What Causes An Ankle Sprain?

What Causes An Ankle Sprain? An ankle sprain refers to the injury to the soft tissues, usually the ligaments, of the ankle when it turns in during physical activity. As you know, the ankle sprain is that familiar sports injury that usually results from twisting your ankle –…

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Dry Needling Vs. Acupuncture: What’s The Difference?

Dry Needling Vs. Acupuncture: What’s The Difference? A chiropractor or physical therapist may use a technique called dry needling to treat muscle pain. The term “dry” needle refers to a needle without medication; this is not an injection, but rather a thin needle inserted into an area of the muscle…

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Does Dry Needling Work?

Does Dry Needling Work? Dry needling is a technique used by Dr. Bert to not only reduce pain, but to also increase the rate of healing for damaged soft tissue and joints. The procedure involves insertion of a very thin filament needle into your muscle directly at the location of…

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Sports and Strength Training Programs

Sports and Strength Training Programs It’s school time! Backpacks, homework, after-school clubs, and SPORTS! As you are searching through extracurricular options for your middle and high school age children, we want to offer some suggestions about how to go about ensuring that your kids train safely. Sports activities can be…

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Tips for High School Football Players: How to Prevent Common Football Injuries

Tips for High School Football Players: How to Prevent Common Football Injuries Ah, the boys of fall! High school football season in Knoxville is right around the corner. Here are some tips to keep your athlete safe. Because football is a high impact sport, it certainly comes with its share…

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Chiropractic Treatment for Cheerleading Injuries

Chiropractic Treatment for Cheerleading Injuries If someone were to ask you which girls’ sport has the largest number of injuries, you might say soccer or gymnastics. Nope, believe it or not, it is cheerleading.  Cheerleading is also known as competitive cheer, and it “accounted for 65 percent of all direct catastrophic…

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