• A Major Health Transformation is Waiting For You
    If you look back to any health condition there is often a precursor and it may not be as obvious as it seems. Have you ever thought about how one thing leads to the next? A first visit at our office is to perform an assessment that looks at you as a whole person. That allows us to piece together your medical history, the physical clues in your body, and your goals. This holistic approach creates a road map to a future of your dreams. Read more
  • Understanding and Preventing Shin Splints: A Whole-Body Approach
    If you're a runner, athlete, or even just a weekend warrior, you’ve likely heard of the dreaded shin splints. Shin splints are actually very common in any sport that involves running or jumping. We are here to provide you with the best tips and tricks to prevent and manage shin splints, all while taking care of your whole body. Read more
  • Understanding Active Release Technique
    ART is a methodical approach performed by trained clinicians. Manual therapy contacts are employed to apply precise compressive forces to specific areas along muscle bellies. These targeted pressures aim to release built-up tension caused by factors such as overloading or repetitive use. The uniqueness of ART lies in its dynamic nature – after the application of compressive forces, patients are actively involved in the process. Read more
  • The Relationship Between the Thoracic Spine and the Shoulder: How Chiropractic Care Can Aid in the Treatment of Shoulder Pain
    While a chiropractor may not be someone’s first thought for the treatment of shoulder pain, it could be argued that chiropractors are the most well equipped to manage shoulder injuries. This article addresses the reason why and further explains the connection between thoracic posture and various injuries to the shoulder. Read more
  • 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

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