Why Every Athlete Needs a Sports Chiropractor

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Whether an athlete, or just someone who is physically active, we all want to perform our best. We want to train for that marathon or cycling rally, compete in our next tennis match, or show up for Crossfit in our best form and, hopefully, participate free of pain.

Sports chiropractic can help with this.

Sports chiropractors specialize in three additional areas from conventional chiropractors. While we can absolutely perform necessary chiropractic adjustments of the neck and back, we are additionally focused on:

preventing ...

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Drinking This Once a Day Can Triple Your Stroke Risk

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by Kali Coleman

More than three quarters of first-time stroke patients have high blood pressure, the American Heart Association (AHA) reports. Their data shows that 77 percent of first-time stroke suffers’ have blood pressure higher than 140/90 mmHg, whereas normal is considered less than 120/80 mmHg, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). That’s why doctors say the best way to avoid a stroke is to lower your blood pressure, and the best way lower your ...

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The Standard American Diet Kills Us Slowly

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‘The Standard American Diet Kills Us Slowly in Normal Times and Quickly in Covid Times’

Michael Pollan, This Is Your Mind on Plants, discusses his psychedelic journey and what highly processed foods are doing to our bodies.

Audio Interview : nytimes.com/2021/08/09/opinion/sway-kara-swisher-michael-pollan.html

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TRANSCRIPT:

Kara Swisher
I’m Kara Swisher, and you’re listening to “Sway.” My guest today is Michael Pollan. He describes his work as an investigation of the places where the human and natural ...

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Pregnancy and Low Back Pain

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Did you know that between 50% of all pregnant women suffer from back pain and 50-75% experience back pain during labor?

By chiro-trust.org

There are MANY reasons why back pain becomes an issue for women during their pregnancy. The first and most obvious reason is the displaced weight gain of 25-35 pounds (on average) resulting in pain in both the upper quarter (often from the increase in breast volume and weight) and lower quarter (from the growing baby). As the ...

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‘Super Easy’ Stretch

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A Harvard-trained sports medicine doctor shares the ‘super easy’ stretch she does every day to relieve lower back pain

By Cindy Lin, @CINDYLINMD

The pandemic has not been kind to our lower backs.

A Gallup poll conducted in January found that 56% of American employees were “always” or “sometimes” working from home, while another survey found that 18% of Americans said they added more than seven hours of daily sitting time to their days in 2020.

As a result, more people are ...

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Dr Oshidar & Dr Brownstein

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The X Factor

Dr. Xerxes Oshidar is a licensed chiropractor in New York and New Jersey and has been in private practice since 1998. He currently owns two clinics, Advanced Back and Neck Care and Xcalibur Chiropractic. In addition to this, Dr. Oshidar has worked as a team chiropractor at Manhattanville College for the past 10 years. Dr. Oshidar is also a member of the American Academy of Spine Physicians, the American Academy of Pain ...

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Study finds correlation between high-fat Western diet and pain

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The Western diet is associated with many ills, and now chronic pain may be added to the list.

Fats provide important health benefits, but they can be too much of a good thing. Most people eat too many omega-6 fats and not enough omega-3. A new study looks at the potential for omega-6 fats’ influence on neuropathic pain in people with diabetes and ...

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