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Dr. Michael Van Antwerp

Dr. Michael Van Antwerp combines a unique combination of sports chiropractic, strength and conditioning, non-surgical decompression, taping and acupuncture. This unique collection of injury treatment and performance is called ZOVA. It can help a range of back, shoulder and feet problems. He is active in the running, cycling, strength and CrossFit communities. He enjoys working with other providers and treats patients from early to later years. He has been in practice in the Tulsa area for 13 years. Dr. Van Antwerp is Tulsa's only Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician. A CCSP is a specialty certification for chiropractors specializing in sports medicine and physical fitness. acbsp.com Dr. Van Antwerp is a Certified Pedorthist. A CPed is a profession that specializes in making orthotics for the foot and ankle. abcop.org Dr. Van Antwerp is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. A CSCS is a professional who trains athletes for the primary goal of athletic performance. ncsa-lift.org He is also Certified Kinesio Taping Practitioner, CrossFit Movement and Mobility Certificate holder, and has attained his Fellow of the Acupuncture Society of America. ZOVA acupuncture + chiropractic + massage ZOVABODY.COM 918-259-3000

May 312013
 
Outer Knee Taping: IT Band

We’ve heard about it, experienced it, or known someone who has had it. That’s right: IT band problems. I remember my first major IT band experience. We were in a group run. I had a sudden searing pain in the outer part of my lower thigh near my outer knee. I hobbled and I limped. Continue Reading «Outer Knee Taping: IT Band»

Apr 012013
 
Ow, Who Lit a Fire in My Knee?

With running and cycling, our knees can give some minor discomfort to a full-on raging pain fest. There are many different causes, but we’ll look at one of major ones today. I had felt some minor discomfort in my knee with squats or cycling, but nothing that really lingered. That was until I started running Continue Reading «Ow, Who Lit a Fire in My Knee?»