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Exercise Benefits in the Elderly

Exercise Benefits in the Elderly Exercise has a number of vital benefits in the aging population. Studies substantiating these benefits are published weekly. Some of the interesting recent studies on exercise and physical activities benefit in the aging include: Exercise Lowers Death Risk in the Elderly Moderate Exercise Lowers Fracture Risk in the Elderly Exercise …

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It’s Never Too Late To Exercise

It’s Never Too Late To Exercise New research shows that if you’ve reached middle age or have long since passed it, it’s still not too late to exercise. According to researchers from the Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine in London, maintaining exercise habits or initiating light to moderate physical activity later in life reduces …

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Results of Strength Training in Obese Prepubertal Girls

Results of Strength Training in Obese Prepubertal Girls A group of researchers set out to determine the effects of a school-based, low-volume strength training program on energy expenditure, strength, and physical fitness in obese prepubertal girls.   The researchers designed a longitudinal, 5-month strength training exercise program in which 11 healthy, obese girls aged 7-10 …

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Exercise and Health Education Cut Kids’ Risk of Heart Disease

Exercise and Health Education Cut Kids’ Risk of Heart Disease According to recent findings, vigorous exercise and health education classes in the adolescents can cut their blood cholesterol levels and reduce their risk of developing heart disease later in life.   This comes from a study which is part of the larger continuing Cardiovascular Health …

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Professional Athlete Testimonials

Professional Athlete Testimonials Professional athletes and sporting teams are discovering the many benefits of regular chiropractic care. Just read what the following professional athletes have said about chiropractic care:   According to Arnold Schwarznegger, “We are a perfect team. The world of fitness and the world of chiropractic.” Barry Bonds of the San Francisco Giant remarked, “I …

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Minimizing the Risk of Injury

Minimizing the Risk of Injury Chiropractic care is not only exceptional in the treatment of acute and chronic injuries but is equally successful in preventing future injuries when regular care is received. Why is chiropractic care so effective in sports? Simply, chiropractic focuses on the cause of the deficiency or injury and not just the …

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Increasing Athletic Performance

Increasing Athletic Performance Chiropractic is an excellent adjunct to any sports regimen. Through the use of highly specific and safe spinal and extremity adjustive techniques, physical therapies, therapeutic exercises and stretches, dietary and nutritional counseling and correction of biomechanical faults – athletes can experience increased performance and reduced risk of injury.   Chiropractic care can …

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Effectiveness of Manual Therapy (Manipulation), Physiotherapy and Treatment by the General Medical Practitioner for Nonspecific Back and Neck Complaints

Effectiveness of Manual Therapy (Manipulation), Physiotherapy and Treatment by the General Medical Practitioner for Nonspecific Back and Neck Complaints The following 3 studies come from the Netherlands and compare the effectiveness of manual therapy (manipulation), physiotherapy and treatment by general medical practitioners for nonspecific back and neck complaints. The Effectiveness of Manual Therapy, Physiotherapy, and …

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