Lindsey Mathews

Lindsey Mathews

 

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You may have heard of the hormone relaxin in reference to pregnant women, but we all have it - men and women. Does it and your cycle play a part in injury, specifically ACL injury, in women?
As a health practitioner I use Graston Technique on my clients regularly. It was an injured athlete who originally created it to help heal a knee injury. Read on to find out how Graston can help you.
Five years ago I was preparing for medical school. Then I went on a medical mission trip to Tanzania. There, I learned that I wanted to be a natural healer and live a purer type of life.
Numerous studies do show that a healthy, fit mom produces a healthy, fit baby. Building a strong body can lead to an easier pregnancy, better recovery, and a vibrant baby.
I love when someone comes into my practice after knee surgery. I've been there, too, and I know exactly how to help them get moving and training again in no time.
I not only understand my patient's injuries because I'm a doctor, but also because I was once an injured athlete, too. It was that injury that actually inspired me to pursue my career.
As a chiropractor I hear a lot of questions and concerns. What is chiropractic? When did I first have it done and how often do I do it? What does it even do? Here are the answers I tell my patients.
You may have heard the word doula, but do you know what a doula actually does? A doula is not a nurse or a midwife, but a special supporter there for the mother, during and after childbirth.
As a health practitioner, the two most common injuries I see are shoulder and low back injuries. Here is my advice for how to handle and heal from these common athletic injuries.
A few years ago I found myself in a bit of a low. I was training with no real purpose or goals. Then one day I told myself, "I'm going to be the best I can be." For me, this means being BirthFIT.
When I walk up and see that whiteboard each day, I truly believe I’m training mentally for the tasks (patients) that walk into my office each day. CrossFit has made me a better doctor.
CrossFitters are willing to eat like a saint, train like an animal, and make sacrifices for performance. But it seems to take a catastrophic injury to get these folks to see a chiro, PT, etc.