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Boot Camp Alternatives – Low Back Pain

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Have you ever attended a boot camp and wondered if there were alternatives to the circuit given?  Part of the attraction to boot camps are the facts: They are lower in cost, have great energy for motivation and a connection is  made with the instructor.  The unfortunate downfalls are the lack of attention to detail on technique and specificity of the training depending on a persons pains or weaknesses.  This is not because the instructor is a bad trainer.  The average skilled personal trainer will tell you they do not like having more than 3 people per class to maintain proper attention to detail.  So how do we get around this?  Can you still enjoy the boot camp but have a little more ease of mind to not hurting yourself? Answer:  YES!!! I will be loading a new video each week on Book Camp Alternative’s for certain ailments. Disclaimer: Please consult your doctor before attempting any book camp or exercise shown on synergyhealthchiropractic.com. Boot Camp Circuit #1 – Low Back Pain Lower back pain is one of the most common complaints I see in my office.  Low back pain can have a list of etiologies, the most common is bad posture at work.  As you increase time in a chair the lower back will start to relax and flatten out allowing the shoulders to droop forward and create a complete “C” curve in the spine.  This puts a tremendous strain on the lower back disks and weakens the core from the back to front.  The below circuit will help counterbalance that stress and bring a little balance...

Synergy Sports Program

  Synergy  Sports Program Dr. Kyle Knox, DC CCSP Synergy Health Chiropractic presents a one a kind program for the athlete.  In today’s world of sports the demands are going up and recovery time is going down.  It is important that before the bodies are pushed in a direction of increased demand, the foundation movements and proper recovery are attained.  Through the Synergy Athletic program the young and seasoned athlete works directly with Dr. Kyle to talk about goals, analyze the individuals movement pattern and implement a program to reach their goals.   Program Design Initial Exam and Video Analysis Through the initial exam the athlete talks about their specific goals, past injuries, current training schedule, and is lead through functional movement testing with video. Kenisio Capture – Video Analysis for objective goals and instabilities After all the information has been gathered through the initial exam, the athletes family and Dr. Kyle will sit down and talk about recommendations and program design. The programs are not cookie cutter plug and play.  Depending on the movement level and state of injuries, a program will be tailored for each individual’s situation.     Program Packages Recovery + Includes: Weekly checkups with the doctor: Motion analysis with video Soft tissue mobilization for increased flexibility and prevention.  Chiropractic adjustment if needed for proper nervous system balance. Home programs with pre-/post- stretching for sports practice, home exercise for imbalances or weaknesses, and weekly emails from the doctor to increase home program execution. Weekly recovery club – During every session with Dr. Kyle the following therapies will aid in athletic recovery. Vibration plate – 5...

Benefits of eating breakfast for kids

  Wake Up to Eggs: The Back-to-School Breakfast of Champions Sacramento Bee … number of scientific studies have found that the cognitive benefits of eating breakfast include improved memory recall time, better grades and higher test scores.i,ii Parents know that it’s essential to make smart breakfast choices so their kids … …More at Wake Up to Eggs: The Back-to-School Breakfast of Champions – Sacramento Bee                   Around the country you will start to find articles like the one above filling local newspapers and magazines.  Have you ever wondered why there is more attention being paid to Childhood nutrition? Nutrition has not only become an important topic due to learning abilities, there are also concerns of the rising epidemic of childhood obesity.  Have you been to a classroom lately and looked around?  It is not the same scene as we once knew.  To share an example of a recent study done on the topic, we look to Chicago on a recent law put into place because of the epidemic. CHICAGO — Laws strictly curbing school sales of junk food and sweetened drinks may play a role in slowing childhood obesity, according to a study that seems to offer the first evidence such efforts could pay off. The results ……More at Junk Food Laws May Help Curb Childhood Obesity: Study It is because of the press that we are starting to realize there is a strong coorelation between the food we eat and the Obesity that is plauging the children of the United States.  If you are a parent reading this and are concerned.   Great!!! The...

Nutrition and heart disease

There is no disput that there is a relationship between a poor diet and heart disease. It has been shown that Vitamin C intake can greatly reduce the risk of certain diseases.  Check out the following info for more information.               Best Syndication Vitamin C RDA should be doubled to reduce risk of stroke, cancer, heart disease Examiner.com The researchers, in Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition, say there’s compelling evidence that the RDA of vitamin C should be raised to 200 milligrams per day for adults, up from its current levels in the United States of 75 milligrams for … Scientists suggest RDA of Vitamin C should be doubled to Reduce Disease RiskBest Syndication Higher RDA for Vitamin C Needed, How Much and WhyeMaxHealth Vitamin C RDA should be doubled, says Linus Pauling Institute researcherNutraIngredients-usa.com Glamour (blog) all 26 news articles »…More at Vitamin C RDA should be doubled to reduce risk of stroke, cancer, heart disease – Examiner.com Image by Alex E. Proimos via...

Chiropractic for low back pain

Low back pain is the main reason why people seek chiropractic care. Each year in the United States, 1 in 4 adults experiences low back pain — a condition that can be frustrating and difficult to treat.  Research shows that chiropractic adjustment may the best relief from low back pain. In some studies, chiropractic adjustment proved to be more effective than other, more conventional treatments….More at St Paul MN Chiropractor | Chiropractic Adjustments | Minnesota …   Definition of Chiropractic A health profession concerned with the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mechanical disorders of the musculoskeletal system, and the effects of these disorders on the function of the nervous system and general health. There is an emphasis on manual treatments including spinal adjustment and other joint and soft-tissue manipulation.…More at Definition of Chiropracticfocus of #chiropractic is integrity of #nervous system which controls everything, many other health issues besides spinal resolve — DrVRepetto (Dr. Vittoria Repetto) (@DrVRepetto) Wed Aug 1 2012   As defined by the World Chiropractic Federation chiropractic focuses on the true root of the problem and not just the symptoms.  Through the safe chiropractic adjustment the nervous system is restored and balance is found in the body.   The top athletes in the world undergo Chiropractic regularly. Haven’t tried it? Call our office for a Thorough… http://t.co/gIbv9max — tnc4health (tnc4health) (@tnc4health) Wed Aug 1 2012   At Synergy Health Chiropractic we look at the whole body and not just the site of pain. Through experience Dr. Knox has found the place of the symptom is not always the root of the problem. In this video you can find quick...