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About Dr. Allen

Dr. Bruce B. Allen, DC, CKT is a graduate of Southern California University of Health Sciences, (LACC). Prior to becoming a Doctor of Chiropractic Medicine, he worked as a Physiotherapist and Personal Trainer throughout San Diego. Dr. Allen received his Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology (Human Movement & Sports Science) specializing in Kinesiotherapy from San Diego State University. In addition, Dr. Allen has had extensive experience working with patients for post-operative and sports injury rehabilitation in a local physical therapy clinic here in San Diego.

Do Flat Feet Cause Foot or Arch Pain?

Recently a 13 year old non-athlete came to our clinic complaining of left sided foot/arch pain the occurs if he is on his feet for extended periods of time and he wears non-supportive shoes such as flip flops or VANS.  We asked him the typical questions that someone with plantar fasciitis would answ [...]

By |2020-11-04T09:50:45-08:00November 3rd, 2020|Foot/Heel Injuries|0 Comments

Shin Splints and Bone Marrow Edema

I have suffered from what I thought had been shin splints for the past 2 years now. I play college soccer and am very active whether its running, lifting weights, or playing soccer. I was in a lot pain all last season. I tried limiting my running though out the summer. I thought rest would heal the [...]

What Causes Burning Foot Pain

Dr. Allen please help! Everyday I walk 4 miles to stay healthy but don't feel like I  have used the proper shoes. In the morning when I wake up there is no pain, when I walk there is no pain. After walking or standing for a period of time I feel burning pain on my heel radiating to my ball and toes. [...]

By |2020-03-13T11:24:03-07:00March 13th, 2020|Foot/Heel Injuries|0 Comments

Achilles Tendonosis

I recently treated a patient I have known for many years for a chronic Achilles injury.  Part of the problem was she does not live in San Diego so she had sought treatment where she does live.  Although I agreed that the treatment she received was reasonable what I did not agree with was how her inj [...]

By |2020-02-12T07:46:22-08:00February 12th, 2020|Running Injuries, Sports Injuries|1 Comment

Anatomical Leg Length Inequality vs. Functional Leg Length Inequality

The effects of a leg length difference can be global Let’s face it; most of us are not symmetrical. In fact it is more common to not be symmetrical than it is to be symmetrical. What matters the most is how asymmetrical you are. How do I tell the Difference? In the case of our leg length it is COM [...]

By |2019-11-13T08:35:30-08:00November 13th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Anatomical Leg Length Inequality vs. Functional Leg Length Inequality