Archive for August 2014

Why We Need to Make Mobility a Primary Focus

by Dr. Matt Fontaine How we move directly impacts the quality of our life.  The following article discusses understanding Human Movement The basic tenet is this:  Moving poorly with load causes injury over time. Moving correctly requires physical intelligence.  Simply stated, we need to retrain our bodies to move the way we are naturally engineered…

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Slow Medicine Is the Medicine of The Future

University of Arizona clinical medical professor Kenneth R. Pelletier in a book examines conventional medical treatments for roughly 300 to 400 common conditions. When they are not effective, evidence-based integrative medicine — which includes chiropractic, herbal medicine and meditation — can be a practical alternative, he says. Pelletier believes the future of health care will…

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Why We Need Mobility Before Stability

by Dr. Matt Fontaine “THE MOST COMMON PATTERN OF MOVEMENT DYSFUNCTION WE SEE IN RUNNERS AND ATHLETES IN GENERAL IS POOR MOVEMENT, A LACK OF STABILITY & MOBILITY AND MOTOR CONTROL, RESULTING IN REPETITIVE MOTION INJURIES AND JOINT PAIN SYNDROMES” -DR. MATT FONTAINE It is important to note that your overall treatment plan is an ‘all encompassing’ approach…

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HealthCare Reform Resources

The resources below on HealthCare Reform and new legislative issues surrounding healthcare are provided by the American Chiropractic Association.   Patient Handout:  Navigating the New Health Insurance Marketplace: https://www.acatoday.org/UserFiles/NavigatingInsuranceMarketplace.pdf Healthcare Reform: http://www.acatoday.org/content_css.cfm?CID=3400 Medicare : http://www.acatoday.org/level2_css.cfm?T1ID=14&T2ID=34 Links to helpful ACA Insurance Resources: http://www.acatoday.org/pdf/insurancerelations/shortlinks.pdf

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