Safe Snow Shoveling Tips

February 4, 2014

With the annual “snowmageddon” currently in the forecast, I thought this might be a good time to review some tips to avoid back pain from shoveling snow. Before I get into the tips, though, I want to touch on why snow shoveling causes back pain, even among otherwise perfectly fit people. To be frank, it […]

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Shoulder Mobility Seminar

November 7, 2013

Ready to set a new personal best in overhead lifts? Then don’t let inflexible shoulders stand in your way! Shoulder mobility is critical to improving overall form and function, setting new personal bests, and decreasing your injury risk in overhead lifts. Fortunately, you can improve shoulder flexibility and achieve full range of motion fairly easily if […]

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Crossfit Coach Rian Moe

June 5, 2013

With the 2013 Crossfit Regionals in the books, I want to highlight some local Crossfitters who take the Sport of Fitness seriously. First up is Rian Moe. Rian is a graduate of Iowa State University’s Athletic Training Program and a former member of the Cyclone Hockey Team. Before entering college, Rian also played in the […]

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Avoiding Extreme Fitness Injury

May 6, 2013

Exercise doesn’t cause injury – improper exercise does. And with resistance and weight training at the center of most of these “extreme fitness” programs that are taking over gyms and fitness centers everywhere, the potential for improper exercise has gone up exponentially. But we can’t blame the extreme fitness industry. The problem is actually rooted […]

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Pregnancy and Chiropractic

March 14, 2013

According to the CDC there are 4,000,000 babies born in the U.S. each year. That’s roughly 11,000 births every single day. In most cases, pregnancy is an expected, natural, and joyous condition for healthy American women. Nonetheless, there are many questions, anxieties, and discomforts that come along with pregnancy and many first-time moms feel overwhelmed […]

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Hip Mobility Seminar

March 12, 2013

Are You Hip? Find out just how “hip” you are. On Saturday, March 16, 2013 as Dr. Nathan Hinkeldey of Team Chiropractic & Rehabilitation presents a Hip Mobility Seminar at CrossFit Des Moines in Urbandale, 10619 Aurora Ave, Urbandale, IA @ 10:00 A.M. Who Can Attend? Everyone is invited! Current members and non-members are encouraged to attend. We had a great turnout […]

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Shoulder Mobility Seminar

January 31, 2013

On Saturday, February 2, 2013, Dr. Nathan Hinkeldey of Team Chiropractic & Rehabilitation will be presenting a Shoulder Mobility Seminar at CrossFit Des Moines in Urbandale. There are many causes of shoulder injuries. However, many of these injuries occur because of a poor range of motion and improper movement patterns. Lifting, driving, reaching for a […]

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Chiropractic During Pregnancy

January 24, 2013

While all of the conditions and treatments I write about in this blog are of utmost importance to me, I must admit that this one in particular has a special place in my heart. You see, as I write this, my wife and I are expecting our first child in March! And while pregnancy is […]

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Snow Shoveling Survival Guide

December 19, 2012

As the snow flies, so do the people – out to shovel their sidewalks and driveways! With the first major snowstorm of the season due to hit our area in just a few hours, we can also safely forecast that countless people will spend anywhere from 30 minutes to two hours digging their way out […]

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Is it Bad to Crack Your Back?

December 19, 2012

Video Transcript: Hi, my name is Dr. Nate Hinkeldey and today’s question is “Is it a good idea for me to pop or crack my own back or neck?” I get this question a lot, especially from my younger patients. The short answer is, it’s never a good idea to crack the joints in your […]

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