• Why You Can’t Fix Your Injury with Just Exercise
    I have wanted to make a blog post on this topic for a while even though I know I may ruffle a few feathers in the process. If you are Read more
  • The Healing Powers of Light
    Light-based therapy used to treat pain & inflammation can be delivered by both lasers & LED light. There is a lot of confusion around what is light therapy/photo therapy, what makes it different from laser, and for good reason. LED light therapy technology costs significantly less and is more accessible to consumers. You may have already received light therapy treatment before. Maybe you have your own infrared sauna, seen red light panels at your gym or spa, or even know of someone that uses a full-spectrum light during certain times of the year. We are going to dive into those today. Read more
  • Sleep Better, Live Better: How Chiropractic Care Can Improve Your Sleep
    If you find yourself tossing and turning at night, unable to get the restorative sleep your body needs, chiropractic care might be the solution you've been looking for. One of the significant advantages of chiropractic care for sleep issues is that it is a non-invasive and drug-free approach. Read more
  • Shoulder Pain in New Moms: Understanding and Addressing the Common Causes
    Have you ever heard of condition called Mother’s Shoulder? This is not one from the textbooks but something I have found in my patient’s and in my own life after Read more
  • Train for a Lifetime of Doing What You Love with the Holistic Sports Medicine Model
    Somewhere along the way all athletes will reach uncharted territory. This may be a distance you have never gone, a point where maybe you should turn back, an altitude that Read more
  • The Joint-by-Joint Approach to Movement and Longevity
    The Joint-by-Joint approach is a concept commonly used in physical therapy, strength training, and functional movement training. It was popularized by Gray Cook and Mike Boyle, two renowned experts in Read more
  • Exploring the World of Meditation: Discovering Your Inner Peace
    In this post, we will embark on a journey to explore various types of meditation, each with its unique benefits and techniques. Read more
  • Why Would I Come to a Chiropractic Office for a Sports Physical?
    At Triad Sports & Family Chiropractic, we are the only office in the St. Louis metropolitan area to perform both standard sports physicals and expanded sports physical. Read more
  • Want To Try A Non-Invasive Technique For Your Low Back Pain? Try Flexion-Distraction
    Flexion-Distraction is a technique used only by chiropractors that can decrease the symptoms of low back pain and evenpain that goes down the leg. Most patient’s feel an immediate relief Read more
  • Concussion Recovery and Return to Play
    This is a summary of the basics of concussions and the current return to play protocol. Read more
  • Understanding SPMs and Inflammation
    Understanding the pros and cons of inflammation has been a topic of conversation with many of our patients and practice members this past year. All of us experience inflammation, even Read more
  • Why Does Your Chiropractor Go By "Doctor"?
    This blog is an exploration on why I believe most chiropractors go by doctor. One of the more common things that I hear is “you earned it”. While this is true and may work in certain situation, I believe there are more reasons than the level of academic degree that one obtained many people, including healthcare providers, don’t know. Read more
  • Chiropractic Facts I Bet You Didn't Know
    Chiropractic is still very misunderstood profession by both the general public as well as amongst many health care providers. Unfortunately we have opioid crisis in this country is a real problem for so many households, and communities around our country. According to the CDC the number of death related to drug overdose rose by almost 30% from 2019 to 2020. It is important as ever to continue to dispel myths and educate about the benefits of chiropractic care, especially as an effective drug-free option for many common musculoskeletal conditions. Read more
  • RICE is Out, Now What?
    Dr. Gabe Mirkin, a physician and author coined the term RICE in his book for athletes that published in 1978. Over 40 years later rest, ice, elevation, and compression, still appears to be the most common recommended treatment for sports or recreation related injuries amongst coaches, parent, and many healthcare providers, although that is changing. What I want to take about is the updated recommendations for managing acute injuries and why a change was necessary. Read more
  • What are Supershoes?
    Technology has always found its way into sports making the clothes we wear, equipment we use and gear we carry lighter, cooler, safer and more efficient. In theory what that Read more
  • How Does Chiropractic Care Fit into the Fourth Trimester?
    Pregnancy is a unique time when the body will change in dramatic ways within a relatively short period of time. Follow up care with your chiropractor in the Fourth Trimester can be extremely beneficial for both mother and baby. This is a time of transition where hormones are shifting, and our connective tissue is healing. If you have had a child in the last year (beyond the fourth trimester) this is still a great time to start chiropractic care for the first time and address the body changes related to pregnancy, labor, delivery and life after baby. Read more

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