Your Body of Knowledge

Health Articles by Dr. Lavine

Your Body of Knowledge

Health Articles by Dr. Lavine

Your muscles are sense organs too

Your muscles are sense organs too

Muscles are sensory organs too. The feedback from muscles is used to control movement, and it's a crucial part of how we express ourselves in the world.
Latest WHO guidelines on chronic low back pain

Latest WHO guidelines on chronic low back pain

The WHO, recognizing chronic low back pain as the world's leading cause of disability, recommends spinal manipulation as practiced by chiropractors.
Eggs? Good or evil?

Eggs? Good or evil?

There's little evidence that eating eggs is bad for your health; in fact, some studies show a health benefit to egg consumption.
Spinal cord stimulators don’t relieve pain

Spinal cord stimulators don’t relieve pain

A Cochrane review in 2023 found little evidence that implanted spinal cord stimulators were effective for chronic back pain.
Guest post: Hiking the Camino de Santiago by Jane M.

Guest post: Hiking the Camino de Santiago by Jane M.

One woman prepares to hike 70 miles of the Camino de Santiago.
Strength training prevents knee arthritis

Strength training prevents knee arthritis

Strength training, performed at any time during your life, helps prevent knee arthritis.
The physical activity paradox and what it means for you

The physical activity paradox and what it means for you

Physical activity is good. But many people with physically active jobs have poorer health outcomes. Why is that?
Flexibility – it may not be what you think

Flexibility – it may not be what you think

Flexibility - the ability to move through a wide range - is not the opposite of stiffness. Learn to build flexibility without sacrificing stiffness.
Tight hamstrings are not your problem – and neither is a tight IT band

Tight hamstrings are not your problem – and neither is a tight IT band

Stiffness and elasticity aren't opposites - they usually come together. Healthy muscles are stiff and elastic.
Why you should never give up on your potential for recovery

Why you should never give up on your potential for recovery

Patients who were candidates for low back surgery nonetheless universally showed improvement from a short program of rehab exercise care.
How many chiropractic visits are the right amount?

How many chiropractic visits are the right amount?

Headache sufferers got better relief the more adjustments they received over a 6 week period.
Get your tissues moving: How chiropractic boosts immunity

Get your tissues moving: How chiropractic boosts immunity

Scientists are learning how biomechanical forces regulate body chemistry and immune function.
Modern ailments, old fashioned remedies

Modern ailments, old fashioned remedies

Traditional remedies, including apple cider vinegar, are proving useful in slowing the downward metabolic spiral that frequently accompanies the aging process.
Surprising benefits of taurine supplements

Surprising benefits of taurine supplements

Taurine supplements have shown surprising benefits in slowing the metabolic declines associated with aging and age-related disease.
2023: 45th anniversary of an important moment in chiropractic history

2023: 45th anniversary of an important moment in chiropractic history

The 1978-1979 New Zealand governmental commission on chiropractic was a landmark moment in the history of chiropractic.

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Your muscles are sense organs too

Your muscles are sense organs too

Muscles are sensory organs too. The feedback from muscles is used to control movement, and it's a crucial part of how we express ourselves in the world.
Latest WHO guidelines on chronic low back pain

Latest WHO guidelines on chronic low back pain

The WHO, recognizing chronic low back pain as the world's leading cause of disability, recommends spinal manipulation as practiced by chiropractors.
Eggs? Good or evil?

Eggs? Good or evil?

There's little evidence that eating eggs is bad for your health; in fact, some studies show a health benefit to egg consumption.
Spinal cord stimulators don’t relieve pain

Spinal cord stimulators don’t relieve pain

A Cochrane review in 2023 found little evidence that implanted spinal cord stimulators were effective for chronic back pain.
Guest post: Hiking the Camino de Santiago by Jane M.

Guest post: Hiking the Camino de Santiago by Jane M.

One woman prepares to hike 70 miles of the Camino de Santiago.
Strength training prevents knee arthritis

Strength training prevents knee arthritis

Strength training, performed at any time during your life, helps prevent knee arthritis.
The physical activity paradox and what it means for you

The physical activity paradox and what it means for you

Physical activity is good. But many people with physically active jobs have poorer health outcomes. Why is that?
Flexibility – it may not be what you think

Flexibility – it may not be what you think

Flexibility - the ability to move through a wide range - is not the opposite of stiffness. Learn to build flexibility without sacrificing stiffness.
Tight hamstrings are not your problem – and neither is a tight IT band

Tight hamstrings are not your problem – and neither is a tight IT band

Stiffness and elasticity aren't opposites - they usually come together. Healthy muscles are stiff and elastic.
Why you should never give up on your potential for recovery

Why you should never give up on your potential for recovery

Patients who were candidates for low back surgery nonetheless universally showed improvement from a short program of rehab exercise care.
How many chiropractic visits are the right amount?

How many chiropractic visits are the right amount?

Headache sufferers got better relief the more adjustments they received over a 6 week period.
Get your tissues moving: How chiropractic boosts immunity

Get your tissues moving: How chiropractic boosts immunity

Scientists are learning how biomechanical forces regulate body chemistry and immune function.
Modern ailments, old fashioned remedies

Modern ailments, old fashioned remedies

Traditional remedies, including apple cider vinegar, are proving useful in slowing the downward metabolic spiral that frequently accompanies the aging process.
Surprising benefits of taurine supplements

Surprising benefits of taurine supplements

Taurine supplements have shown surprising benefits in slowing the metabolic declines associated with aging and age-related disease.
2023: 45th anniversary of an important moment in chiropractic history

2023: 45th anniversary of an important moment in chiropractic history

The 1978-1979 New Zealand governmental commission on chiropractic was a landmark moment in the history of chiropractic.
the cat-cow stretch can help with low back pain

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