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As a chiropractic and wellness facility in a city rich with exceptional sports programs, we work with many top-notch athletes and health-minded individuals to help them perform to their full potential. Few people realize that we actually help many outside of the athletic field as well. From children to senior citizens, countless people suffer with […]

There are many different sports medicine and chiropractic clinics out there, but what sets the Synergy Sports Wellness Institute™ apart is our patient-centered approach.  Our unique evaluation process uses a variety of metrics to analyze and diagnose the underlying biomechanical causes of a patient’s issues, and our proprietary Synergy™ Release Technique goes beyond simple manipulation […]

We are extremely excited to welcome everyone to the official blog of Synergy Sports Wellness Institute™. This blog will serve as a source of education, general information and conversation on the latest advances in the fields of sports medicine, athletic performance, injury prevention, and rehabilitation. We will also provide regular updates on our services and […]

Understanding Shoulder Pain Shoulder pain can be debilitating, preventing an individual from performing the simplest of tasks such as eating, dressing, working, etc (1).  In fact, you may not realize how important your shoulders are, until your mobility and usage is limited due to injury.  At Synergy, we understand how painful shoulder injuries can be, […]

Understanding Knee Pain In Children Osgood-Schlatter Disease (OSD), commonly known as knee pain in children, is a condition that arises between 8-15 years of age.  But don’t panic! OSD is not a disease in the traditional sense of the world, but rather an overuse injury of the knee. Vaishya (2016) describes OSD as occurring at […]

One Bite At A Time ~Trey Tucker I want to begin 2017 with a riddle.  If memory serves me correctly, I first heard this from head coach Ralph Spry, while I was a student assistant athletic trainer for the Auburn University Track Team, and it has stuck with me ever since. What is one thing […]

What Makes A Synergy Massage Different? ~Trey Tucker One of the things that most patients say after getting their first massage from Synergy Sports Wellness Institute is “That is unlike any massage I have ever received.” This made me think, what makes our massage therapists different? Assessment I could probably list off numerous qualities that […]

You Are What You Digest There is a well-known saying that “You are what you eat.”  The reality is that we are what we digest and absorb.  Digestion is one of the most vital processes our bodies perform.  Without digestion, we would not be able to obtain the nutrients needed by the millions of cells […]

“Food is an important part of a balanced diet.” ~Fran Lebowitz  It is hard to grasp the concept of food just being food: something delicious for us to enjoy (Markey, 2015). More often than not, we feel the need to deprive ourselves of certain types of food in order to lose weight and live healthy. […]