Teen Girls and Sports

Teen Girls and Sports

Teen girls are an important part of our practice at Rushmore Family Chiropractic. Many of our adult patients have referred their adolescent sons and daughters to us. These patients will go on to become adult patients themselves, so it’s important that we address their needs, and help to create empowered young adults, capable of making important health care choices in the future.

Men’s Health Part 2

Men’s Health Part 2

The second transition in a man’s life is into their middle years. Middle-age comes at different ages for each man, but usually occurs within their 40s.

At this point in life, a man is likely experiencing some changes in their body, due to lifestyle and genetics. They’ve experienced more bumps, bruises, crashes and falls, as well and may be noticing some pain around the hips, spine or joints, as a result of an active life in when they were younger. They might be less strong, or less powerful, or heavier, than when they were just a few years younger.

Sports Injuries

Sports Injuries

This month, we’re going to delve into the most common injuries that we see. We’re beginning with Sports-related injuries.

Sports are excellent ways for people of all ages to maintain good health and weight, and to keep active. Sports are also great practices for our children to learn conflict resolution and develop the eye-hand coordination that is so instrumental to our coordination.

Still Keeping Active in Your Thirties

Still Keeping Active in Your Thirties

Welcome to your Thirties: the beginning of your middle years and the first time that you’ll experience a metabolic change to your bodies. Even those who are fit and regularly exercise may notice a slight change in their weight, the proportions of their body and their energy during this decade. Hopefully, you’ve been living an active and healthy lifestyle during your teens and twenties – that will make it much easier to transition into your middle years. If you haven’t been keeping active before now, this is a critical time to begin creating a less sedentary lifestyle.

The Neckbone’s Connected to…

The Neckbone’s Connected to…

There are many types of injuries and issues dealing with the neck. This includes injuries caused by accident, by trauma, slips and falls and degenerative changes to your spine. If you have damage to one part of your neck, there’s a good chance other areas are also impacted. That is because all parts of the neck are connected to one another. And your neck issues may become especially painful when nerves are impacted.

Balance and Coordination for Seniors

Balance and Coordination for Seniors

As we age, our balance changes. Gait and balance disorders are common in older adults. They can cause falls and even diminish our independence. 30% of people aged 65+ report difficulty walking or climbing and up to 20% require the use of an aid to walk (like a cane).