Keegan Chiropractic Sports & Wellness Clinic

Keegan Chiropractic Sports & Wellness Clinic

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Friendliness of office staff, thanks Eileen and Leah. The compassion and the fact they make every effort to get you an appointment as quickly as you need it.

44355 Premier Plaza #130 Ashburn, Va 20147 703-858-3500 www.keeganchiro.com Providing state of the art chiropractic, massage therapy, therapeutic modalities, and nutritional supplements to the Northern Virginia Area since 1997, we will help you get rid of you pain, restore function and maximize your performance!

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medicalnewstoday.com 02/12/2021

How long does sciatica last: Symptoms, treatment, and management

Sciatica is a condition that occurs when a personโ€™s sciatic nerve becomes irritated, leading to pain along the back of one leg. https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/how-long-does-sciatica-last

medicalnewstoday.com How long does sciatica last for? Read on to find the symptoms of sciatica, how to treat and manage it, how long it lasts, and when to see a doctor.

02/12/2021

๐™Ž๐™ฉ๐™–๐™ฃ๐™™๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™œ ๐™’๐™ค๐™ง๐™ ๐™จ๐™ฉ๐™–๐™ฉ๐™ž๐™ค๐™ฃ๐™จ

Standing workstations are becoming increasingly more popular. However, just because youโ€™re standing vs. sitting does not automatically mean itโ€™s a healthier position. Just like sitting workstations, standing desks need to be set up correctly for maximum benefit. ๐Ÿ‘

Check out this infographic to learn more about how to set up a standing workstation for maximal comfort.๐Ÿ‘‡
https://s3.amazonaws.com/chiroup-assets/clinics/0/form/files/da223a3a-5e88-40af8300-b2aeb11bb4c6.pdf

#workstation #standing #sitting #posture

02/11/2021

We are uniquely trained to treat common injuries, including low back pain. In addition, we can help you choose proper rehabilitation exercises and prevention techniques to get you back on your feet and reduce the likelihood of future injuries!

02/11/2021

๐˜พ๐™๐™ž๐™ง๐™ค๐™ฅ๐™ง๐™–๐™˜๐™ฉ๐™ž๐™˜ ๐˜พ๐™–๐™ง๐™š ๐™๐™ค๐™ง ๐™‰๐™š๐™˜๐™  ๐™‹๐™–๐™ž๐™ฃ ๐Ÿ‘

โ€œNeck pain is a leading cause of years lived with disability and is often managed with opioid medications in primary care settings, though this is contraindicated by national guidelines.โ€

Check out the following video to learn about an effective conservative solution for neck pain that IS endorsed. โฏ https://www.youtube.com/embed/05LZ9CuS5r4?rel=0

#neckpain #chiropracticcare

Source: https://academic.oup.com/painmedicine/advance-articleabstract/doi/10.1093/pm/pnaa372/6015820

02/10/2021

๐˜ผ๐™ง๐™š ๐™”๐™ค๐™ช ๐™’๐™š๐™–๐™ง๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™œ ๐™๐™๐™š ๐™๐™ž๐™œ๐™๐™ฉ ๐™Ž๐™๐™ค๐™š๐™จ? ๐Ÿ‘Ÿ

A new study found that choosing the right type of athletic shoe can dramatically decrease your risk of the most common foot, ankle, and knee injuries.

Check out this infographic to learn more about whatโ€™s best for each type of foot. ๐Ÿ‘‡https://d2tdnxb10ob8wc.cloudfront.net/clinics/0/form/files/9933ee1d-ec5b-431c-9247-eb7aa0e7658f.pdf

#foot #ankle #knee #injuries #shoetype

Source: https://www.jospt.org/doi/abs/10.2519/jospt.2021.9710

02/09/2021

The opioid crisis has had devasting consequences in the United States. Learn how chiropractors are combating the epidemic by managing pain without drugs or medications: https://bit.ly/2G42GeU

02/09/2021

๐™‡๐™ค๐™ฌ ๐™‘๐™ž๐™ฉ๐™–๐™ข๐™ž๐™ฃ ๐˜ฟโ€ฆ โ˜€๏ธ

New research found that many types of muscle and joint problems are related to low vitamin D levels. Low vitamin D levels were identified in:
โ€ข 76% of ligament sprains and cartilage injuries
โ€ข 71% of knee pain (runnerโ€™s knee)
โ€ข 54% of muscle or tendon strains
โ€ข 46% of stress fractures

Check out this blog for tips on keeping your vitamin D in check: ๐Ÿ‘‡
https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/how-to-increase-vitamin-d#Supplements-101:-Vitamin-D

#vitamind #jointproblems #muscle #chiropractic

Source: https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/1941738120953414

02/08/2021

The benefits of hiking are numerous: It lowers the risk of heart disease, boosts bone density, builds muscle and core strength, improves balance, helps to control weight and improves mood! It has even been found to improve learning, cognition, memory and creativity. Get out and get your steps in!

02/08/2021

๐™Ž๐™ฅ๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™–๐™ก ๐™ˆ๐™–๐™ฃ๐™ž๐™ฅ๐™ช๐™ก๐™–๐™ฉ๐™ž๐™ค๐™ฃ > ๐™ˆ๐™š๐™™๐™ž๐™˜๐™–๐™ฉ๐™ž๐™ค๐™ฃ โœ…

Well-informed patients are increasingly choosing safe and effective chiropractic care over chemical alternatives whenever possible. And another published review has confirmed that spinal manipulation is an exceptionally safe treatment, concluding: โ€œAdverse events from manual therapy are few, mild, and transient.โ€

Check out this infographic for a comparison of medication vs. manual therapy for back pain. ๐Ÿ‘‡https://d2tdnxb10ob8wc.cloudfront.net/clinics/0/form/files/dc6f0c83-a3dc-4774-ab89-c03bb95e60c1.pdf

#spinalmanipualtion #chiropracticcare #medication

Source: https://www.jospt.org/do/10.2519/jospt.blog.20201118

medicalnewstoday.com 02/05/2021

Pain in upper thigh: Causes, treatment, and prevention

Pain in the upper thigh can be difficult to diagnose because this area of the body contains many muscles, tendons, and ligaments. https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/321001

medicalnewstoday.com Pain in the upper thighLearn about different causes of upper thigh pain, from injuries to nerve problems. We look at the associated symptoms and treatment options.

02/05/2021

Active stretches facilitate movement and improve strength. Stretches should never cause pain, nor should you feel tingling in the extremities.

02/05/2021

๐™€๐™ญ๐™š๐™ง๐™˜๐™ž๐™จ๐™š ๐™๐™ค๐™ง ๐™Ž๐™๐™ค๐™ช๐™ก๐™™๐™š๐™ง ๐™‹๐™ง๐™ค๐™—๐™ก๐™š๐™ข๐™จ

Researchers have confirmed once again that a forward head posture is directly related to your risk of developing shoulder problems- including rotator cuff tears. Fortunately, exercise can help! ๐Ÿƒ

Hereโ€™s one exercise that we frequently prescribe to help promote a better head and neck posture. โ–ถ๏ธ https://d2tdnxb10ob8wc.cloudfront.net/v1-video-uploads/cervical-retractions.mp4

#posture #shoulderpain #rotatorcuff #exercise

Source: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/10669817.2020.1854010

02/04/2021

๐˜พ๐™๐™ง๐™ค๐™ฃ๐™ž๐™˜ ๐˜ฝ๐™–๐™˜๐™  ๐™‹๐™–๐™ž๐™ฃ ๐Ÿ˜ฃ

Researchers have established a correlation between chronic low back pain and โ€œpoor muscle performance,โ€ for example, loss of strength and endurance throughout the body.

If you suffer from chronic back pain, check out the following tips in the infographic below, then call our office today. Chiropractic care is a proven, safe and effective tool for easing back pain and improving function. โœ…https://d2tdnxb10ob8wc.cloudfront.net/clinics/0/form/files/d3040c06-4e4d-4b38-9d5a-1a5ac26ec5ce.pdf

#backpain #chiropracticcare

Source: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0161475420301548

02/03/2021

๐™ˆ๐™ค๐™ฉ๐™ค๐™ง ๐™„๐™ข๐™–๐™œ๐™š๐™ง๐™ฎ ๐Ÿง 

Researchers have found that patients improve faster when they repeatedly imagine painlessly performing an activity or exercise in their mind. This type of training is called motor imagery.

Motor imagery starts by resting in a comfortable position, then repeatedly imagine performing a (previously uncomfortable) activity without any pain, i.e., imagine bending over with NO trouble. So next time youโ€™re in pain, try using motor imagery. Then give us a call to see if chiropractic care can help even more. ๐Ÿ“ž

#motorimagery #painfree #nopain #pain #chiropractic

Source: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1744388120311385

arthritis.org 02/02/2021

When Hip Pain May Mean Arthritis | Arthritis Foundation

The term "arthritis" refers to several different diseases that cause joint inflammation. Different forms of arthritis may require different treatment and cause somewhat different symptoms. https://www.arthritis.org/health-wellness/about-arthritis/where-it-hurts/when-hip-pain-may-mean-arthritis

arthritis.org From cartilage breakdown to joint inflammation, these conditions can cause painful hips. Learn about the diseases that can affect hips.

02/02/2021

Passive stretches help facilitate movement in the affected muscle or joint. Stretches should be held for 15 to 30 seconds, allowing the muscles to gradually relax and lengthen.

02/02/2021

๐™๐™š๐™ฃ๐™ฃ๐™ž๐™จ ๐™€๐™ก๐™—๐™ค๐™ฌ ๐Ÿ’ช

Tennis elbow is the most common cause of elbow pain, affecting athletes and channel surfers alike. Another recent study found that a few visits of โ€œeducation, stretches, activity modification, and pain management techniques are effective at reducing pain and increasing function in patients with (tennis elbow)โ€

Check out this short video to learn more about what chiropractic care can do for this condition. โ–ถ๏ธ https://www.youtube.com/embed/3mNAbTxLOLQ?rel=0

#tenniselbow #elbowpain

Source: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0894113020301885

02/01/2021

๐™ˆ๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™™-๐˜ฝ๐™ค๐™™๐™ฎ ๐™‹๐™ง๐™–๐™˜๐™ฉ๐™ž๐™˜๐™š๐™จ ๐Ÿง˜

A recent study found that practicing mind-body techniques for eight weeks helps significantly decrease pain and improve function in symptomatic patients.

Check out the following infographic for an overview of the most common relaxation techniques๐Ÿ‘‡
https://d2tdnxb10ob8wc.cloudfront.net/clinics/0/form/files/mind-body-best-practices.pdf

#mindbody #relax #decreasepain

Source: https://meridian.allenpress.com/jat/article/doi/10.4085/1062-6050-0214.20/448491

01/30/2021

While you may experience pain or injury in a particular area (such as a knee or a hip), the root of the problem may lie elsewhere. A problem in the foot or ankle can create an imbalance in every step, leading to discomfort or injury that moves to the knees, hips, low back or other regions of the body. We can help! Schedule your next visit today.

medicalnewstoday.com 01/29/2021

Pain in the back of the head: 5 causes with treatment

A headache can be either the main reason for pain or a secondary symptom of problems in another part of the body. There is not always an explanation for why primary headaches occur, and the cause and location of the pain can vary. https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/321017#_noHeaderPrefixedContent

medicalnewstoday.com Learn about five causes of pain in the back of the head. We also look at the triggers and treatment options for each of these headache types.

01/29/2021

๐™„๐™จ ๐™”๐™ค๐™ช๐™ง ๐™’๐™ค๐™ง๐™ ๐™จ๐™ฉ๐™–๐™ฉ๐™ž๐™ค๐™ฃ ๐™Ž๐™š๐™ฉ ๐™๐™ฅ ๐˜พ๐™ค๐™ง๐™ง๐™š๐™˜๐™ฉ๐™ก๐™ฎ? ๐Ÿค”

The average person works 40 hours per week. And if you have a job where you are primarily sitting, the set up of your workstation is CRITICAL to preventing problems.

Check out the attached infographic for a simple guide on how to make your workstation more user-friendly๐Ÿ‘‡:
https://d2tdnxb10ob8wc.cloudfront.net/clinics/0/form/files/Workstation-infographic.pdf

Based on the tips above, how well is your workstation set up? Tell us what works for you...and what doesnโ€™t.

#WorkStation #PreventPain

01/28/2021

๐™’๐™๐™ž๐™ฅ๐™ก๐™–๐™จ๐™? ๐Ÿš—

Whiplash occurs when the tissues in your neck are stretched too hard or too far -- much like a rope that frays when it is stretched beyond its capacity.

Auto accidents are the leading cause of whiplash - affecting up to four out of five people involved. Unfortunately, these injuries spike in the colder and darker winter months.

Here are our top 5 vehicle injury tips:
โœ” Always wear your seatbelt.
โœ” Make sure your headrest is at the proper height.
โœ” Make sure your mirrors are properly adjusted and check them regularly.
โœ” Brace yourself properly and look straight ahead if you cannot avoid the accident.
โœ” Seek treatment immediately following an accident.

If you or someone you know has been affected by an auto accident, our office may be able to help. Set up an appointment today for a personalized treatment plan. ๐Ÿ“ž

#Whiplash #AutoAccident

01/27/2021

Chiropractic care is a safe, natural way to help the body learn how to heal itself. If you are unsure if chiropractic care is right for you- we're here for you! Call us or schedule your next visit with us so that we can figure out what would be right for you.

01/27/2021

๐™Ž๐™ช๐™ง๐™œ๐™š๐™ง๐™ฎ? ๐™ˆ๐™–๐™ฎ๐™—๐™š ๐™‰๐™ค๐™ฉ! ๐Ÿ‘

A new study questioned the value of common surgeries for chronic pain:

"We conclude that many common surgical procedures performed for musculoskeletal
conditions causing chronic pain have not been subjected to trials comparing them to not
performing the procedureโ€ฆ.only 14% (on average) showed a statistically significant benefit to surgery."

If you are experiencing chronic pain, surgery is not always the only option! Conservative chiropractic can be a natural and safe alternative for many cases- check out this infographic to see how we may help. ๐Ÿ‘‡

https://d2tdnxb10ob8wc.cloudfront.net/clinics/0/form/files/5bb2ba2a-d7ee-41ea-a442-8bdac2e97651.pdf

#SpinalManipulation #ChiropracticCare

Source: https://doi.org/10.1177/0269215520966694

01/26/2021

๐™Ž๐™ž๐™ข๐™ฅ๐™ก๐™š ๐™๐™ž๐™ฅ๐™จ ๐™๐™ค ๐™‹๐™ง๐™š๐™ซ๐™š๐™ฃ๐™ฉ ๐™‡๐™ค๐™ฌ ๐˜ฝ๐™–๐™˜๐™  ๐™‹๐™–๐™ž๐™ฃ ๐Ÿ“‰

Low Back Pain Prevention Tip #51- The correct way to arise from a chair:
https://d2tdnxb10ob8wc.cloudfront.net/clinics/0/advice/videos/3afac669-fcfd-478b-9afe-2ecd04eda813.mp4

Although this seems simple, the act of getting in and out of a chair could aggravate a low back problem!

Looking for more ways to prevent and treat low back pain? Our office can help! Give us a call today. ๐Ÿ“ž

#LowBackPain #Chiropractic

01/25/2021

๐™๐™š๐™™๐™ช๐™˜๐™š ๐™‰๐™š๐™˜๐™  ๐™‹๐™–๐™ž๐™ฃ โœ…

A recent study confirmed that exercise is a beneficial treatment for reducing neck pain.

Itโ€™s never too early or too late to kick your healthy resolutions into action! Check out our exercise infographic for a few ways to get moving (safely). ๐Ÿ‘‡
healthy moving/ exercise infographic?

Our office is rooting for you!

#NeckPain #HealthyExercise

Source: https://www.jospt.org/doi/abs/10.2519/jospt.2020.9155

01/24/2021

Schedule your next visit with us! At our practice, we aim to discover the real reason you are in pain and to ensure that you can live your life with optimal health.

medicalnewstoday.com 01/22/2021

Vitamin D and joint pain: What does the research say?

Vitamin D is a nutrient that is vital for bone health. Several studies show that low levels of vitamin D can cause increased joint and muscle pain. https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/321923

medicalnewstoday.com Vitamin D is a crucial nutrient for bone health. Some studies suggest a link between vitamin D deficiency and joint or muscle pain, including rheumatoid arthritis. In this article, we look at what the research says, how a person can get their daily dose of vitamin D, and other vitamins that could he...

01/22/2021

๐˜พ๐™ค๐™ฃ๐™จ๐™ฉ๐™–๐™ฃ๐™ฉ ๐™‡๐™ค๐™ฌ ๐˜ฝ๐™–๐™˜๐™  ๐™‹๐™–๐™ž๐™ฃ?

Researchers have linked ongoing back pain with falls:
โ€œOlder adults with persistent low back pain were more likely to have a fall than those without back pain.โ€

Living with pain can be dangerous. Do your part to minimize this risk- check out this video to see how chiropractic care might help you or a loved one. โ–ถ๏ธ
https://www.youtube.com/embed/d0fEPL_Ptj8?rel=0

#LowBackPain #ChiropracticCare

Source: https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0733464820966517

01/21/2021

Chiropractic treatment isnโ€™t so much a way of fixing physical problems as it is a way of allowing your body to perform the healing it already knows how to do if itโ€™s given the care and respect it needs.

01/21/2021

๐™Ž๐™ช๐™›๐™›๐™š๐™ง๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™œ ๐™๐™ง๐™ค๐™ข ๐˜พ๐™๐™ง๐™ค๐™ฃ๐™ž๐™˜ ๐™‹๐™–๐™ž๐™ฃ? ๐Ÿค”

The 4 MOST common types of chronic pain are:
โœ” Chronic low back pain
โœ” Neck pain
โœ” Hip and knee osteoarthritis
โœ” Fibromyalgia

The American Family Physician Journal recently re-affirmed that spinal manipulation (what we provide in our office) can be a solution for many patients suffering from these chronic problems.

You donโ€™t have to live in pain! Call our office today to see how we can help.๐Ÿ‘‡https://d2tdnxb10ob8wc.cloudfront.net/clinics/0/form/files/4c41e59c-67d9-4087-9510-4c12ebd0fdd6.pdf

#SpinalManipulation #ChronicPain

Source: https://www.aafp.org/afp/2020/1015/p465.html

01/20/2021

๐™‹๐™ค๐™จ๐™ž๐™ฉ๐™ž๐™ซ๐™š ๐™๐™๐™ค๐™ช๐™œ๐™๐™ฉ๐™จ ๐™Š๐™ฃ๐™ก๐™ฎ! ๐Ÿ˜Š

A recent study, following 70,000 people, found that those who were optimistic had a significantly lower risk of dying from several major causes of death.

Here are some tips that can help you train your brain how to think positively:
โœ” Focus on the good things
โœ” Practice gratitude
โœ” Keep a journal
โœ” Open yourself up to humor
โœ” Surround yourself with positive people
โœ” Practice positive self-talk

There are a lot of things going on in todayโ€™s world, but letโ€™s each do something positive today to make a difference in our world and our health!

#StayPositive #HappyThoughts

Source: https://www.healthline.com/health/how-to-think-positive#tips

wmcactionnews5.com 01/19/2021

Best Life: How to help back pain while working from home

Laptops are not ergonomically designed, as many people have discovered since they started working from home. Make sure you're giving yourself time to stretch your back and shoulders. https://www.wmcactionnews5.com/2020/12/03/best-life-bad-back-epidemic/

wmcactionnews5.com At its peak, 62 percent of Americans were working from home during COVID, creating a shift in the modern workplace.

01/19/2021

๐™Ž๐™ฉ๐™ง๐™š๐™ฉ๐™˜๐™๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™œ ๐™๐™ค๐™ง ๐™‰๐™š๐™˜๐™  ๐™‹๐™–๐™ž๐™ฃ ๐Ÿ‘

Mild neck pain can often be helped by simple stretching! Hereโ€™s one stretch that we often prescribe in our clinic: https://d2tdnxb10ob8wc.cloudfront.net/v1-video-uploads/levator-stretch.mp4

Say NO to pain! Set up an appointment with our clinic for a complete & personalized plan to manage your pain. Weโ€™re here to help! ๐Ÿ˜Š

#NeckPain #NeckStretch

Source: https://www.jpma.org.pk/PdfDownload/10151

01/18/2021

Do you feel lethargic at times and are unsure why? Chiropractic care can aid in increasing your levels of energy by reducing tension in the spine and by freeing the nerves to work more effectively. Call us today!

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Cervical Retractions
Bruegger Relief
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Low Back Pain
Median Nerve Glide
Thoracic Rotation
Wrist Flexor Stretch
Clam
Knee Pain
Posterior Lunge
Rotator Cuff

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Ashburn, VA
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