Tag Archive for: back pain

Denver Chiropractor shares: Single Best way to avoid back pain

After 24 years in practice, our Denver Chiropractor is pretty sure that understanding this one little skill would have saved lots of people from low back pain. As always use common sense and check with a doctor first. If you need help with back pain, just request an appointment and we can help:

 

Denver Chiropractor shares 3 Quick Tips to Prevent Foot and Ankle Pain

 

As the weather warms up we will start seeing more and more people getting outside, and that is great. But with increased outside time comes an increase in annoying foot and ankle injuries. In this video we show you 3 quick and simple things you can do to help prevent foot and ankle pain. As always, use common sense and make sure these exercises are right for you.

Denver Chiropractor shares 3 Best Tips For Tension Headaches and Neck Pain

In this video we show you 3 quick tips for tension headaches and neck pain. Since so many of us spend so much time on phones, tablets and computers these day, we are seeing a sharp increase in how many people are reporting problems with tension headaches and neck pain. While headaches should always be evaluated by a professional, there are some simple things you can try at home. As always, check with a doctor and make sure this is right for you.

Denver Chiropractor shares – 3 more ways to improve your posture

Seems like everyone wants to improve their posture. In this video we build on our previous “Improve your posture at home” series that we produced during the lockdown days of 2020. We cover some great things you can do just about anywhere. As always make sure that this is appropriate for you by checking with a doctor first.

The “Why?” Stretch & The “Touchdown” : improve your posture anywhere.

As you know, the postural problems from spending time at computers and on phones is becoming an epidemic. No one wants that “hunched over” look, or the neck and mid back pain that come with it. These two simple exercises can help. As always, use common sense and make sure they are right for you by checking with a doctor first.

Denver Chiropractor Shares- 5 minutes to prevent low back pain

To prevent back and neck pain, a little mobility work goes a long way, especially when you can do it anywhere. Whether you’re working from home or working at the office or about to workout, if you have 5 minutes for a little movement, try this. Of course, make sure it’s appropriate for you (check w a doctor first).

Denver Chiropractor Shares: Prevent Back Pain with the Elbow Plank Triplet

In this video we show you 3 different ways to elbow plank. This is a quick and excellent way to strengthen your core without being overly complicated. As always use common sense and make sure this is appropriate for you (check with a doctor first).

Denver Chiropractor shares: The Double Slider Lunge

Leg Day! The double slider lunge. This lunge variation really hits the glutes and the adductors while building muscular endurance. Can be done with or without the sliders, but is definitely a little tougher with the sliders. As always make sure this is right for you.

Health Alert: Smartphones and Watches Can Pose Dangers to Pacemakers.
Researchers tested the magnetic field output of common smartphones and smart watches at varying distances from implanted heart devices and discovered that in close proximity (less than 6 inches), the magnetic fields of these devices were strong enough to potentially interfere with implanted defibrillators and pacemakers. Based on the findings, study author Dr. Seth Seidman notes, “[Patients should] take simple proactive and preventive measures, like keeping consumer electronics, such as certain cellphones and smart watches, six inches away from implanted medical devices and not carrying consumer electronics in a pocket over the medical device.”
Heart Rhythm, August 2021

Diet: Eat More Leafy Greens!
A review of 24 meta-analyses concluded that increasing one’s intake of green leafy vegetables by 100 grams per day can reduce the risk of coronary heart disease, stroke, and early death by 25%.
Food Chemistry, October 2021

Exercise: Starting Exercise Late in Life Still Offers Benefits.
Older coronary heart disease patients who became physically active after age 60 were 45% less likely to die during the following seven years than their peers who remained sedentary.
European Society of Cardiology, August 2021

Chiropractic: Manual Therapy for Knee Osteoarthritis.
An analysis of data from six randomized controlled trials and randomized crossover studies concluded that manual therapies—such as those provided by doctors of chiropractic—are effective for reducing pain and increasing function and range of motion in cases of osteoarthritis of the knee.
Medicine, July 2021

Mental Attitude: Online Learning Boosts Sleep for Kids.
Poor sleep hygiene can negatively affect a child’s academic progress and overall wellbeing. A study that included 5,200 middle and high school students found that taking online classes can dramatically reduce the risk for insufficient sleep, especially if the teen can arrange their own schedule. Lead author Dr. Lisa Meltzer explains, “Without the required transportation time or time required to get ready for school in the morning, online students were able to wake later, and thus get more sleep.”
Sleep, August 2021

Wellness/Prevention: Vitamin D Levels and PSA Trends.
For men under active surveillance for prostate cancer, those with higher initial vitamin D levels were two times more likely to see their prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels trend downward.
Urology, September 2021

Our Denver Chiropractor Shares: The banded press- strengthen chest, shoulders & back

For this quick and effective variation of chest pressing we add the back of the shoulder to the mix. Pick a reasonable resistance band. Avoid lining the weights up with your face to keep those teeth where they’re supposed to be. Be careful, use common sense and check with a doctor first to make sure this is right for you. The name of the band is Insonder.

 

Our Denver Chiropractor Shows you: The “Why?” Stretch & The “Touchdown” – improve your posture anywhere.

As you know, the postural problems from spending time at computers and on phones is becoming an epidemic. No one wants that “hunched over” look, or the neck and mid back pain that come with it. These two simple exercises can help. As always, use common sense and make sure they are right for you by checking with a doctor first.