Healthy News - November 2020

Minster chiropractic manipulation care for everyday sports injuries are recommended by members of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine. 

CHIROPRACTIC MANIPULATION FOR SPORTS-RELATED BACK PAIN
 
Low back pain in adult athletes is common with a lifetime prevalence of 63%. The annual prevalence was 51%. Risk factors were a prior occurrence of low back pain, high training volume, and times of load increase and exposure to these. (1) How might it be treated? Physician members of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine reported using a number of different complementary alternative medicine treatments for sports related pain issues. A recent survey of these physicians reported that 88% of the 11% who replied that they suggested CAM had done so for at least one type of CAM in the last 12 months. The top 3 types of CAM suggested were chiropractic/osteopathic manipulation, acupuncture/electroacupuncture and yoga. (2) Another study stated that 53.1% of physicians advocated at least one such CAM option in the past 12 months. Massage therapy, chiropractic/osteopathic manipulation, herbs/non-vitamin supplements, yoga, and acupuncture were most advocated. Family/general family practice physicians recommended chiropractic/osteopathic manipulation most often. More female than male physicians were more likely to recommend massage, herbs/supplements, yoga, acupuncture, and mind-body therapies. (3) Our chiropractic clinic welcomes all referrals and is grateful that our chiropractic spinal manipulation is high on the list of medical physician referrals! And our Cox® Technic spinal manipulation is safe, gentle and useful.

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 using the Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management.

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

Minster CHIROPRACTIC TIP OF THE MONTH:

Osteoporosis Preventative Diet and Nutrition

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

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