Holiday Guide to Back Care

Created in Newsletter Library, Injury Rehab & Prevention Parties. Gift shopping. Family gatherings. Curling up to watch a favorite movie on the couch…. The holiday season is full of reasons for good cheer. And yet, according to the American Physical Therapy Association, it is also prime time for Americans to suffer from back and neck

Improve Your Golf Game & Save Your Back

Created in Newsletter Library, Injury Rehab & Prevention Many avid golfers contort their bodies into oddly twisted postures, generating a great deal of torque. Couple this motion with a bent-over stance, repeat 120 times over three or four hours, add the fatigue that comes with several miles of walking, and you’ve got a good workout-and

Effectiveness & Popularity of Chiropractic Care

Created in Newsletter Library, Injury Rehab & Prevention A critical mass of recent surveys and studies document the fact that the public, and conventional health care providers and payers, have come to recognize that traditional medicine can’t answer all of consumers’ health care needs. In particular, more people are turning to chiropractic services. A study

The Mysteries of Injuries

Created in Newsletter Library, Injury Rehab & Prevention A person with an exercise- or sports-related injury has many questions: When can I start exercising? When can I get back to my sport? What can I do to prevent this from happening again? The answers to these questions are relatively straightforward. But for some, injuries continue

Four Resolutions for a Healthier Back

Created in Newsletter Library, Injury Rehab & Prevention Eat more vegetables. Stress less. Take the kids out to the park more often. You may already have a long list of resolutions for the new year. This year, honor your spine, too. With the help of your doctor of chiropractic, these simple steps can promote a

Drivers Education

Created in Newsletter Library, Injury Rehab & Prevention We all know someone who has suffered a serious driving-related injury that had nothing to do with being involved in a motor vehicle accident. For example, turning your head suddenly and swiftly for a last minute check of your “blind spot” before changing lanes on the interstate

Heavy Lifting

Created in Newsletter Library, Injury Rehab & Prevention All of us who’ve experienced a back injury of one sort or another have been told at some point to “avoid heavy lifting.” That type of advice appears to be a no-brainer or at least redundant, as no one whose back is hurting is going to try

Pull Weeds, Not Your Back!

Created in Newsletter Library, Injury Rehab & Prevention As springtime approaches, weather warms up and leaves turn green, many people will spend more time outside planting bulbs, mowing the lawn and pulling weeds. Gardening can provide a great workout, but with all the bending, twisting, reaching and pulling, your body may not be ready for

Repairing an Injured Rotator Cuff

Created in Newsletter Library, Injury Rehab & Prevention As we get older, rotator cuff injuries become more common, a result of the natural aging process. A similar mechanism operates in the discs separating the vertebras in your lower back. These cartilaginous structures lose water over time, becoming less flexible and more brittle as the decades

Shoulder Pain – Heart Attack or Rotator Cuff Injury?

Created in Newsletter Library, Injury Rehab & Prevention The great TV classic ER helps teach armchair physicians to become amateur diagnosticians. He’s in shock! She’s got kidney stones! Rule-out pheochromocytoma! But sometimes a little knowledge can be a dangerous thing. You’ve learned somewhere – on the network news, in the Science section of The New

Shouldering the Load

Created in Newsletter Library, Injury Rehab & Prevention As with much in life that we take for granted, we are not usually concerned with the mechanisms of how our bodies work and how they do what they do. Such knowledge is not required for use of these magnificent machines that have been freely given to

Strong Bones and Core Strengthening – Good Tips for a Healthy Lower Back

Created in Newsletter Library, Injury Rehab & Prevention Strong bones are important for all of us, not only for the aging baby boomers about whom we’re hearing so much lately. And, “strong bones” are much more than a marketing ploy cooked-up by the dairy industry and pharmaceutical companies. Bones are incredibly dynamic, constantly reshaping themselves

Ten Tips for Smart Stretching

Created in Newsletter Library, Injury Rehab & Prevention 1. Why stretch? Stretching lengthens muscles and improves flexibility. Also, stretching the big leg muscles – the hamstrings, calves, and quads – simultaneously loosens and lengthens the muscles of your lower back. So, when you stretch, you’re helping your back! 2. When to stretch? Recent exercise physiology

Tennis, Anyone?

Created in Newsletter Library, Injury Rehab & Prevention Repetitive stress injuries are typically very difficult to treat successfully. These injuries are the result of actions done repeatedly, frequently, and consistently over time. They’ve taken a long time to build up and, therefore, the healing process also requires a fair amount of time. Shin splints, iliotibial

The Common Core

Created in Newsletter Library, Injury Rehab & Prevention Core strength is critical for everyday activities such as placing heavy grocery bags into the trunk of your automobile, carrying a gallon jug of milk from the refrigerator to the dining room table, and even walking to the mailbox. When your core strength is diminished, even bending

The Top Shelf

Created in Newsletter Library, Injury Rehab & Prevention Many adults begin to develop shoulder pain, even though they may not have sustained a specific injury. It’s important to pay attention to such shoulder issues, as a healthy shoulder joint is the key to full function of the upper extremities. We all know at least one

Viscoelasticity: The Hidden Ingredient

Created in Newsletter Library, Injury Rehab & Prevention Most of us have experienced a painful bout of low back pain brought on by a seemingly innocuous movement such as bending over to pick up a pencil or a dropped set of keys. These painful episodes may last a couple of days or be more severe

When Bad Things Happen to Good Exercisers

Created in Newsletter Library, Injury Rehab & Prevention “There I am,” a very fit patient is saying, “out on my five-mile run, motoring my way up a steep incline. Suddenly, I feel a throbbing pain in the middle of my right shin. Oh, no, I think, not again.” As things turned out, the patient recovered

Whiplash – Getting Well Naturally

Created in Newsletter Library, Injury Rehab & Prevention You’re driving to work and stop for a red light. You’re minding your own business and – bam! – your car rocks forward and backward, slammed in the rear by another car driven by some guy yakking on his cell phone. Or you’re a passenger in a

Today’s Fashion Can Be Tomorrow’s Pain

Created in Newsletter Library Looking your best might not always be the best thing for you. Today’s society is extremely fashion and style conscious. Unfortunately, clothing designers and stylists aim to please by creating unique looks that might not always be practical or even comfortable. The look of the season shows runway models in high

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