Common Shoulder Injuries in Baseball Players

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It’s no secret, baseball players are prone to shoulder injuries. This is mainly due to the overhead throwing motion being an unnatural movement for the human shoulder. So, the more a person throws the more susceptible they are to developing the following problems with their shoulder. Common Baseball Shoulder Injuries Biceps Tendonitis Biceps tendonitis refers… Read more »

Dr. Zelasko’s Morning Stretch Routine

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Follow my simple stretch routine when you wake up and you’ll be ready for the rest of the day. Step 1 Before you even sit up in bed. Stretch those legs out as straight as you can, point those toes then pull them back towards your shins. Reach both arms over your head as far as you… Read more »

Best Post-Workout Food

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Ok, you just blasted through your workout and you’re feeling exhausted but great. Now it’s time to recover. The workout is meant to tear your body down while the next 23 hours of the day are spent trying to repair the damage. If you never let your body repair itself, you won’t see those changes… Read more »

Best Pre-Workout Food

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So, you want to get the most out of your workouts. And you’re not sure what to eat before you head to the gym. Knowing what your goal is will directly effect what you want to consume before your workout. Most of the time we are heading to the gym to try and loose weight… Read more »

How to Stretch Before a Workout

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How to stretch before a workout is a common fitness question. It all depends on what type of workout you are performing. So the first thing that I would ask you is, what type of workout are you planning to do? Once you have that figured out, read on for the best way to prepare… Read more »

Our Treatments are Not Deep Tissue Massage

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Our treatments are not deep tissue massage. Ok, now that I got that off my chest, let me explain. Our treatments are known as a form of Manual Therapy.  They are highly specific to the structure and dysfunction (problem) that is presented in the body.   1st we take a thorough history to find out… Read more »

What are Adhesions?

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Adhesions – the most popular musculoskeletal pathology in existence. Adhesion is probably something you haven’t heard of before, but fixing it may give you the relief you need! What are adhesions? Adhesions are small pieces of scar tissue that accumulate over time in an area of soft tissue that has less oxygen.   This state… Read more »

Can You Trust your Doctor?

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Let me ask you this. Is the doctor you’re taking advice from someone you can trust? Are they giving you an honest answer? Do you believe they have your best interest at heart? Do you believe they’re giving you the best advice for you, and not just for them? I heard a story from a… Read more »

New Website Design for Zelasko Soft Tissue and Spine

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Welcome to the New Website of Zelasko Soft Tissue and Spine! We’ve updated our website design to better represent our practice, as well as make it easier for you to learn more about your condition and the treatments we provide at Zelasko Soft Tissue and Spine. Thank you for being our patient! Please feel free to… Read more »

Why Don’t We Treat on the First Visit?

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A lot happens during the first visit.  most of the time the patient and doctor are meeting face to face for the first time.  There is a lot of information exchanged. The main goal at this time is for the patient to inform the doctor of all the details associated with their injury and for the… Read more »