Tags archives: sports-chiropractic

Prevent Running Injuries by Building Fitness

Fitness as injury-prevention… got another “thumbs up” earlier this year when a British Journal of Sports Medicine article reported on a study of elite athletes.  The Australian study concluded that a gradual and consistent training schedule protected against injury even when intensity and volume reached very high levels.  This supports the idea that “graded” increases in volume and intensity works to prevent running injuries.  “The appropriately graded prescription of high training […]

Sciatica Resolved!

Sciatica almost kept Steve out of the season… But after a few treatments at Vital Wellness Center his Sciatica is gone and he is back on the court! Stephen Lunsford has been a Nationally Ranked Top-Ten tennis player for the last eight years.  His 70 and over category is stacked with tough competition, but Steve is a perennial powerhouse and is currently ranked number seven in United States Singles.  So, […]

What About Coconut Water?

Here’s a question that continually pops up in our local Triathlon Face Book pages.  So, I’ve updated this article and re-posted to address some of the important topics that this one question hits upon. Here’s how I interpret the question:  Is it possible to use “all natural” or “whole” nutrition while training for and competing in endurance events like Long Course Triathlon, Marathon, and Ultra-Running? Not only is it possible, […]

World Championship Bound!

Mark Swart and Debra Daley are one amazing couple! For the second year in a row the two Treasure Coast triathletes are on their way to Las Vegas for the Ironman 70.3 World Championships. Vital Wellness Center, Stuart and Fort Pierce, Florida are very proud and honored to be a part of their training and preparation. With Functional Movement Systems and Active Release Techniques we are able to do our […]

Dr. Rukeyser, Stuart and Fort Pierce Chiropractor Featured on Morning News!

On Friday, August 9, 2013 Dr. Daniel Rukeyser of Vital Wellness Center.  Was featured on WPBF Morning News.  Dr. Rukeyser’s “in studio” interview covered basic strategies that residents of Palm Beach, Martin and St. Lucie Counties can use to naturally improve their immune system.  He covered some common, healthy foods that are proven to improve immunity against waterborne illnesses.  And, with the worsening conditions of the St. Lucie River these […]

Italian Traithlete Experiences the Benefits of ART

As an accomplished Italian Triathlete and a high profile CEO in the Italian fashion industry Steafano Massa is accustomed to working hard and achieving success.  But,  when he experienced a painful leg injury just days before the 2012 Ironman 70.3 at Augusta he believed his hard work was not going to lead to success this time. Stefano met Stuart, Florida Chiropractor Dr. Dan Rukeyser at the Active Release Techniques’ treatment team site just […]

ART Helps Ironman Triathlete Succeed at Kona

I was a competitor in the Ford Ironman World Championships on Oct 8th.  I met [Stuart, Florida Chiropractor] Dr. Dan in the ART tent the week before the race…I had issues with both shoulders and my right foot.  Dan fixed me up so well I went back 2 more times just to see him about the issue.  I really appreciated what he did for me because it gave me back […]

Sports Injuries

Whether your sport is Soccer, or Tennis or Golf…If you’re a swimmer, a biker, a runner or all of the above… If you’re serious about your sport you’re bound to feel the pain of injury or just “overdo it” someday! Vital Wellness Center is here to help. Specially Trained Doctors Our Clinical staff, including Doctors and Therapists are some of the best trained in the state. Going way beyond just […]