over time usually helps prevent a catastrophic breakdown that costs you thousands of…
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Tendinitis – What it is and how to spell it

Tendinitis (commonly misspelled as tendonitis) is inflammation or irritation of a tendon. The condition causes pain and tenderness just outside a joint. While tendinitis can occur in any of your tendons, it's most common around shoulders, elbows, wrists, knees and heels. You may recognize some common names for various tendinitis conditions such as: Tennis elbowGolfer's…
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Common Injuries in Endurance Athletes and Thoughts on Prevention

As both a Chiropractor and an Endurance Coach working with and developing training programs for triathletes, runners and cyclists I have a multifaceted role in helping athletes prevent, treat and rehab injuries.  Each training cycle seems to bring with it a regular series of injuries that could be prevented. Overall, a dedicated program of stretching…
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