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» Do You Suffer from Chronic Neck & Back Pain? Then You Might be a Candidate for
» How Chiropractic Helps Your Heart
» Suffering from Headaches?
» Coke vs Water
» Chiropractors Praise Federal Opioid Legislation
» Doctors of Chiropractic Provide Alternative to Opioids for Pain Management
» Sports Injuries and Academic Performance

Do You Suffer from Chronic Neck & Back Pain? Then You Might be a Candidate for

Moyal Chiropractic

featuring the

DRSProtocol™

By Your Local Miami Beach Chiropractor - Dr.William Moyal, DC, CCSP

What is the DRS Protocol™?
DRS™ stands for Decompression, Reduction and Stabilization. The DRS Protocol™ is a comprehensive combination of treatments, which include axial/spinal decompression, and multiple therapies and utilizes "Patient Centered Healthcare."

What does the DRS Protocol™ help?
The DRS Protocol™ has been proven most effective for involved & chronic disc conditions: degenerative disc disease, herniated disc(s), numbness and tingling of the hands/arms and legs/feet, as well as sciatica, posterior facet syndrome, spinal stenosis and failed back and neck surgeries.

How Does DRS™ Work?
The DRS™ treatment applies an "axial" force to the injured disc levels. During treatment, the DRS™ protocol reduces pressure inside of the disc - this reduces the painful herniation and the pain from other disc-related degenerative conditions. We customize treatment for each patient's needs, as each patient's health and condition is individual.

Why Should I try the DRS™ Protocol?
The DRS™ treatment results in pressure reduction & increased blood flow to the injured area, reduction of pain, increased mobility, and tissue repair. In several research studies, conclusion indicated that for patients with appropriate amount of back & neck pain conditions, DRS™ is a "front-line, premier treatment."

Are You a Candidate for the DRS™ Protocol?
Dr. Moyal has successfully treated patients suffering from chronic and severe disc conditions, and works inter-professionally with the medical community.

Take this Pain-Self Test to Find out if the DRS™ Protocol is right for You!
http://drsprotocolmiami.com/selfTestNeck.html

Call Moyal Chiropractic today to discuss your own personal condition.
Let us help you get on the road to recovery.
Call us today at (305) 531-2933.

 

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♦1741 Alton Road. ♦ Miami Beach, FL ♦ 33139 ♦ 305-531-2933www.drmoyal.com

Author: Dr.William Moyal, DC, CCSP
Source: www.drsprotocolmiami.com
Copyright: Moyal Chiropractic 2011


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How Chiropractic Helps Your Heart

Most people are aware that diet and exercise are key components of preventing heart disease, however less people are aware that chiropractic treatment may also be used as a tool in the fight against heart disease.

In fact, researchhas shown that specific chiropractic adjustments of the upper cervical spine can have a positive effect on blood pressure!1

Other studies have shown that adjustment of the vertebrae in the neck and lower back can activate specific nervous system reflexes, leading to a decrease in overall heart rate and blood pressure.

So there you have it folks!

Regular chiropractic treatment combined with proper nutrition and exercise can prove to be a powerful ally in the fight against heart disease.

Did you know that February is American Heart Month?

Make an appointment to see Dr. William Moyal, your preferred Miami Beach Chiropractor!

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♦1741 Alton Road. ♦ Miami Beach, FL ♦ 33139 ♦ 305-531-2933www.drmoyal.com

Author: Dr.William Moyal
Source: Journal of Human Hypertension
Copyright: Dr. William Moyal 2007


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Suffering from Headaches?

 If You Suffer from Headaches, You are Not Alone...

Headaches are one of the most common conditions that enter the offices of physicians. The number of people who suffer from headaches every year is staggering, yet two-thirds of headache sufferers remain undiagnosed and in pain.

In fact the three main types of headaches, most often found in chiropractic offices are: migraine headache, tension headaches, & cervicogenic headaches (from the neck).

This is important because a recent Duke University study showed Chiropractic care helped these types of headaches both in headache frequency and severity. The study also confirmed that Chiropractic Care worked better than many other treatments.

Do you find yourself frequently taking over-the-counter medications such as Excedrin, Advil, Nuprin, Aleve or Tylenol?

"These types of drugs only serve to dull and hide the pain," Dr. William Moyal says, "they don't treat the cause, or source of pain, which is why the headache returns." With these common over-the-counter medications treating only the "symptoms" headache-suffers feel compelled to take more and more pain-relievers, subjecting them to the many harmful side effects these medications can cause.

The standard chiropractic treatment approach includes manual therapies such as spinal manipulation or adjustments, mobilization techniques, trigger point therapy, physiological therapeutics, digital x-ray and nutritional counseling etc.. With the chiropractic treatment option, you don't have to worry about negative side effects…only positive results!

We offer affordable relief care for your headache. If you'd like to see how we can help you like we have already helped so many others,

just give us a call at: (305) 531-2933

or visit us today at: 1741 Alton Road. Miami Beach, Florida 33139 

 

 

Author: Dr. William Moyal
Source: November 2010
Copyright: Moyal Chiropractic 2010


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Coke vs Water

Water vs. Coke

This is an interesting article: We all know that water is important but I've never seen it written down like this before.

75% of Americans are chronically dehydrated. (Likely applies to half of the world pop.)

In 37% of Americans, the thirst mechanism is so weak that it is often mistaken for hunger. Even MILD dehydration will slow down one's metabolism as much as 3%.

One glass of water shut down midnight hunger pangs for almost 100% of the dieters studied in a U-Washington study.

Lack of water is the #1 trigger of daytime fatigue.

Preliminary research indicates that 8-10 glasses of water a day could significantly ease back and joint pain for up to 80% of sufferers.

A mere 2% drop in body water can trigger fuzzy short-term memory, trouble with basic math, and difficulty focusing on the computer screen or on a printed page.

Drinking 5 glasses of water daily decreases the risk of colon cancer by 45%, plus it can slash the risk of breast cancer by 79%, and one is 50% less likely to develop bladder cancer.

Are you drinking the amount of water you should every day?

COKE No wonder coke tastes soooo good: 

1. In many states (in the USA) the highway patrol carries two gallons of Coke in the truck to remove blood from the highway after a car accident. 

2. You can put a T-bone steak in a bowl of coke and it will be gone in two days.
3. To clean a toilet: Pour a can of Coca-Cola into the toilet bowl and.......Let the "real thing" sit for one hour, then flush clean. The citric acid in Coke removes stains from vitreous china. 

4. To remove rust spots from chrome car bumpers: Rub the bumper with a crumpled-up piece of Reynolds Wrap aluminum foil dipped in Coca-Cola. 

5. To clean corrosion from car battery terminals: Pour a can of Coca-Cola over the terminals to bubble away the corrosion.

6. To loosen a rusted bolt: Apply a cloth soaked in Coca-Cola to the rusted bolt for several minutes. 

7. To bake a moist ham: Empty a can of Coca-Cola into the baking pan, wrap the ham in aluminum foil, and bake. Thirty minutes before the ham is finished, Remove the foil, allowing the drippings to mix with the Coke for a sumptuous brown gravy. 

8. To remove grease from clothes: Empty a can of coke into a load of greasy clothes, add detergent, and run through a regular cycle.

Coca-Cola will help loosen grease stains.

It will also clean road haze from your windshield.

FYI: 

1. The active ingredient in Coke is phosphoric acid. Its' pH is 2.8. It will dissolve a nail in about 4 days. 

2. To carry Coca-Cola syrup (the concentrate) the commercial truck must use the Hazardous material place cards reserved for highly corrosive materials. 

3. The distributors of coke have been using it to clean the engines of their trucks for about 20 years!

Still Want To Drink Up?

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Chiropractors Praise Federal Opioid Legislation

Since March, both the Senate and the House of Representatives have pushed forward legislation to control opioid use in the United States. The legislation included the John Thomas Decker Act, which aims to increase research on opioid education available to athletes and their families, provisions for alternatives to opioids, and drug-addiction resources. These federal actions have earned the praise of the American Chiropractic Association because of the prevalence of opioid use for neck and back pain.  Opioid pain medications are not uncommon methods of treatment for chronic neck and back pain. However, these medications simply mask the pain rather than treat the source of the discomfort, and can result in devastating consequences like addition, depressed respiration (slowed breathing), brain damage, and in the case of overdoses, even death. Particularly for back and neck pain, as well as soft tissue injuries like those to the ligaments and tendons, opioid prescription is common and widespread, and can lead to long-term use.  While legislation to control opioid use is an important step, ACA President David Herd explained that there is still more to do. "Efforts must now be directed toward educating health care providers and the public about conservative forms of pain management," he said, adding that "chiropractic physicians are well positioned to serve as a first line of defense in the conservative management of acute and chronic pain." Rather than relying on long-term opioid use to manage chronic pain, chiropractic care is a non-invasive, safe, and effective alternative that addresses and resolves the source of pain. Rethinking chronic pain and treatment in a way that places focus on the cause of the pain, and not the symptoms, can pave the way for better health outcomes for patients.

Author: ChiroPlanet.com
Source: American Chiropractic Association. May 24, 2016
Copyright: ProfessionalPlanets.com LLC 2016


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Doctors of Chiropractic Provide Alternative to Opioids for Pain Management

"Chiropractic services are an important first line of defense against pain and, in some cases, can lessen a patient's reliance on addictive painkillers or prevent their use altogether," said ACA President David Herd, DC. "It makes sense to exhaust conservative forms of treatment such as chiropractic before moving on to riskier, potentially addictive pain medications." Statistics show that as many as one in four patients who receive prescription opioids long-term for non-cancer pain in primary care settings struggles with addiction. In addition, every day more than 1,000 people are treated in the emergency room for misusing prescription opioids. Using treatments such as spinal manipulation, chiropractic physicians take a drug-free approach to treating back pain, neck pain and other musculoskeletal disorders. High-quality research has found spinal manipulation to be effective for acute and chronic musculoskeletal pain. In the wake of the opioid epidemic, many respected health care organizations now recommend non-drug treatments. For example, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in its 2016 guidelines for prescribing opioids, notes that nonpharmacologic therapies are preferred for treating chronic pain. In addition, the National Pain Strategy, an initiative by several federal agencies, recognizes chiropractic's value as a method for pain management.

Author: American Chiropractic Association
Source: American Chiropractic Association. July 19, 2016
Copyright: American Chiropractic Association 2016


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Sports Injuries and Academic Performance

After a sports-related injury, high school and college students can have trouble returning to their studies. But new research from the American Journal of Public Health reveals that concussed students are particularly at-risk. The researchers found that students with extremity injuries had more trouble in school than uninjured students, and concussed students performed even worse. One component of the study was a questionnaire which ranked academic dysfunction on a scale from 0 to 174. One week after injury, the average score for non-concussed students was 48, while that of concussed students was 68. These numbers stabilized after approximately one month, except for students with a history of multiple concussions. Sports injuries in students highlight the importance of proper protection and injury prevention for both academic performance and overall well-being. Student athletes should always consult with healthcare providers to help ensure effective protection and prevention against injury. Many DCs (Doctors of Chiropractic) are experts in providing sports physicals and assistance in equipping athletes with the best possible protection. DCs can also treat soft-tissue injuries from sports-related activities, minimizing recovery time and post-injury stress, and are a valuable member of a student athlete's healthcare team.

Author: ChiroPlanet.com
Source: American Journal of Public Health: July 2016, Vol. 106, No. 7, pp. 1247-1253.
Copyright: ProfessionalPlanets.com LLC 2016


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