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Hip pain has become a significant issue that we see at BTF. Since we deal with soft tissue injuries, a number of our clients feel comfortable having us evaluate their hip complaints. Hip pain can come from a number of different sources. When participating in sports, getting hit on or around the hip or falling … Continue reading Are You Having Hip Pain?
Leaving the dog days of summer and entering the start of the NFL season, MLB playoffs, and the NHL in October, we are witnessing the best athletes in their individual sports competing. Professional athletic performance is a result of years of sports-specific training and sometimes more importantly off-season therapy and workouts. When it comes to … Continue reading Do You Train Like an Athlete?
The subject of concussions has become impossible to ignore. In the past, a head injury was simply shrugged off as a minor injury and many of us were told to continue on with activity once we regained our senses. As an athlete, coach, parent or physician, we need to recognize the symptoms and appropriate treatment … Continue reading What You Need to Know About Concussions
First off, it is an honor and a privilege to be able to work with the Los Angeles Kings National Hockey League team. This is the first season that I have had a defined role with the Kings as the Team Chiropractor. In the past 4-5 seasons, the Kings training staff have referred players to … Continue reading What is it Like Being the Team Chiropractor for the Los Angeles Kings?
In most sports, a knee injury seems to be one of the most dreaded complaints that an athlete will face in their career. One of the common types of injury within the knee is a tear to the Anterior Cruciate Ligament, commonly known as the ACL. In most knee dislocations, the ACL tear is usually … Continue reading What You Need to Know About ACL (Knee) Injuries
Groin injuries are among the most common injuries seen in hockey. A groin pull is a painful and debilitating injury to the muscles of the inner thigh. Research has shown that hip flexibility, and more importantly, strengthening, can help decrease the occurrence of groin strains. Hip strengthening should be performed during the entire season to maintain … Continue reading A Pain in the Groin!