FREE Runner’s Workshop: 5 Tips to a 2017 PR (Personal Record)

On October 23, 2016, in Dr. Dino Pappas, Endurance Athletes, Running, Sports Medicine, by Dr. Dino Pappas

Due to popular demand, our office, The Center for Integrated Medicine, is teaming up with coach Paul Magsombol of Tenacity Performance Training to co-host a THIRD FREE runner’s workshop, titled 5 Tips to a 2017 PR.  The workshop date is Thursday, November 17 2016 at 6:00 PM. The workshop will run from 6:00-7:30 PM. Tenacity Performance Training […]

Your Knees & Running – What You Need to Know!

On September 26, 2016, in Dr. Dino Pappas, Endurance Athletes, Knee Pain, Sports Medicine, by Dr. Dino Pappas

The Myth This needs to stop!  What you may ask?  The scare tactics!  Scare tactics don’t help patients. Actually, scare tactics harm them. One of the more common scare tactics we find is the scare tactic, stop running cause it’s bad for your knees.  We hear medical providers like orthopedic surgeons, physiatrists, sports medicine physicians, […]

Stress Fractures

On August 22, 2016, in Uncategorized, by Dr. Dino Pappas

Don’t let a stress fracture slow you down?  Take a look at the following video for the most common locations of a stress fracture, symptoms of a stress fracture and possible treatments.  We can help you identify and recover/rehab from a stress fracture by calling 708-532-2346. “Why Put Off Feeling Good?”

What Can We Learn From Meb?

On July 12, 2014, in Sports Medicine, Uncategorized, by Dr. Dino Pappas

The Story of Meb Summer running season is heating up and with the warm weather comes injuries. I tell patients that I’d much rather see them at the grocery store, at a local adult watering hole (aka pub) or at the finish line of a race than at our clinic injured. A runner that can’t […]

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Strength Training for Runners 101

This is a follow up to a lecture and Power Point presentation that  our office (The Center for Integrated Medicine, LLC – Drs. Dino Pappas and Marie Tholl-Pappas), did with coach Paul Magsombol of Tenacity Performance Training.  We hope that by sharing information we can keep you healthy and performing at the highest levels.  Please […]

The Value of a Picture: My DARN KNEE!

On November 30, 2013, in Chiropractor, Dr. Dino Pappas, Endurance Athletes, Physical Therapy, Sports Medicine, by Dr. Dino Pappas

Summary of an actual patient encounter… Patient: What’s going on with my darn knee? Dr: You have a knee derangement. That’s just fancy words for your knee lacks normal mobility. There is something blocking the knee from getting the needed range. Patient: MY KNEE IS DERANGED! JUST WHAT THE HECK ARE YOU TALKING ABOUT DR. […]

5 Nutrition Tips for the Endurance Athlete

On May 28, 2013, in Endurance Athletes, Sports Medicine, by Dr. Dino Pappas

We get great questions routinely from endurance athletes regarding nutritional strategies to improve performance.  We can’t possibly give away all the tips necessary, nor explain the scientific rationale behind them for improved performance in a simple blog, but we can give away several here. *** Note: Please don’t confuse these tips as specific medical or nutritional […]

Chronic IT Band Syndrome or Something Else?

The weather is warming up and out comes the endurance athletes (runners, bikers and triathletes) again.  The old aches and pains re-emerge.  An endurance athlete that can’t participate in their sport anymore is kind of like a dog owner that’s lost their dog (depressed).  For more on that analogy, click here (http://thecfim.com/rest-fixes-bad-mechanics). We will see […]

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