Monthly Archives: April 2011

Douse the Flames of Inflammation

Our ances­tors from the Stone Age sur­vived because their phys­i­ol­o­gy evolved to match the envi­ron­ment that exist­ed back then. But the typ­i­cal diet and lifestyle of today — far dif­fer­ent from those of Pale­olith­ic times — puts you at risk for chron­ic degen­er­a­tive con­di­tions. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Top 5 Exercises to Strengthen Your Shoulder and Avoid Rotator Cuff Problems

Shoul­der prob­lems are an all-too-com­mon occur­rence. Dr. Lavine offers guid­ance on the best exer­cis­es to keep your shoul­der flex­i­ble, strength­en your rota­tor cuff, and avoid shoul­der pain. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Rebuilding Cartilage Health: One More Rationale for Chiropractic Adjustments

Car­ti­lage is an exam­ple of a bod­i­ly tis­sue that’s been honed to a high degree of per­fec­tion over our mil­lion plus years of evo­lu­tion­ary devel­op­ment. (Quick anato­my refresh­er course:  car­ti­lage cov­ers the ends of bones where they meet to form … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Barefoot Running Benefits — Reality or Hype?

I heard a lot about “bare­foot” run­ning and want­ed to find out more about it, so I read much of the research and even tried it out myself.… Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Cardio Conditioning for Back Pain

Prop­er exer­cise is crit­i­cal to alle­vi­at­ing low back pain and keep­ing it from com­ing back. Exer­cis­es for core sup­port and spine lim­ber­ing are well-estab­lished modal­i­ties in the war on back pain. But what about the spe­cif­ic effects of car­dio­vas­cu­lar con­di­tion­ing on the low back?

Can low back pain suf­fer­ers help them­selves by hit­ting the tread­mill? Con­tin­ue read­ing

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