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Five ways to reduce your risk of prostate cancer.

Five ways to reduce your risk of prostate cancer. Prostate cancer frequency in men is relatively low, however, if you do the right things for yourself, you are less likely do develop prostate cancer. Mens health looked at different studies and data regarding the condition and found that science supported lifestyle changes are helpful in reducing the risk of developing prostate cancer. Check out the article below 5 Ways to Protect Your Prostate Sex really is a science-tested healthy prostate strategy. Plus four other simple ways to keep prostate cancer away. BY JIM THORNTON JAN 14, 2019 When it comes Read More »

Chiropractic lower back pain treatment patients experience more relief, less disability, and higher patient satisfaction according to a new study in JAMA.

Chiropractic lower back pain treatment patients experience more relief, less disability, and higher patient satisfaction according to a new study in JAMA. The Journal of the American Medical Association’s latest paper on back pain states that chiropractic back pain patients in conjunction with their medical care experience more relief, less disability, and higher patient satisfaction when compared to medical care alone (1) with lower back pain treatment.  You can read the summary of the study here. This study was done on members of the armed forces at Veteran’s Administration facilities which has been gradually ramping up their utilization of doctors of chiropractic who Read More »

Are your running shoes the wrong size? Check out this great article.

Are your running shoes the wrong size?  Check out this great article. If you run, the proper size can prevent pain in the toes, hammer toes, blisters and even back pain.   Sizing a running shoe can be as easy as following our instructions in this video. The problem with athletic and running shoes is that they are often 1/2 to a full size different than most regular shoes, depending on the factory they were produced in.  This has resulted in many runners buying the shoes by size instead of by fit.  By watching this video, you will no longer be Read More »

Shoulder pain when weight training: how to avoid injury while improving your body strength, courtesy of Men’s health

Shoulder pain when weight training: how to avoid injury while improving your body strength, courtesy of Men’s health Weight training is a popular sport, and with it comes shoulder pain.  Is it the repetition, or the form or a combination of both that makes our shoulders ache? One can argue that form plays a large role in whether you develop pain in the shoulder while lifting heavier weights.  On the other hand, without a properly functioning core, good symmetry in the legs and hips and good strength in the intrinsic muscles in the feet and calves, upper back and shoulder Read More »

Consumer Reports joins the discussion on back pain relief without drugs or surgery and offers some good advice.

Consumer Reports joins the discussion on back pain relief without drugs or surgery and offers some good advice. Consumer Reports has just weighed in on how to get back pain relief without drugs or surgery. The Annals of Internal Medicine this past February was joined by the NY Times, Men’s Health and others regarding back pain.  The data clearly suggests that those who suffer from back pain should take a drug and surgery free approach first. We believe that back pain is a movement issue, which can vary from person to person.   Risk factors are usually familial since those traits are Read More »