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10 Things Every Mom Should Know to Reduce Risk of Sports Injury or Burnout with their Kids

by in Physical Therapy and Rehab October 2, 2014

Written by Jamie Ligon, PT, DPT Over training and sports injuries are commonplace problems in young developing athletes. Some of the trouble is attributed to a “no pain, no gain” and a “don’t stop, never quit” go-go-go mentality. Other contributing factors relate to a lack of body awareness as children and teens change at a […]

Walking campaign launched to help Tennesseans step forward with chiropractic

by in Chiropractic Care, Wellness September 26, 2014

NASHVILLE, TN – Governor Bill Haslam has proclaimed October 2014 as Tennessee Chiropractic Health Month and encourages all citizens to join him in this worthy observance. In celebration, the Tennessee Chiropractic Association (TCA) is kicking-off the promotion of their “Step Forward with Chiropractic” walking campaign. TCA member physicians and staff are joining together to participate […]

Diastasis Recti Abdominis- An “Ab-Splitting” Situation

by in Chiropractic Care, Physical Therapy and Rehab November 4, 2013

It may sound like a Harry Potter spell, but in reality this condition can be pretty serious! Diastasis means “separation” and the Recti Abdominis refer to your “six-pack abs”. These muscles attach to the linea alba (meaning “white line”) which runs from the xiphoid process to the pubic symphysis. Causes1: Sustained intra-abdominal pressure due to […]