[Below article is reshared from The Baseline of Health Foundation – Three Alternatives to Desk-Sitting at Work] You’ve probably seen the statistics: Sitting causes 173,000 new cases of cancer in the US each year. Women who sit more than six hours a day increase their risk of early death by 37 percent compared to those who sit fewer… Read More Three Alternatives to Desk-Sitting at Work (Repost)
In 2013, I started on the road back to physical health from an L5-S1 disc herniation with an L5 spondylolisthesis and pars fracture (which lead to a lot of additional unintended – but good – changes). My regimen consisted of regular Chiropractic visits combined with a training program of mostly low-weight, very high-repetition movements and… Read More Ready, Set, Hold… Isometrics for Building Strength, Recovery, and Achieving Peak Performance
Slosburg’s article “How Spinal Manipulation Activates Segmental Stabilization of the Spine” has a section that explains the neurology of an HVLA (high-velocity, low-amplitude) adjustment in the lumbar spine and how it affects the ligaments and musculature of that region. Slosburg writes: Scientific Basis for Understanding the Influence of the Manipulative Thrust The findings of the… Read More Increasing Spinal Muscle Function (through Chiropractic Adjustments)
“Slow, paced distance running is a sport, not training. Wreaks havoc on the body if it’s relied upon solely as a form of training or “staying fit”, as it requires large amounts of dietary carbohydrates (sugar) and decreases efficient fat metabolism… ironic as it’s part of the reason why people “jog” (soft J) in the… Read More Distance Running: A Sport or Training?
In the fall of 2016, I moved across country from my hometown of Boston to California to start Chiropractic college. Like every big decision, a lot of factors lead to starting this process. At the end of my college athletics career, I had suffered a back injury that made me feel a lot older than… Read More About Me
“The doctor of the future will give no medicine but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease” -Thomas Edison My Experience As a 24-year-old with a “bad back”, I gave chiropractic care one last shot after experiences with specialists, PT’s, and… Read More Chiropractic (& Nervous System) 101
Principle: ALL injuries are caused by the body’s inability to absorb force You can stop reading now if you get it. In case you want it broken down further, here we go… Musculature is the primary force absorbing structure in the body, and failure to absorb force properly could occur if: muscle is not strong enough… Read More Overlying Principle of Strength Rehab/Training Programs