Category: Sports

Oakland Chiropractor Loves Aaptiv Fitness App

  Do you ever have trouble picking music that best reflects your fitness mood? You are all dressed to go for a long walk or run and you’re feeling inspired and energetic…but you just can’t figure out which song to play

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Sciatica – 5 Things You Didn’t Know

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Deadlifting with Osgood Schlatter

Despite what the name sounds like, Osgood Schlatter isn’t the name of a professional weightlifter from Germany. Osgood Schlatter (aka osteocondritis) is a condition of the knee wherein repeated stress from contraction of the quad muscles pulls on the immature

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How Do I Know if I’m Overtraining?

Feelings of depression, fatigue, sluggishness, irritability, and not wanting to start the day’s workout are all symptoms of overtraining. You need to be honest with yourself if you are just tired, say, from not sleeping well last night, or if

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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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10 Reasons Why You Should Squat

1. Prevent injuries Whether you play soccer, basketball, or football on the weekends, research has proven over and over that athletes who squat injure themselves less frequently than athletes who do not squat.1 Full range of motion squats strengthen the

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Don’t Run The Oakland Marathon Until You DO THESE EXERCISES!

Photo: Flikr cc by lawrencegerald It’s early in the training season, and you’ve got the Oakland Running Festival on your mind as one of your goal races. Whether you will be running the Oakland marathon, half marathon, relay, or 5k,

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Hamstring Strengthening Exercises: Which to do & which to ditch

When it comes to strengthening exercises for the hamstrings, there some great exercises out there, and there are some terrible exercises out there.  Do you know which ones to perform and which to avoid?  Most hamstring injuries occur during the

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Static vs. Dynamic Stretching

Photo: Flikr by istolethetv If you’ve regularly attended group exercise classes or sports practices for years or even decades, you may have noticed a shift in the sequencing of the workouts.  Gone are the days of a one-minute “march-in-place” or

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Decreased Dorsiflexion: Why it Matters to Your Squat

Creative Commons-licentie Naamsvermelding 3.0 Unported Dorsiflexion: Movement of the ankle which brings the toes closer to the shin.  The tibialis anterior and the ankle extensor muscles (deep to the front of the leg) guide this motion.  Typical range is about

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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