Keegan Chiropractic Sports & Wellness Clinic, Ashburn, VA Video April 25, 2020, 12:02am

Videos by Keegan Chiropractic Sports & Wellness Clinic in Ashburn. 44355 Premier Plaza #130 Ashburn, Va 20147 703-858-3500 www.keeganchiro.com

Low Back Pain

Lower back pain in the past? 🤔

A recent study looked at many different risk factors for low back pain and found that the most significant risk factor was a history of prior back pain...

While pain and symptoms may come and go, many times the underlying cause of the pain was never resolved in the first place!

If this sounds familiar, visit our website to see how our office can help! 👍

#Chiropractor #LowBackPain #PainRelief

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Source: Øiestad BE, Hilde G, Tveter AT, Peat GG, Thomas MJ, Dunn KM, Grotle M. Risk factors for episodes of back pain in emerging adults. A systematic review. European Journal of Pain. 2020 Jan;24(1):19-38.

Other Keegan Chiropractic Sports & Wellness Clinic videos

Cervical Retractions
Improper cell phone use can lead to neck strain! Luckily, there are some exercises that can help. 👍 CERVICAL RETRACTION is one exercise that we often prescribe in our clinic. For more information on how our clinic can help with neck pain, visit our website! 👉 #CervicalRetractions #NeckStrain #ChiropracticCare

Bruegger Relief
Need a break? Try micro-breaks! ⏳ Whether you use a standing workstation or a sitting desk, taking micro-breaks is a great way to avoid overuse injury due to prolonged postures -- especially when you are working! Try this. 👉 Set an alarm for every 20 minutes to get up or move around for at least 20 seconds. And if you want to take it a step further: try this simple stress-busting exercise into your workstation routine. What does your workstation look like these days? Comment below! 👇 #BruggerReliefPosition #MicroBreaks #WorkFromHome

Headache
Chiropractic Helps with Migraine Headaches 👍 Approximately 15% of the US population experiences migraines and even more suffer from other types of headaches… but the good news is that chiropractic care can help! ▶️ Check out the video below to learn more about headaches, and how chiropractic care can help. 👍 #Migraines #Headaches #PainRelief #ChiropracticCare • • • Source: Wayne PM, Bernstein C, Kowalski M, Connor JP, Osypiuk K, Long CR, Vining R, Macklin E, Rist PM. The Integrative Migraine Pain Alleviation through Chiropractic Therapy (IMPACT) trial: Study rationale, design, and intervention validation. Contemporary Clinical Trials Communications. 2020 Jan 22:100531.

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Here’s what NOT to do if you have Carpal Tunnel Syndrome 👇 A new study found that poor wrist posture can worsen carpal tunnel syndrome symptoms. 👎 🤔 So what does good wrist posture look like? The study stresses the importance of limiting bent wrist postures in patients with early signs of the condition. This will ensure that your wrist & hand are both getting proper blood supply. Watch this short video for more information about carpal tunnel syndrome. #CarpalTunnelSyndrome #ChiropracticCare #WristPain #PainRelief • • • Source: Zuniga AF, Ghavanini AA, Israelian G, Keir PJ. Blood flow velocity but not tendon mechanics relates to nerve function in carpal tunnel syndrome patients. Journal of the Neurological Sciences. 2020 Jan 21:116694.

Low Back Pain
Lower back pain in the past? 🤔 A recent study looked at many different risk factors for low back pain and found that the most significant risk factor was a history of prior back pain... While pain and symptoms may come and go, many times the underlying cause of the pain was never resolved in the first place! If this sounds familiar, visit our website to see how our office can help! 👍 #Chiropractor #LowBackPain #PainRelief • • • Source: Øiestad BE, Hilde G, Tveter AT, Peat GG, Thomas MJ, Dunn KM, Grotle M. Risk factors for episodes of back pain in emerging adults. A systematic review. European Journal of Pain. 2020 Jan;24(1):19-38.

Median Nerve Glide
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? Try This 👇 A new study found that exercises are effective at increasing function & reducing pain from carpal tunnel syndrome. Take a look at this video of a Median nerve glide to see how to perform an exercise we often recommend for patients with carpal tunnel syndrome. ✋ #PainRelief #CarpalTunnelSyndrome #ConservativeCare • • • Source: Keskin Y, Kilic G, Taspinar O, Posul SO, Halac G, Eren F, Erol E, Urkmez B, Aydin T. Effectiveness of home exercise in pregnant women with carpal tunnel syndrome: Randomized Control Trial.

Thoracic Rotation
Experiencing shoulder pain? Make sure your back is healthy! A new study suggests that increasing upper back mobility can help with shoulder injuries. This means EXERCISE is crucial! 💪 The Thoracic Rotation Exercise is one exercise that we often teach patients in our office to help with mobility & strength. 👍 #Mobility #Strength #ShoulderPain • • • Source: Meadows S, Smith G, Vaswani R. Physiotherapist survey: Increasing thoracic spine movement within the management of chronic subacromial impingement syndrome. Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies. 2020 Jan 1;24(1):93-9. https://go.aws/2JZGYXQ

Wrist Flexor Stretch
April 10th is Golfer’s day. So... let’s talk about golfer’s elbow! 🏌 Most of the muscles that flex your wrist are attached to a bony bump on the inside of your elbow called the "medial epicondyle." Try and feel yours, now! Sometimes, through injury or overuse, the site where these muscles originate can become irritated or inflamed. 👇 This condition is called "medial epicondylitis", or "golfer's elbow." Wrist Flexor Stretch is one exercise that we prescribe to help treat this condition. #ElbowPain #PainRelief #GolfersElbow

Clam
A recent study demonstrated that strengthening exercises greatly help to reduce pain in knee osteoarthritis patients. 💪 One simple exercise we often recommend in our office is the clam exercise shown below. Give our office a call for more information about what we can do to help with knee pain. 📱 #KneePain #ConservativeCare #Osteoarthritis • • • Source: Imoto AM, Pardo JP, Brosseau L, Taki J, Desjardins B, Thevenot O, Franco E, Peccin S. Evidence synthesis of types and intensity of therapeutic land-based exercises to reduce pain in individuals with knee osteoarthritis. Rheumatology international. 2019 Mar 26:1-21.

Knee Pain
Did you know that knee pain is often related to hip strength? 🤔 A new study showed that weak gluteal 🍑muscles can cause knee pain & even injury. Take a look at the video attached for more information about the most common cause of knee pain. If the information in the video sounds familiar, that is a good indication that you may need to seek care! Give our office a call to see how our clinic can help get you out of pain quickly. 👍 #KneePain #HipPain #StrengtheningExercises • • • Source: Neamatallah Z, Herrington L, Jones R. An investigation into the role of gluteal muscle strength and EMG activity in controlling HIP and knee motion during landing tasks. Physical Therapy in Sport. 2020 Jan 2.

Posterior Lunge
What kind of music do chiropractors listen to? 🤔 Hip pop! 🎶 But let’s talk about the bad kind of pop...hip fractures. 👎 Research has shown that taking daily supplements of both Vitamin D and Calcium reduces the risk of hip fractures by 16%! Supplementing is great, but we also recommend trying to get nutrients through whole foods when possible: Top natural sources of calcium: 🐄 ☑️ Cheese and yogurt ☑️ Nuts and seeds Top natural sources of Vitamin D: 💪 ☑️ Fish (salmon is a great source) ☑️ Yolks BONUS TIME: What else can help to reduce the risk of fracture? Exercise! ▶️ The Posterior Lunge is one that we prescribe in our office. Questions? Schedule your appointment with our office today for a personalized care plan -- we’re here to help! 📱 #Fractures #HipFracture #Chiropractor #ConservativeCare • • • Source: Yao P, Bennett D, Mafham M, Lin X, Chen Z, Armitage J, Clarke R. Vitamin D and Calcium for the Prevention of Fracture: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. JAMA Network Open. 2019 Dec 2;2(12):e1917789-.

Rotator Cuff
Experiencing Shoulder Pain? Hold the MRI… 💪 A recent study suggested that if your shoulder injury did not involve trauma, weakness, or suspected full-thickness tears, the use of MRI before a trial of conservative management (like what’s provided in our office) actually provides NEGATIVE value in the management of patients. Conservative care is an effective treatment for rotator cuff injuries. We strive to provide cost-effective, evidence-based care in our office, and ONLY use imaging when necessary based on current guidelines. ✅ Call our office today to take the conservative route to pain relief, first! #ShoulderPain #RotatorCuffInjury #MRI #ConservativeCare • • • Source: Cortes A, Quinlan NJ, Nazal MR, Upadhyaya S, Alpaugh K, Martin SD. A value-based care analysis of magnetic resonance imaging in patients with suspected rotator cuff tendinopathy and the implicated role of conservative management. Journal of shoulder and elbow surgery. 2019 Nov 1;28(11):2153-60.

Plantar Fasciitis Explainer
Let’s talk about fascia… 🤔 Fascia is the tissue in our body that wraps around, connects, and transmits forces between muscles. Sometimes, this tissue can get irritated and cause painful symptoms. Tissue pain that shows up in the bottom of the foot is a condition called plantar fasciitis. A recent study found that combining manual therapy (like what we provide in our office) with stretching produced the best results for plantar fasciitis treatment. 💪 Take a look at this video for more information about plantar fasciitis. If any of the symptoms mentioned sound familiar, give our office a call to schedule an appointment for a personalized treatment plan. 📱 #PlantarFasciitis #HeelPain #Fascia #ConservativeCare • • • Source: Yelverton C, Rama S, Zipfel B. Manual therapy interventions in the treatment of plantar fasciitis: A comparison of three approaches. Health SA Gesondheid (Online). 2019;24:1-9.

Deep Neck Flexion
Chiropractic Care Works For Neck Pain ✅ A recent study found that patients who received manual therapy on their neck were more likely to experience relief of pain. In our office, we combine both manual therapy and exercise to get the best results. 👍 ▶️ Deep Neck Flexion is one exercise we often recommend to patients for neck pain. If you’d like a personalized assessment, schedule an appointment with our office today. We’re here to help! 📱 #NeckPain #ChiropracticCare #NeckExercises • • • Source: Lascurain-Aguirrebeña I, Newham DJ, Galindez-Ibarbengoetxea X, Casado-Zumeta X, Lertxundi A, Critchley DJ. Association between sympathoexcitatory changes and symptomatic improvement following cervical mobilisations in participants with neck pain. A double blind placebo controlled trial. Musculoskeletal Science and Practice. 2019 Jul 1;42:90-7.

Low Back Pain
Low back pain is a common cause of emergency room visits.... 4% of visits to be exact. Even more alarming, low back pain was found to rank highest in disability claims throughout the world. 👎 Living with chronic pain has a direct impact on quality of life. But here’s the good news: conservative treatment (like what’s provided in our office) can help. 👍 Most cases of low back pain do not require surgery. If you’re experiencing pain, try the conservative route first. Our office can set you up with a treatment plan that is aimed to get you where you want to be. ✅ Give our office a call today or visit our website to set up an appointment. #ChronicPain #ConservativeCare #ChooseChiropractic • • • Source: Gottlieb M, Koyfman A, Long B. Anticonvulsants for the Treatment of Low Back Pain and Lumbar Radicular Pain. Academic Emergency Medicine.

Low Row
Are you experiencing shoulder pain? It could be coming from your rotator cuff. 💪 Various strengthening exercises have been shown to help with wear and tear on your rotator cuff. The “Low Row” is one example of an effective exercise for shoulder rehab. ▶️ Check out the video to see how to perform this exercise, and give us a call to learn 3 more exercises you can do for your pain! #ShoulderRehab #RotatorCuff #ShoulderPain #LowRow • • • Source: Karabay D, Emük Y, Kaya DÖ. Muscle Activity Ratios of Scapular Stabilizers During Closed Kinetic Chain Exercises in Healthy Shoulders: A Systematic Review. Journal of Sport Rehabilitation. 2019 Dec 19;1(aop):1-7.

Lumbar Disc
Children can have lumbar disc herniations, and a new study identified obesity as a risk factor. Chiropractic care is a safe and effective treatment for children and adults with disc injuries. We can also provide you with the resources to educate and implement a healthy lifestyle. Check out the video attached for more information about lumbar disc herniations and how our care can help. 👍 #DiscHerniation #Children #ConservativeCare • • • Source: Lepard JR, Zimmerman KD, Arynchyna AA, Gutman JA, Salehani AA, Rocque BG, Rozzelle CJ. Pediatric herniated lumbar disc: a population-based risk factor analysis. Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics. 2019 Nov 29;1(aop):1-8.

Neck Pain
A committee of experts recommended chiropractic care for the following conditions: ☑️ neck pain ☑️ headache ☑️ radicular pain Chiropractic care is not just for back pain! If you are suffering with any of these conditions, give our office a call today to see how our care can help. #NeckPain #Headache #ChiropracticCare • • • Source: Whalen W, Farabaugh RJ, Hawk C, Minkalis AL, Lauretti W, Crivelli LS, Wyatt L, Sheppard M, Walters SA. Best-Practice Recommendations for Chiropractic Management of Patients With Neck Pain. Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics. 2019 Dec 20.

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Conservative care is the FIRST choice for carpal tunnel syndrome 🤚 A recent study found that manual therapy-- like what’s provided in our clinic, is often as effective and certainly less expensive than surgery for carpal tunnel syndrome. Our office combines hands-on manual therapy with exercises to help treat this condition. One simple exercise that we recommend for carpal tunnel syndrome is the median nerve glide. (video attached) If you think you may have carpal tunnel syndrome, give our office a call for a complete evaluation and treatment plan today! #CarpalTunnel #HandPain #Chiropractic • • • Source: Fernandez-De-Las-Penas C, Ortega-Santiago R, Díaz HF, Salom-Moreno J, Cleland JA, Pareja JA, Arias-Buría JL. Cost-Effectiveness Evaluation of Manual Physical Therapy Versus Surgery for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Evidence From a Randomized Clinical Trial. journal of orthopaedic & sports physical therapy. 2019 Feb;49(2):55-63.

Headache
Did you know that there are different types of headaches? 😵 Let’s talk about what’s known as a cervicogenic headache. Cervicogenic literally means “coming from the neck”. A recent systematic review identified some key characteristics of cervicogenic headache: ☑️ usually appears on one side of the head ☑️ aggravated by neck movements or prolonged postures Conservative care, like what we provide in our office, is an effective treatment option for cervicogenic headache! Watch this short video for more information about cervicogenic headache and give our office a call today for a personalized treatment plan. 👍 #Headaches #CervicogenicHeadache #HeadacheTreatment • • • Source: Avijgan M, Thomas LC, Osmotherly PG, Bolton PS. A Systematic Review of the Diagnostic Criteria Used to Select Participants in Randomised Controlled Trials of Interventions Used to Treat Cervicogenic Headache. Headache: The Journal of Head and Face Pain.

Cat Camel
A recent study found that EXERCISE reduced low back pain by at least 20% and reduced physical limitations by 23%! 💪 Exercise is a big part of the care we provide in our office. Check out the video attached for one exercise that can often help with low back pain. ▶️ If you or someone you know is dealing with pain, let us help! Schedule an appointment with our office for a personalized treatment plan. 📱 #LowBackPain #Exercise #ConservativeCare • • • Source: Hayden JA, Wilson MN, Stewart S, Cartwright JL, Smith AO, Riley RD, van Tulder M, Bendix T, Cecchi F, Costa LO, Dufour N. Exercise treatment effect modifiers in persistent low back pain: an individual participant data meta-analysis of 3514 participants from 27 randomised controlled trials. British journal of sports medicine. 2019 Nov 28.

Bird Dog
Do you experience knee pain while running? It could be due to lack of core strength! 🏃 A recent study found that a decrease in core stability impacts knee pain in runners. Check out the top 3 core stability exercises we recommend in our office to help solve this problem: ☑️ Bird dog (attached) ☑️ Dead bug ☑️ Side bridge These exercises paired with our in-office conservative treatment is our recommended way to get you back to where you were. Give our office a call today to schedule an appointment! #Runner #KneePain #CoreStability • • • Source: Chaudhari AM, Van Horn MR, Monfort SM, Pan X, Oñate JA, Best TM. Reducing Core Stability Influences Lower Extremity Biomechanics in Novice Runners. Medicine and science in sports and exercise. 2019 Dec 17.

Low Back Pain
Pain is complex, and low back pain affects millions of people every year… (see the video attached to learn more) 👎 Luckily, spinal manipulation can help.👍 A recent study found that both pain & functional disability can be reduced with spinal manipulation! If you or someone you know is suffering from low back pain, give our office a call. We want to help! #SpinalManipulation #Chiropractic #PainRelief #LowBackPain • • • Source: Didehdar D, Kamali F, Yoosefinejad AK, Lotfi M. The effect of spinal manipulation on brain neurometabolites in chronic nonspecific low back pain patients: a randomized clinical trial. Irish Journal of Medical Science (1971-). 2019 Nov 26:1-8.

Rotator Cuff
Shoulder pain? It could be coming from your neck! 👇 A recent study found that 35% of those with shoulder tendon impingement had neck tightness on the same side! Finding the true cause of pain is crucial to fixing the problem. That’s exactly what we do in our office. If you are experiencing pain, give our office a call to see how we can help. For more on shoulder pain, watch our explainer video attached! ▶️ #ShoulderPain #NeckPain #ConservativeCare • • • Source: Dernek B, et al. The incidence of impingement syndrome in cases of cervical radiculopathy: An analysis of 220 cases. Journal of Back and Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation. 2019 Nov 29(Preprint):1-4.

Whiplash
🚗 Did you know that up to 83% of individuals involved in a motor vehicle accident suffer a whiplash injury? Even worse, more than 50% of those injured report ongoing neck pain one year after the accident… 👎 Good news for you is that chiropractic care- like what’s provided in our office, can help! 👍 If you or someone you know has been involved in an accident, please give our office a call to schedule an appointment. Living with pain does not need to be your reality. #Whiplash #ChiropracticCare #NeckPain #CarAccident • • • Source: Nolet PS, Côté P, Cassidy JD, Carroll LJ. The association between a lifetime history of a neck injury in a motor vehicle collision and future neck pain: a population-based cohort study. European spine journal. 2010 Jun 1;19(6):972-81

Sciatica
Sciatica Can Be A Real Pain In The Butt! (pun intended) Let’s break it down:👇 Sciatica is a common type of pain that causes irritation in your back that travels down your leg. Luckily, conservative care (like what’s provided in our office) can help! If you or someone you know is suffering from this condition, call our office today to schedule an appointment. 📱 #Sciatica #ConservativeCare • • • Source: Koes BW, Van Tulder MW, Peul WC. Diagnosis and treatment of sciatica. Bmj. 2007 Jun 21;334(7607):1313-7.

Sciatica
Sciatica Can Be A Real Pain In The Butt! (pun intended) Let’s break it down:👇 Sciatica is a common type of pain that causes irritation in your back that travels down your leg. Luckily, conservative care (like what’s provided in our office) can help! If you or someone you know is suffering from this condition, call our office today to schedule an appointment. 📱 #Sciatica #ConservativeCare • • • Source: Koes BW, Van Tulder MW, Peul WC. Diagnosis and treatment of sciatica. Bmj. 2007 Jun 21;334(7607):1313-7.

Advanced Clam
Experiencing Knee Pain? It could be due to your glutes! 🍑 Strengthening the gluteal muscles can help with knee pain. One exercise that might help is the Advanced Clam. (attached) 👇 If you are suffering from knee pain, stop just living with the pain and schedule an appointment with our office for a personalized treatment plan. #KneePain #ChiropracticExercises #AdvancedClam

Plantar Fasciitis
Pain In The Bottom Of Your Foot? It Could Be Plantar Fasciitis. 👣 Plantar Fasci--what? Check out the video attached to learn more about this condition & how chiropractic care can help! Our clinic exists to get you out of pain as quickly as possible! Give us a call today to schedule your appointment. #FootPain #PlantarFasciitis #PainRelief

Low Back Pain
Conservative Care for Sciatica ✅ A recent review of lumbar radiculopathy patients found that those who had surgery and those who underwent conservative care had no differences in pain levels after one year. They also found that there were similar improvements in quality of life, neurologic symptoms, and return to work between the two groups. The biggest difference: Conservative care was the cheaper option! Choose the conservative option first & give chiropractic a try! #Sciatica #ConservativeCare • • • Source: Clark R, Weber RP, Kahwati L. Surgical Management of Lumbar Radiculopathy: a Systematic Review. Journal of general internal medicine. 2019 Nov 11:1-0.

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