IF I CAN DO THIS ANYONE CAN!!!

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THE STORY OF MY FIRST TRIATHLON It is time for our annual “Spring into Action” campaign, so for this month’s blog post I decided to take a different direction and share my personal experience of how I got off the couch and on the path to living a healthier lifestyle. Not long ago I was like so many of my patients, caught up in all of life’s commitments with little time to work out and take care of myself. I was overweight, out of shape, and now 40-something facing the realization that it is NOT going to get any easierRead more…

American College of Physicians Issues New Guidelines for the Treatment of Low Back Pain

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February 14, 2017:   New evidence-based clinical practice guidelines were published by the American College of Physicians encouraging medical physicians to seek the use of non-pharmacologic therapies for patients with acute, sub-acute and chronic low back pain.  These therapies include superficial heat, massage, acupuncture, and spinal manipulation. This recommendation comes as a result of a recent study published in Annals of Internal Medicine recommending that “Physicians should avoid prescribing unnecessary tests and costly and potentially harmful drugs, especially narcotics, for these patients.” “Clinicians should advise patients with acute or subacute low back pain to select a non-pharmacologic approach to treat theirRead more…

Now offering Trigger Point Dry Needling (TPDN)

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I am very excited by the results I have seen in patients that have been treated by trigger point dry needling (TPDN).  TPDN is another form of myofascial release, muscle work, trigger point therapy in which we place a solid monofilament needle into the muscle to break up the adhesions and restriction in the muscle fascia. Patients usually receive some type of muscle work on just about every visit in our office.  We have many different techniques we offer whether it is deep tissue trigger point work with the massage therapist or more specific techniques we use such as instrumentRead more…

New Faces and Changes at Advanced Chiropractic & Rehab

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Exciting Changes Are Here! Hubbard Office: The biggest change in Hubbard is the addition of Dr. Robert Hunkus.  As many of our Hubbard patients are already aware, Dr. Hunkus has joined our team to help cover the Hubbard office and help us to expand chiropractic hours in the schedule in an effort to better serve our patients.  Dr. Hunkus is a highly skilled and experienced Chiropractor from Girard who has been in practice since 1995.  Dr. Hunkus has extensive background in handling workers comp and personal injury cases and has excellent case management skills.  He is well versed in manyRead more…

Advanced Chiropractic & Rehab, Inc. Sponsors Local Olympic Hopeful

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Youngstown, Ohio (July 30th) – Advanced Chiropractic & Rehab, Inc., a leading provider of Chiropractic care, is excited to announce their sponsorship of Race walker Olympic hopeful, Michael Mannozzi. Mannozzi is a Youngstown native and a 2005 graduate of Boardman High School. He was inspired by his father, who had multiple sclerosis, and could not walk the last 14 years of his life, and his sister, who died of cerebral palsy and never was able to walk. He began Race walking in March of 2008 immediately following his college wrestling season. His goal of reaching the Olympic Games was born. With hardRead more…

Are You Breathing Correctly?

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I have been asked to put together some exercise for the club specific for tri-athletes. This is the first part of a series of tips and exercises I am putting together and will be sending out over the next few weeks to the message board. You will also be able to find them on our facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/advchirorehab I figured I would start with some basics, like breathing. This might seem simple but you would be surprised how many of us breath incorrectly.  I start all spine rehab with teaching people to breath correctly because all of your respiratoryRead more…