September 2018 Health Newsletter

Thank you for trusting us with your most valuable asset; your health.  We hope this information proves to be helpful in your continued quest for good health. Also, I am the only certified Clear Scoliosis doctor in the state of Georgia, as we try to avoid all scoliosis surgery if possible.  So, if anyone you know has a scoliosis, know I am available to consult with them. Dr. Mike is also certified in a special sports technique called Graston; which works on the soft tissue. Any young children with issues; Mike is also a pediatric certified chiropractor.  Dr Robinson is also certified in Activator technique which is awesome for the young and the old.  Want a free tee shirt? Go to Google or Yelp and write a review of our office; that's it. We have now created a new division of our office called West Ga Regenerative Medicine; which specializes in PRP and stem cell treatments.  This allows us to care for the major joints in the body in a way we could never before. This is almost a miracle, PRP and stem cell treatment helps avoid or put off painful and expensive surgery.  For more information contact our case manager Cheyenne at our office.

Jay Brodwyn, D. C. 

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» Back Pain Sufferers Reduce Disability with Chiropractic Care
» Regular Exercise Is Great for Mental Health But Watch Out for Too Much

Back Pain Sufferers Reduce Disability with Chiropractic Care  

Chiropractic care for back pain has been proven to provide pain relief while improving mobility and function. Now, a recent study provides evidence that chiropractic care can not only reduce back pain but also lessen disability in patients. The study focused on 750 United States military service members still on active duty. All were being treated for lower back pain. Traditional measures such as physical therapy as well as drugs were used. Then, half of the group were treated by a chiropractor. The chiropractic methods used included spinal manipulation as well as special exercises. In just six weeks, the military service members who received the chiropractic treatments had less back pain and less disability. The research was led by Dr. Christine Goertz of the Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa. She told Reuters that the treatments may help muscles heal while improving mobility in the body. They may also help manage pain by changing how pain is perceived. Back pain in the lumbar spine (lower back) affects one in five adult Americans. With painkillers such as opioids leading to increasing addictions, safe, natural treatments like chiropractic care are increasingly sought after. If you're suffering from back pain, neck pain, headaches, or joint related pain, contact your local doctor of chiropractic today!
Source:JAMA Network Open, online May 18, 2018. LLC 2018

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Regular Exercise Is Great for Mental Health But Watch Out for Too Much  

According to a study of 1.2 million adults across the U.S., people who engage in regular exercise report an overall healthier mental state than non-active or sedentary people. However, more exercise is not necessarily better for mental health. According to this research, daily exercisers actually report less mental wellbeing. This means, just like anything else, moderation is key to reap the health benefits of physical activity. And, according to the study, all kinds of exercise counts, including housework, mowing the lawn, caring for children, fishing, gym sessions, running, walking, and more. Researchers have continually proven that exercise can have major positive health effects, including lowered risks for stroke, heart disease, and diabetes. However, the link between good mental health and exercise is less certain. While the researchers in this particular study were able to positively link exercise to healthy mindsets, they werent able to demonstrate cause and effect. The study asked adults across the U.S. to give a ballpark estimate of how often during the previous month they would say their mental health was "not good" due to emotional issues, including those related to stress and depression. In addition, these adults reported their exercise habits during the previous month, including how long each session lasted. One major takeaway from the study: People who exercised regularly reported experiencing less mental health issues. In total, the exercisers reported 43% fewer days with mental health issues than non-exercisers.
Source:The Lancet Psychiatry. Volume 5, Issue 9, P692-693, September 01, 2018. LLC 2018

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