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Daily Physical Activity Reduces Parkinson’s Disease Risk

Published in Neurology Physical Activity and the Risk for Parkinson’s Disease Brain: A Journal of Neurology Physical exercise has been associated with neuroprotective effects in the nigrostriatal dopaminergic system. To examine the impact of physical activity on Parkinson’s disease risk prospectively, we followed 43 368 individuals who provided extensive information on physical activity at baseline. We […]

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What is a Chiropractic Neurologist?

Like allopathic medicine, the field of chiropractic medicine has subspecialties of clinical practice.  The more common subspecialties include orthopedics, neurology, radiology, pediatrics, sports medicine, internal medicine, acupuncture, nutrition, and forensic sciences. A chiropractic physician board certified in neurology is called a chiropractic neurologist.  To become board certified, the chiropractor has attended at least 300 hours […]

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Motorized Cycling May Prime Brain for Relearning After Stroke

Motorized Cycling May Prime Brain for Relearning After Stroke American Heart Association (AHA) NASHVILLE, Tenn., Feb. 12, 2015 – Exercise on a motorized stationary bike appeared to give stroke patients an advantage in relearning everyday tasks and improved motor function of their arms, according to research presented at the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference […]

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Regular Exercise Fights Depression

Exercise may reduce depression in adults with arthritis and other rheumatic conditions, states a systematic review conducted by researchers at West Virginia University, Morgantown, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Atlanta. Given the improvement in reducing depression with exercise along with the lack of adverse events, “it would appear plausible to suggest […]

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