Patient Care
For most North Americans, the idea of exercising leads to fitness, which in turn has the benefit of reducing or maintaining a healthy weight, increasing your overall health and well-being, and providing an opportunity to better enjoy recreational activities with your friends and family. For competitive or elite athletes, the demands they place on their bodies are much higher.
This particular article is a continuation of the principles put forward in the previous issue. The previous article outlined some of the principles for achieving a successful practice that includes children. One of the overriding principles discussed was “the big idea” – a concept heard so frequently in chiropractic circles. This concept of having a big vision, or big purpose or major objective as a means to achieving an end, is an idea that has been discussed since antiquity.
True non-surgical spinal decompression (N-SSD) for patients with back pain due to disc pathology  is, and should remain, the eminent domain of the chiropractic profession. As musculoskeletal experts, there is no other group in health care that is more qualified than chiropractors to treat patients suffering from  chronic low back pain. Therefore, it makes sense that the profession embraces and makes this non-invasive technology routinely available to the appropriate patients.
WEB EXCLUSIVE Pro  athletes understand chiropractic All of us have heard the saying “no pain – no gain”, particularly when it comes to physical training and exercise projects. If you knew, as an athlete, that you could dramatically improve your athletic prowess with one basic program that would help remove pain, turn training into a breeze, and benefit your performance, what would you do? There are millions of professional and amateur athletes today who are adding chiropractic visits to their workouts to help them achieve their goals!
A chronic pain paradigm described in this issue calls for identification of the pain mechanism and possible comorbidities, then the promotion of the patient’s activity and function levels.
A chronic elevated immune response can damage healthy tissue
Ten days of soccer in Germany took the world’s attention.
Enlarging the voice of chiropractic on the world health scene.
Healthy grieving leads to healthy living.
Behaviour modification reduces front-down sleeping.
Why chiropractors should pay attention to the Aboriginal population.
The red light, green light analogy for patient instruction
Health professionals go track-side at extreme sports events.
Empower patients to eliminate obstacles that restrict their well-being
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