Most of your patients already know enough about digestive health. They can most likely recognize yogurt with active cultures as a food source of probiotics to help promote “good” gut bacteria and keep their GI tract in proper balance.They also probably know that taking probiotics while on a course of antibiotics, or following an infection that affects the GI system, can help rebalance everything and help overcome diarrhea and bloating.
Approximately 100 million Americans struggle with some type of chronic pain, according to The American Academy of Pain Medicine. For approximately 7 percent of these individuals, the pain is located in the hip area, with this type of pain especially problematic for athletes. The Rheumatology Network explains that hip injuries are fairly common in people who engage in activities that involve a high degree of increased force and extremes of movement across the hips.
Every year from October 12–20, healthcare providers across the U.S honor Bone and Joint Action Week. They honor it by hosting and participating in activities designed to bring more awareness to disorders related to these two bodily structures. Because the main goal of chiropractic care is to achieve maximum health in all of these areas, that makes this entire week a perfect marketing opportunity for DCs.
When most people think of barley, they associate it with the grain, which is widely considered to be the first cereal grain to be cultivated. Crop references date back to 25th century BC, and references to barley as part of standard diets could be found throughout Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. Barley is an annual grass that can easily grow in a wide range of climates, which accounts for its wide spread across both the European and Asian continents.
Whenever a concern about low-back pain brings a person in to see a chiropractor, a careful examination of the spine is required. Often neglected, however, is the importance of the feet to normal spinal function—especially in the lower back. When patients don’t respond as well as expected to their chiropractic care, a source of interference is frequently located in the pedal foundation.