June 11, 2015

To Ice or Not To Ice

Have you ever bent or moved the wrong way, something you’ve done painfree thousands of times, but found yourself incapacitated with pain? The type of pain […]
September 22, 2014

An Example of Biomechanics

If you have visited one of the sports chiropractic physicians at PSSC you have probably had a conversation with one of us about biomechanics.  If you […]
May 1, 2014

How Coaches Can Help With Injuries

How often do athletes look to their coaches for advice when it comes to injury prevention. More often than not coaches are the first person we turn […]
January 16, 2014

Overuse Injuries and Burnout in Youth Sports

Playing sports growing up offers many benefits including self-esteem development, peer socialization, and general fitness. There is an emphasis on competitive success, which is often driven […]
September 16, 2012

The Importance of Stability in Young Female Athletes

Last week I  watched a Chaska high school volleyball game against Shakopee and it gave me the idea to write a blog about the importance of […]
August 2, 2011

Timing of Lower Extremity Frontal Plane Motion Differs Between Female and Male Athletes During a Landing Task

Background: Female athletes are at a greater risk for noncontact anterior cruciate ligament injuries than male athletes. Gender differences in frontal plane kinematics (hip adduction, knee […]
August 2, 2011

Vastus Medialis Obliquus Atrophy Does It Exist in Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome?

Background: Quadriceps atrophy and in particular atrophy of the vastus medialis obliquus (VMO) muscle have been frequently related with patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS), despite very little […]
May 12, 2011

The Effects of Exercise for the Prevention of Overuse Anterior Knee Pain

Background: Anterior knee pain (AKP) is the most common activity-related injury of the knee. The authors investigated the effect of an exercise intervention on the incidence […]
February 15, 2011

Knee Injuries and the Female Athlete

Knee injuries, especially tears of the anterior cruciate ligament, are becoming more common in female athletes. Interest in women’s athletics at the college and professional level […]
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