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Voice For Health – Soccer Safety

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Voice For Health – Soccer Safety

Dr. Freedman

While soccer is generally regarded to be a safer sport than football, it has its fair share of collisions (with other players, the ground, posts, and the ball) that lead to injury and concussions. Among the most avoidable of these impacts involves “heading the ball,” which is an accepted passing, clearing, and scoring tactic. However, ...

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Voice For Health – Get Ahead Of The Curve

Dr. Freedman

“Scoliosis” is a threedimensional deformity that occurs when the spine becomes abnormally rotated and curved sideways. This irregular curvature may begin in infancy, the juvenile years, or during adolescence. If allowed to progress, scoliosis can cause the ribs to crowd together on one side, while ribs on the opposite side separate widely. The curvature may ...

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Voice For Health – Front And Center

Dr. Freedman

If a pregnant woman notes that her balance is a little off, it is due to the fact that her center of gravity is shifting. As her belly grows larger, a pregnant woman’s pelvis starts to naturally roll forward into an anterior pelvic tilt. This shift leads to changes in the alignment of the spine, ...

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Voice For Health – Out Of Sight And Mind

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According to the National Headache Foundation, four out of five migraine sufferers experience sensitivity to light during a migraine. This phenomenon may be explained by the fact that the group of nerves called the “superior cervical sympathetic ganglion” (SCSG), which is located opposite the second and third cervical vertebrae, directly affects the face, eyes, ears, ...

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Voice For Health – Curious Cases Of Nerves

Dr. Freedman

“Fibromyalgia” is a chronic disorder of unknown origin. It is characterized by tenderness at specific points in the body, including the neck, shoulders, back, hips, and upper and lower extremities. Fibromyalgia sufferers also experience fatigue, headaches, sleep disturbances, and a variety of other symptoms. Many researchers now believe that repeated nerve stimulation causes the brains ...

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Voice For Health – Getting To The Root Of Leg Pain

Dr. Freedman

In many cases, the cause of leg pain and discomfort is glaringly obvious, such as when there is an injury from a fall or accident. Other times, overuse injuries occur as a result of repetitive motion during exercise, which causes shin splints or stress fractures. There is also joint pain, which is most likely a ...

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Voice For Health – Core Solution To Lower Back Pain

Dr. Freedman

Those who suffer from lower back pain are often told that they should strengthen their abdominal muscles. However, this is only part of the solution. A more comprehensive approach involves “core strengthening” exercises that include the abdominal muscles, back muscles, and the muscles around the pelvis. If one group is stronger than another, it throws ...

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Voice For Health – Preserving Your Knees

Dr. Freedman

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly one out of two people may develop symptomatic knee osteoarthritis by age 85. Not only is knee osteoarthritis becoming more prevalent, but it is striking Americans at a younger age. By 2020, it is estimated that approximately 6.5 million Americans between 35 and 84 will ...

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Voice For Health – Gut Decision

Dr. Freedman

Not only is good posture associated with better physical health and improved mental attitude, but it can also help allay a number of conditions other than back pain. For instance, “irritable bowel syndrome” (IBS), which is a common chronic condition that affects the large intestine, affects millions of individuals in this country. Symptoms include stomach ...

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Voice For Health – Of Seat Belts And Spinal Injuries

Dr. Freedman

Automobile crashes are the leading cause of mid-back (thoracic) and low back (lumbar) spine injuries. Moreover, an analysis of 4,572 crash-injury patients over a 15-year period reveals a difference between the injuries sustained by those who used a two-point belted seat belt and others who were strapped into three-point belted seat belts. Those wearing the ...

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