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Unpacking the Chiropractic Adjustment

2023-02-02T10:28:24-05:00By |

I frequently get asked “What is a Chiropractic Adjustment?”  A chiropractic adjustment is the primary method of treatment utilized by Doctors of Chiropractic. Chiropractic adjustments are performed on spinal and extremity joints that have been diagnosed as being hypomobile or fixated or restricted, or dysfunctional. Simply put, not moving correctly.  There are various adjustment techniques, but typically adjustments are applied by hand with a low force, controlled velocity contact on a specific joint [...]

A Chiropractor’s Guide to Plantar Fasciitis

2022-11-10T10:00:15-05:00By |

Not all foot pain and not all heel pain is plantar fasciitis.  What is plantar fasciitis? The plantar fascia is a strong band from the medial portion of the bottom of the heel to the base of the great toe. When this fascia has increased force, it often results in inflammation.  Simply, when this structure is inflamed, causing pain, we then give it the name plantar fasciitis.   The plantar fascia is meant to [...]

3 Body Parts You Should NOT Overlook When Warming Up for Golf

2022-09-08T11:31:40-04:00By |

Golf season is in full swing, and the cooler fall weather is quickly approaching. This is the point in the season when we are either feeling great, or we have been having that nagging injury that we just can’t shake.  We often take the time to warm up and stretch our low backs, but it can be just as beneficial to focus on the less popular body regions. Mobile joints are strong joints, [...]

6 Minutes a Day to a Stronger Core and Better Mobility

2022-09-08T11:32:39-04:00By |

My patients would tell you that I always emphasize the importance of doing the exercises I have given for homework twice a day.  Twice a day seems like a lot.  BUT … what I suggest is 3 minutes in the morning and 3 minutes in the evening or before bed.  Short bouts of therapeutic exercise twice daily will help prepare your body for the stress of the day and clear the strain you [...]

3 Ways to Avoid Running Injuries this Winter in Cincinnati, Ohio

2022-01-26T12:05:41-05:00By |

Winter is here in Cincinnati, Ohio, and so are plummeting temperatures. Although ideal running temperatures are behind us we can still do things this time of year to improve our running times, distance or form.  Annoying running injuries typically happen when you start running for the first time in a while, increase pace, or increase distance. During the cold winter months is when we can take our training to the next level to [...]

It’s National Physical Therapy Month

2021-10-18T11:00:22-04:00By |

Happy October MLCC Family! I have to kick this off by letting you all know just how much I love the season of fall. It is the time of year I most look forward to. From the changing colors of leaves to the crisp morning breezes, the return of school and football games, the shorter days and fireside nights and yes...we must not forget, pumpkin spice EVERYTHING!  As it just so happens, Autumn [...]

A ‘New’ (old) Approach to Chiropractic Care

2021-09-15T13:46:05-04:00By |

In 1987, two young chiropractors started a new office in Mt. Lookout, Ohio with a focus on a holistic and conservative approach to healthcare.  Dr. Donna Moloney and Dr. Mark King worked tirelessly as young doctors to serve their community and build their practice.  They utilized manual care and rehabilitation for musculoskeletal issues along with nutrition and lifestyle recommendations for overall health and wellness.   From the start, the philosophy was [...]

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