Back Surgery Is Not for Everyone.

In a recent paper published in the Medical Journal of Australia, the authors noted that while spinal surgeries have increased over time, the current data does not support surgical intervention for low back pain outside of cases of lumbar radiculopathy that doesn’t respond to non-surgical care and when low back pain is associated with cancer,…

Read More

Strength Training Can Reduce Blood Pressure.

A recent literature review concluded that just eight-to- ten weeks of strength training is sufficient to reduce systolic blood pressure by 10 mmHg and diastolic blood pressure by 4.79 mmHg. Researcher Dr. Giovana Rampazzo Teixeira explains, “In clinical practice and gyms or fitness centers, strength training can be a treatment option for people with high…

Read More

Pregnancy and Proper Nutrition.

Dietary assessments of 2,450 women during pregnancy revealed that 90% did not consume adequate nutrients via diet alone. Furthermore, researchers note that nearly all affordable dietary supplements do not contain the appropriate doses of key nutrients to make up for these deficiencies. Lead author Dr.Katherine Sauder writes, “This research will inform pregnant patients and their…

Read More