Can Chiropractic Care Help Treat Obesity?

Are we overlooking potential help for those struggling with obesity?

With the epidemic now estimated to be costing the nation $147 billion annually, it’s a question that’s very much on the minds of health experts. And many, including lifestyle guru Shea Vaughn, are citing chiropractic care as a crucial part of overall wellness programs.

“Chiropractic care helps patients with many physical ailments. It also represents a proactive approach helping to prevent injury and relieve stress, while providing a positive influence on any individual’s mind, body and heart,” says the much-quoted author of “Breakthrough: The 5 Living Principles to Defeat Stress, Look Great & Find Total Well-Being.”

Targeting Obesity

Five words or less(NewsUSA) – Are we overlooking potential help for those struggling with obesity?
With the epidemic now estimated to be costing the nation $147 billion annually, it’s a question that’s very much on the minds of health experts. And many, including lifestyle guru Shea Vaughn, are citing chiropractic care as a crucial part of overall wellness programs.
“Chiropractic care helps patients with many physical ailments. It also represents a proactive approach helping to prevent injury and relieve stress, while providing a positive influence on any individual’s mind, body and heart,” says the much-quoted author of “Breakthrough: The 5 Living Principles to Defeat Stress, Look Great & Find Total Well-Being.”
What’s more, doctors of chiropractic can also counsel patients on their diets — what to emphasize (fruits, vegetables, whole grains and beans) and what to reduce (processed foods, sugar, soda, fats). “The key is to make consistent, small positive changes,” says the Foundation for Chiropractic Progress’ Gerard W. Clum, DC.
With 149.3 million Americans aged 20 and older considered overweight or obese, check out yes2chiropractic.org for more info.

Chiropractic Care May Offer Solution to NBA Injuries

Clearly, a sport that requires tremendous power and speed will lend itself to injuries. And so it is with basketball.

In fact, if you go by sheer numbers alone, basketball is the most injury-prone sport of any in the nation — with the latest 2010 data from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission showing its 528,584 reported injuries, topping even football’s 489,676. Sidelining hoopsters were everything from back spasms to sprained ankles.

That explains why so many professional teams — across the sports world — are now making chiropractic care part of their health regimens.

Original Wiggler Finds His Cure for Depression Through Chiropractic Care

He’s the original “BlueWiggle,” which probably makes him about the last man on earth you’d think ever suffered from clinical depression.

But that’s exactly what Anthony Field, founder and co-star of the popular children’s musical group The Wiggles, says was at the root of a slew of health problems that lasted years, and – parents, brace yourselves – threatened to end his wiggling for good.

“I was troubled by chronic back and neck pain, as well as a string of digestive and food-sensitivity issues that extenuated my general ill health, fueled by clinical depression, to the point that I could no longer continue,” he says.