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Rigorous training is essential for doing well in any athletic endeavor, regardless of your chosen sport. However, that intense training can take its toll on the body over time. Injuries in sports are incredibly common, and even without major injuries to cope with the body can suffer from the constant strain put on muscles and joints during training. Luckily, chiropractic tools and equipment can help athletes reduce muscle fatigue and get back on their feet faster. How does training damage your body? During intense workouts, the goal is to build muscle and grow stronger, but often in order to do...

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Visiting a chiropractor is a great way to reduce pain and inflammation in your body and improve mobilization. Suffering from pain can cause you to miss out in so much in life and creates anger, resentment, and fear of trying anything because there could be a chance of increasing the amount of pain your already in. There are a number of reasons you could be suffering in pain and here are a few: If you're suffering from tissue damage from playing sports and other strenuous activities you could benefit from the use of a scar tissue scraping tool used by...

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Each year, approximately 36 million kids participate in organized sports ranging from baseball to rugby and everything in between. During those sporting events, it’s not uncommon for kids to get injured, even when they’re incredibly careful on the field. When the injury is severe like a broken bone, the body may produce scar tissue around the site of the injury. While it’s typically harmless, too much tissue can restrict movement and keep kids from having their full range of motion as they grow older. Luckily, muscle scraping may be able to help improve their range of motion and restore their...

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Despite the number of people who could potentially benefit from the use of IASTM tools, shockingly few people actually know what they are or what they do. If used properly, IASTM tools can help improve muscle pain, reduce recovery time from injuries and more. But what are IASTM tools, and what exactly do they do? Learn more about these fascinating recovery tools that you might be able to use to help improve your overall health. What Are IASTM Tools? IASTM stands for "instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization." IASTM tools are muscle scraping tools, frequently used by chiropractors, physical therapists, coaches, and...

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It's no secret that sports and athletic activities can cause injuries if you're not careful. With the amount of strain you put on your body during sports, some physical damage is more or less inevitable. The human body has more than 650 muscles, and when you participate in athletics, there's a wide variety of damage that can happen to these muscles and other parts of your body. If you're an athlete or are thinking about getting more involved in your favorite sports, here are a few common tissue damage problems that you might face. Tendonitis This common type of soft...

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