Do Hip Strengthening Exercises Decrease Knee Pain?

On August 12, 2011, in Chiropractic, How to decrease Knee Pain, Rehab Exercises, by Kelly Golob DC

Most people have all had knee pain at some point in their life. And there are man different types of knee pain that can occur. One specific type of knee pain is known as patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS), which is when the pain is located in the front of the knee or underneath the kneecap. Exercises designed to strengthen leg muscles can sometimes help with knee pain, but what are the best types of exercises to heal fastest?

Can Whole Body Vibration Training Prevent Ankle Injuries?

On June 11, 2011, in Alternative Medicine, How to prevent injuries, Rehab Exercises, by Kelly Golob DC

Ankle instability can result from many common ankle and foot injuries, for example an ankle sprain or a broken foot.  This functional instability can be caused by a lengthening and loosening of the ligaments that support the ankle or also by a loss of muscle coordination (balance and proprioception) following the initial injury.  Both of […]

Wii-hab? Can video games improve your balance?

On May 27, 2011, in Alternative Medicine, Exercise, Rehab Exercises, Wellness, by Kelly Golob DC

Wii-hab, or Wii-habilitation, is a new therapy technique that utilizes the Nintendo Wii and Wii balance board for rehabilitation.  This technique is becoming popular because of its ability to keep patients motivated and enjoying their rehab experience.  One of the most common challenges in the rehabilitation filed is getting patients to actually do their exercises.  […]

Best Treatments for Chronic Whiplash Neck Pain?

On February 7, 2011, in Chiropractic, How to Treat Neck Pain, Rehab Exercises, by Kelly Golob DC

Unfortunately whiplash is a common neck problem that accounts for a large percentage of neck pain patients.  When the individual takes care of themselves in a timely manner with good treatment and rehab, the outcomes are usually very good.  However, there are some cases where the neck pain caused by the whiplash becomes chronic and […]