1. Is Weightlifting Dangerous for Kids?

    While kids do not pack muscular power in quite the same way as adults, a 2010 study by the Institute of Training Science and Sports Informatics in Cologne, Germany suggested that weight-training for children between the age of 7 to 18 is not only safe, but it can also be beneficial for performance a…Read More

  2. Chiropractors to Avoid: Prepaid Visits

    Prepaid Care Should a chiropractic practice sell you a certain number of visits? I feel the answer to that question depends on what kind of experience you’re looking for; when I think of prepaid office visits, I think of tanning salons. Generally, the only way a doctor can practice this way is if…Read More

  3. Chiropractors to Avoid: The “S Word”

    Subluxation -- I don’t like saying the word. It is never spoken in my offices unless a patient specifically asks about it because, in my mind, it isn't a real thing. A true subluxation is a medical emergency. Luxation means dislocation of a joint. Subluxation means a near dislocation of a joint o…Read More

  4. Chiropractors to Avoid: X-Rays

    If you find yourself at a practice where their policy is that every new patient gets x-rays, do yourself a favor, turn around and leave. This approach is what we in the profession refer to as “scare-care” -- and it contributes heavily to the negative stereotypes associated with chiropractors. T…Read More

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    What Is Primary Spine Care?

    Primary spine practitioners are specialty-trained physical therapists and chiropractic physicians who focus as portal-of-entry providers for all spine related disorders (SRDs). Back pain is a leading cause of disability worldwide. In the United States, SRDs are an expensive disease -- costing the ec…Read More

  6. Welcome to Live Young Chiropractic!

    Welcome to Live Young Chiropractic! Here at our chiropractic practice, we are focused on delivering specific, goal-oriented results to our patients. We do this by treating the root cause of your problem, not simply the surface level symptoms. We are a chiropractic office focused on complete wellness…Read More

  7. Did You Earn That Meal?

    Today’s blog proposes a new fad diet. While most don’t aspire to be something as transient as a fad, I’d be happy to get the world to consider and even attempt this “diet” for as little as a month. Somebody call Dr. Oz for me, things are about to get serious. The next time you eat, while y…Read More

  8. Anti-Aging vs. Hormone Replacement Therapy

    What is hormone replacement therapy or HRT? The intervention itself was brought to media attention and made infamous by professional sports players who abused the system. All of the negative press and notoriety has given HRT an almost taboo reputation. The fact of the matter is however, that HRT was…Read More