Your Body of Knowledge

Health Articles by Dr. Lavine

Your Body of Knowledge

Health Articles by Dr. Lavine

Poor sleep – The hidden epidemic

Poor sleep – The hidden epidemic

An epidemic of poor sleep is walloping the nation's health. Here's what you can do about it...
Better to set modest goals?

Better to set modest goals?

My experience training for a 5K
My brother-in-law keeps a supply in his golf bag

My brother-in-law keeps a supply in his golf bag

Using NSAID's to alleviate the pain of muscle and tendon injuries will get you back onto the field of play sooner but may lead to poorer results in the long run. Here are some alternatives....
The best tests to determine if you need statins

The best tests to determine if you need statins

Specific tests can help you learn if you really need to take statin drugs or not.
Lead By Example

Lead By Example

The non-verbal component of communication conveys important social and emotional cues.
Can you improve your vision with chiropractic care?

Can you improve your vision with chiropractic care?

Can your vision be improved with chiropractic care? I've had two recent cases in which it has. And there are many more cases which have been reported in the literature.
A Tribute to Irmgard Bartenieff

A Tribute to Irmgard Bartenieff

Irmgard Bartenieff had a huge influence on my work and that of many others.
Speed Counts

Speed Counts

Scientists are now studying how the biomechanics of your gait changes as you age. Awareness of basic movement patterns can help you maintain speed - and health - at any age.

Supplements vs. Food Diversity

Eating a diversity of foods ensures that you get the variety of micronutrients your body needs.
It’s hot and humid out – should I exercise?

It’s hot and humid out – should I exercise?

If you've got a baseline of fitness to begin with, and if you're careful, there are distinct benefits to working out in hot weather.
Three ways flexion-distraction helps heal the intervertebral disc

Three ways flexion-distraction helps heal the intervertebral disc

Lumbar flexion-distraction is effective in the treatment of herniated or bulging lumbar discs. There are a number of ways that the technique has its effect - this article outlines three of them.

Stop Placating the Volcano

Growing up as the child of an alcoholic, a patient of mine found herself in a similar situation to those whose religious practices were devised to placate the gods and godesses.
Guest article: Four types of shin splints and their causes

Guest article: Four types of shin splints and their causes

Chris Mallac describes different causes of shin splints and how to respond to each variety.
Rotator cuff problems, shoulder impingement or shoulder pain? Look to your shoulder blade

Rotator cuff problems, shoulder impingement or shoulder pain? Look to your shoulder blade

Most shoulder problems can be traced back to imbalance of the scapula and the muscles that control and support it. Learn more.
Exercise changes pain modulation in the brain

Exercise changes pain modulation in the brain

A report at the annual meeting of the American Pain Society describes changes in the brain that correlate with reduced pain after exercise in fibromyalgia sufferers.

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Poor sleep – The hidden epidemic

Poor sleep – The hidden epidemic

An epidemic of poor sleep is walloping the nation's health. Here's what you can do about it...
Better to set modest goals?

Better to set modest goals?

My experience training for a 5K
My brother-in-law keeps a supply in his golf bag

My brother-in-law keeps a supply in his golf bag

Using NSAID's to alleviate the pain of muscle and tendon injuries will get you back onto the field of play sooner but may lead to poorer results in the long run. Here are some alternatives....
The best tests to determine if you need statins

The best tests to determine if you need statins

Specific tests can help you learn if you really need to take statin drugs or not.
Lead By Example

Lead By Example

The non-verbal component of communication conveys important social and emotional cues.
Can you improve your vision with chiropractic care?

Can you improve your vision with chiropractic care?

Can your vision be improved with chiropractic care? I've had two recent cases in which it has. And there are many more cases which have been reported in the literature.
A Tribute to Irmgard Bartenieff

A Tribute to Irmgard Bartenieff

Irmgard Bartenieff had a huge influence on my work and that of many others.
Speed Counts

Speed Counts

Scientists are now studying how the biomechanics of your gait changes as you age. Awareness of basic movement patterns can help you maintain speed - and health - at any age.

Supplements vs. Food Diversity

Eating a diversity of foods ensures that you get the variety of micronutrients your body needs.
It’s hot and humid out – should I exercise?

It’s hot and humid out – should I exercise?

If you've got a baseline of fitness to begin with, and if you're careful, there are distinct benefits to working out in hot weather.
Three ways flexion-distraction helps heal the intervertebral disc

Three ways flexion-distraction helps heal the intervertebral disc

Lumbar flexion-distraction is effective in the treatment of herniated or bulging lumbar discs. There are a number of ways that the technique has its effect - this article outlines three of them.

Stop Placating the Volcano

Growing up as the child of an alcoholic, a patient of mine found herself in a similar situation to those whose religious practices were devised to placate the gods and godesses.
Guest article: Four types of shin splints and their causes

Guest article: Four types of shin splints and their causes

Chris Mallac describes different causes of shin splints and how to respond to each variety.
Rotator cuff problems, shoulder impingement or shoulder pain? Look to your shoulder blade

Rotator cuff problems, shoulder impingement or shoulder pain? Look to your shoulder blade

Most shoulder problems can be traced back to imbalance of the scapula and the muscles that control and support it. Learn more.
Exercise changes pain modulation in the brain

Exercise changes pain modulation in the brain

A report at the annual meeting of the American Pain Society describes changes in the brain that correlate with reduced pain after exercise in fibromyalgia sufferers.
the cat-cow stretch can help with low back pain

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