January 2019 Health Newsletter

 

 WE ARE EXCITED TO HAVE BEEN AWARDED

"SMALL BUSINESS OF THE YEAR!"

WE ARE DEDICATED TO PROVIDING THE

VERY BEST NATURAL HEALTHCARE TO OUR

PATIENTS AND OUR COMMUNITY.

WE BELIEVE

YOU DESERVE TO LIVE LIFE TO THE

FULLEST...

AND WE ARE HERE TO MAKE THAT HAPPENS

FOR YOU!!!

IF YOU ARE NOT ALREADY UNDER CARE

MAKE AN APPOINTMENT NOW & LET OUR

EXPERT TEAM CHART A GAME PLAN THAT

WILL GET YOU ON THE

ROAD TO RECOVERY....

 

IMAGINE LIFE WITHOUT PAIN

CHIROPRACTIC IS SAFE AND EFFECTIVE NOT

ONLY FOR PAIN RELIEF

BUT ALSO TO CORRECT THE PROBLEM THAT

IS CAUSING THE PAIN IN THE FIRST PLACE!!!

 

DR. SPAINHOWER IS UNIQUELY TRAINIED TO

TREAT INJURIES TO THE SPINE AND

EXTREMITIES.

HE HAS 36 YEARS

EXPERIENCE AS A CHIROPRACTOR

AND HE IS

CONSIDERED A SPECIALIST IN THE

TREATMENT OF SPORTS INJURIES, AUTO

ACCIDENT INJURIES OR JUST WEAR AND

TEAR OF THE SPINE OVER TIME.

HE USES

HIS VAST EXPERIENCE AND EXPERTISE

ALONG WITH STATE OF THE ART

PHYSIOTHERAPY

 

TO DETECT AND HELP RESTORE PROPER

JOINT FUNCTION OF THE SPINE AND

EXTREMITIES.

 

THOSE PROCEDURES INCLUDE:

LASER,

ULTRASOUND,

INTERFERIENTIAL THERAPY

MICROCURRENT THERAPY

DEEP TISSUE MASSAGE,

 KINESIO TAPING

HOW KINESIO TAPING WORKS:

TAPING OF AN INJURED AREA ALLEVIATES

PAIN AND FACILITATES LYMPHATIC DRAINAGE.

BY LIFTING THE SKIN OF THE INJURED AREA,

WE ALLEVIATE PRESSURE AND

IRRITATION TO THAT AREA AND

DECREASE PAIN AND SWELLING.

 

FIND OUT IF YOU CAN BE HELPED WITH ANY

CONDITION INVOLVING THE SPINE OR

EXTREMITIES BY ARRANGING A

CONSULATION AND THOROUGH

EXAMINATION TODAY!

OR TELL SOMEONE YOU KNOW 

ABOUT CHIROPRACTIC...

LET'S MAKE SURE WE ARE ALL ON THE ROAD

TO OPTIMUM HEALTH AND WELLNESS!!

 

PATIENT OF THE MONTH:

LORI F.

LORI WAS SUFFERING FOR YEARS WITH

PLANTAR FASCITIS. SHE HAD SEEN A

PODIATRIST AND HAD RECEIVED 3

CORTISONE INJECTIONS WITH NO

IMPROVEMENT.

SHE WAS DEFINITELY SPENDING ALOT OF

TIME SITTING ON THE BENCH NOT DOING

THE THINGS SHE ENJOYED LIKE RUNNING...

 

A FRIEND TOLD HER ABOUT OUR CLINIC AND

GAVE HER THE GIFT OF HEALTH TO SEE IF

CHIROPRACTIC COULD HELP HER...

 

AFTER JUST A FEW WEEKS OF CARE SHE IS

WALKING WITHOUT PAIN, EVEN WEARING

HEELS AND HAS HOPE THAT SHE WILL

 GET BACK ON THE ROAD RUNNING AGAIN!!

 

SO, DON'T FORGET TO SHARE YOUR

SUCCESS STORY

WITH OTHERS & GIVE THE GIFT OF HEALTH

 

ALSO YOU CAN TELL YOUR STORY ON

 

FACEBOOK OR WRITE A REVIEW ON YELP!!!

 

WE APPRECIATE YOUR CONFIDENCE IN US

BY REFERRING OTHERS TO

CHIROPRACTIC CARE.

 

 

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              SPAINHOWER CHIROPRACTIC:

"PROVIDING THE FINEST IN NATURAL HEALTHCARE TO

THE ENTIRE FAMILY FOR OVER 36 YEARS

(916-635-7798)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 



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Current Articles

» How Chiropractic Care Can Help Relieve “Forward Head Posture”
» Kids Aren’t the Only Ones Who Need Less Screen Time
» Over One-Quarter of the Entire World’s Population Doesn’t Get Enough Exercise

How Chiropractic Care Can Help Relieve “Forward Head Posture”  

If you spend a lot of time at the computer or looking down at your smartphone, you may be dealing with "forward head posture." Fortunately, this condition can be corrected with the right chiropractic care which often includes therapeutic exercises and stretches. 
What Is Forward Head Posture?
Forward head posture refers to when our head is not positioned properly over the body and is too far forward. This is typically caused by too much screen time in today’s computerized world although spending too much time at a desk or writing by hand, knitting or sewing could also cause an issue over time. Our head should be balanced on the top of our neck. This is often described as how a golf ball sits on top of a tee. The ears should be in line with the shoulders, not in front. The neck has a natural "C" curve when viewed from the side when the head is in the proper position. When the head is too far forward, that natural "C" curve can be reduced or lost increasing the tension on the structures of the neck and upper back. This can cause the upper back to become excessively curved in it's natural reversed "C" shape resulting in a condition called "kyphosis." When forward head posture becomes the norm for your body, it can lead to chronic neck pain, headaches, and spinal disc problems.
The Solution for Forward Head Posture
Fortunately, chiropractic care can significantly help. Additionally, many chiropractors not only utilize chiropractic-specific spinal adjustments to help correct these postural abnormalities, but additionally employ the use of in-office and/or at home therapeutic exercise regimen. If you are suffering from headaches, neck pain, or shoulder pain or discomfort, contact us today for a no-obligation evaluation.

Author:ChiroPlanet.com
Source:JMPT: July–August, 2018 Volume 41, Issue 6, Pages 530–539.
Copyright:ProfessionalPlanets.com LLC 2019


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Kids Aren’t the Only Ones Who Need Less Screen Time  

A new doctor-authored resource for parents has some surprising news: Parents should limit their own screen time as well as their kids'. Here's why: Kids often mirror their parents' words and actions. According to Dr. Jenny Radesky, a co-writer of the resource in JAMA Pediatrics, this includes how parents interact with their smartphones – and how often. Dr. Radesky's research on the subject has revealed that parents preoccupied with their phones typically engage in less one-on-one interactions with their children, have more parent-child conflicts, and run into more behavioral issues with their kids. She also cites previous studies on TV-watching and parenting with similar results – parents who watched more television had kids who watched more television. Luckily, the parental resource Radesky co-authored with Dr. Megan Moreno has some suggestions for limiting your screen time and strengthening your family relationships. For instance, they recommend stepping back from your phone in instances where you would usually turn to it for stress-relief, distraction, or to avoid conflict. Instead, try something else, like breathing deeply. Engage with those around you and give them your full attention. The doctors promote establishing specific times when the whole family can unplug and do a single activity together. They also advise avoiding behaviors you wouldn’t want your kids to learn, like looking at your phone while driving your car, or ignoring others while using your phone.  In short, if you want your kids to learn good phone etiquette and safety, model it for them.

Author:ChiroPlanet.com
Source:JAMA Pediatrics, online August 27, 2018.
Copyright:ProfessionalPlanets.com LLC 2019


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Over One-Quarter of the Entire World’s Population Doesn’t Get Enough Exercise  

About 1.4 billion people around the globe – about one-quarter of all the adults on earth – aren't getting enough physical activity in their day-to-day lives. According to a study from the World Health Organization, people who don't exercise enough daily are at higher risk for cancer, type 2 diabetes, and cardiovascular disease, to start. To keep healthy, you need a minimum of 150 minutes of moderate activity or 75 minutes of vigorous, strenuous activity every week. According to the 2016 study, only one-third of women and one-fourth of men were not getting the recommended amounts.  The countries with the highest rates of inactivity were mostly Middle Eastern, including Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and Iraq, as well as American Samoa. Over 50% of adults in these areas were not getting enough physical activity. Meanwhile, 40% of all U.S. adults, 14% of Chinese adults, and 36% of British adults were not active enough. In addition to the high rates of inactivity, the study found that these rates are staying stagnant despite growing research that proves how vital exercise is to health. In fact, inactivity is twice as high in richer countries versus poorer ones, and even increased during the years 2001-2016 by 5%. One big reason may be because sedentary occupations are becoming the norm in richer countries, while poorer countries have more active occupations.

Author:ChiroPlanet.com
Source:Lancet Glob Health 2018; 6: e1077–86.
Copyright:ProfessionalPlanets.com LLC 2019


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