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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