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The latest on muscle strength, balance training and brain fitness

The latest on muscle strength, balance training and brain fitness

Key topics from Dr. Lavine's lecture on Muscle Strength, Balance Training and Brain Fitness

Eat Like a Kid – Guest Article from Donna Fish

A guest article from Donna Fish, a social worker who specializes in eating disorders and helping parents foster healthy eating habits and a healthy body attitude in their children.

Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain – Part 3

Simple steps you can take to recover from fibromyalgia and chronic pain.
Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain – Part 2

Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain – Part 2

Part 2 of Dr. Lavine's article on fibromyalgia and chronic pain covers more of the basic scientific principles that are emerging as we grapple to understand this complex and diverse disease process.

Pain relief patches and gels

The variety of pain gels and patches can be bewildering. Here are the seven main types.

Another Reason Why Exercise Intensity May Be More Important Than Exercise Duration

A slow, steady workout has lots of benefits, but including intense bursts of heart-pounding exercise adds a further dimension. That's what researchers found when they studied the effect of exercise on memory and cognitive function in older adults.

You Have Pesticide Residues in Your Body

The incidence of food allergies has been rising. What does this have to do with environmental exposure to pesticide residues?
Goldilocks and Your Cartilage

Goldilocks and Your Cartilage

Exercise is needed to maintain the health of the cartilage of your knee. But can too much exercise backfire?

Recent Research Confirms Value of Chiropractic Methods for Back Pain

Manual therapy, including spinal mobilization and manipulation, is one of the best-studied forms of treatment for low back pain. Another research study has been published further proving the effectiveness of these methods.

Exercise Treatment for Depression, Anxiety

Exercise is proving to be more effective than medication in the treatment of common mental health conditions such as depression and anxiety.

Fix acid alkaline imbalance: One of the ways to improve kidney function

Kidney researchers have shown that fixing an acid diet protects the kidneys from damage.

Fix Acid Alkaline Imbalance – One of the Ways to Improve Kidney Function

Kidney researchers have shown that fixing an acid diet protects the kidneys from damage.

Chiropractic for Scoliosis: Does It Help?

Many chiropractors offer treatment programs for patients with scoliosis: side-to-side curvature of the spine. Are these treatment protocols justified by the state of scientific research? Are they effective?

Ultra Yoga and Exercises for Pelvic Floor Muscles

Interview with Marisa Sullivan, expert in using yoga for pelvic floor issues.

Shocking, Inappropriate Use of Chiropractic Methods in Spondylolisthesis Treatment

I was appalled when I learned that a chiropractor was making unrealistic therapeutic claims about the value of spinal adjustments for someone with spondylolisthesis...

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