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Month: October 2014

The Role of Acupuncture in Depression and Cancer ?>

The Role of Acupuncture in Depression and Cancer

Acupuncture has been around for thousands of years and is a key component of Traditional Chinese Medicine for which it is used to correct imbalances in the body.  But that’s not all it can do. Studies have shown that acupuncture can help against depression and be helpful for cancer sufferers too.  Recent studies have shown that acupuncture adds many benefits to the body and is a great asset to those who suffer from diseases ranging from cancer to depression. Depression…

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Supporting Local Farmers: An Interview with Tyner Pond Farm’s Chris Baggott ?>

Supporting Local Farmers: An Interview with Tyner Pond Farm’s Chris Baggott

It is no secret that at our Indianapolis chiropractic clinic we encourage our patients to eat healthy. Many times we are asked if we have a good source for buying locally; we find that many people are too busy or not sure what to look for when trying to find a local farmer, and they have a misperception of higher costs. We recently had the opportunity to sit down with Chris Baggott, farmer and owner of Tyner Pond Farm, to learn more about the…

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What is CrossFit? ?>

What is CrossFit?

At our Indianapolis chiropractic clinic, we find that with despite the growing popularity of CrossFit, many of our patients are intimidated by the program, not quite understanding the logistics of it. Simply put, CrossFit is an exercise program that is constantly changing, and is typically executed at a high intensity level.  Because the workouts are ever changing, and you’re never doing the same thing, you’ll always have a challenge.  But, the underlying point of CrossFit is to make everyday tasks, such as lifting…

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Interview with the CrossFit NapTown Team 2014 Central East Regional Finalists ?>

Interview with the CrossFit NapTown Team 2014 Central East Regional Finalists

At our Indianapolis chiropractic clinic, we encourage our patients to find workout programs that best fit their specific needs. Many have asked us about cross fit  of them ask about CrossFit, how to get started, and what the advantages are. Jared Byczko and Peter Brasovan, CrossFit NapTown co-owners, recently answered questions that we hope will help you as you search for the right exercise program for your needs. Would you briefly introduce the CrossFit NapTown team? Jared Byczko Peter Brasovan Jared…

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The Importance of a Deload Phase for Athletes ?>

The Importance of a Deload Phase for Athletes

We all strive for progress. We want to see ourselves improve and grow, whether physically or professionally. At our Indianapolis chiropractic clinic, many of our athlete patients ask us why they are hurting, and not making more progress? What we typically see as a common denominator is a lack of built in deload phases in their workout program. Many athletes incorporate very little, if any deload phases into their training schedules. Most are focused on pushing the limit at each workout, doing so multiple times a week, and not giving the body any…

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Active Release Technique Alternative Treatment for Muscle and Joint Pain ?>

Active Release Technique Alternative Treatment for Muscle and Joint Pain

Active Release Technique, or A.R.T. for short, is a patented, state-of-the-art soft tissue technique that uses specific contact on the injured area of the patient, in order to help decrease pain, tension, and adhesion.  In A.R.T, the provider uses their hands in a specific motion with pressure to work out the tightness that is affecting that area. The people that will benefit the most from this technique are: Athletes, both professional and recreational Patients with chronic pain and overuse Patients…

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