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Family Uses Chiropractor To Save Dog's Life
March 5, 2013
SANTA CLARITA - For one southland family, nothing is too extreme when it comes to pet care. The Bjorkmans really consider their ten-year old dog, Chomp, a part of the family.
So much so, that they treat him no different from their kids when it comes to his health. They called the chiropractor. Phillip Pinto, a chiropractor doctor based in Newhall, about 30 miles north of Los Angeles, specializes in skeletal adjustments in animals.
Hulk Hogan Sues Spine Surgery Clinic in Florida
January 14, 2013
Wrestler Hulk Hogan has filed a lawsuit against the Tampa-based Laser Spine Institute, saying the clinic did unnecessary surgeries that damaged his career.
The Tampa Bay Times reports that Hogan filed the lawsuit Monday. He filed under his real name, which is Terry Bollea. It seeks damages of $50 million. In addition to claiming unnecessary surgeries, the lawsuit also says the Laser Spine Institute used an endorsement from Hogan without permission or payment.
Queens Chiropractor Recommends Massage Therapy for Pain Management
December 3, 2012
Chiropractor Dr. James Lee of Dr. Lee's Spine Center in Queens recommends that people suffering from back pain, neck pain, headaches, stress and many other painful ailments try massage therapy.
He explains that he frequently prescribes therapeutic massage to aid in pain management for his patients, and to enhance the effects of chiropractic adjustments. According to Dr. Lee, his center offers several different types of massage including Swedish, deep tissue, acupressure, hot stone and sports massage methods. He explains that the type of kneading, tapping, strokes and pressure recommended depends upon the patient's needs.
Why Labeling GMOs is Important
October 29, 2012
Learn the facts about California's Proposition 37 Right To Know campaign to label genetically engineered foods.
What is Proposition 37? Proposition 37 is a common-sense November ballot measure that will help consumers make informed choices about the food they eat. Written with broad input from food groups, industry, science, legal and health experts Prop. 37 (The California Right to Know Genetically Engineered Food Act) requires clear labels letting consumers know if foods are genetically modified.
Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis for Better Health and Wellness Practices
October 22, 2012
A Los Gatos chiropractor wishes to make area residents aware of a technology that can yield important information about their body composition and point them toward better health and wellness practices.
According to Dr. Judy McGrain of McGrain Chiropractic, a technique known as BIA (Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis) Assessment uses digital calculating technology and electrical sensors to determine the ratio of fatty tissue versus lean tissue.
Joint adjustments recommended for osteoarthritis care
October 14, 2012
Manual joint adjustments and stretching should be used as part of the care of osteoarthritis particularly of the hip, according to the latest gold standard recommendations published by the UK National Institute of Clinical Evidence (NICE).
The New Zealand Chiropractors' Association points out that manual care as practised by chiropractors is highlighted in the new recommendations citing strong evidence for the benefit of joint adjustments alone compared with exercise instead of early use of pharmaceuticals.
Baby Walkers and Children's' 'Toe-Walking' Syndrome May Lead to Posture Problems
August 21, 2012
Even children who are otherwise healthy but who walk on their toes because of spending too much time in baby walkers may be setting themselves up for posture problems in later life.
Toe-walking is a condition where children walk on their toes instead of using a typical gait. According to the study to be published in the August issue of Pediatrics as many as one in 20 children may predominantly walk on their toes in early childhood. The study points out that children who have developmental delays or neuropsychiatric disorders are more likely to walk on their toes.
How a Corrupt Dietitians' Group Has Taken Over Nutrition Advice in America
August 10, 2012
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is engaged in a turf war over the right to give nutritional advice -- and sell it to the highest bidder.
When Steve Cooksey was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, a registered dietician advised him to eat a low-fat, high-carbohydrate diet. Rather than follow that advice blindly, Cooksey read the available scientific literature and decided to do roughly the opposite of what he'd been advised. He proceeded to lose 78 pounds on a high-fat, low-carb diet that was nearly absent of processed foods. Cooksey's blood-sugar level dropped into the normal range, and he was cleared by his doctor to stop taking insulin. Three years later, Cooksey remains slim and healthy, but now finds himself with a different sort of diet problem, thanks to a letter he received from the North Carolina Board of Dietetics/Nutrition. It accused him of practicing nutrition counseling without a license, and threatened to charge him with crimes that could result in jail time if he refused to make changes to his blog, diabetes-warrior.net.
Chiropractic Care Serves as Alternative to Pain Medication
July 16, 2012
LAS VEGAS - The Neck and Back Clinics in Las Vegas, NV is encouraging patients who struggle with chronic neck and back pain to consider chiropractic care.
According to chiropractor Dr. Benjamin S. Lurie, chiropractic adjustments have successfully helped thousands of his patients when traditional medical care was unable to provide sufficient pain relief. Chiropractic adjustments are an alternative treatment for relieving pain following a car accident injury. Dr. Lurie says that many patients choose spinal adjustments over medication and before considering surgery.
Manawatu Chiropractor Greg Oke Out Of Olympics Job
July 4, 2012
Manawatu chiropractor Greg Oke's skills won't be needed at the London Olympics, thanks to a "polyclinic" in London which has put him out of the job.
Oke has been to two Olympics as the New Zealand team chiropractor - Athens in 2004 and Beijing in 2008 - and was also part of the teams that went to the Commonwealth Games in Melbourne in 2006 and Delhi in 2010.
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