Blog Archive

Extracorporeal Shockwave and its Effectiveness Treating Injuries Jan 8th, 2020

Overview  Shockwave therapy is a multidisciplinary modality that is often used in sports medicine, physical therapy, and orthopaedics. It offers fast pain relief and restores mobility, making it an excellent option for those suffering from tendinitis/tendinosis injuries, such as tennis elbow and plantar fasciitis. Shockwave therapy is non-surgical and does...

Trigger Finger Treatment - Shockwave & Active Release Technique Apr 4th, 2019

Trigger Finger is a frustrating condition that results in one or more fingers getting stuck in the closed position. Inflammation, typically from overuse (gripping, typing, mouse) narrows the space in the tendon sheath causing the tendon to get “stuck”. Many times this condition is treated with steroid injections, if not...

Crossfit and Chiropractic Mar 21st, 2019

Why Chiropractic and Crossfit?   Any athletic training involves the process of breaking down tissue and repairing it stronger to meet demands of the activity.  Crossfit in particular, does a great job crafting workouts to keep your body constantly repairing and constantly getting stronger.  When our bodies repair themselves over...

Lower Back Pain: When It's Time to Get Help Dec 16th, 2018

Lower back pain is a common affliction with many possible causes: poor posture, sprains, sports injuries, stress associated with weight gain, and many others. For some victims of back pain, symptoms can go away on their own after a period of rest and healing, or after addressing the root cause...

9 Myths About Lower Back Pain You Need to Forget Nov 19th, 2018

Apart from death and taxes, there’s almost nothing more universally dreaded than lower back pain. As many as 80% of adults will suffer from lower back pain at some point in their lives, and almost a fifth of those afflicted will develop chronic pain lasting longer than 12 weeks. But...

Extracorporeal Shockwave for Plantar Fasciitis Nov 12th, 2018

Plantar fasciitits can be treated with ESWT.  With over a 90% success rate the treatment provides releif of pain on the bottom of the foot.  Foot pain is typically worse in the morning but in some cases gets worse with more activity.   Treatment with ESWT consists of 4 sessions, 1x...

Dr. Mike and Active Health has been awarded the "Over the Hump" award through Milford Alive. Oct 30th, 2018

Dr. Mike and Active Health - Chiropractic, Sports Medicine and Acupuncture have been awarded the "Over the Hump" award through Milford Alive.  Active Health has been in practice for over 11 years.  We thank all of our patients for their loyaltly and are excited to continue to work with them...

Exciting News! Dr. Mike joins the UNH Athletic Department! Oct 26th, 2018

Active Health is proud to announce Dr. Mike has accepted a part time role assting student athletes in the recovery from sports injuries off the field.  He is providing assitance to the Orthopedic and athletic training staff. Dr. Mike performs Acupuncture, soft tissue treatment in the form of Active Release...