According to the American Chiropractic Association, “31 million Americans experience low-back pain at any given time.” This pain can have any number of causes ranging from arthritis to a ruptured disk to an injury. After suffering from a back injury, the pain may soon disappear completely for some, while for others it lingers long after […]
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Your body needs plenty of water to function at its best and the spine is no exception! Unfortunately though, the spine is not able to absorb water as easily as other parts of the body and is instead dependent on the motion of the spinal discs that acts as a pump to move the fluid […]
The Peak Form Health Center October 2014 Newsletter is now available! Click here to view full size.
From car accidents to sports injuries, there are a number of possible causes of concussions. According to the CDC, a concussion is a type of traumatic brain injury that can affect the way the brain works. Although the severity of each one will vary, they all should be taken seriously. A few examples of some […]
The Peak Form Health Center September 2014 Newsletter is now available! Click here to view full size.
The Peak Form Health Center August 2014 Newsletter is now available! Click here to view full size.
Finger pulley tears are one of the most common injuries in rock climbing, but many climbers may not know how to identify or treat this type of injury. What is a pulley, anyways? A pulley could best be described as a group of fibers that help secure tendons to the bone. For those who may […]
The Peak Form Health Center July 2014 Newsletter is now available! Click here to view full size.
Iliotibial band syndrome (ITBS) is a painful, frustrating condition that affects the outside part of the knee. The IT band is a thickening of inelastic connective tissue which arises from the Tensor Fascia Latae and the Gluteal muscles and inserts into the outside of the tibia and Tibialis Anterior.1 During movement, the IT band approximates the […]
Strength training is an important part of an overall fitness program. Traditionally, it’s been encouraged to participate in aerobic activities such as swimming and bicycling, however, strength training can also be safe and effective for youth and adults, provided that appropriate guidelines are followed. Strength training is a method of conditioning that involves a wide […]