Do You Need Inspiration today?
April 8, 2018
Written by: Kevin Maggs

We often have excuses for not getting some exercise in every day.  If you’ve ever needed a kick in the butt to get you out the door, maybe these stories will inspire you (or shame you into getting som …

Some Quick Thoughts on Taping for Patellofemoral Pain
May 22, 2017
Written by: Kevin Maggs

As clinicians, we all want to help people.  It feels good to help people. We do what we can to accomplish that goal. Patellofemoral Pain Syndroms (PFPS) is known as “runner’s knee”.  Knee pain is by f …

“No, I don’t run. It’s bad for the knees”
March 1, 2017
Written by: Kevin Maggs

The title of this blog post is fake news.  Very fake news.  Nobody loves to run more than I do and by the time you have read this, you’re going to love running too.  You’re going to get tired of how m …

Does Left to Right Asymmetry play a role in Running Injuries?
March 22, 2016
Written by: Kevin Maggs

Runners certainly suffer their fair share of injuries.  Diagnosing and treating running injuries is one thing, but most runners would like to know why they’re injured.  One question that often surface …

Can Strength Training Reduce the Risk of Running Injuries?
February 22, 2016
Written by: Kevin Maggs

Better running economy (think fuel economy in a car) has gained a lot of attention over the past decade as a good predictor of performance in runners (1).  It is well known that concurrent strength tr …

Dr. Kevin interviewed on The Fat Black Podcast
February 16, 2016
Written by: Kevin Maggs

I was recently approached by Kristian Manietta and Peter Lever – owners and hosts of and the Fat Black Podcast.  They had seen my video online regarding Prescribing Running Shoes and r …

Featured in the British Journal of Sports Medicine Blog
September 8, 2015
Written by: Kevin Maggs

Staying current on healthcare research is no easy task: 1)  There are many hours of reading that go into it. 2)  Summarizing all the evidence is also difficult. 3)  Explaining it to patients in a mann …

Most Effective Exercises for Low Back Pain
March 10, 2015
Written by: Kevin Maggs

This question came to us via Facebook. The response is a bit too long for FB, so here is the response… “Beyond developing a strong core, which exercises are most effective for strengthening an injury- …

Tendon Compression and Pain
February 3, 2015
Written by: Kevin Maggs

Tendon pain is not as straight forward as Dr. Google tries to make it.  While I understand most bloggers, friends and relatives have degrees from the Google School of Medicine, more often than not, we …


What our clients have to say

  • “Dr. Maggs, I wish I had you to take a look at my running form when I first began running; it would have saved me from a lot of problems over the years.”

    Jeff Horowitz / Author

  • “Dr. Maggs, Thanks for all your help. Without your support and great work, I wouldn’t make it to the start line.”

    Robbie Wade / Pro Triathlete

  • “Just wanted to say thanks for your help with my sore feet, they’re feeling great and I can now walk around with no pain, just a little tightness in the morning which is a huge improvement.”

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About Us

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Who We Are

When we opened Active Spine and Sport over 18 years ago, we had a goal of treating patients with respect and fairness. We specialize in treating runners and various athletes. We are in a unique position of being very well equipped in this area due to our experience of being runners ourselves, our skills in soft tissue treatment techniques and our expertise in performing thorough gait and sport specific biomechanical evaluations. Dr. Kevin Maggs is a provider and owner of Active Spine and Sport. He attended the University of Waterloo in Canada for Kinesiology and then went on to National College of Chiropractic in Chicago where he graduated in 1995.

What We Do

Over the years, we have established a reputation that has brought many runners in for care, including world class professional runners, many Ironman athletes, top collegiate runners, high school cross country runners2runners and track athletes, ultramarathoners and also a very large number of beginning runners and marathoners. We perform: Chiropractic manipulation, Active release Techniques, Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA), Acupuncture, Rehabilitation Exercises, Video Gait Analysis, Dry Needling, Electric muscle stimulation/Interferential and Ultrasound

Why Listen To Us

Dr. Kevin Maggs is a group lead instructor for Active Release Techniques (ART). As such, he teaches ART to physical therapists and chiropractors in the USA and Canada. He is an avid runner and has completed 9 marathons and 3 full Ironman triathlons. A large portion of his practice is devoted to runners and athletes. Dr. Maggs has spoken at different venues about the biomechanics of running and gait analysis, including various running specialty stores, as a guest lecturer on running biomechanics at the Exercise Science Department at GWU and the Suntrust National marathon. In addition, Dr. Kristine Maggs is certified as “Level III Medical” by Titleist Performance Institute – the highest certification possible.


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