Undetected Post Concussion Symptoms in Older Adults

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by Holly Lookabaugh-Deur, PT, DSc, GCS

Undetected Post Concussion Symptoms In Older Adults

Over the years, I have treated many older patients following a fall or fracture, and a recent case is a prime inspiration for this article. The importance of treating the WHOLE person and advocating for yourself and those you love is so very important.

My story is about an 84-year-old woman who lives alone, fell changing a light bulb, and fractured her hip. Following surgery, she struggled with ...

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7 Correctable Hip Pain Diagnosis & Treatments for Injured Runners

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by Dr. Sebastian Gonzales p2sportscare.com/

Hip Pain After Running

It sucks to have hip pain running. While all of your friends are out running, you are stuck at home! Well, sleeping in isn’t too bad, but it’s going to get old fast.

I once had a hip injury that kept me from training with my team.

My injury kept me out for three months. After I recovered, I learned that I could have easily cut that time down by four weeks.

How?

Rehabbing ...

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10 Benefits of Chiropractic Care

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At least 70 million adultse in the United States deal with some type of chronic pain. In fact, low back pain is the second most common reason Americans see their doctor.

Many people are interested in finding alternatives to medication for pain relief. Chiropractic treatment is one potential pain management option, especially if you’re dealing with back pain or neck pain.

In this article, we’ll outline 10 of the top benefits of getting chiropractic care, and how to find a chiropractor who’s ...

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Chiropractic Care and Concussions

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HOW CHIROPRACTIC CARE CAN HELP WITH CONCUSSIONS

In 2014, approximately 2.87 million people were hospitalized or died from serious traumatic brain injury (TBI), many of whom experienced a concussion. Though around 48% of those injuries were related to falls, there are also some 300,000 concussions every year that are football related, and many more TBIs — perhaps as many as half — go either unreported or undetected.

It’s vital to seek treatment for a concussion as soon as possible. While initial diagnostic ...

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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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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 other ...

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Inflammatory foods are linked with higher colon cancer risk

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Certain foods may trigger inflammation in the body that can increase a person’s risk for colon cancer, suggests a study published online Jan. 18, 2018, by JAMA Oncology.

Researchers followed the diets of more than 121,000 people (46,800 of whom were men) for 26 years. Participants recorded what they ate, and their diets were scored based on the amount of foods consumed that are linked to inflammation, such as red and processed meats, sugary beverages, and refined grains.

People whose diets were ...

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Everything You Need to Know Before Visiting the Chiropractor

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Say goodbye to chronic back pain

Chiropractic treatment is one of the most popular forms of integrative health care in the United States. Half of adults in the U.S. have had some experience as a patient of a chiropractor, and 33.5 million U.S. adults reported visiting a chiropractor within the last 12 months.

Chiropractic treatment focuses on the relationship between the structure of the body (mainly the spine) and how it functions. Chiropractic treatment is located on the conservative end of the ...

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