LS 141 - Properly Diagnosing and Treating Athletes with Dr. Nick Porterfield


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Fernando Aires talks with Dr. Nick Porterfield about what chiropractics really should mean and how to properly diagnose and treat injuries that athletes suffer from. He discusses how common the wrong diagnosis or treatments are in the field, and ultimately how to prolong and get the most out of an athlete's career. And it doesn't just apply to professional athletes but anyone training for anything physical or is just physically active.

Key Takeaways:

4:34 - The clear, proper meaning of chiropractics.

9:25 - The "anatomy train" and how the area that hurts is not always the problem area that needs treatment.

12:19 - Hip problems and where the joint actually is.

18:56 - Improving, helping or avoiding problems with disks and joints.

22:14 - What to do with inflammation.

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