How Important is Bone Density?

  How Important is Bone Density? By Sandy Baird, DC, ART   A recent article in the Journal of Biomechanics evaluated the importance of density on the strength of cow bones and human bones.  The results showed that the strength and toughness of the human bones were much more sensitive to decreased density than they were to induced damage.  This tells us that we should focus our efforts on increasing…

Injury Prevention Tips for Soccer and Flag Football Players

By Sandy Baird, DC, ART

 

As the season changes to fall, soccer and flag football are just a few of the sports teams launching into a new season.  While some injuries may be entirely unavoidable, you can reduce your risk of many injuries (both mild and severe) by following the tips below.  It’s important to view this issue from multiple angles, as just addressing one aspect and ignoring all …

Should you take Vitamin Pills?

Once again, another great article from Dr. Mirkin I felt was a must-read.  Reproduced with permission from Dr. Gabe Mirkin's E-zine at www.drmirkin.com.   Enjoy!

Get Vitamins from Food, Not Pills

One in three women and one in four men in the United States take vitamin pills regularly.  This month, a study that followed 182,099 people in California and Hawaii for an average of 11 years showed that taking multivitamin…