Hiking and Tramping. Part 1

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Aug
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Traveling with children is an adventure all its own. You’ve finally arrived at your destination unscathed, now what to do? Adventure touring is possible with little ones, as long as you choose your activities wisely. Certainly bungee jumping is out of the question. However a family backpacking trip or day hike may be just the ticket.

Ask The Expert – Chiropractor. Part 2

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Aug
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Dear Dr. Lin, What can I do to improve my vertical jump? — Volleyball player

Dr. Lin: Dear Volleyball Player,
The best thing to do to increase your vertical jump is to practice what ever sport your playing. It is called “sport specific exercise.” In volleyball that would be, a three- or five-step approach into a Sergeant jump for hitting or straight vertical jump in blocking, over and over again, concentrating on technique while fatigued.

Ask The Expert – Chiropractor. Part 1

23
Aug
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I get tons of stress headaches. Is there anything a chiropractor can do for me?

Yes. From my own personal experiences with stress headaches, cervical adjustments help tremendously. My practice is geared more towards athletic injuries, so I only treat about 5 to 10 patients a week for headaches.

Massage Therapy An Introduction

19
Aug
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Disease prevention is a basic tenet of the holistic health movement, and massage therapy is an increasingly popular means to this end. Long viewed as a luxury in this country, it is truly a key to good health. Massage, which derives from the Greek word for ‘I knead,’ has been used throughout the world since ancient times.

Jaundice in Newborns

10
Aug
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Most people never think about newborns being born with jaundice. When my daughter was born many years ago I was told she had too much mucus and would have to be suctioned daily. She also had the dreaded word “jaundice.” I couldn’t hold her for five days, and the first time I touched her or held her was on the day we left the hospital. Up until that day I couldn’t even give a bottle to her because the nurses fed her.

Is A Patients’ Bill of Rights All Talk?

9
Aug
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The House/Senate conference to reconcile differences between the House and Senate and between Democrats and Republicans on a patients’ bill of rights continues to be stalled — and the environment for compromise is deteriorating.

Milk Does a Body Good Post 3

3
Aug
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Some recommended reading: take a look at Miriam Nelson’s series of books on the subject (Strong Women Stay Young, for one). She is a leading researcher in the field of osteoporosis and exercise, and outlines a simple program that’s easy to follow.

Medical Intervention: It may be necessary to include medications in order to prevent further bone loss and increase bone density. Today there are many options available, with new ones on the horizon.