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Chiropractic and Sports Performance Nevada City CA

Chiropractic and Sports Performance

Chiropractic and Sports Performance Nevada City CA Over the years there has been a great deal of research on the role of chiropractic in sports performance. These studies demonstrate the power of chiropractic in improving speed, strength, and coordination. The most recent of these studies was published in this month’s edition of the Journal of…

Antipyretics and Antibiotics = Antihealth!

Antipyretics and Antibiotics = Antihealth in Nevada City! There is an excellent study in a recent edition of the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. The researchers looked at rhinoconjunctivitis (inflammation of the nasal passages and eyes due to allergy), eczema, asthma, and general allergies in children. They found that antibiotic use during the first…

Balloons for Sinusitis

Balloons for Sinusitis

Nevada City Balloons for Sinusitis A new article in the Associated Press describes “Sinuplasty”, a technique where a ballon is inserted into the sinuses, then blown up to stretch the passages. “I think there’s a huge number of people who can benefit from this, its really the most exciting thing that’s happened in our specialty…

Cure for Cold and Flu season in Nevada City CA

Cure for Cold and Flu

Nevada City Cure for Cold and Flu It’s April in Nevada County and the rain keeps falling–cold season seems to be lingering with the prolonged winter. The best herb I’ve found to combat colds is andrographis paniculata (called Kan Jang in Chinese and Kalmegh in Hindi). This herb has been proven again and again to…

Paleolithic Man (and Woman) Ate Grain Nevada City CA Sierra Spine & Fitness

Breast Cancer Linked to Ibuprofen and Aspirin Use

Nevada City Breast Cancer Linked to Ibuprofen and Aspirin Use Another reason not to use ibuprofen or aspirin: chronic use increases your chance of getting breast cancer. A study in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute examined the effect of the use of these drugs on 2391 women and concluded the following: “Ibuprofen use…

New Study: Chiropractic for Spinal Stenosis Nevada City CA

New Study: Chiropractic for Spinal Stenosis

New Study: Chiropractic for Spinal Stenosis in Nevada City A new study found chiropractic care very effective in treating older adults with spinal stenosis. Spinal stenosis can be a painful condition where boney growth occurs within the spinal canal. This narrows the spinal canal, compressing the spinal cord. The study utilized a table that provided…