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

How to Make Better Decisions When You Get Injured

By: Dr. Michael Cerami, D.C. Injuries can be a real problem for the beginner or advanced runner. Because there are many causes of injuries, you can save yourself some time and money if, before you self-treat, you accurately assess what you are experiencing. The athlete should first observe the problem with a few things in [...]

2020-09-29T17:08:15+00:00November 12th, 2020|

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 [...]

2020-09-29T17:07:53+00:00October 29th, 2020|

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. [...]

2020-09-29T17:07:06+00:00October 29th, 2020|

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 [...]

2020-09-29T17:06:32+00:00October 15th, 2020|

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 [...]

2020-09-29T17:01:46+00:00October 1st, 2020|

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 [...]

2020-06-16T16:58:47+00:00June 17th, 2020|

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 [...]

2020-03-12T19:34:38+00:00March 12th, 2020|

Chiropractic for Treatment of Low Back Pain & Use of Prescription Opioids

This week from Dr. Cerami and Utah Sports and Wellness   From: The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, February 2018   Quick Summary: Although there is little evidence that opioids improve chronic pain, function or quality of life, more than 650,000 opioid prescriptions are dispensed per day in the United States. Among these US adults, [...]

2020-09-29T17:21:42+00:00January 21st, 2020|

Counting MACROS

The three macronutrients (macros) the body uses for energy are: carbohydrates, fats, and protein. Knowing the proper ratios of macronutrients for your diet is crucial to a successful healthy meal plan. Here are some ways to keep your macros in check!   Track it Skip the pen and paper route. Download apps on your smartphone [...]

2020-01-08T17:44:01+00:00January 15th, 2020|

Tips and Tricks for Eating Out and Snacking

Breanne Nalder Harward, MS, RDN Plan7 Endurance Coaching, Utah Sports and Wellness   Let’s face it, when life gets busy, don’t you think it is just easier to eat out more often? It becomes difficult to plan ahead or pack healthy meals/snacks to prevent a quick stop for fast food when hunger strikes. The bad [...]

2020-01-08T16:00:18+00:00January 8th, 2020|
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