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3 Great Options For Temporary Pain Relief…

Posted by on Sep 5, 2016 in nervous system, pain, recovery | Comments Off on 3 Great Options For Temporary Pain Relief…

My philosophy has always been offer pain relief as quickly as possible so that you can get on with your daily life, BUT ALSO heal the underlying condition that’s causing the pain. When certain nerves are stimulated, they send pain messages to your spinal cord. As you know, many people come to see me seeking pain relief.  Whether it’s back pain, headaches, shoulder pain, or arthritis, my patients want a safe and natural solution that works. My philosophy has always been offer pain relief as quickly as possible so that you can get on with your daily life, BUT ALSO heal the underlying condition that’s causing the pain. The reason I take this approach is because if I only treat your pain and symptoms, and not the reason why you have the pain or symptoms, then even if you feel...

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Make This Simple Change In Your Exercise For Better Results

Posted by on Aug 24, 2016 in athlete, exercise, recovery | Comments Off on Make This Simple Change In Your Exercise For Better Results

Gradually increasing the intensity of your workout as you become conditioned Lactic acid doesn’t stay around long and it has nothing to do with muscle soreness.    Have you ever heard this misguided advice about exercise: “Don’t exercise too hard. Lactic acid will build up and cause a burning sensation in your muscles. Too much of it will ruin your workout.”   Well … laboratory science has finally caught up with what I learned in the gym years ago. You need to generate, not avoid, lactic acid during a good workout.   Research by Dr. George Brooks at the University of California at Berkeley showed that your mitochondria (the energy factories in your muscle cells) absorb and use lactic acid as fuel. Lactic acid doesn’t stay around long and it has nothing to do with muscle soreness.   Lactic acid doesn’t...

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Cool Olympic Story…

Posted by on Aug 20, 2016 in athlete, pain, recovery | Comments Off on Cool Olympic Story…

Through it all, one thing is absolutely certain – if not for chiropractic , I would not have won the gold! Back pain didn’t stop me from winning the Olympic decathlon With the Olympics going on, I thought I’d share a story with you from a great American Olympian, Dan O’Brian.   Check this out.  You’ll like it.   “Joy and Redemption”       I have gone from the depths of despair and failure to the pinnacle of athletic and personal victory.  It’s been a long, sometimes anguishing and much publicized journey.  Through it all, one thing is absolutely certain – if not for chiropractic, I would not have won the gold!   In 1989, when I was in my senior year of college at the University of Idaho and competing at a national level in the Decathlon, I began having horrible...

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