The Pathology of CTE in Retired Soccer Players
Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) is classified as progressive brain degeneration apparently caused by repeated head trauma or multiple occasions of concussion. An increasingly studied pathology, CTE is common in athletes who experience cranial damage, e.g. players of American football, rugby, ice hockey, wrestling, mixed martial arts, and soccer. The world’s most popular sport, soccer is […]Read More →
Smartphone Slouching: Is Your Head Weighing Down Your Spine?
In the age of cell phones, Kindles, and iPads, we are no stranger to warnings about spending too much time with our tech. While we know these are beneficial tools, using them at the neglect of proper posture can do significant physiological damage. “Smartphone slouching” is not just an alliterative term for avoiding talking to […]Read More →
Long-Term Relief of Tension Headache & Major Depression with Chiropractic
This week from Dr. Cerami and Utah Sports and Wellness From: Journal of Family Medicine and Primary Care, 2018 Quick Summary: This is a case report of a woman who experienced long-term relief from tension-type headaches and major depression following chiropractic treatment. Pain was disabling, going across the forehead to her nuchal area and right shoulder. […]Read More →
The Role of Vitamin D in Autoimmunity Treatment
Vitamin D is well understood to be vital in bone formulation and maintaining bodily calcium homeostasis. A growing body of research indicates a definite link role for vitamin D in autoimmunity prevention as well. This simple supplement may be key in preventing and treating autoimmune diseases. Understanding Vitamin D Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin […]Read More →
Treating COPD with Spinal Manipulation
COPD causes respiratory problems in millions of people across the world. While traditional medicine cannot do much for its correction, a growing body of research indicates that treating COPD with spinal manipulation can help minimize symptoms and pain. What Is COPD? Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a term for a group of conditions that […]Read More →
How Effective is Elective Surgery?
Getting surgery is never fun. There are upsides, but also lots of possible complications andmixed results. The enclosed 5-page summary highlights the information from the July 2021article published in the BMJ (British Medical Journal). The ten most common electiveorthopedic procedures were studied to determine their effectiveness. This article argues for optimizing non-surgical management of the […]Read More →
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