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Baby Talk is Talking Chiropractic
In a recent issue of
magazine, an article entitled, "It's Only Natural", discussed a recent gathering of 300 pediatricians in Tucson, Arizona. The speakers included, Stephen Straus, M.D., head of the National Institutes of Health's National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine and Andrew Weil, M.D., director of the program in integrative medicine at the
University of Arizona College of Medicine. The article stated that pediatricians are becoming aware that patients' parents are less and less eager to turn to drugs when treating childrens' illnesses. The pediatricians were looking at options for "times, such as with colic or recurrent ear infection, when standard treatments don't hold all the answers". This is an excerpt on the portion of the article dealing with chiropractic and children's health:
"How does it work?"
"Chiropractors trace many of the body's health problems to misalignments of the spinal column, which press on the nerves leading to various parts of the body. But, chiropractors who work with infants don't apply the same force that's used with adults..."
Women and Chiropractic
Doctors of Chiropractic have always recognized that women face many health problems unique to them because of their female physiology, including the fact that their bodies are designed to be able to bear children. Pregnancy and the menstrual cycle are two of the most important health matters for women. Pregnancy and it's recovery, pain during the menstrual period (dysmennorrhea), premenstrual syndrome (PMS), and chronic pelvic pain are four of the most distressing conditions that are unique to the female body that chiropractic can help with.
I'd rather break my arm
I can honestly say, without reservation or fear of someone disagreeing, that a whiplash injury is one of the most painful and most frustrating musculo-skeletal and soft tissue injury a person can receive in an auto accident.
Tennis Elbow Pain Anyone
Whether you are competing against yourself or on a team, competitive athletes want the ability to "give it all you've got." You want to play up to your natural talent; and frustration occurs when injury disables you, especially one that keeps coming back.
is just such an injury. Tennis Elbow ("elbow tendonitis" or "epicondylitis") is inflammation where a tendon attaches one of the forearm muscles to the bone of the upper arm. Symptoms of Tennis Elbow include inflammation, elbow pain and wrist weakness. Tennis Elbow is diagnosed in players of all racquet sports and in carpenters, electricians, skiers, bowlers and golfers.
These tips can help you steer clear of pain & keep you feeling your best.