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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 […]

Peter, Week 1

by in Patient Stories November 7, 2013

One more week and I start my bicycle tour of the U.S. Exciting and scary. I have my maps and contacts. But there’s alot of space in-between. So,why? Why take to the out doors. I’ve taken quite a beating in my life. Severely damaged my body more then once. To the extent that I became […]

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 […]