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  • By Marchet
  • Posted September 2, 2018
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The #1 Mistake Athletes Make When Trying to Lose Weight

By Christina DeBusk In November of 2016, The Journal of Pediatrics published a study which revealed that, out of the 2,700 Philadelphia-based middle and high school students who received athletic physicals between 2009 and 2012, 20 percent were overweight based on their body mass index (BMI). Another 24 percent were obese. While these findings may […]
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  • By Marchet
  • Posted August 1, 2018
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Why DCs Shouldn’t Be Obsessed About “Alignment”

Why DCs Shouldn’t Be Obsessed About “Alignment” When Helping Their Football Athletes (And What They Should Be Focused on Instead) By Christina DeBusk   On September 10, 2018 at 7:20 PM, the Los Angeles Rams are scheduled to kick off their first NFL season game. Their challengers? The Oakland Raiders. While Northern and Southern California […]
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  • By Marchet Eaddy
  • Posted July 1, 2018
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Women in Sports Chiropractic: How 3 DCs Earned Their Way to the Pros

By Christina M. DeBusk   There are two types of people in this world: dreamers and doers. The first have great visions of making it to the top of their field. The second actually do what it takes to get there. Here are three women who firmly belong in the second category within the sports chiropractic […]
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  • By Marchet Eaddy
  • Posted June 2, 2018
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The Overtraining Injury “Epidemic”: A 3-Phase Treatment Protocol

By Christina M. DeBusk Athletes are known for their competitiveness, their drive. That’s why it’s no surprise to learn that research published in the Journal of Sports Medicine has found that a large majority—as many as 60 percent—regularly “overreach” or “overtrain” by either working their body too often or too hard. Dr. Hirad Najaf Bagy (“Dr. […]
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  • By Marchet Eaddy
  • Posted May 8, 2018
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4 Ways to Address Opiate Use Among Athletes, Before and After the Game

By Christina M. DeBusk As a sports chiropractor, it’s not uncommon to treat individuals who are attempting to overcome or better deal with an injury and its subsequent pain. However, as Stuart E. Yoss, DC, CCSP, ART, the official Team Chiropractor for the Chicago Bulls and the Blackhawks has experienced, sometimes this treatment can become even […]
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  • By Marchet Eaddy
  • Posted April 10, 2018
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How to Keep Your Patients Injury-Free While on the Golf Course

By Christina DeBusk History was made in 2015 when Jordan Spieth, then 21, won one of golf’s highest honors: the Masters Tournament. At the time, he was the second-youngest player to earn this title, a distinction previously held by Tiger Woods in 1997. Shortly after receiving the Green Jacket, Spieth spoke to the media about […]
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  • By Marchet
  • Posted March 26, 2018
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Pediatric Sports: 3 Common Types of Issues Chiropractic Can Help Children Overcome

By Christina DeBusk Every year, more than 36.2 million children participate in some type of organized sport. However, sometimes these young athletes are prevented from taking part in the activities they love due to injuries or musculoskeletal issues. Dr. Jason T. Levy, director of the New Jersey-based Advanced Performance and Rehabilitation Center and team chiropractor for […]
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  • By Marchet Eaddy
  • Posted January 23, 2018
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Dehydration: Not Just a Summer Concern

By Christina DeBusk Though he’s treated many professional athletes in his time—serving as team chiropractor for the NFL’s Baltimore Ravens and the University of Maryland Terps—Dr. Alan K. Sokoloff, known simply as “Dr. Sok,” shares that one of his most memorable lessons regarding the importance of staying hydrated was actually learned while on his personal time. […]
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