Spice Up Your Life To Reduce Muscle Cramps

Muscle cramps have trouble both the professional and weekend warrior athlete for presumably thousands of years. Although no evidence exists to support this, I'm sure the first athletic competitions between human beings ended with someone pulling up lame from a hamstring or calf cramp. Yet for how common they are, relatively little is understood concerning the underlying cause or cure.

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Predictors Of Chronic Ankle Instability

Inversion ankle sprains are one of the most common soft-tissue injuries experienced by athletes of all levels. Much has been researched and professed about the importance of early treatment and rehabilitation to get the athlete back in action as quickly as possible. However, early treatment is not enough to prevent the condition of ankle instability from becoming chronic and affecting the person for years down the road. At Back In Motion Chiropractic & Sports Rehab in Beaverton, Oregon, we strive to not only provide the most effective acute therapies for soft-tissue injuries, but to also look beyond the short-term in an effort to prevent future injury.

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New Guidelines For The Management Of Neck Pain And Associated Disorders

Clinical guidelines for the management of neck pain and associated disorders were recently released by the Canadian Research chair in Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation. While the guidelines are not specific to chiropractic, the evidence-based chiropractor will do well to review the guidelines provided and implement them into practice. It's encouraging to see continued evidence of the superior effectiveness of combining manipulation and therapeutic exercise for best outcomes. Manipulation, soft-tissue therapy, and therapeutic exercise are the hallmarks of Back In Motion Chiropractic & Sports Rehab. We pride ourselves on remaining evidence-based in the application of our care and stepping above traditional manipulation-only chiropractic or exercise only physical therapy. See the full list of recommendations from the research chair below. 

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Back In Motion Welcomes Dr. Jordan Emmil To The Team!

Back In Motion Welcomes Dr. Jordan Emmil To The Team!

Back In Motion Chiropractic & Sports Rehab in Beaverton, Oregon is excited to announce the addition of Dr. Jordan Emmil to our team of physicians!

Dr. Emmil earned her Bachelor of Science degree at Western Washington University where she studied kinesiology.  While attending Western, she lettered 4 years for the University‚Äôs softball team playing 3rd base for the Vikings. After graduating, Dr. Emmil moved to Portland to attend chiropractic school at the University of Western States where she earned her Doctor of Chiropractic degree as well as her Masters in Exercise Sport Science.

Dr. Emmil utilizes various soft-tissue treatment techniques, spinal manipulation, kinesio-taping as well as therapeutic and corrective exercises to help keep her patients active and doing the things they love. During her past 3 years in the greater Portland area she has had the opportunity to work with many athletes of all levels. She has treated athletes on the sidelines at Parkrose and David Douglas high schools, worked with the Portland Stags professional ultimate frisbee team, and treated athletes at various half marathons, the Seaside volleyball tournament and the Canby rodeo.

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