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We provide in-depth treatment and rehabilitation for sports injuries and targeted exercise and fitness routines to prevent injury. Our doctors are trained in many advanced techniques used on elite athletes because we believe everyone deserves the same quality care the pros get.


New Year’s Resolutions

New Year’s Resolutions

It’s that time of year again, where we all make resolutions. Here at Los Gatos Chiropractic and Wellness (LGCWC), we’d like to help you keep them. One of the big reasons people give up on a resolution in general is because they lose motivation. Exercise is one of the most common resolutions, so here are […]

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Ice or Heat? The Great Debate

So, despite your excellent posture, good lifting techniques, regular exercise and conditioning, you’ve managed to injure yourself. It happens, but what now? Ice packs and heat pads are the most commonly used treatments for musculoskeletal injuries. Ice packs are most effective with a recent injury (within 48 hours) and help decrease pain and inflammation. Swelling […]

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Pediatric Concussions

Head injury in young children:Concussion is taking a spotlight in the media currently due to a number of tragic events both in professional football and high school sports. Better equipment, rule changes and prevention are all admirable goals. But more awareness needs to be given to the diagnosis and management of concussion and the misunderstandings […]

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Run, Bike, and Outdoor Fun!

Exercise Tips for Mom and Kids: The days are getting warm fast and it’s time to start enjoying summer and all of the activities it brings. For parents, this means bringing your baby or children along with you on those activities. Outdoor activities are a great way to expend pent up stress and create more […]

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Understanding the Graston Technique

Does time really heal all wounds? When it comes to soft tissue injuries, the answer is “No.” And in fact, even when wounds do heal, they usually don’t heal as strongly as the uninjured tissue surrounding them. This is why many people experience the same injury, ache or pain over and over again through the […]

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Golf Stretches for Your Next Vacation or at Home

Many of us getting ready to go on vacation are starting to pull our dusty golf clubs and (let’s face it) rusty golf swing out of the closet. Before you head out for your Holiday golf game make sure that your golf swing and game is up to par! (I couldn’t help myself). To really […]

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Dealing With Athletes Most Common Injuries

Whether you’re a professional athlete or a weekend warrior, injuries are bound to happen! Here’s a look at some of the most common injuries. Low back strain: The weekend warrior is especially vulnerable. Without regular and proper strength training an activity like soccer or baseball, that requires a lot of kicking or rotating, can cause undue low […]

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Easy Training Tips for Your First 5K

Running a 5K is the perfect goal for new runners. It’s not too far (3.1 miles), and with advance preparation you’ll be ready to go! Just think of the sense of accomplishment you’ll feel as you cross the finish line and join the party with your fellow racers, friends and family!       Follow […]

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Making Fitness a Reality

Spring is around the corner, and the nicer weather is just coaxing us to get outside and be active! Perhaps you made a commitment (or a New Year’s resolution) that this would be the year to get physically fit. Are you struggling with a plan? Let’s look at how to get physically fit and what […]

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The Silicon Valley Turkey Trot: A Thanksgiving Tradition

There is no better way to kick- off your Thanksgiving than to get in a little exercise while benefiting local charities. The 7th annual Applied Materials “Silicon Valley Turkey Trot” has raised more than $1.5 million for Second Harvest Food Bank, the Housing Trust of Santa Clara County Bank, and Santa Clara County Children’s Health […]

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