Low Back Pain in Runners

By adminR | Posted OnMarch 13, 2017

Low Back Pain in Running Athletes By Thomas Michaud, DC After 7 million years of adapting to upright postures, the lumbar spine and pelvis have become remarkably adept at managing ground-reactive forces associated with running. In fact, the inter-vertebral discs are so strong when standing upright that it is almost impossible to herniate a disc

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Those With Spinal Pain Live Shorter Lives

By adminR | Posted OnFebruary 24, 2017

‘MY BACK’S KILLING ME’ Shared by Dr. Ranzetti and Progressive Chiropractic of Virginia Beach VA Don’t ignore that niggling back pain… ‘it really CAN kill you – raising your risk of early death by 13%”. Older people who suffer back pain were found to be at 13 per cent increased risk of dying early from

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Kegel Exercise For Mens Bladder Incontinence

By adminR | Posted OnFebruary 2, 2017

Kegel Exercises: Treating Male Urinary Incontinence What Are Kegel Exercises for Men? How Can Men Do Kegel Exercises? When Will You See Results from Kegel Exercises? 3 Tips to Help Make Kegel Exercises a Habit Male urinary incontinence is both preventable and manageable. Kegel exercises can help you take control of your leaky bladder. While exercises can help immensely, with

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Apple Cider Vinegar for Sore Throat

By adminR | Posted OnJanuary 3, 2017

The colds and flu are on us so 1. Stay Adjusted, 2. Eat Right, 3. Take your Supplements, 4. Get solid Rest. If you have the flu or suffer from sore throat, but don’t want to overdose on useless cough syrup, turn to apple cider vinegar. Mix one teaspoon apple cider vinegar, one teaspoon cayenne

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Are Your Headaches Misdiagnosed?

By adminR | Posted OnOctober 26, 2016

Recently, a young lady “Miss Jane” came to my office with severe, daily migraine headaches. As we reviewed her situation she told me, with a quiver in her voice, that she had seen several MDs and been given several ineffective medications. Now the neurologists wanted her to have an MRI because she may have a

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Why Is Staying Adjusted So Important?

By adminR | Posted OnOctober 26, 2016

Recently one of our regular maintenance patients at Progressive Chiropractic was involved in a very serious automobile accident.  The car was totally destroyed and the patient suffered a good deal of soft tissue injury.  Fortunately, as is the case with most of the people that receive regular Chiropractic care, the injuries were relatively minor in

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Cleansing The Body (Caffeine)

By adminR | Posted OnOctober 26, 2016

Recently I was feeling tired and off my healthy track.  As usual I saw my Chiropractor first and then made sure my supplements were adequate.  After that I did what we all should do, I did a complete health review.  In doing so I found my nutrition was not what it should be.  As my nutrition

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Shoulder Rehab Success

By adminR | Posted OnOctober 26, 2016

If you ever needed shoulder rehabilitation or needed to find the cause of your shoulder pain then: Recently a 56 year old male patient came to the office with severe shoulder motion limitations and pain. He could barely lift his arm.  The medical doctors answer was as always medications and a possible MRI.  On the

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Opioids: Big Bucks, Little Regard for Truth

By adminR | Posted OnOctober 26, 2016

By Editorial Staff It’s becoming more common to see drug manufacturers negotiate “false claims” settlements for millions and billions of dollars. Most of these settlements have to do with violations in the marketing of the drugs they produce and sell. Wikipedia lists the top 20 settlements involving “false claims” by drug manufacturers, which total more than $17

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I Have Always Believed in Melatonin

By adminR | Posted OnOctober 26, 2016

Prevent Prostate Cancer? The Power of Melatonin By James P. Meschino, DC, MS Research suggests the hormone melatonin, which plays a role in regulating the sleep-wake cycle, may play a role in the development of prostate cancer, as lower melatonin levels have been associated with an increased risk of prostate (and breast) cancer. This evidence includes a

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