Category: Conditions

What’s the Best Foam Roller For My Injury?

Have you over been overwhelmed with the huge variety of foam rolling tools on the market and wondered “What is the best foam roller for my injury?” Well, I’ve got a tip for you…in some cases, the best foam roller

Tennis Elbow Exercises

Which Tennis Elbow exercises actually work and which don’t? There is currently only one evidence-based tennis elbow exercise, and it involved using a Therabar or Flexbar. There’s nothing worse than having your physical therapist or chiropractor assign you a tennis

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Neck Pain with Breastfeeding

Do you struggle with neck pain when breastfeeding? Maybe you’ve tried heat and ice packs and ibuprofen and nothing seems to help? Eventually you start to dread sitting down for another nursing session because you know the pain will still be there.

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Diastasis Recti: What it is and how to treat it without surgery

  Diastasis Recti is a condition in which your most superficial abdominal muscles (rectus abdominus) separate along the midline of the body. The left and right sides of the abs split apart and the connective tissue along the midline stretches

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Treatment for Tendinitis and Tendinosis

  A tendon is what connects a muscle to a bone, thus a lot of force gets transferred through a tendon during activity. There are two types of tendon pathologies aka tendinopathies: Tendinitis: a symptomatic degeneration of a tendon with

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Did You Know That a Chiropractor Can Adjust a Jaw?

Of all the areas of the body that I regularly adjust in my office, the jaw is the one that draws the most surprise from my patients. Many people don’t know that the jaw can get fixated, and that a

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Is Your Knee Pain Caused by a Mechanical Problem in Your Foot?

Your knee aches everytime you go down the stairs, it flares up after a long run, maybe you’ve even iced and foam rolled and gotten treatment of the knee itself, but the pain continues. What’s going on? Many of my

Sciatica – 5 Things You Didn’t Know

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Why Am I Salty After a Marathon?

  Have you ever completed a long run and wondered: “what is all that dried crusty white powder covering my face, neck, and running shirt? Am I salty? Why am I salty after a long run?” Is it my sunscreen

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Meniscus Injuries After 40

    The purpose of this article is to discuss the mechanism of meniscus tears (which usually occur in females over the age of forty).  We will discuss the prevention of meniscus injuries and the treatment of meniscus injuries. Anatomy

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Riverstone Chiropractic is conveniently located on Grand Avenue in Oakland CA. We serve patients from Oakland, Berkeley, Albany, Richmond, Walnut Creek, El Cerrito, Emeryville, San Leandro, Alameda, and surrounding cities in the bay area. Riverstone sports chiropractor Dr. Sandy Baird uses their background in athletics and massage therapy to provide their patients with effective and personalized sports medicine treatments, which include Active Release Techniques, chiropractic treatment, deep tissue massage, and rehabilitation exercises. Riverstone Chiropractic - 3409 Grand Ave #5 Oakland California 94610 - (510) 465-2342