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Healthy News - November 2020

New Roads chiropractic manipulation care for common sports injuries are recommended by members of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine. 

CHIROPRACTIC MANIPULATION FOR SPORTS-RELATED BACK PAIN
 
Adult athletes commonly experience back pain with a lifetime prevalence of 63%. The 12-month prevalence was 51%. Risk factors included a prior occurrence of low back pain, high training volume, and times of load increase and exposure to such. (1) What are treatment options? Physician members of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine are documented as using a variety of different complementary alternative medicine treatments for sports related pain issues. A recent survey of these physicians reported that 88% of the 11% who responded that they had prescribed CAM had done so for at least one type of CAM in the last 12 months. The top 3 types of CAM recommended were chiropractic/osteopathic manipulation, acupuncture/electroacupuncture and yoga. (2) Another study reported that 53.1% of physicians recommended at least one such CAM option in the past year. Massage therapy, chiropractic/osteopathic manipulation, herbs/non-vitamin supplements, yoga, and acupuncture were most advocated. Family/general family practice physicians suggested chiropractic/osteopathic manipulation most often. Female more than male physicians were more likely to suggest massage, herbs/supplements, yoga, acupuncture, and mind-body therapies. (3) Our chiropractic clinic welcomes all referrals and appreciates that our chiropractic spinal manipulation is high on the list of medical physician referrals! And our Cox® Technic spinal manipulation is safe, gentle and effective.

Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Leisa Grugula on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson a chiropractic back pain specialist in Arizona who shared a couple cases of athletes with back pain she helped return to their sports utilizing the Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management.

New Roads osteoporosis prevention tips from your chiropractor include improved diet and nutrition and decreased sodium, bad fats, and sugar intake.  

New Roads CHIROPRACTIC TIP OF THE MONTH:

Osteoporosis Preventative Diet and Nutrition

Osteoporosis develops later in life yet is preventable by modifying diet and lifestyle beginning in childhood. Improved nutrition and a reduction of sugar, saturated fat, sodium, and phosphorous are good starts. Adequate levels of vitamin D and calcium are quite vital along with vitamins K, C, Bs, magnesium, potassium, iron, zinc, copper, fluorine, boron, silicon, and manganese. Diet recommendations include increased dairy, fish, fruits, and vegetables intake. (4) New Roads Chiropractic Center takes care of many osteoporotic patients in our practice and are here to help with treatment and prevention approaches.

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