Compressed joints are pretty bad

See a quick video demo on the effects of joint compression on muscle control below: View this post on Instagram A post shared by Rehab –> Strengthen (Jake) (@therehabprocess) on May 1, 2019 at 2:34pm PDT If you’re a patient of mine, you’ve likely heard me talk about joint compression before, as well as experienced…
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15th October 2019 0

Angry Muscles and Upset Joints: Who really started it?

Did you know that the health of your muscles and joints is closely intertwined? The way your muscles function and the condition of your joints play a pivotal role in your overall comfort and well-being. Understanding and addressing each of these is the only way to ensure effective management and lasting improvements can be made…
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6th November 2023 0

The best sleeping positions and strategies for pain and optimal health – Improve sleep quality and find relief with the assistance of chiropractic care.

A good night’s sleep is crucial for our overall well-being and health. It is during sleep that our bodies repair and rejuvenate, ensuring we wake up feeling refreshed and ready to tackle the day. Achieving the highest quality of sleep involves managing your light exposure, sleep and wake timing, nutrition, and exercise, as well as…
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10th July 2023 0

How to Choose the Best Handheld Massager

Disclaimer: I personally use and sell Dr Graeme Professional vibration massagers out of my clinic. As a chiropractor, I get asked a lot about handheld massage devices, as there’s so many around now that patients struggle to know which one they should be interested in or if they should bother at all. Knowing how to…
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5th June 2020 0

Why Joints are the Most Important Tool for Sports and Movement

Anyone who’s familiar with sports and physical activity knows at least a bit about the importance of taking care of your muscles. And of course, they’re the ones responsible for your strength, your speed, and your flexibility, right? So yes, muscular training, conditioning, and recovery are integral to performing well physically. However, to say that…
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12th March 2020 0

When Stretches and Massage Don’t Cut It

People come into clinic all the time with muscles that they’ve been massaging, stretching, foam rolling, etc for months or even years, but the issue just keeping coming back (sometimes within hours). This is because muscles are never tight and sore for no reason – you just haven’t found the reason yet. Then WHY are…
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28th November 2019 0

The BEST Squat Warm Up (with video)

As with most exercises, if you want to get better mobility, stability, strength, and coordination for that exercise, the best way to do it is by choosing a routine and training style that mimics the goal movement. For a squat or similar movement, the main factors you want primed and ready before you start working…
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29th October 2019 0

Do You Need Orthotics or Foot Support, or not at all?

Arch support, orthotics, heel lifts, rigid ankle support, are all common components of footwear. They might have been implemented to correct a problem like plantar fasciitis or calf pain, or often they’re just part of the expensive supportive shoes we buy. But should we have all this “support” at all? In a study on foot…
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2nd September 2019 0

Ankle Rehab: Sprains, Breaks, Calf Tightness, Mobility

While sprains are the most common ankle injury, tendon injury, muscle strains, joint dislocations, and fractures are frequent as well, especially in sport. There are 3 main goals that need to be effectively addressed when coming back from an ankle injury with rehab: 1️⃣ TISSUE HEALING Depending on the type and severity of the injury,…
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2nd September 2019 0

Plantar Fasciitis Rehab

Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common foot conditions, and can cause extremely sharp and painful arch pain from the base of the heel to the base of the big toe. Your plantar fascia is the ligament structure on the sole of your foot that supports your longitudinal arches (arches from your heel to…
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