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The Dreaded IT Band Syndrome

WHO GETS IT?IT Band (Ileo Tibial Band) syndrome is a common overuse injury in cyclist, runners, hikers, skaters, and many others athletic events that require loading on the knees.  What causes it? Many times when I see this in runners, it has come on with quick increase in mileage. Often it is a problem with running …

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Whiplash Symptoms

If you have been involved in a car accident, you may have experienced whiplash.  Whiplash is a rapid whip like action of the head and neck.  Whiplash would be when your head falls forward and then snaps backward from the force of the crash. Common Symptoms include: Neck pain and stiffness Headaches Dizziness Blurred vision …

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Congrats Rory!

This beast of a biker and patient of our completed The Valley of Fire Time Trial today in Lake Mead, NV. Personally, I think that stretch of road is some of the toughest biking I have done, considering all the elements. Dr. Tom Fletcher was able to help Rory with some knee stiffness leading up …

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Rock Tape Products

So, let’s talk about some Rock Tape products.  If you are an athlete and have a race coming up, you need that extra support and faster recovery, Rock Tape might be able to help you out.  The most common sports that use these products are running, triathlon, and crossfit.  Rock Tape and Rock Sauce combined …

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Auto Accidents

The average driver in Utah gets in an auto accident every 4 years! Whether you are a texter, talker, or a singer please be careful this winter season. The most common injury from a auto/car accident is whiplash or neck pain. Neck injuries along with whiplash and headaches can be minimized by keeping your head …

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Plantar Fasciitis

Foot pain, toe pain, numb foot, Achilles tendonitis, Achilles pain. Dr. Tom Fletcher and the staff at Wasatch Health solutions can help. Located conveniently off the freeway in Murray for anyone in the Salt Lake City area.

NormaTec Recovery Boots

For all those athletes that come see Dr. Fletcher, there is a product that is on it’s way over.  The NormaTec Recovery System provides dynamic compression for triathletes, runners, cyclists, lifters, and any other sport that is leg intensive. They also help with injury reocvery such as: plantar fasciitis, hamstring, it band , and hip …

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Hot Foods for Runners at Runner’s World

Hot List Recover postrun with warm, immune-boosting foods. By Liz Applegate, Ph.D.; Image by Mitch Mandel Published January 11, 2010 After a winter run, there’s nothing better than warming up with a hot meal. The best choices not only heat you from within but also speed recovery. Many of these dishes pack nutrients that boost your ability to …

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