A recent study concluded with the suggestion that “adopting an upright posture may increase positive affect, reduce fatigue, and decrease self-focus in people with mild-to-moderate depression.” This arena has been hard to study really well because bodies and habits differ, so there’s a lack of agreed upon normative benchmarks for “good posture.” Which is why it’s astounding (and encouraging) how …
Whether from an injury or a medical condition, chronic pain can make life miserable for a person. As a chiropractor, you’re likely to treat many patients who suffer from chronic pain. The adjustments you perform and the exercises you prescribe can mitigate pain in many of these patients. In addition, an exciting technology has recently become available. Many people find …
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In the article below, Podiatrist Dr. Emily Splichal describes several concepts including movement accuracy, impact forces and relevant exercises. If your patients complain of persistent foot pain, feel free to share this article with them as well as others interested in learning more about the topic. For a dancer, athlete, surgeon or pilot – precision of movement is crucial to the success of their career. …
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Asking a patient whether or not they smoke is a standard assessment for most healthcare providers. Smoking history is an important indicator of cardiovascular health and life expectancy. But do you ask patients how much they sit? It turns out our sedentary practices, due mostly to the increased use of technology, have many of the same negative consequences as more …
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DC Aligned Educational Advisory Board member and Editorial contributor Dr. Jay Greenstein sat down with Fox 5 DC to discuss the recent tragic death of model Katie May and the research around vertebral artery dissection and the chiropractic adjustment. Watch this video to see the interview in full:
Doctor of Chiropractic, CEO, Sport and Spine Rehab & Founder and President of the Sport and Spine Rehab Clinical Research Foundation.
Find out what Science in Brief concludes about the relationship between postural imbalance and knee osteoarthritis.
Which is more effective at treating cervical lordosis – general mobilization or cervical posture manipulation? Find out here!
What’s more effective – deep muscle stimulation performed by a chiropractor or self-myofascial release? Ryan Meyers looks to answer that question.
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Meeting minimum guidelines for amount of exercise is important, but does exceeding those guidelines help us live longer? Find out from Dr. Doug Anderson!
Doctor of Chiropractic, Nutritionist for DISC Medical Group