Almost half of plantar fasciitis sufferers (45.6%) will continue to report symptoms ten years after onset. In seven minutes, you will learn how to prevent your patients from falling into this statistic by: Identifying an overlooked contributor to plantar fasciosis, learning how to evaluate for this key weakness, and teaching you simple strengthening exercises for PF
Cross country season is in action, which also means Medial tibial stress syndrome (MTSS) – aka Shin Splints. Read the full blog for evaluation, differentiating the diagnosis, and management.
This blog outlines the treatment plan for patients who may benefit from cervical epidural steroid injections. While chiropractors cannot administer epidural steroid injections (ESI), we cannot turn a blind eye to a commonly used therapy.
New research has re-affirmed that weakness of one cervical muscle group is closely tied to chronic neck pain… This unit is also implicated as a provocative factor for cervical radiculopathy, cervicogenic headache, and cervicogenic vertigo.
Do you know the answer?
Check out this week’s chiropractic blog to learn which muscle, plus specific strategies to quantifiably test and strengthen it.
There are three steps needed to properly manage lateral ankle sprains to minimize re-occurrence.
STEP 1: Recognize Which Patients are Susceptible to Chronic Ankle Pain
STEP 2: Teach Patients How to Move
STEP 3- Prevent Re-Injury
Read more for details on how to incorporate these steps into your next patient encounter.
Have you ever come across someone who was surprised to hear that chiropractors treat more than back & neck pain?
Although the spine accounts for the majority of our diagnoses, evidence-based chiropractors are equally adept at treating non-spinal complaints, including problems ranging from headaches to plantar fasciitis. How do we know? – Well, last year, ChiroUp tracked more than 600,000 clinical presentations and outcomes.
In this week’s blog, you’ll find several potent visual representations highlighting our network’s most common chiropractic diagnosis. See how you compare!
Do you ever perform orthopedic tests to RULE OUT a diagnosis? Most orthopedic and functional testing RULE IN a specific diagnosis. However, today’s blog will uncover the secret to orthopedic testing that will save you time and your patient’s frustration.
Check out this week’s blog for an unbelievable snapshot of the latest research on how chiropractic care ranks against other providers for overall patient satisfaction, Net Promoter Score (NPS), likelihood to refer, and even online reviews.
Leg length discrepancies (LLD) can be both structural and functional. Measuring LLD is essential in your diagnosis of lower quarter diagnoses with runners and walkers. While CT scans are the gold standard in measuring LLD, they are expensive and time-consuming. Not to mention they irradiate the patient.
Is that symptomatic segment hypo-mobile or hyper-mobile? Providing a consistent and accurate answer to this question largely defines our clinical success.
Estimates suggest that spinal segmental instability is responsible for between 13-33% of all LBP. Instability is synonymous with diagnoses like spondylolisthesis. However, a new study found that instability was also present in more than half (57%) of all discogenic LBP cases.
You won’t want to miss this week’s blog for a from-the-trenches synopsis (and quick video tutorial) of the best-practice assessment and management of spinal instability.
Today’s blog will help you differentiate the two most common causes of gluteal pain: Piriformis Syndrome (PS) and Ischiofemoral Impingement (IFI). In five minutes, this blog will cover three necessary steps in treating these two diagnoses.
A July 2021 study concluded that one simple two-second test has “100% specificity and 100% Positive Predictive Value (PPV)” for anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries. Is this test in your toolbox?
Check out this week’s quick video blog to see the new test in action.
Patients often associate pain with muscle, tendon, or ligament injury. However, irritated nerves may also become the primary source of pain. Tensile stretch or compression of nerves often results in symptoms. Unfortunately, radiculopathies are often the most difficult diagnoses to treat. Without quick symptomatic relief, patient compliance diminishes. Today’s blog will cover the diagnosis and treatment for the most common upper limb radicular symptoms you may encounter in practice.
Over the last two years, our team has been hard at work building the latest version of ChiroUp. All great things take time, and we are ecstatic to share the release of ChiroUp Version 3.0. Check out this blog to learn more about this exciting new update!
A single intervention with the Epley maneuver leads to remission in 44-89% of cases, and this rate improves with second, third, or fourth interventions. Used in combination with at-home rehab like the Foster Half-Somersault, your office can be the place to go in your community for dizziness. Today’s blog will outline a simple recipe for these often-frustrating patents.