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Langley Chiropractor Blog | Congrats to Dr. Armstrong on her first open water swim race win!

August 3rd, 2017 Comments Off
Posted by Dr. Jody Freedman

Congratulations to Dr. Robin Armstrong on her first place tie in her first open water swim race at the VOWSA kits open 750m. The race was part of her training for her first triathlon coming up August long weekend at Elk Lake. The office will be closed over the August long weekend as we cheer her on!

Running Biomechanics & Posture @ Langley Running Room

August 9th, 2011 Comments Off
Posted by Dr. Jody Freedman

Last Thursday, I (Dr. Jody) was back at the Langley Running Room speaking to a 10k group about the often forgotten Upper Body Biomechanics of running.  Before we got into running biomechanics & posture, we first needed to look at the postural challenges of where we spend most of our time … at work.  Whatever our job is (Sitting at our desk, driving a car or bending over to pick stuff up), most jobs tend to lead to the same posture: Tight shoulders,  hunched forward neck, and a lack of motion in the upper back.

When we finally find a few free moments to get out and run, unfortunately that hunched posture often comes along with us.  The result is restricted breathing and upper arm movements as well as fatigue setting in early.  We simply don’t perform as well as we could.

This was a fun topic to discuss with the group.  For some tips on overcoming these postural challenges, Check out my handout for runners here or come in to our clinic for a more complete assessment and personal recommendations.

Be sure to also check out the running groups and clinics at the Langley Running Room. The excellent team do a fantastic job working with runners of all abilities.

Preventing Running Injuries @ Langley Running Room

August 24th, 2010 Comments Off
Posted by Dr. Jody Freedman

Last night, I (Dr. Jody Freedman) delivered a presentation on preventing running injuries to 25 ambitious Langley half marathoners.  The group was in week 3 of their 18 week program with the final goal of running the Rock n Roll Marathon in Las Vegas.  It was nice to work with an enthusiastic group and I received a number of great questions and comments including some impromptu testimonials about how Active Release Technique (A.R.T) & Chiropractic helped them overcome their running injuries.  Much appreciated!

Twila and her excellent team at the Langley Running Room do a fantastic job organizing running clinics for people of all abilities.  I encourage you to visit the store (just around the corner from our clinic in the Safeway plaza) and check out their fall clinics.

Here is a some quick tips on how you can prevent running injuries like plantar fasciitis, shin splints & patellofemoral syndrome:

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