Category Archives: Joints

BACK TO SCHOOL IS NEARLY HERE ! TIME TO REVIEW FOR BACKPACK SAFETY.

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Backpack Misuse Leads to Chronic Back Pain, Doctors of Chiropractic Say Back pain is pervasive among American adults, but a new and disturbing trend is emerging. Young children are suffering from back pain much earlier than previous generations, and the … Continue reading

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SHOVELLING

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Shoveling February brings lots of snow for most of the country and with it comes the dreaded task of snow removal. Shoveling your driveway is already a hassle; don’t let it be a pain in the neck and back, too. … Continue reading

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LET IT SNOW!

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Let it Snow Prepare athletes for winter sports. By Nataliya Schetchikova, PhD Having treated football and cycling teams and athletes in many championships, including the Olympic Games, Ted Forcum, DC, DACBSP, CSCS, has always focused on summer sports. Recently, however, … Continue reading

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Keep Young Athletes Healthy and Fit

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In today’s age of health and fitness, more and more kids are involved in sporting activities. Although being part of a football, soccer or Little League team is an important rite of passage for many children, parents and their children … Continue reading

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Wellness Tip: Understanding Vitamin D

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Vitamin D has been getting a lot of attention in studies and the media. It is being studied for its possible role in the prevention and treatment of low-back and joint pain, diabetes, hypertension, glucose intolerance, multiple sclerosis and other … Continue reading

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Yard Work

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Before you rev up the lawnmower or reach for your rake this fall, the American Chiropractic Association (ACA) cautions you to consider the possible consequences: upper or lower back strain, neck strain and pain in the shoulders. Just as playing … Continue reading

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October is National Chiropractic Health Month!

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In honor of National Chiropractic Health Month, the American Chiropractic Association is highlighting ways you can feel your best every day, regardless of your age, occupation or fitness level. This year’s theme-“Discover Chiropractic: Find Your Game”-focuses on how everyone can … Continue reading

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Travel Aches and Strains Can Be a Pain In Your Back

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Traveling can be rough on the body. Whether you are traveling alone on business or on your way to a sunny resort with your family, long hours in a car or an airplane can leave you stressed, tired, stiff and … Continue reading

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Anti-Inflammatory Diet: Good Health for Your Joints

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Health professionals are focusing increasing attention on inflammation and the “anti-inflammatory diet.” Before we look at what goes into that diet—and why anyone would follow it—we need to know what “inflammation” is. What is the inflammatory process? Inflammation can be … Continue reading

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Movement Promotes Joint Health

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Joint health is important to living a good life and that includes healthy aging. The American Chiropractic Association (ACA) encourages everyone to lead a healthy life by promoting joint health through physical activity. ACA wants people to get off their … Continue reading

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