3 Simple Steps to Avoid Back Pain
November 16, 2015

3 Simple Steps to Avoid Back Pain

Does your back hurt? You’re not alone. Be encouraged because things can be done to help! Simply put: Breathe, move and stretch. Proper breathing patterns rely on the diaphragm, which contributes to core stabilization. Moving prevents you from spending extended periods of time in a static posture, which may lead to muscle tightness and stretching … Read More

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Tennis and Knee Pain
September 17, 2015

Tennis and Knee Pain

You look forward to tennis each week. It’s your outlet, your stress relief and now you are starting to experience knee pain. Tennis is a demanding sport, especially on your knees, as it involves quick bursts of acceleration, stopping, starting and changing direction. One of the more common complaints amongst tennis players is Patellofemoral Pain … Read More

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Save the Date: UW Football Ready for Jan 2nd Showdown
December 29, 2014

Save the Date: UW Football Ready for Jan 2nd Showdown

To say it has been a great year for football here in Seattle would be an understatement. The University of Washington Huskies have been doing very well and most recently earned themselves an invitation to the Cactus Bowl in Tempe, Arizona against Oklahoma State University on January 2nd. With the team on the cusp of their … Read More

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Is Icing a Good Idea? : The Cold Hard Facts of Cryotherapy
December 3, 2014

Is Icing a Good Idea? : The Cold Hard Facts of Cryotherapy

Plunging my sprained ankle into a bucket of ice, I cringe as the sharp chill needles into my foot and ankle. My whole body tenses up and I count down the seconds until my lower leg finally becomes numb. As an athlete, icing is something that I have always considered part of my injury rehabilitation. … Read More

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Interview: Seattle Chiropractor Working with Elite Athletes
November 7, 2014

Interview: Seattle Chiropractor Working with Elite Athletes

In the warm final weeks of August while we were all enjoying some rare Seattle sunshine Dr. Kevin was working with the USA Swimming team at the Pan Pacific Championships in Gold Coast, Australia. When Kevin returned, boxes of Australian sandwich cookies and bags of licorice appeared in the back office. Along with the goodies … Read More

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Why Sitting Should Scare You
October 30, 2014

Why Sitting Should Scare You

I have a hard time getting my mind wrapped around the fact that sitting is “dangerous” or bad for my health. My tail is firmly rooted in my car seat, desk chair, and couch at night. Of course, the couch might be a figment of my imagination with our two and four year old boys… … Read More

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The Comeback Kid: How to Stay Motivated During Injury Recovery
October 16, 2014

The Comeback Kid: How to Stay Motivated During Injury Recovery

Congratulations! By taking action to understand what is ailing you and performing the steps to heal the cause, you are already on the comeback train! But what happens when you’re working towards getting healthy again but the results are slow and you begin to lack motivation? This is where the real challenge begins. How do … Read More

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How Often Should I Come in for a Massage?
October 8, 2014

How Often Should I Come in for a Massage?

You’re marathon is 3 months away.  You’ve been training hard, putting in higher miles, adding intervals, lifting heavier weights and consuming more calories than you would at Thanksgiving dinner.  You’ve been trying to keep injury at bay with tiger tails, foam rollers and epsom salt baths.  It’s worked so far, but it’s not enough.  You … Read More

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Headaches and Neck Pain at Work? Upper Crossed Syndrome May be to Blame
October 8, 2014

Headaches and Neck Pain at Work? Upper Crossed Syndrome May be to Blame

Sitting in at a desk all day could be causing more problems than you realize. The forward head posture and rounded shoulders from which many office workers suffer is often associated with a condition called Upper Crossed Syndrome. This condition can also be accompanied by headaches and neck pain, pain in the upper back and shoulders, and … Read More

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