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A chiropractor... having a sale?!?

Thats right, here at Dixon Health, we are having a New Years sale. Starting Boxing Day, we are giving out a whole host of amazing deals on our chiropractic services including 20% off all chiropractic treatment, thats for all patients, new and existing, a 20% reduction in the fees you pay. 300 more words


Soreness Versus Injury - How to Tell the Difference?

Today’s post includes helpful information from physical therapist Josh Feigl on how to tell the difference between muscle soreness, which is a normal part of dance training, and pain, which is usually the sign of injury.  443 more words


To Stretch or Not To Stretch? That Is The Question

There has been an ongoing debate over the last decade as to what is the best type of stretching for sports performance and injury prevention: static or dynamic? 1,154 more words


Tune-Up Running Form to Reduce Knee Pain

If you enjoy running, but nagging knee pain prevents you from getting your weekly mileage fix, try recalibrating your trunk flexion angle. What is trunk flexion angle you ask? 361 more words

Injury Prevention

Dry Needling for the CrossFit Athlete

The huge variety of movement patterns used in CrossFit means that CrossFit athletes must have optimal mobility to perform at their best and minimize risk of injury. 322 more words

Physical Therapy

Easiest Shoulder Internal Rotation (GIRD) Fix Ever

Glenohumeral Internal Rotation Deficit (or GIRD for short) is defined as loss of internal rotation of the shoulder while positioned in 90 degrees of abduction. This is a commonly restricted motion in athletes that is important to address. 230 more words

Physical Therapy

“Best Aspects of Being a Physical Therapist”

During a follow up session with an inquisitive high school runner, she asked several poignant questions and made statements that help illustrate the best aspects of being a physical therapist. 413 more words

Injury Prevention