Category Archives: Chiropractic Care

Regular Chiropractic Care and Chronic Disease

Regular Chiropractic Care and Chronic Disease Regular chiropractic care helps provide a strong platform for managing the effects of chronic disease, regardless of the prescription medication you may or may not be taking. Although the ultimate causes of chronic diseases … Continue reading

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When the Cure is Worse than the Disease

When the Cure Is Worse than the Disease Regular Chiropractic Care and Chronic Disease Regardless of the prescription medication you may or may not be taking, regular chiropractic care helps provide a strong platform for managing the effects of chronic … Continue reading

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The Hydration Proclamation

The Hydration Proclamation 8 cups of water a day. Add a cup for every cup of coffee or tea that you drink. That should do it. Specific Goals for Hydration Weight loss? Water increases metabolism Helps you feel fuller Substitute … Continue reading

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Strength Training Tips for Women

This article offers tips for the recommended 30 minutes or more of moderate exercise three to four days per week. To Your Health: Five Strength Training Tips for Women By Editorial Staff These days, many women have jumped on the … Continue reading

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What’s in that Sports Drink

Make sure you check out what’s in the sport’s drinks you use to re-hydrate after exercising. To Your Health: Sports Science: What’s in That Drink? Key components of a performance / recovery drink – and what many are missing. By … Continue reading

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To Stretch or Not?

To Stretch or Not to Stretch? To stretch or not to stretch? Impact on performance and injury rates in runners. By Thomas Michaud, DC To Your Health: Exploring the Science of Stretching The debate is raging over whether stretching is … Continue reading

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7 Hours of Sleep – Not 8?

Is 7 Hours of Sleep – Not 8 Enough? The WSJ is reporting on studies that show 7 hours sleep is the optimum to function the next day—not 8, as long believed: WSJ: Sleep experts close in on the optimal … Continue reading

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Organic Health Buzzwords Misleading?

Are Organic Health Buzzwords Misleading? To Your Health: Study: Health Buzzwords Misleading When you go grocery shopping, do you notice the words “whole grain,” “organic” and “antioxidants”? How likely are you to buy these without actually noticing they are not … Continue reading

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6 Essential Minerals for Women’s Health

Essential Minerals for Women’s Health To Your Health: 6 Essential Minerals for Women’s Health By Dr. Isaac Eliaz Minerals are essential micronutrients that are required in small amounts for the body to function properly. Untreated mineral deficiencies can cause serious … Continue reading

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Muscle Pain? Musculoskeletal Pain? Try Vitamin D

Vitamin D has shown the ability to reduce various forms of pain. To Your Health January, 2014 Musculoskeletal Pain? Try Vitamin D Vitamin D has already been shown to reduce the risk of some cancers, diabetes, dementia, Parkinson’s disease, multiple … Continue reading

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The Missing Link for the CrossFit Athlete Treatment

CrossFit Athlete Treatment This is a good article about the treatment needs of a CrossFit athlete but we at Dakota Ridge Chiropractic don’t generally agree that all cross fit athletes need treatment once per week, but CrossFit Athlete Treatment at regular … Continue reading

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Preserving Your Eyesight With B Vitamins

Good advice for overall ocular health and maintenance. To Your Health: Preserve Your Eyesight With B Vitamins By James P. Meschino, DC, MS A study published in the July 2013 issue of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition adds to … Continue reading

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Going Shoeless: Barefoot Running — Pros & Cons

Going Shoeless: Barefoot Running — Pros & Cons This article sums it up nicely. Dynamic Chiropractic: Article: Going Shoeless: The Pros & Cons of Barefoot Running — By Linsay Way, DC With the subculture of barefoot runners and the products … Continue reading

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Manage Depression With Exercise

Manage Depression With Exercise Evidence shows dramatic results can be attained by managing depression with a consistent exercise plan. To Your Health: Article Beat the Blues (Without Drugs) By Editorial Staff Depression affects approximately 18.8 million American adults (about 9.5 … Continue reading

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Obesity and Diabetes Damage Your Liver

Obesity and Diabetes Damage Your Liver In lots of cases, family doctors do not stress that many cancers are highly preventable. Lifestyle-based cancers are a symptom of our modern society and overweight problems should be seen as a serious health … Continue reading

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How Exercise And Activities Combat Dementia

How Exercise And Other Activities Beat Back Dementia Researchers followed individuals for up to 12 years. Those with busy social lives were half as likely to develop dementia, compared with those with minimal social activities.         NPR … Continue reading

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What’s the Connection Between Protein and Weight Loss?

Explaining the Connection Between Protein and Weight Loss To lose weight, there must be caloric deficit. Caloric deficit is achieved by eating fewer calories, burning more calories or a combination of both. Move more; Consume less. To Your Health: June … Continue reading

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Common Knee Injuries — Avoid Surgery and Stay in the Game

A common sense approach to knee issues. To Your Health: Common Knee Injuries, Uncommon Sense How to Avoid Surgery and Stay in the Game By Brian Jensen, DC The growth of organized amateur sports over the past 30 years has … Continue reading

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3 Invigorating Exercises for Shaping Up

Shape up exercises for Spring. To Your Health: Make Shape-Up Simple: 3 Invigorating Exercises By Editorial Staff It’s late April, months since you dedicated yourself to those New Year’s resolutions, one of which was to get off the couch and … Continue reading

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Prescribing Trends: Not a Pretty Picture for the Prescription Drug Crisis

Prescribing Trends: Not a Pretty Picture The harsh reality of the prescription drug crisis is outlined in a must-read paper for all health care clinicians and patients. By Editorial Staff From the Annals of Family Medicine1 comes one of the … Continue reading

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