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Healthy News - November 2020

Carrolltown chiropractic manipulation care for common sports injuries are recommended by members of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine. 

CHIROPRACTIC MANIPULATION FOR SPORTS-RELATED BACK PAIN
 
Adult athletes commonly experience back pain with a lifetime prevalence of 63%. The 12-month prevalence was 51%. Risk factors were a prior occurrence of low back pain, high training volume, and periods of load increase and exposure to these. (1) How might it be treated? Physician members of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine are recorded as using a variety of different complementary alternative medicine treatments for sports related pain issues. A recent survey of these physicians found that 88% of the 11% who answered that they prescribed CAM had done so for at least one type of CAM in the last 12 months. The top 3 types of CAM recommended were chiropractic/osteopathic manipulation, acupuncture/electroacupuncture and yoga. (2) Another study stated that 53.1% of physicians recommended at least one such CAM approach in the past year. Massage therapy, chiropractic/osteopathic manipulation, herbs/non-vitamin supplements, yoga, and acupuncture were most recommended. Family/general family practice physicians recommended chiropractic/osteopathic manipulation most often. Female more than male physicians were more likely to suggest massage, herbs/supplements, yoga, acupuncture, and mind-body therapies. (3) Our chiropractic clinic invites all referrals and is grateful that our chiropractic spinal manipulation is high on the list of medical physician referrals! And our Cox® Technic spinal manipulation is safe, gentle and useful.

Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Leisa Grugula on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson a chiropractic back pain specialist in Arizona who shared a couple cases of athletes with back pain she helped return to their sports using the Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management.

Carrolltown osteoporosis prevention tips from your chiropractor include improved diet and nutrition and reduced sodium, bad fats, and sugar intake.  

Carrolltown CHIROPRACTIC TIP OF THE MONTH:

Osteoporosis Preventative Diet and Nutrition

Osteoporosis evolves later in life yet is preventable by changing diet and lifestyle beginning in childhood. Improved nutrition and a reduction of sugar, saturated fat, sodium, and phosphorous are good starts. Adequate levels of vitamin D and calcium are quite important along with vitamins K, C, Bs, magnesium, potassium, iron, zinc, copper, fluorine, boron, silicon, and manganese. Diet recommendations include increased dairy, fish, fruits, and vegetables intake. (4) Gormish Chiropractic & Rehabilitation sees quite a few osteoporotic patients in our practice and are prepared to help with treatment and prevention approaches.

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