Fiber: The Diet Workhorse

Fiber: The Diet Workhorse

Some medical advice that a person will hear today is to add fiber to your diet.  Fiber is a necessary part of a person’s diet because it has so many benefits.

Most people do not eat a healthy enough diet including the proper amount of fiber each day. Due to the lack of fiber in our  daily diets many people, especially seniors, can experience constipation issues.  This, in turn, can cause back pain or back soreness.  The Institute of Medicine recommends that each person consumes between 25 gr. (women)  to 35 gr. (men) of fiber each day.  It is honestly not that hard to do, but takes a little planning when you are at the grocery store and knowing which …

Continue reading
chiropractor

Back Injury: A Leading Risk of Hiking and Extreme Outdoor Sports

Injuries are always a possibility in any type of physical activity. From concussions from a football game, breaking a limb in a bike accident, to straining back muscles while doing yard work, it can feel like a crisis is just one error in movement away. Though some injuries are unavoidable, some can be easily prevented by wearing protective gear, staying alert, choosing an appropriate level of difficulty in sports challenge, and stretching beforehand.

Seeking out the guidance of a licensed chiropractor can be a pertinent step in achieving a safer exercise routine. Regular visits to a chiropractor can help treat and sometimes prevent musculo-skeletal injuries. A chiropractor can advise their patients on safety practices to avoid injury to the …

Continue reading