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Everything Athletes Need to Know About ACL Injuries

ACL injuries, or anterior cruciate ligament injuries, are among the most common sports injuries. The anterior curate ligament is one of the four main ligaments in the knee. When we damage this ligament, it’s usually due to a sudden twist of the knee or a hard impact. ACL injuries are most common in contact sports […]

Should I Ice or Heat my Injury for Relief?

If there’s one thing that we’re familiar with, it’s knowing how to handle and manage injuries and pain. We know that sometimes, you just need quick and immediate relief – whether it’s from a fresh injury or a long-term issue. Traditional approaches to treating injuries include icing and heating, which are still both very useful. […]

5 Health Benefits of Massage Therapy

More people are undergoing massage therapy to improve their well-being and health. Massage therapy is a popular natural health practice that can make it easier to feel rejuvenated. Those who are considering undergoing massage therapy can take advantage of the different benefits that it offers. Relax the Body One of the most efficient ways of […]

How Often Should I Be Exercising?

Living a healthy lifestyle should be a goal for everyone. This means participating in regular exercise that includes both strength training and cardio. You don’t have to hire a fitness trainer to reap the healthy benefits of exercise. However, you do need to commit to a regular exercise program. In the following, we will answer […]

Find Stress Relief with Chiropractic Care

In today’s demanding, fast-paced society, it’s no wonder that so many people are desperate for stress relief. Unfortunately, many stressed out Americans turn to pharmaceutical treatments for anxiety, depression, and the inability to deal with stress. However, prescription medications can have dangerous side effects and addictive ingredients. The good news is that chiropractic care has […]

The Importance of Good Posture

Good posture is one of the most important things you can do for your body. When you have good posture your muscles, bones and joints are aligned perfectly and can function as they should. If you fail to maintain good posture, you may find yourself dealing with chronic back pain, neck pain and overall fatigue. […]

How to Relieve Back Pain at Home

Sometimes you’re unable to make a visit to the chiropractor when your back is hurting or there are just a few days left until your appointment. At Summit Chiropractic, Spokane Valley’s leading chiropractic clinic, we don’t want you to suffer from the pain. We have compiled a list of five things you can easily do […]

How Chiropractic Care Helps Athletic Performance

For the professional athlete – or even a weekend warrior who plays a particular sport – the ability to move freely is key to performance on the field. Top-notch athletic performance requires muscle strength, flexibility, proper body mechanics and technique to prevent injury and allow maximum effort. At the Summit Chiropractic and Sports Institute, we’re […]

6 Tips to Avoiding Overuse Injuries

Spokane Valley is a wonderful place to work out and stay in shape. If exercise is your forte, you want to be careful to avoid overuse injuries. Overuse injuries occur gradually as physical stress remodels structures such as muscles, tendons and ligaments. Remodeling involves both the breaking down and the building up of tissue. When […]

5 Major Causes of Neck and Back Pain

Neck and back pain is most common among people between the ages of 18 and 64. Research indicates both conditions are common complaints at doctors’ offices. Although often soft-tissue related, they temporarily diminish mobility which inhibits the sufferer’s daily activities. Fortunately, patients can receive natural and full body wellness care from chiropractors. Chiropractic specialists offer […]