Healthy News - November 2020

Baton Rouge chiropractic manipulation care for everyday sports injuries are recommended by members of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine. 

CHIROPRACTIC MANIPULATION FOR SPORTS-RELATED BACK PAIN
 
Adult athletes commonly experience back pain with a lifetime prevalence of 63%. The annual prevalence was 51%. Risk factors were a previous occurrence of low back pain, high training volume, and times of load increase and exposure to these. (1) How might it be treated? Physician members of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine reported using a variety of different complementary alternative medicine treatments for sports related pain problems. A new survey of these physicians reported that 88% of the 11% who answered that they prescribed CAM had done so for at least one type of CAM in the last 12 months. The top 3 types of CAM suggested were chiropractic/osteopathic manipulation, acupuncture/electroacupuncture and yoga. (2) Another study stated that 53.1% of physicians recommended at least one such CAM option in the past 12 months. Massage therapy, chiropractic/osteopathic manipulation, herbs/non-vitamin supplements, yoga, and acupuncture were most advocated. Family/general family practice physicians suggested chiropractic/osteopathic manipulation most often. Female more than male physicians were more prone to recommend massage, herbs/supplements, yoga, acupuncture, and mind-body therapies. (3) Our chiropractic clinic invites all referrals and is grateful that our chiropractic spinal manipulation tops the list of medical physician referrals! And our Cox® Technic spinal manipulation is safe, gentle and effective.

Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Leisa Grugula on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson a chiropractic back pain specialist in Arizona who shared a couple cases of athletes with back pain she helped return to their sports using the Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management.

Baton Rouge osteoporosis prevention tips from your chiropractor include improved diet and nutrition and decreased sodium, bad fats, and sugar intake.  

Baton Rouge CHIROPRACTIC TIP OF THE MONTH:

Osteoporosis Preventative Diet and Nutrition

Osteoporosis evolves later in life yet is preventable by adjusting diet and lifestyle beginning in childhood. Improved nutrition and a decrease in consumption of sugar, saturated fat, sodium, and phosphorous are good starts. Adequate levels of vitamin D and calcium are quite important along with vitamins K, C, Bs, magnesium, potassium, iron, zinc, copper, fluorine, boron, silicon, and manganese. Diet recommendations include increased dairy, fish, fruits, and vegetables intake. (4) Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation sees quite a few osteoporotic patients in our practice and are here to help with treatment and prevention approaches.

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Arrange your next Baton Rouge chiropractic appointment today with Capitol Spine & Rehabilitation.

 
 
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