Spine Health: Contrast Therapy

Combine cold therapy and heat therapy to improve healing. Reduce swelling, decrease pain, lessen muscle tightness and improve your spinal health by merging cold and heat therapy.

      Contrast therapy is the medical name for the combination of cold and heat therapies. This extremely effective form of passive, non-invasive self-treatment can be executed several ways.… Read the rest

Spine Health: Heat Therapy

Apply heat to decrease muscle tension and reduce pain. Proper heat therapy application expedites healing.

      Heat is effective on the spine, torso and extremities. Heat is a common and useful form of passive, non-invasive self-treatment.

      Heat therapy dilates the blood vessels and increases circulation. The increased blood flow deliveries additional nutrients for healing … Read the rest

Spine Health: Cold Therapy

Utilize cold therapy properly if pain or injury occur. Correct ice pack usage is imperative to the healing process and injury recovery.

      Ice is effective on the spine and the extremities. Ice is one of the most common and most useful types of passive, non-invasive therapy.

      Ice or cold therapy is named cryotherapy. … Read the rest

Chiropractic Management for Asthma Sufferers (Part 4 of 4): Healthy Habits

Creating new health habits helps asthma sufferers. Big and small changes can add up to a major difference in the reduction of severity and frequency of asthma symptoms. Valuable tools exist in combating asthma including regular chiropractic care, intelligent nutritional strategies and healthy lifestyle modifications.

      In my four part series I explain how … Read the rest

Chiropractic Management for Asthma Sufferers (Part 3 of 4): Nutrition

Combine proper nutrition with regular chiropractic care to lessen the frequency and severity of asthma symptoms. In this four part series I discuss how regular chiropractic care can help asthma sufferers better manage their condition.

      In part one, I provided an overview of asthma and chiropractic care. In part two, I discussed specific … Read the rest

Chiropractic Management for Asthma Sufferers (Part 2 of 4): Chiropractic Treatment

Receive chiropractic treatment to lessen the severity and frequency of your asthma symptoms. In this four part series I discuss how regular chiropractic care can help asthma sufferers better manage their condition.

      In part one, I provided an overview of asthma and an overview of chiropractic treatment. In part two, I discuss specific ways … Read the rest

Chiropractic Management for Asthma Sufferers (Part 1 of 4)

Chiropractic treatment is effective for a wide range of conditions. Unknown by many is how consistent chiropractic care helps manage non-musculoskeletal conditions such as asthma.

      Chiropractic care is drug-free, surgery-free functional medicine. The primary objective of Chiropractic treatment is to restore proper skeletal motion and optimize nerve flow to maximize the body’s natural capabilities.… Read the rest

Extrinsic and Intrinsic Factors of Health

Genetic, extrinsic and intrinsic factors play a major role in our health and fitness. Your genetic make-up is what’s inside your DNA. This is your starting point. Extrinsic factors occur outside the body and intrinsic factors take place in the body.

      Each of us has a genetic factor for every disorder, disease and condition. … Read the rest

Chiropractic Foot Care

Chiropractic care for the feet restores proper motion and reestablishes correct skeletal biomechanics. Chiropractic treatment for musculoskeletal conditions in the feet and lower extremities helps lessen and prevent symptoms by eliminating the source of the condition. Continual pressure placed on the feet by everyday activities makes them prime candidates for chiropractic treatment.

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Chiropractic Treatment for Runners

(Chapter 42 of Running: Maximize Performance & Minimize Injuries by Dr Donald A Ozello DC)

      Chiropractic treatment and running are a perfect complement. Runners of all levels require their body to function at its highest capacity. 

      Chiropractic treatment maximizes the body’s healing capability and enhances function by re-establishing proper skeletal motion Read the rest