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Stability from the Ground up in Gainesville

December 2, 2018

Stability from the Ground up in Gainesville The inability to control the stability of the foot has paramount implications on the rest of the leg and whole body posture. I may be biased here, but this is a must read for anyone with feet. One major tool in the development of stability in the lower…

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The “One Leg is Shorter” Excuse in Gainesville

November 12, 2018

The “One Leg is Shorter” Excuse in Gainesville Before reading this, realize it’s lengthy and somewhat detailed. Either get comfy, or come back and read it later. If you’ve ever been told you have “one leg shorter”, this article is for you. If you have a friend who’s been told they have one leg shorter,…

Chiropractic Gainesville VA Glute Function

Forefoot vs. Rearfoot Strike Debate in Gainesville

November 9, 2018

Forefoot vs. Rearfoot Strike Debate in Gainesville This post is just a few brief thoughts on a very complicated topic. I understand it’s not very sexy to make a post saying, “it depends”, but this is not a black and white issue. Those people that have made it appear black and white are deluding themselves,…

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The Significant Inverse Link Between Cardiorespiratory Fitness and Mortality

November 7, 2018

The Significant Inverse Link Between Cardiorespiratory Fitness and Mortality A new paper in the Journal of the American Medical Association looked at the relationship between cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) and death in 122,000 Americans from 1991 to 2014. Highlights from the paper include: 1. The highest level performers of CRF had an 80% reduction in risk…

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Hip weakness and knee pain in Gainesville

November 7, 2018

HIP WEAKNESS AND KNEE PAIN in Gainesville Greetings! So I was treating a novice female bodybuilder a couple days ago who wants to start running. The problem is that when she gets over 5 miles, her knees start to hurt. After an evaluation we learned that the outside muscles (abductors) of her hips were weak.…

Is This Shoe Good For Me in Gainesville?

October 22, 2018

Is This Shoe Good For Me in Gainesville? Imagine you’re back in high school chemistry. You take 5 units of compound A and mix it with 5 units of compound B. You knew exactly what chemical reaction you were going to get. Unfortunately, the consistency that exists in a chemistry lab does not exist when…