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A Differrent Way For Core Stability

Personally written by Dr. Milan Lassiter, Laser Sport & Spine, 1303 W. Main St, Richmond, VA 23220. He can be reached by calling (804) 254-5765.           The idea of core stabilization is different than that of core strength. Often (especially with athletes) we have sufficient strength. After an injury, however, core stabilizer

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The Functional Movement Screen

Personally written by Dr. Milan Lassiter, 1303 W. Main St, Richmond, VA 23220.  Contact us at (804) 254-5765 for your FMS assessment. The FMS (Functional Movement Screen) is a series of 7 screening assessments. It’s efficient and powerful enough that it has been used for years as part of the physical assessment at the NFL

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Radial Pulse Therapy: A Deep Tissue Technology Worth Checking Out

Personally written by Dr. Milan Lassiter, Chiropractor, 1303 W. Main St., Richmond, VA, Tel #: (804) 254-5765   Radial Pulse Therapy has also been dubbed ShockWave Therapy, but it’s a mis-nomer because there is no “shock” involved.  It uses an instrument to create pulsing waves, similar to throwing a rock into a pond and creating

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Myofascial Therapy In Our Office…A Massage or Something Different?

Personally written by Dr. Milan Lassiter, Chiropractor, 1303 W. Main St., Richmond, VA, Tel #: (804) 254-5765   I am not a massage therapist, although I greatly respect and appreciate the work that massage therapists do. I am a chiropractor in Richmond, VA, who has been in practice for about 15 years. In chiropractic college,

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The Balancing Act

Personally written by Milan Lassiter, DC, 1303 W. Main St, Richmond, VA, Tel #: (804) 254-5765   In it’s simplest sense, I break down exercise into 4 parts:   –  Resistance training (weights, bands, kettle bells, etc)   –  Cardiovascular training (aerobic exercise)   –  Stretching (lengthening muscles and tendons)   –  Balance training  

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Class IV LASER…Healing Your Injuries At The Speed Of Light!

 Personally written by Milan Lassiter, DC, 1303 W. Main St, Richmond, VA, Tel #: (804) 254-5765   I’ve written this detail of LASER therapy to expand upon what I’ve written on our webpage.  If you are not interested in the technicalities of LASER and why it works, this is long and it will bore you

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CPM Therapy Has Withstood The Test-Of-Time For Decades

Personally written by Milan Lassiter, DC, 1303 W. Main St, Richmond, VA, Tel #: (804) 254-5765   Continuous passive motion (CPM) is a rehabilitation therapy that’s been around for more than 30 years because it works. The REPEX table in our office is a CPM machine for the low back. It can help when a

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Do You Neglect This One Simple Health Habit? Beware!

Personally written by Milan Lassiter, DC, 1303 W. Main St, Richmond, VA (804) 254-5765   I had a patient who came in last Friday and told me a crazy story about her husband who had a seizure that was so bad, he actually bit his tongue half way off. Right before he had the seizure,

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Kinesio Tape…how does that stuff work?

Personally written by Milan Lassiter, DC, located at 1303 W. Main St, Richmond, VA, Phone:  (804) 254-5765   You may have seen the colorful tape on an athlete in the Olympics or while watching sports on Saturday afternoon. Kinesio Tape can be used to alleviate pain from both chronic or acute injuries.  It’s a cotton

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Dry Needling…No Medications, Only Pain Relief!

Personally written by Milan Lassiter, DC, 1303 W. Main St, Richmond, VA and reached at (804) 254-5765.   People with muscle pain may seek out care with their MD, often ending up with one of 3 different types of medications:  muscle relaxants, anti-inflammatories, or pain meds.  Sometimes this will give a bit of relief of

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Testimonials

Our patients say it best!

"I have been thrilled by the recovery times of our athletes due to Dr. Lassiter’s treatments. If you need to recover from any injury, do what the Rams do, call Dr. Milan Lassiter.”
EDDIE BENION, Assistant Athletic Director at VCU

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