Yes, Presenteeism! Are you working so much that you do NOT find time for your health??? Higher levels of anxiety, working injured or lack of focus due to lack of adequate rest can lead to a collapse in your health. Just like you work in time at the gym for your workouts, let periodic chiropractic spinal adjustments help you through your work week. With the increased demands of technology, I can see that the entire population as a whole has become weakened structurally.
We have become a forward based society, computers with typing and texting with cell phones lead to Upper Cross Syndrome, weakness of the posterior shoulder, trapezius and neck muscles resulting in an imbalance that is compounded by not being able to counter act the increased strength of the anterior neck and chest wall muscles (pectorals) sufficiently to remain properly postured. This then results Lower Cross Syndrome from an overload of office work and lack of conditioning, spinal alignments and exercise. Dr. Meimaris
I came across this wonderful article by Dr. Axe! Please take time to review it, as there are many other healthy snacks you can eat. Your feedback is appreciated! Cut and paste the link below into your browser:
This is an ADDENDUM and an updated post from two years ago. In addition to back pain, its imperative that you hydrate before and after the activity if you must do it at all. Lifting heavy snow stresses the heart, and those who are smokers, have underlying (subclinical) conditions such as high blood pressure, heart disease etc., are at risk. For the general masses, the rule for hydration is 1 quart for 50 lbs. of body weight. If you feel chest pain, stop and go to the hospital, call 911. This could be serious.
A word about lower back pain and shoveling snow. You’ve all heard it before, bend at your knees, don’t lift and twist. With the recent snow, and the current major storm going on as we speak, its imperative to get your spine checked in the aftermath. Clearly, it’s a call to action to do pre and post…
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Connor and Ryan Burkert who now wrestle for Hofstra University
Sleep is critical to most sports even more so with the physical demands of Greco-Roman Wrestling and the rigorous demands of training that go with that sport. The article below is from Sports Illustrated, definitely worth the read if you’re a wrestler or your child is a wrestler that is up and coming in the sport. –Dr. Meimaris
Normal bone on the left, osteoporotic bone on the right in the picture below:
For men and women alike the skeleton is the source of form, function and structure. As we age, and activities diminish, osteoporosis is the culprit that will take over and diminish form and function. Please take a moment from your day to review the following from Functional Medicine University: