The official blog of Dr. Michael Cerami, chiropractor and sports medicine practitioner at Utah Sports and Wellness in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Spinal X-Ray Imaging: Risks vs Benefits

This week from Dr. Cerami and Utah Sports and Wellness   From:Dose-Response: An International Journal, June 2018   Quick Summary: Chiropractic therapy realignment of the structure of the spine can address a wide range of pain, muscle weakness and functional impairments. To improve diagnosis and reduce the use of inappropriate treatment, spinal X-rays are essential. [...]

2020-09-29T17:23:42+00:00April 1st, 2021|

MRI Studies: More Findings Associated with Low Back Pain

This week from Dr. Cerami and Utah Sports and Wellness   From: Spine, September 2017   Quick Summary: This study was performed to determine if there is a correlation between multiple MRI findings or single MRI findings in cases of low back pain. With data collected from more than 400 subjects, the authors concluded that, “The [...]

2020-09-29T17:23:19+00:00March 18th, 2021|

Sports Related Concussion Recovery in 11-18 year olds

This week from Dr. Cerami and Utah Sports and Wellness   From: Journal of the American Osteopathic Association, October 2017   Quick Summary: Concussions represent almost 9% of all injuries in high school athletics. This study was performed to determine whether female athletes in middle school and high school with a first time, sports related [...]

2020-09-29T17:23:04+00:00March 4th, 2021|

Brain Pathologies in Retired Soccer Players

This week from Dr. Cerami and Utah Sports and Wellness   From: Acta Neuropathology, March 2017   Quick Summary: These authors followed 14 retired soccer players with dementia regularly for 30 years until their deaths. All were skilled headers of the ball and had played soccer for an average of 26 years. Six of these [...]

2020-09-29T17:22:52+00:00February 18th, 2021|

Manipulation & Back Pain

This week from Dr. Cerami and Utah Sports and Wellness   From: Canadian Medical Association Journal, July 1958   Quick Summary: These physicians describe how manipulation can provide back pain relief, even to those patients whom have failed to respond to routine medical treatment. Most symptoms that will respond to manipulation are due to the presence [...]

2020-09-29T17:22:02+00:00February 4th, 2021|

Consumption of Ultra-Processed Foods and Cancer Risk

This week from Dr. Cerami and Utah Sports and Wellness   From: British Medical Journal, February 2018   Quick Summary: This study was the first to evaluate the association between the consumption of ultra-processed food products and the incidence of cancer, specifically breast, prostate and colorectal cancer. The authors calculated the percentage of the participant’s diet [...]

2020-09-29T17:21:22+00:00January 7th, 2021|

Calcium Supplementation and Risk of Dementia in Women with Cerebrovascular Disease

This week from Dr. Cerami and Utah Sports and Wellness   From: Neurology, October 2016   Quick Summary: This study included 700 Swedish women aged 70-92 years old with a 5-year follow up to determine whether calcium supplementation is associated with the development of dementia. Dementia and osteoporosis are leading causes of disability in the [...]

2020-09-29T17:09:44+00:00December 17th, 2020|

The Prevalence, Patterns and Predictors of Chiropractic Use Among US Adults

This week from Dr. Cerami and Utah Sports and Wellness   From: Spine Journal, December 2017 Quick Summary: Chiropractic use among US adults is growing rapidly with back and neck pain as the top reasons for treatment. A majority of chiropractic patients reported that treatment not only helped with their initial reason for care but [...]

2020-09-29T17:09:11+00:00December 3rd, 2020|

Chiropractic Usage & Costs: Cost Comparison for Chiropractic vs Medical Doctor

This week from Dr. Cerami and Utah Sports and Wellness   From: Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics, November/December 2010 Quick Summary: With about 70% to 85% of Americans experiencing back pain at some point in their lives, chances are there will come a time when you will be looking for treatment options. This study [...]

2020-09-29T17:08:40+00:00November 26th, 2020|
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