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Texting on Mobile Phones and Musculoskeletal Disorders

This week from Dr. Cerami and Utah Sports and Wellness   From: Applied Ergonomics, January 2017 Quick Summary: In this study, we look at young adults aged 20-24 years to examine the correlation between texting and musculoskeletal disorders. In the United States, text messaging is the most frequently used type of communicative medium. The physical [...]

2018-06-19T16:43:56+00:00 June 19th, 2018|

Arthroscopic Surgery for Degenerative Knee Arthritis and Meniscal Tears

This week from Dr. Cerami and Utah Sports and Wellness   From: British Journal of Sports Medicine, March 2018 Quick Summary: Approximately 25% of people older than 50 years’ experience pain from degenerative knee disease. The most common procedure for this is arthroscopic knee surgery, with more than 2 million surgeries performed each year globally. [...]

2018-06-19T16:44:47+00:00 June 19th, 2018|

Visual Recovery Following Chiropractic Intervention

This week from Dr. Cerami and Utah Sports and Wellness   From: Journal of Behavioral Optometry, 1990 Quick Summary: While improvements in the vision of patients who receive chiropractor care isn’t extremely uncommon. In this case, a 75 year old man who had vision loss due to a traumatic injury, reported a return of vision [...]

2018-06-19T16:53:17+00:00 June 11th, 2018|

Effectiveness of Manipulation for Chronic Migraines

This week from Dr. Cerami and Utah Sports and Wellness   From: Journal of the American Osteopathic Association, April 2015 Quick Summary: This osteopathic manipulative therapy trial is the largest ever conducted on migraine adult patients. Patients received 8 treatments over a period of 6 months. These patients were divided into three groups; manipulation, sham [...]

2018-06-19T16:53:29+00:00 June 11th, 2018|

Exposure to Magnetic Field Non-Ionizing Radiation and the Risk of Miscarriage: A Prospective Cohort Study

This week from Dr. Cerami and Utah Sports and Wellness   From: Nature Research Journal, December 2017 Quick Summary: In this day and age, technology has become just as important to our survival as the air we breathe and with this, it becomes easy to forget the negative effects it can have on our biological [...]

2018-06-19T17:04:00+00:00 June 4th, 2018|

Arsenic, Cadmium, Lead and Mercury in Sweat: A Systematic Review

This week from Dr. Cerami and Utah Sports and Wellness   From: Journal of Environmental and Public Health, October 2011 Quick Summary: Although toxic elements are ever-present in our air, water, food and environment, toxin levels are often overlooked in spite of having consistent signs and symptoms of chronic disease. While every person has some [...]

2018-06-19T16:51:14+00:00 June 4th, 2018|

The Dangers of NSAID’s Medication & Natural Alternatives for Treating Pain

By: Dr. Michael Cerami Physicians are seeing more and more research coming out on the dangers of people using over NSAID (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory) over the counter pain medication. The most common names of these products are: Aspirin, Motrin, Advil, Naprosyn, Aleve, Relafen. Athletes have jumped on this bandwagon and been increasing the consumption of NSAIDs based [...]

2018-05-15T20:15:56+00:00 May 24th, 2018|

Nutrition Tips for Endurance Athletes While Dining Out- Part 2

By: Breanne Nalder, MS, RDN   Let’s face it, with our hectic schedules we are eating out more often. It’s fine to indulge once in a while when dining out, but if you are eating out more than once a week, the “empty” calories can add up quickly. It’s easy to eat a whole day’s [...]

2018-04-13T15:03:21+00:00 April 26th, 2018|

Nutrition and Fueling for Endurance Athletes- Sports Nutrition Basics Part 1

By: Breanne Nalder, MS, RDN Here is Part 1 of a new blog series from our partners at Plan7 Endurance Coaching.   As athletes, we are always working to improve performance. Proper nutrition can help you reach your athletic potential, so being well-fueled is crucial to getting the most out of each workout. Here are [...]

2018-04-12T18:26:01+00:00 April 12th, 2018|