Posts made in September, 2018

Avoid Injury On The Soccer Field

Posted on Sep 30, 2018

What is the most popular sport for children and young people to play these days? If you guessed soccer, you’re right! In fact, soccer (or football as it’s known outside of the United States) is the world’s most popular sport with over 250 million players. Nearly a million young people in American high schools play soccer each year. For those unfamiliar with the game, soccer involves two teams of eleven players each kicking a spherical...

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Chiropractic Helps Golfers

Posted on Sep 23, 2018

Golf is a game played on a large, open-air course, in which a small, hard ball is struck with a club into a series of small holes in the ground. The object of the game is to use the fewest possible strokes to complete the course. Millions of people golf and love it. It can be frustrating, challenging, and even annoying at times, but that doesn’t stop them from wanting to improve their score and, if they’re lucky, score a “hole in...

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Is what you eat/consume really related to having headaches? Most people assume there are some headache triggers, involving caffeine, alcohol, chocolate, cheese and artificial sweeteners as chief culprits. These could be triggers, but research doesn’t actually have the power to statistically, definitively say, “Yes, you got a headache because you ate ______.” Other possible headache triggers might include exposure to histamines,...

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Multitasking Mania

Posted on Sep 9, 2018

When a person deals with more than one task at the same time, it’s called multitasking. Moms are typical multitaskers, especially with little kids. For example, a mom might be cooking a meal on the stove while also helping her toddler put on pants and talking on the phone with a friend, all the while her husband is asking her about dinner details. Or a person who is reading this on a computer screen or smartphone screen might also be...

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Drug Free Approach to Prevent Gout

Posted on Sep 2, 2018

What is gout? It’s a form of arthritis where the body reacts to irritating crystal deposits in the joints. Gout typically involves intense pain in a joint, which could be in the big toe, knees, ankles, elbows, thumbs or fingers. Gout feels like a painful “attack” that surprises a person, coming unexpectedly. While the pain usually subsides after a couple days, gout can recur at any time. About 8 million Americans deal with gout, with...

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