How DNS Solves Pain and Improves Performance


Short video on the principles of dynamic neuromuscular stabilization (DNS) and the role it plays in our office with chiropractic patients, rehabilitation and in our personal and sports performance training program design. In this video you will learn: What DNS is and why it’s importance for getting someone out of pain and improving performance How […]

Pistol Squat or Skater Squat – Which is Better?


In this short video we discuss a commonly performed exercise in some group exercise or fitness classes as well as sport performance training programs – the pistol squat. The pistol squat is a challenging exercise. For some it is a competitive exercise and one that they must train and improve. However, what if you aren’t […]

How Do You Build An Athlete?


In this video we discuss the necessary steps it takes to optimize athletic development and “build an athlete”. Key points discussed are: The importance of practicing your sport skills and practicing with intent Taking the necessary steps to stay healthy in a strength & conditioning program Understanding the process of long-term adaptations in athletics The […]

2 Exercises for Groin and Knee Pain


Short video addressing common reasons why ground and/or knee pain develops and two exercises to get to the root of the problem. Addressing muscular dysfunction through therapeutic exercise continues to prove to be the most effective and evidence-based intervention for common musculoskeletal conditions such as tendinitis, bursitis, sprain/strains, joint pain and muscle tightness. These exercises […]

Chiropractic, Rehab & DNS Treatment


This video illustrates how we integrate chiropractic, rehabilitation and dynamic neuromuscular stabilization (DNS) into patient treatment. For the purposes of this video, these techniques were used to speed up post-workout recovery, ensure structural balance and improve how the body functions. Similar to fine-tuning a race car, the human body can benefit tremendously from fine-tuning to […]

Four Years at Gallagher Performance


April 2017 marks four years since Gallagher Performance opened and with another anniversary passing, I thought it was time to start reflecting back on our fourth year in business. All our services from chiropractic to massage to personal training to sports performance training continue to experience steady, consistent growth since we first opened. Growth that […]

Resetting the Body’s Function Post-Injury


“After an injury tissues heal, but muscles learn. They readily develop habits of guarding that outlast the injury” – Janet Travell, MD Guarding after an injury is normal and it is to be expected. However, when left unidentified and untreated, guarding or protective patterns can become common reasons for chronicity and why someone “hasn’t got […]

Improved Approach to Chronic Pain Management


Pain is incredibly complex, making the treatment and management of chronic or persistent pain a unique challenge. After reading this article, the hope is that you have a better understanding of the complexities of pain and how treatment must be directed if one is truly to overcome chronic pain. Pain has a nasty habit of […]

Ultimate Runner’s Guide to Injury Prevention


Running season is fast approaching. Spring and summer have a host of events from marathons, to half marathons, to triathlons, to various course races. Many have likely already started their training. And then of course we can’t forget those who will simply take up running in hopes of shedding unwanted body weight for the summer. […]

Solving Movement Problems: Entertainment vs Effective


The value of movement is undeniable. But the industry of movement has become a bit of a circus. I have seen some doctors, therapists, and trainers using the label of “movement provider” lately and while I’m not quite sure what that means, I can speculate as to what they are trying to communicate. Yes there […]