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Regular Chiropractic Care and a Healthy Year
With the new year, we should consider making the commitment to regular chiropractic care at the top of our resolutions list.
By detecting and correcting spinal misalignments that are sources of nerve interference, regular chiropractic care helps keep the nerve system in peak condition. With a well-tuned nerve system, the rest of our physiological systems such as the cardiorespiratory, digestive, and immune systems are enabled to function at top capacity. In this way, regular chiropractic care helps to optimize all our physiological functions so that we can enjoy long-term health.
This is the time of the new year when our recently made resolutions are put to the test. Were they holiday-fueled imaginings or meaningful expressions of our heart's true desires? Are our resolutions sturdy things that will help us carry out our goals and plans for the rest of the year or are they flimsy constructs composed of hopes rather than substance? Many of us will be faced with this conundrum shortly after the New Year’s celebrations have concluded and how we respond can have a significant impact on the rest of our lives.
When it comes to resolutions to improve our health and well-being: We know we should remain committed, but problems often arise when we attempt to put this knowledge into practice. For example, many people enshrine the same health-related goals into their annual New Year's resolutions list year after year but never succeed at accomplishing what they set out to do. New Year’s proclamations such as losing weight, working out more, and eating better, are reasonable, appropriate, and laudable. The catch, however, is that for most of us our dedication to health-related plans doesn't last much beyond a few weeks. So how can one find the motivation to keep firm in their resolutions?
The way to succeed in your 2017 resolutions is to approach each day for what it really is - a new day and opportunity to reaffirm our commitment to the health and well-being of our families and ourselves.1,2 By recognizing that we have a daily opportunity to refresh and reaffirm our New Year's resolutions, we gain the freedom to implement our resolutions each time we get out of bed in the morning. In this way, throughout the course of the new year, we will continually rejuvenate our commitments to ourselves. And, by fulfilling our resolutions, we will reap a harvest of unexpected bounty, including long-term health and well-being.3
1. Lesinski M, et al: Effects and dose-response relationships of resistance training on physical performance in youth athletes: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Br J Sports Med . 50(13):781-795, 2016
2. Miller MG, et al: Role of Fruits, Nuts, and Vegetables in Maintaining Cognitive Health. Exp Gerontol 2016 Dec 20. pii: S0531-5565(16)30606-4. doi: 10.1016/j.exger.2016.12.014. [Epub ahead of print]
3. Bouaziz W, et al: Health benefits of multicomponent training programmes in seniors: a systematic review. Int J Clin Pract 70(7):520-356, 2016
Welcome to Washington Injury and Sports Performance Clinic
Welcome to Washington Injury and Sports Performance Clinic!
At our clinic, we help improve your quality of life by offering care customized to
your needs. You may be recovering from an injury, seeking to treat an ongoing condition, looking to improve athletic performance, or just want to feel healthier and more mobile. Doctor Glodzik and Doctor Osborn can help!
We will work with you address the underlying cause of soft tissue pain - pain affecting muscle, tendons, ligments, and facisa. Once your immediate pain is under control, the doctors will correct posture and gait issues, or teach you stretches and strength building exercises that will help you stay healthy and prevent future injury.
Upon your first appointment, the doctor will discuss your symptoms with you, then perform an exam to assess your mobility and reflexes. Once the doctor has made a diagnosis and determined that chiropractic care is a good fit for you, he will discuss a treatment plan to get you back to the activities you love.
Please call 202-363-1011 with any questions you may have.