The Missing Link Of The CrossFit Athlete: Treatment

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By Lindsey Mathews of breakingmuscle.com

As a chiropractor in Los Angeles, California, specializing in biomechanics of the body, balancing the musculoskeletal system, and integrating functional neurology training, the number of patients I’ve seen from the CrossFit world has more than tripled.

At first, I thought “What the heck is this CrossFit thing? And why are all these Crossfitters hurt?” As my relationship with CrossFit developed, I began to understand what was happening.

Like many athletes, CrossFitters have ...

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For Bad Backs, It May Be Time to Rethink Biases About Chiropractors

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About two of every three people will probably experience significant low back pain at some point. A physician like me might suggest any number of potential treatments and therapies. But one I never considered was a referral for spinal manipulation.

It appears I may have been mistaken. For initial treatment of lower back pain, it may be time for me (and other physicians) to rethink our biases.

Spinal manipulation — along with other less traditional therapies like heat, meditation and acupuncture — ...

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Spinal Manipulation Treatment for Low Back Pain

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Spinal manipulation treatment for low back pain associated with modest improvement in pain, function…

Among patients with acute low back pain, spinal manipulation therapy was associated with modest improvements in pain and function at up to 6 weeks, with temporary minor musculoskeletal harms, according to a study published by JAMA.

Back pain is among the most common symptoms prompting patients to seek care. Lifetime prevalence estimates of low back pain exceed 50 percent. Treatments for acute back pain include analgesics, muscle relaxants, ...

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Parkinson’s Disease is Helped by Upper Cervical Chiropractic

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Parkinson’s Disease is Helped by Upper Cervical Chiropractic

Dr. Justin Brown and Dr. Jonathan Chung, in the Journal of Upper Cervical Chiropractic Research (March 2011 edition), speak about a patient from their clinic that was showing symptoms of Parkinson’s disease and the amazing results she had following a correction of the bones in her upper neck that were misaligned.

This is called the Atlas Subluxation Complex Syndrome utilizing the Upper Cervical Procedure.

This female patient was sixty-seven years old.

She was complaining of tremors, ...

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Neck Pain Manipulation of Your Neck and Upper Back Leads to Quicker Recovery

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Neck pain is very common and fortunately resolves quickly in most individuals. However, in certain cases neck pain can last longer and result in chronic pain, limited neck motion, and disability. In fact, chronic neck pain is the second leading cause of workers’ compensation claims in the United States.

Treatments that can quickly reduce pain, increase motion, and improve the ability of the muscles to protect the neck may help decrease long-term disability associated with neck pain. A variety of manual ...

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Guidelines for Low-Back Pain: Avoid Drugs

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American College of Physicians issues guidelines for low-back pain: ‘Avoid drugs.’

-From Chiropractic Economics February 14, 2017

In an update to a report issued 10 years ago, the American College of Physicians (ACP) published a meta-analysis on the treatment of low-back pain. The study, released on February 14, 2017, is in the form of guidelines directed toward “all clinicians” and the patient population suffering from acute, subacute, and chronic low-back pain.

In this terminology, “acute” stands for pain lasting fewer than ...

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Snow Shoveling Sends 11,500 Adults to Emergency Rooms per Year

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A research study was published by The American Journal Of Emergency Medicine showing that shoveling snow sends, on average, over 11,500 adults to emergency rooms every year.

According to WebMD, ‘muscle, ligament, tendon, and other soft tissue injuries topped the list of snow shoveling mishaps. Among these, lower back injuries were common.’ These injuries are very common, but also preventable.

Peter J. Schubbe, DC, published the following list of techniques to help you to avoid injury while shoveling:

Pick the Right Snow Shovel ...

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TOYS FOR TOTS

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Advanced Back and Neck Care is an Official Collection site for Toys for Tots.

Please donate new, unwrapped toys from now until December 13th, 2016.

Advanced Back and Neck Care
227 Madison Ave
Lumberton NJ 08048 (map)

Thanking you, in advance, for your generosity!
–ABNC Staff

January 4th 2017

To All

On behalf of the Burlington County Detachment #695, Marine Corps League and The “Toys For Tots” Foundation, I would like to thank you for helping collect ...

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How to Fix Cops’ Joint, Back, & Shoulder Pain

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Why joint, back and shoulder pain are common in cops (and how to fix it)

There will never be a day when officers leave their duty belts and ballistic vests in the squad, so start taking preventative measures now — and take them often

Injuries are inevitable in law enforcement. Back, shoulder, and neck pain are all too common to the profession, and can be credited to everything from your duty belt and armor to your long-term immobility in the squad.

There are ...

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