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» Promoting Health All Family Chiropractic
» Prolonged Sitting Increases Back Pain
» Jump For Your Adjustment!
» Ditch the Cola: How Your Favorite Sodas Can Lead to Heart Failure

Promoting Health All Family Chiropractic

PROMOTING HEALTH:

Nothing is more important than your health and safety and the need to protect those most vulnerable to the coronavirus.

We are taking multiple steps to minimize health risks to our staff and our patients including enhanced cleaning procedures. As always, your health is our greatest priority. “Be calm and act with clarity.”

 

                                                            ALL FAMILY CHIOPRACTIC

 
The Texas Board of Chiropractic Examiners has interpreted Executive Order No. GA-09 (and other related state and federal orders) to have the following impact on the practice of chiropractic in Texas:
  • In clinic or individual office settings, chiropractic care should cause no displacement of emergency resources, therefore the safe practice of chiropractic is allowed to continue.
  • Chiropractors provide essential care, especially to other health care providers currently working as emergency care providers.
  • All chiropractors must abide by local county or city orders that are more stringent than orders issued by the state or federal governments. 
  • In clinic or individual office settings, chiropractors should abide by the 10-person limits recommended by the CDC and Texas Department of State Health Services. 
  • Chiropractors should restrict treatment of chronic- and wellness care patients and focus only on patients requiring essential treatments.
  • All licensees must, where possible, maintain the six-foot distance recommendations from the CDC and DSHS.
  • Where individual contact is unavoidable for proper treatment, chiropractors MUST provide diligent protection from possible transmission by ensuring all sanitation and prevention protocols recommended by the CDC and DSHS are followed.

Author: Dr. Kimberly Junemann
Source: TBCE


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Prolonged Sitting Increases Back Pain

For those of you spending significant periods sitting, you're significantly increasing the chances of experiencing back pain, according to the research. In a recent study, researchers conducted a systematic review of previous studies to determine whether increased sitting was associated with an immediate increase in low back pain. Researchers found, as many might expect, that prolonged sitting does in fact increase immediate low back pain in adults. If you find yourself sitting for more than 20 to 30 minute periods, we recommend getting up, stretching, walking around, and taking a break from sitting. It's not only good for your back, it also helps to clear and reset your mind. If you're experiencing low back pain, contact our office today - we can help!

Author: ChiroPlanet.com
Source: JMPT. Vol. 43, Iss. 1. January 1, 2020.


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Jump For Your Adjustment!

Looking to increase athletic performance and possibly your vertical jump height? Give an adjustment a try! A small blinded trial was conducted recently in young female athletes who were suffering from ankle joint dysfunction to see if an adjustment to the joint could affect their vertical jump height. The ankle joint, more technically referred to as the talocrural joint, is the joint formed from the ends of the lower leg bones (tibia and fibula) and the top bone of the ankle, the talus. Half of the female athletes with ankle joint dysfunction received an adjustment to their ankle joint once a week for three weeks while the other half received a sham treatment once a week for three weeks. On average, those receiving the adjustment to their ankle joint saw an average 0.47 cm increase in their vertical jump as compared with the sham group. Itís important to recognize that adjustments provided by doctors of chiropractic can be delivered to and benefit more than just the joints of the spine. If you or someone you know is suffering from pain or dysfunction, or is simply looking to enhance their physical performance and overall health, give your local chiropractor a call today!

Author: ChiroPlanet.com
Source: JMPT. February 2014. Vol. 37; Issue 2.


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Ditch the Cola: How Your Favorite Sodas Can Lead to Heart Failure

Sugary sodas may feel like the perfect thirst quencher, but prolonged soda consumption can actually have serious consequences in the long run. Over time, studies have shown increasing links between soda consumption and the risk for high blood pressure, obesity, diabetes, and even heart problems. In fact, one Swedish study observed the soda consumption of 42,000 men over the course of 12 years. There were roughly 3,600 new cases of heart failure during the 12-year long study, and it concluded that men who regularly drank two or more servings of soda per day had a 23% greater risk of experiencing heart failure in their lifetime.  Women are strongly advised to ditch the soda as well. Long-term soda consumption in women has been strongly linked to a rise in insulin problems, high blood pressure, obesity, and type-2 diabetes, all of which are triggers for major heart problems. Heart failure occurs when the heart does not have the strength to pump enough oxygen and blood. 23 million people across the globe already deal with heart failure, and it will only continue to worsen with the regular consumption of processed foods, sodium, and sugary beverages like soda.

Author: ChiroPlanet.com
Source: Heart, online November 2, 2015.


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