2021 Mar 4

Chiropractic and Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain

By |2021-03-04T14:56:36-05:00March 4th, 2021|Categories: Chiropractic, Exercise, Massage Therapy, Nutrition|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Musculoskeletal pain (MSP) is a challenging situation for both patients and doctors. Many adults have experienced one or more episodes of musculoskeletal pain at some time of their lives.  Of those with MSP, about 39-45% have long-lasting problems that require health care consultation. Musculoskeletal pain can negatively affect quality of life and impose significant socioeconomic [...]

2021 Feb 26

Food and Diet Related Inflammation in Children and Adolescents

By |2021-02-26T15:30:19-05:00February 26th, 2021|Categories: Children, Exercise, Nutrition|0 Comments

Inflammation is a bodily response to damage of cells and tissues. It is designed to protect us from bacteria, viruses and infections by eliminating pathogens, promoting cellular repair and restoring homeostatic conditions.  However, a prolonged inflammatory state through chronic low-grade inflammation has negative effects, including irreparable damage to tissues and organs, and increased risk of [...]

2020 Jan 21

A Natural Approach to Pain Relief

By |2020-01-22T12:42:25-05:00January 21st, 2020|Categories: Chiropractic, Exercise, Massage Therapy, Nutrition|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |2 Comments

In this video Dr. Dean Smith discusses a natural approach to pain relief with emphasis on lifestyle. This a broad overview of how nutrition, exercise, sleep, smoking, stress, chiropractic and other factors can influence our pain. Below are some practical resources to help you implement some of the pain relieving strategies discussed in the video: [...]

2018 Aug 12

Migraine Headaches? Why Behaviors Matter.

By |2018-08-12T20:09:17-04:00August 12th, 2018|Categories: Exercise, Nutrition|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Migraine is a common and disabling condition characterized by nausea, vomiting, sensitivity to light and sound, head pain on one side, and attacks that are of moderate to severe pain.  These migraines are diagnosed when an individual has experienced at least five of these attacks in his or her lifetime. Episodic migraine is characterized by [...]

2018 Feb 4

Muscle, Strength Training and Healthy Aging

By |2018-02-04T10:05:11-05:00February 4th, 2018|Categories: Exercise, Seniors|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Muscle health and physical activity are very important factors to support healthy aging. It is well known that people of all ages benefit from regular physical activity. Exercise reduces the risk of coronary heart disease, hypertension, certain kinds of cancer, type 2 diabetes, and many other chronic diseases. However, muscular strength is an important component [...]

2018 Jan 12

Exercise in the Prevention and Treatment of Almost Every Chronic Disease

By |2018-01-12T12:39:31-05:00January 12th, 2018|Categories: Exercise|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Exercise may be described as a 'polypill' to prevent and/or treat almost every chronic disease, with obvious benefits such as its low cost and practical lack of adverse effects. As opposed to exercise though, no drug intervention has proven efficient to maintain muscle fitness, a key factor to ensure independent living throughout all stages of life. [...]

2017 Nov 18

Cindy Schneider, Occupational Therapist is a Participating Provider for Medicare

By |2017-11-18T14:00:29-05:00November 18th, 2017|Categories: Exercise, Occupational Therapy, Seniors|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Cindy Schneider, Occupational Therapist (OTR/L) is now a participating provider for Medicare in our office. To book an appointment with Cindy, please call our office at (937) 456-4555. Cindy Schneider, OTR/L – an Occupational Therapist who has worked in the area of Health and Wellness for most of her career. Her philosophy is based on [...]

2017 Oct 21

Exercise for the Prevention of Low Back Pain

By |2017-10-21T13:55:00-04:00October 21st, 2017|Categories: Exercise|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Exercise alone has been shown to reduce the risk of low back pain (LBP) by 33% and exercise combined with education by 27% says a new review study. The severity of LBP and disability from LBP were also lower in the exercise groups compared to control groups.  Interestingly, the results were not changed by excluding [...]

2017 Oct 8

Physical Inactivity in Chronic Diseases

By |2017-10-08T09:14:11-04:00October 8th, 2017|Categories: Exercise|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Would it surprise you to know that physical inactivity is an actual contributing cause to at least 35 unhealthy conditions, including the majority of the 10 leading causes of death in the U.S.?  Well, it is true. Importantly, physical inactivity, itself, often plays an independent role as a direct cause of speeding the losses of [...]

2016 Dec 15

Physical activity for prevention of cardiovascular disease

By |2016-12-15T09:00:12-05:00December 15th, 2016|Categories: Exercise, Sports|0 Comments

"Three-quarters of deaths due to cardiovascular diseases could be prevented with adequate changes in lifestyle, including increased daily physical activity. New evidence confirms that there is an inverse dose-response relationship between physical activity and cardiovascular disease and mortality risk. However, participation in moderate to vigorous physical activity may not fully attenuate the independent effect of [...]

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