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Dr Rachel Loeb

Chiropractor

Dr. Rachel Loeb (or Dr. Rachel as she is known by her patients), grew up in Clarksville, Maryland.  She received a Bachelors of Science from Lehigh University before getting her Doctor of Chiropractic from Logan University in 2010. She studied acupuncture while at Logan University and continued her education at Acupuncture Society of America in Kansas City.  She now lives in Creve Coeur, Mo with her husband and 3 young children.  She loves living in St. Louis and takes advantage of all it has to offer.

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Common Knee Pain in Dancers

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Four Common Knee Problems for Dancers As part of "The Healthy Dancer" Fall 2019, please contact us if you want a copy sent to your dance organization, studio, or team. Dancers train for the perfect splits, amazing turnout, powerful jumps, high kicks, and quick turns making knee pain common for dancers. Some knee injuries can be very serious and require medical intervention. Other knee problems can be managed or avoided with proper technique and training. Hyperextension Knee hyperextension occurs when the knees pass straight and begin to bend the other direction. This is common practice for dancers because it can make for longer, cleaner lines, however, it can cause strain and injury.  Dancers should first focus on proper technique without gripping the quadriceps muscles. Think of lengthening instead of locking the knees. Remember that each body is different and it is important to find your healthy neutral. Over Turn-out Forcing turn-out will apply pressure on your inner knees. Focus on hip flexibility. Make sure you are not rolling in on your feet and that your knees are over your toes when you plie or land a jump. When you are not dancing, do not walk around with your legs turned out ( Be sure…

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Work vs. Posture for Rock Climbers

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Do you ever look outside in the middle of a work day, admire the beautiful warm weather, and wish that you could leave to go climb? We do, too. The bad news is that your job could be affecting more than just your climbing schedule. Many American jobs are computer-based and take a huge toll on our posture. We sit with our shoulders hunched, neck extended forward, and back muscles…

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Golfer’s Elbow

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Most of the muscles that flex your wrist are attached to a bony bump on the inside of your elbow called the “medial epicondyle.”  Sometimes, through injury or overuse, the site where these muscles originate can become irritated or…

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Lumbar Stenosis

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The term stenosis means “narrowing” of a tube or opening.  Spinal stenosis means that the tube surrounding your spinal cord and nerve roots has become too small, and your nerves are being compressed.  Stenosis can arise in different ways. Sometimes, people are born with a spinal canal that is too small. Other times, the canal may have been narrowed by surgery or conditions like disc bulges.  Most commonly, spinal stenosis…

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Chiropractic

Chiropractic is a natural approach to conservative care to reduce pain, prevent injury, and provide general wellness without the use of drugs and surgery.  Learn More

Acupuncture

Acupuncture is a form a Traditional Chinese Medicine that has been used for centuries around the world. This drug-free treatment uses thin needles on specific points to stimulate balance and natural healing. Learn More

Cosmetic Acupuncture

Look younger naturally with Cosmetic Acupuncture. Treatments include facial and full body acupuncture along with microcurrent facial massage to help your general health and to help your body naturally build more collagen.  Learn More

Massage

ZenJen can help you relax or get you the perfect deep tissue sports massage. Her massage is personalized to fit your health goals. Learn More

Custom Orthotics

While orthotics are not necessary for every patients, Orthofeet, Inc orthotics can be customized to your feet. Orthotics can balance your body reducing stress on your low back, hips, knees, and feet. Learn More

Posture Program

The Posture Program is a 10-minute a day anti-aging strategy that can truly make a difference, not only in how your body moves today, but also how you’ll move 20, 30 and even 40 years from now! Learn More

Colon Hydrotherapy

Colon hydrotherapy is a safe, gentle, non-advasive procedure in which low pressure warm water circulates through the colon softening up old, hard matter, while retraining the colon to function more efficiently. Learn More

Kinesiology Taping

The benefits of kinesiology tape are numerous. It supports joints, but is not so stiff as to inhibit motion. It can reduce swelling and pain while allowing the body to heal itself. Learn More