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» Most Parents Have Issues With Their Teenís Gaming Habits

Promoting Health All Family Chiropractic  

PROMOTING HEALTH:

Nothing is more important than your health and safety and the need to protect those most vulnerable to the coronavirus.

We are taking multiple steps to minimize health risks to our staff and our patients including enhanced cleaning procedures. As always, your health is our greatest priority. “Be calm and act with clarity.”

 

                                                            ALL FAMILY CHIOPRACTIC

 
The Texas Board of Chiropractic Examiners has interpreted Executive Order No. GA-09 (and other related state and federal orders) to have the following impact on the practice of chiropractic in Texas:
  • In clinic or individual office settings, chiropractic care should cause no displacement of emergency resources, therefore the safe practice of chiropractic is allowed to continue.
  • Chiropractors provide essential care, especially to other health care providers currently working as emergency care providers.
  • All chiropractors must abide by local county or city orders that are more stringent than orders issued by the state or federal governments. 
  • In clinic or individual office settings, chiropractors should abide by the 10-person limits recommended by the CDC and Texas Department of State Health Services. 
  • Chiropractors should restrict treatment of chronic- and wellness care patients and focus only on patients requiring essential treatments.
  • All licensees must, where possible, maintain the six-foot distance recommendations from the CDC and DSHS.
  • Where individual contact is unavoidable for proper treatment, chiropractors MUST provide diligent protection from possible transmission by ensuring all sanitation and prevention protocols recommended by the CDC and DSHS are followed.

Author:Dr. Kimberly Junemann
Source:TBCE
Copyright:Dr. Kimberly Junemann 2020


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Chiropractic Care Effective In Managing Leg and Arm Pain  
A recent study finds chiropractic care highly effective for patients suffering from lower back (lumbar) and neck (cervical) radiculopathy - pain, numbness and/or tingling extending down the arm(s) or leg(s) due to nerve irritation related to the spine. In this study consisting of 162 patients, each received chiropractic manipulation, neuromobilization and exercise stabilization. Of the 162 patients, 10 unresolved cases were referred for epidural steroid injections, 10 were referred for further medical medication management and 3 cases were referred to undergo surgery. However, a total of 86 percent had resolution of their primary radicular complaints following their chiropractic care and thus were not required to received injections, medication management or surgery. According to the authors of the study, "The conservative management strategy we reviewed in our sample produced favorable outcomes for most of the patients with radiculopathy. The strategy appears to be safe." If you or another is suffering from pain, numbness or tingling in the extremities, contact your local chiropractor for a thorough evaluation. As this study demonstrates, chiropractic care is effective in many cases of cervical and lumbar radiculopathy and can be an appropriate, safe, non-invasive therapy for many.

Author:ChiroPlanet.com
Source:Journal of Chiropractic Medicine. Volume 7, Issue 3.
Copyright:ProfessionalPlanets.com LLC 2008


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Exercise, It Really Is A Wonder Drug  

First-time marathon runners can reap significant cardiovascular benefits, according to British researchers.† In the British "Marathon Study," subjects consisted of 138 untrained healthy individuals aged 21 to 69 years.† Each underwent 6 months of training for the upcoming London Marathons in 2016 and 2017.† Subjects were assessed prior to initiating their marathon training and again 2-weeks post marathon.† The researchers found that training for and completing the marathons, even at relatively low exercise intensity, reduced central blood pressure and aortic stiffness - equivalent to a 4-year reduction in vascular age.† Moreover, greater rejuvenation was observed in older, slower individuals.


Author:ChiroPlanet.com
Source:Journal of the American College of Cardiology. Jan 7, 20 | Vol. 75 No. 1
Copyright:ProfessionalPlanets.com LLC 2020


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Most Parents Have Issues With Their Teenís Gaming Habits  

According to a new study, almost 9 out of 10 parents agree that their teens are spending too much time playing video games.† Moreover, more than half of parents set gaming time limits for their teens.† Parents expressed some of their most serious concerns as being the negative impact on their teenís overall sleep, family and peer relationships and overall school performance.† So what are parents to do?† First, experts suggest that parents do not attempt to suggest that gaming is a sort of mindless waste of time.† Teens can feel strongly that many games are complex, challenging and include valuable lessons.† Trying to convince them that all games are bad and a waste of time can backfire. Instead, parents should consider the "everything in moderation" approach.† Set reasonable guidelines and explain gaming limitations and restrictions are being done for the purpose of safety, health, relationship and school interests.† These are very specific reasons and more easily accepted than the "all games are bad" approach.† Another strategy is for parents to consider participating in some video game playing with their teens.† According to the researchers, "Showing your teen you are interested in what they are playing and want to understand their interest can help in communicating healthy limits. In some situations, games can serve as a point of connection and occasionally may be structured as a family activity to open the door to other conversations and foster interaction."

Author:ChiroPlanet.com
Source:University of Michigan's C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll, online Jan
Copyright:ProfessionalPlanets.com LLC 2020


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