Arthrogenic muscle inhibition is common after a joint injury As you move through the rehabilitation process after a joint injury, it is common to notice dysfunction in the muscles which surround the joint capsule. While there is no actual damage to these muscles, they are often unable to contract fully. This is a purposeful reaction…

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It’s often said that pain and stress go hand in hand Subluxation illustrates this twisted system perfectly. A physical manifestation of mental stress is a prolonged contraction of the muscles that we call muscle tension. This tension can be painful in of itself, as well as contributing to reduced range of motion. But the problem…

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What is trending more than health in 2021? And what is more important than your health in 2021? Trending aside, this new year is awash with possibilities for improving your health on a holistic scale. At Associates In Chiropractic, we are concerned with two parts of holistic wellness: Preventative healthcare Musculoskeletal medicine We focus on…

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Sleep is supposed to help not hurt Sleep, and in particular deep REM sleep, is responsible for restoration. It is the time in which blood flow redirects its focus  to the muscles, which are provided with an increased surge of oxygen and nutrients necessary for repair and rebuilding. And while it can be difficult enough…

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