This blog series is about the health needs of teen girls. From preventing sports injuries to dealing with the physical and hormonal changes of adolescence, we wanted to shine a light on the specific issues facing some teen girls. Today, we’re talking about a rare but serious condition called ‘Scoliosis’.
Men are notorious for taking their health for granted. Many men assume that if they look good, feel healthy and are strong, that they’re in good overall health. They tend to ignore symptoms of poor health and skip those annual doctor’s visits. But men have particular health issues that they should be mindful of, including issues related to injury and illness.
This month, we’re going to be examining issues of men’s health issues with a focus on how chiropractic care can help men feel better and more empowered with their health care choices. Keep reading!
Did you know that chiropractic care was first linked to improved immunity more than 100 years ago, after the deadly flu epidemic? Chiropractic medicine was first developed by a Dr. D.D. Palmer of Davenport, Iowa when, in 1895, he noticed that his janitor was stooped and discovered one of the man’s vertebrae was out of place. The janitor, who was deaf, explained to the doctor that years earlier, he had moved the wrong way and lost his hearing as a result. Through a simple spinal adjustment, Dr. Palmer was able to move the vertebrae back into place and within 24 hours, the janitor reported that his hearing was back!
Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a form of depression related to changes in the seasons. Most people with SAD begin to notice symptoms in the fall and those symptoms continue through the winter months. SAD often causes us to feel moody and may even deplete your energy levels.
Rushmore Family Chiropractic knows how critical our patient’s “whole body” health is. We strive to work with our patients to treat not just the pain in their spine but a wide variety of ailments and complaints. Your spine connects to your entire central nervous system, which in turn connects to literally every cell of your being. This has a significant impact upon your immune responses and particularly, your gastrointestinal system.