Healthy News - November 2020

Groton 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 times of load increase and exposure to these. (1) What are treatment options? Physician members of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine reported using a number of different complementary alternative medicine treatments for sports related pain problems. A new survey of these physicians found that 88% of the 11% who replied that they had suggested 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 reported that 53.1% of physicians recommended at least one such CAM option in the past 12 months. Massage therapy, chiropractic/osteopathic manipulation, herbs/non-vitamin supplements, yoga, and acupuncture were most advocated. Family/general family practice physicians suggested chiropractic/osteopathic manipulation most often. More female than male physicians were more likely to recommend massage, herbs/supplements, yoga, acupuncture, and mind-body therapies. (3) Our chiropractic clinic welcomes all referrals and appreciates 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 presented a couple cases of athletes with back pain she helped get back to their sports using the Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management.

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

Groton CHIROPRACTIC TIP OF THE MONTH:

Osteoporosis Preventative Diet and Nutrition

Osteoporosis evolves later in life yet is preventable by adjusting diet and lifestyle starting 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 vital 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) Shoreline Medical Services/ Hutter Chiropractic Office takes care of quite a few osteoporotic patients in our practice and are ready to help with treatment and prevention strategies.

CONTACT Shoreline Medical Services/ Hutter Chiropractic Office

Arrange your next Groton chiropractic appointment now with Shoreline Medical Services/ Hutter Chiropractic Office.

 
 
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