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Influencing the metabolic rate By: Dr. Adam Stewart

    In this blog, I’m going to try and give a brief synopsis of an extremely detailed and complicated subject, the metabolic rate, and how you can increase it.  To put it simply, the metabolic rate is the rate at which your body burns energy over the course of a period of time, usually…

Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Constipation By: Dr. Mitchell Gaj

Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Constipation Irritable bowel syndrome is a chronic disorder of the large intestine that causes belly pain, cramping, bloating, and diarrhea or constipation.  Those that have no diarrhea have insufficient peristalsis (a series of organized muscle contraction that moves food through the digestive tract.) Insufficient peristalsis is one cause of constipation. FIBER…

Pediatric Overuse Injury Prevention Adam T. Stewart, DC

Pediatric Overuse Injury Prevention   In the United States, there are 30 million children that participate in organized sports.  Participation in high school athletics is increasing, with more than 7.3 million high school students participating annually.  This contributes to a high volume of injuries with the CDC reporting 2 million high school student injuries annually…

What is an S/I Joint Upslip

At Exum Chiropractic,  we like to learn as much as we can about how our bodies work.  Erik Dalton has such great articles.  We like him so much we use his Myoskeletal Alignment Technique at our office.   What is an SI Joint Upslip? by Erik DaltonIliosacral upslips occur when joint apposition between the ilium…

Education for continued success

We at Exum chiropractic want to offer the best to our patients. We are learning new things from massage to nutrition to new techniques to get you out on the field of life. Schedule an appointment to see what we’ve learned at our convention this weekend Did you like this? Share it:

Forward Head = Backward Neck by Daniel B. Moroff, DC

  For every inch of forward head posture, it can increase the weight of the head on the spine by an additional 10 pounds. By Kapandji, Physiology of Joints, vol. 3 Rene Calliet, MD, former Director of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at the University of Southern California wrote: * Head forward posture can add up…

running on a hard or soft surface…which is better??

For Runners, Soft Ground Can Be Hard on the Body Maridav By GINA KOLATA Published: July 18, 2011 Hirofumi Tanaka, an exercise physiologist at the University of Texas at Austin, bristles when he sees dirt paths carved out of the grass along paved bicycling or running routes. The paths are created by runners who think…

Dancing a different form of exercise.

I guess the theme this month’s blogging is going to be about exercise. I was sent a great peom by a patient, which inspired me to blog about dancing. Dancing is a great way to move our bodies. When one dances it works our muscles in a different way than lifting weights. Whether you like…

core exercises

Core exercises from webmd check out this video of great core exercises to keep your back and body strong!! Did you like this? Share it:

Chronic Pain Alternatives

this is a great article filled with great info!!!!       Let us know your thoughts. Alternative Treatments for Chronic Pain From acupuncture to marijuana and more. By R. Morgan Griffin WebMD Feature Reviewed by Brunilda Nazario, MD If you have chronic pain and are looking for alternatives to medication and surgery, you have a lot of…