GRAVEL RIDING AND LOWER BACK PAIN – PART TWO

Incorrect Spine Setup It’s odd to think of your spine as a bike frame that needs to be setup, but it is not far from the truth. A bit simplistic, but our spines are a complex frame of bones, nerves, muscles, tendons, and ligaments that function much like cables and...

HOW TO TEST YOUR BLOOD HEMOGLOBIN AT HOME

Testing your hemoglobin without taking your blood has been a possibility for quite some time. We have been using this technology in the operating room for some years. Basically, it consists of using several wavelengths of light that measure the absorption of light in...

TOLERABLE RISKS? PHYSICIANS AND YOUTH TACKLE FOOTBALL

The New England Journal of Medicine recently published an article, “Tolerable Risks? Physicians and Youth Tackle Football.” Some of the highlights of the article was about the rates of concussion in youth football and how the minors and parents are apparently making...

WHY DOCTOR ORDERED REST IS SO IMPORTANT AFTER A CONCUSSION

First-of-Its-Kind Study Explains Why Rest Is Critical After a Concussion Published in the March 2016 issue of American Journal of Pathology, a study about repeated mild head trauma was performed in order to investigate brain damage that occurs after a sports, military...

KETONES AND CALORIE RESTRICTION

Exogenous Ketones and Calorie Restriction Exogenous ketones Exogenous ketones are just that, synthetic ketones that function in the body like ketones. Ketones by definition are simple carbon structures that contain a carbon-oxygen double bonds. Ketones are substances...