Thinking About Surgery for your Tendon Pain? You May Want To Hold Off

I enjoy treating tendon issues.  Tendon pain is probably the most common musculoskeletal ailment, yet tendons are actually poorly understood.  I like to think I have a bit of a specialty in tendon pain, having a video explaining tendon compression Details…

Categories: Injury Treatment
June 2, 2019
written by: Kevin Maggs
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Shoe Choices

Many people’s shoe choices may be creating more of a problem than they solve.   Big, bulky shoes and orthotics not doing what people think they are and they are most likely creating problems you wouldn’t otherwise have. I hope the Details…

March 24, 2019
written by: Kevin Maggs
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Do You Need Inspiration today?

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 some exercise!) Details…

Categories: Prevention
January 16, 2019
written by: concept168
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Managing Tendinopathy

   Tendinopathy (pain or pathology of a tendon) is a complex topic.  Contrary to public opinion, it is relatively poorly understood by both healthcare providers and researchers alike.  When you get into the specifics of the cellular aspects of tendon Details…

July 23, 2014
written by: Kevin Maggs

Another Kick in the Pants for Kinesio Tape

For those who don’t know, Kinesio Tape is the colorful, stretchy tape that you see displayed on many athletes. The purported benefits are numerous, with each one being more imaginative than the former. Last year, I wrote a piece that Details…

July 2, 2014
written by: Kevin Maggs
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Who We Are

I've been practicing chiropractic and in my own practice for over 18 years ago, I had a goal of treating patients with respect and fairness. I specialize in treating runners and various athletes. I am in a unique position of being very well equipped in this area due to being a runner myself, my skills in soft tissue treatment techniques and expertise in performing thorough gait and sport specific biomechanical evaluations. Dr. Kevin Maggs is a provider and owner of Lively Health Clinic. 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

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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.


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