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crossfit 2BropesCrossFit Training and the Spine in Naples, FL..

Date: January 2, 2015 | Time: 2:58pm | Posted By: Total Health of Naples

Founded in 2000, CrossFit is one of the newest strength and conditioning exercise movements that has been gaining intense popularity in recent years. The goals of CrossFit are simple-increase strength and aerobic conditioning-and are met by performing various exercises in a structured hour-long program with a focus on high intensity movement and aerobic conditioning combined with Olympic type weightlifting, gymnastic's calisthenics, and other forms of strength training. Another unique aspect to CrossFit is that the exercises are varied so.... <view entire article>

7132 THN sign FinalSports Chiropractor in Naples Florida, Total Health of Naples..

Date: December 28, 2014 | Time: 9:44am | Posted By: Total Health of Naples

Many things come to mind when choosing of the right chiropractor for your condition. Naples Florida is a very active sports community, that is why Total Health of Naples treats many conditions as a result of athletic injuries. Our office is equipped with state-of-the-art chiropractic and physiotherapy equipment specifically designed for sports injuries. Whether you're a once a week golfer, avid tennis player, runner or even a kayaker injuries may arise as a result of repetition, egregious injury or simply.... <view entire article>

What is Non-Surgical Spinal Decompression?..

Date: December 15, 2014 | Time: 1:22pm | Posted By: Total Health of Naples

Spinal Decompression Therapy involves stretching the spine, using a traction table or similar motorized device, with the goal of relieving back pain and/or leg pain. This procedure is called nonsurgical decompression therapy (as opposed to surgical spinal decompression, such as laminectomy and microdiscectomy).This article provides an overview of nonsurgical spinal decompression therapy and its role in treatment of lower back pain and neck pain.Spinal decompression devices use the same basic principle of spinal traction that has been offered by chiropractors,.... <view entire article>

Winter Months and Vitamin D Levels..

Date: October 29, 2014 | Time: 5:38am | Posted By: Total Health of Naples

Winter Months and Vitamin D LevelsIt should be no surprise that winter months with limited sunlight leads to lower levels of Vit. D., the sunshine vitamin. However, even summer months are not optimal for Vit. D synthesis in the skin. This is largely the result of very effective sun blocking agents that can decrease the synthesis of Vit. D by as much as 90%. World wide, well over 1 billion people have low Vit. D levels.Until recently, Vit..... <view entire article>

sfhbannerStronger Faster Healthier Fish Oil Benefits......

Date: August 20, 2014 | Time: 1:15pm | Posted By: Total Health of Naples

As an SFH advocate, you are more than likely aware of the major benefits of Omega-3's: Reduced inflammation, triglyceride levels and risk of heart disease and improved blood flow and brain function. Listed below are a few of the relatively unknown benefits of Omega-3's: * Increased Protein Synthesis & Fat Loss* Decreased Protein Breakdown* Improved Insulin Sensitivity* Improved Nutrient Delivery to Cells* Increased Metabolic Rate* Increased Immune System Function Here are a few quick facts and tips regarding.... <view entire article>

Corrective Chiropractic vs Relief Care Chiropractic in Naples, FL..

Date: April 30, 2014 | Time: 12:34pm | Posted By: Total Health of Naples

Many patients that have come into our office often ask about other chiropractors that they were solicited by at local grocery stores, gyms and other social events of how they are "different" or that they perform "corrective chiropractic care". Well the truth is, all chiropractors strive to correct the under lying problem that is causing the patient's ailment. Though each provider may have a different approach or method of delivering their treatment the end goal.... <view entire article>

What's a Herniated Disc, Pinched Nerve, Bulging Disc...?..

Date: April 18, 2014 | Time: 10:43am | Posted By: Total Health of Naples

There are many different terms used to describe spinal disc pathology and associated pain, such as "herniated disc," "pinched nerve," and "bulging disc," and all are used differently by doctors.Unfortunately, healthcare professionals do not agree on a precise definition of any of these terms, and patients may be frustrated when they hear their diagnosis referred to in different terms. A variety of interchangeable terms (ruptured disc, torn disc, slipped disc, collapsed disc, disc protrusion, disc disease, black disc) can add.... <view entire article>

Naples Fl Chiropractor - Understanding Spinal Manipulation..

Date: April 9, 2014 | Time: 12:09pm | Posted By: Total Health of Naples

There are well over 100 types of adjustment techniques used by chiropractors throughout the world. Typically, chiropractors will focus on and utilize 8 to 10 different approaches in their practice.The common goal of most chiropractic techniques is to restore or to enhance joint function, with the general goals of resolving joint inflammation and reducing pain. Some approaches use some force (spinal manipulation), while others are more gentle (spinal mobilization).See Chiropractic AdjustmentThe original chiropractic adjustment approach is generally referred to as.... <view entire article>

Cervical Spine Manipulation/Adjustments in Naples, Fl 34109..

Date: March 16, 2014 | Time: 11:22am | Posted By: Total Health of Naples

Manipulation of the cervical spine or neck region is a common technique utilized by doctors of chiropractic for many patients complaining of neck, upper back, and shoulder/arm pain, as well as headaches. Similar to the treatment for many conditions affecting the low back, chiropractic is considered as a first line of treatment for a range of cervical spine conditions. See Understanding Spinal ManipulationChiropractic Adjustment of the Cervical Spine VideoThe chiropractic treatment goals for cervical spine.... <view entire article>

Injuries in Professional Golf - What's Going On? ..

Date: March 16, 2014 | Time: 11:11am | Posted By: Total Health of Naples

There's been a lot of talk about injuries recently. If you follow golf regularly, this topic is all over TV and social media, as almost every week we hear about a player dropping out or missing a tournament due to an injury. But how can this be since more players now have medical specialist and physical fitness programs that are there to help them prevent these problems in the first place? Well,.... <view entire article>

Sciatica Exercises for Sciatica Pain Relief..

Date: August 9, 2013 | Time: 7:37am | Posted By: Total Health of Naples

For most instances of sciatica pain, a specific, controlled, progressive exercise program that is tailored around the underlying cause of the sciatic pain will be part of the recommended treatment program. The specific sciatica exercises serve two main purposes:Reduces the sciatic pain in the near termProvides conditioning to help prevent future recurrences of the painA physical therapist, chiropractor, physiatrist (PM&R, or Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation physician), certified athletic trainer (ATC), or other spine specialist who treats the leg pain.... <view entire article>

What is a TPI Certified Professional ?..

Date: August 5, 2013 | Time: 5:52am | Posted By: Total Health of Naples

This article was originally posted on the TPI website by lead instructor Dave Phillips. It gives a profound understanding about the different certifications offered by TPI..... <view entire article>

pic2Functional Rehabilitation in Naples, Fl..

Date: July 23, 2013 | Time: 11:32am | Posted By: Total Health of Naples

Many people come to Total Health of Naples with complaints of neck pain, back pain, headaches, sciatica, disc problems and the list goes on. What many people often overlook is how did this ache, pain or dysfunction occur? If somebody moves well and has proper mobility of their muscles and joints it is a fair assumption that they likely won't have any musculoskeletal problems. What we need to realize is that.... <view entire article>

Chiropractic Adjustment: Is a headache "normal?" ..

Date: July 15, 2013 | Time: 1:14pm | Posted By: Total Health of Naples

The nervous system controls and regulates the entire body and all of its functions. The connection between improved health and chiropractic care is obvious to those who receive regular chiropractic adjustments. Each time you receive a chiropractic adjustment, you are improving your potential for health and wellness. Are you tired of living with headache pain day after day? Have you ever wondered why you have headaches? Do you know how many headaches you have each month? It could be four,.... <view entire article>

More Than Half Suffering From Untreated Back, Neck Pain ..

Date: July 12, 2013 | Time: 7:24am | Posted By: Total Health of Naples

A newly published study in the Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics suggests that one-half to two-thirds of the population suffer from recurring back or neck pain. Researchers conducted face-to-face interviews with over 1000 Croatian participants, roughly split along male and female lines. They found that nearly 67 percent of women and 63 percent of men reported experiencing back pain. Further, 58 percent of women and 54 percent of men reported recurring neck pain. After tallying the combined results the.... <view entire article>

The Fastest Way to Get Rid of Your Kids!..

Date: June 28, 2013 | Time: 1:23pm | Posted By: Total Health of Naples

Kid's vitamins are supposed to be healthy, right? Well, then what's going on with Flintstones Vitamins, which proudly claims to be "Pediatricians' #1 Choice"? Produced by the global pharmaceutical corporation Bayer, this wildly successful brand features a shocking list of unhealthy ingredients, including:AspartameCupric OxideCoal tar artificial coloring agents (FD&C Blue #2, Red #40, Yellow #6)Zinc OxideSorbitolFerrous FumarateHydrogenated Oil (Soybean)On.... <view entire article>

crossfit ropesChiropractic for Crossfit in Naples, FL..

Date: May 30, 2013 | Time: 10:58am | Posted By: Total Health of Naples

Crossfit is a high intense interval training program that encompasses various exercises that typically include a combination of gymnastics, Olympic weight lifting and power lifting. The emphasis is to achieve increased work capacity across broad time and modal domains. Physical and athletic prowess is best achieved when targeting the ten general physical skills as outlined by crossfit:1. Cardiovascular/respiratory endurance.... <view entire article>

neckImageSpinal Decompression for Neck Pain..

Date: May 29, 2013 | Time: 8:15am | Posted By: Total Health of Naples

Non-surgical spinal decompression is one of the best resources for treating neck pain that arises from a musculoskeletal origin. Generally neck pain that is characterized as musculoskeletal is often thought as the pain that accompanies injuries. Injuries can be acute, which essentially means that they happened instantaneous, such as a motor vehicle crash or they can even be of a repetitive nature like sitting in front of a computer for prolonged periods of time. Such.... <view entire article>

Chiropractic Physicians Help Create Healthy Workplaces..

Date: May 28, 2013 | Time: 9:06am | Posted By: Total Health of Naples

Arlington, Va.-Chiropractic physicians are ready to provide key support to patients who are trying to create healthy working environments, according to the American Chiropractic Association (ACA). This reminder comes as communities across the country this week observe National Public Health Week (NPHW), which promotes creating a healthy workplace on Wednesday, April 3. The theme of NPHW 2013-"Public Health is ROI: Save Lives, Save Money"-promotes the value of prevention and the importance of well-supported public health systems in preventing disease,.... <view entire article>

Soda Consumption Linked To Diabetes..

Date: May 28, 2013 | Time: 8:58am | Posted By: Total Health of Naples

According to a new European study, drinking more than one 12-ounce soda a month can increase your chances of developing diabetes by nearly 23 percent.Researchers at Imperial College London tracked data from 350,000 people in eight European countries. Participants were questioned about their diet, including how many sugary and artificially sweetened soft drinks and juices they drank each day. The researchers found that every 12 fluid ounce sugar-sweetened drink the participants consumed raised their risk of developing type 2.... <view entire article>