Healthy News - November 2020

Baton Rouge  chiropractic manipulation care for everyday sports injuries are recommended by members of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine. 

CHIROPRACTIC MANIPULATION FOR SPORTS-RELATED BACK PAIN
 
Low back pain in adult athletes is common with a lifetime prevalence of 63%. The 12-month prevalence was 51%. Risk factors included a prior episode of low back pain, high training volume, and periods of load increase and exposure to such. (1) How might it be treated? Physician members of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine reported 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 responded that they had prescribed CAM had done so for at least one type of CAM in the past year. The top 3 types of CAM suggested were chiropractic/osteopathic manipulation, acupuncture/electroacupuncture and yoga. (2) Another study reported that 53.1% of physicians advocated 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 suggested chiropractic/osteopathic manipulation most often. Female more than male physicians were more prone 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 effective.

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 get back to their sports using the Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management.

Baton Rouge  osteoporosis prevention tips from your chiropractor include improved diet and nutrition and decreased sodium, bad fats, and sugar intake.  

Baton Rouge CHIROPRACTIC TIP OF THE MONTH:

Osteoporosis Preventative Diet and Nutrition

Osteoporosis develops later in life yet is preventable by modifying 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) Spine & Sports Rehab Center takes care of many osteoporotic patients in our practice and are here to help with treatment and prevention approaches.

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Arrange your next Baton Rouge chiropractic appointment today with Spine & Sports Rehab Center.

 
 
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