In this episode, we are joined by Chiropractor and Sports Physical Therapist Dr. Jason Weeks. Jason talks about injury prevention, recovery and longevity in Jiu-Jitsu. He also gives a basic education on Testosterone Replacement Therapy.  Click “Read More” for show notes! 

SHOW NOTES:

  • His background / How he became a Chiropractor
  • His intro to martial arts
  • The most common Jiu-Jitsu injuries he treats
  • Grappler’s Neck / Military Neck
  • Restoring the curve in your neck
  • How quickly after an injury should you begin rehab?
  • Active vs Passive treatment
  • Home exercises for neck injuries
  • The benefits if Cryotherapy
  • Injury prevention in Jiu-Jitsu
  • The importance of stretching
  • A breakdown of what Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT) is.
  • Concussions and testosterone levels
  • Other causes of drops in testosterone levels
  • The FDA’s strict protocols and governing of TRT clinics
  • When to get your levels checked
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