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Chiropractic Medicare Benefits Explained

This is a topic I've been meaning to write about for a long time. Every January I kick myself for not writing it sooner because I end up sounding like a broken record. Insurance plans restart and we get a new influx of patients who are confused or misinformed about what kind of coverage Medicare provides for chiropractic. Here I present to you, chiropractic Medicare explained. Chiropractic Medicare coverage is completely different than coverage for other types of doctors and...

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What Kind of Exercise Should I Do If I’m Over 40?

People often ask this question at the clinic and the answer is “it depends.” On how old you are, your fitness level, and most importantly, your goals. Your program needs to be specific to your particular goals. There are no "one-size-fits-all" exercise programs. I do have some thoughts about what types of exercises are available to those over 40 in Palm Beach Gardens and Jupiter. Over 40? If you're over 40 your exercise goals differ than when you were in...

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Improve Your Golf Game with These Exercises

Golf season is upon us here in south Florida, and especially in Palm Beach. As you get back into the swing of things, we always seek to improve our game by decreasing injury and increasing performance. The best way to do both of those things is focus on the strength and mobility of the thoracic spine. The thoracic spine is the area of your spine that is below your neck, and above your low back. One unique feature of the...

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Is There A Perfect Sleep Position?

I often get asked about if there is an ideal sleep position, and if so, what does that look like? We spend an average of a third of our lives laying in our beds, shouldn't we make sure that injuring ourselves while doing so? So, today we're going to discuss best sleeping postures and best practices for each position. I know that some people can never sleep in certain positions because they are uncomfortable, or they simply cannot fall asleep...

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David’s Cracked Ankles

In Florence, Italy sits a monument representing the perfect beauty of the human form. Italian Renaissance artist Michelangelo created David in the 15th century. David is a marvel of marble sitting at 17 feet tall. It is the most famous statue in the world, receiving over a million visitors each year in the rotunda room. A variety of incidents damaged the statue over the years, including a broken arm, a cracked eyelid, and a missing toe. However, there is one...

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Shoulder Manual for the Tennis Player

Note: There is a video of all the exercises at the bottom of this article! Don't miss it! Most people are acutely aware that tennis players can develop a condition called tennis elbow. As the name implies, it is a common sports injury often seen in tennis players. However, living nearby is another joint that's even more important to talk about: the shoulder. You've heard the term "rotator cuff" before and you probably know it has something to do with...

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The Four Strength Exercises Everyone Should Do

People like to exercise for all kinds of reasons: to get strong, lose weight, play sports, exercise rehabilitation from an injury, or maybe even just to clear their mind. Each type of exercise takes many forms. One phenomenon I have noticed is that some people, particularly prevalent in women, actively avoid strength exercises. The prevailing belief is that strength training will make them too bulky or muscular. Well, today we're going to put that myth to rest. Listen to me...

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Heat vs. ice: which one should I use?

Heat vs. Ice: Which One Do I Use?

We've all done it: accidentally hit your finger with a hammer, stepped off a curb and rolled your ankle, or pulled a muscle working out at the gym. Sometimes we just wake up with a stiff or sore neck, or achy muscles, without any idea of what happened to cause this. Following this incident, we rush to grab a bag of ice or a heating pad and press it against the painful area. But, was that what we were supposed...

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How Do I Find the Best Chiropractor Near Me?

According to Google search trends, two of the most common searches related to chiropractic are "best chiropractor near me" and "is my chiropractor scamming me?" Many of my snowbird patients frequently ask me about finding a chiropractor "back home" when leaving for the season. They want the same experience they get in our office. Occasionally, I have a patient ask me the second question. The chiropractor they've been going to for years just doesn't deliver the experience they've come to...

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