New Treatment Option!
Hamilton Clinic is now offering advanced treatment with a Decompression Table. This
type of treatment is similar to Vax-D. Decompression Tables are very beneficial in the relief of low back pain issues
such as bulging discs, herniations, etc.
Are you getting your D?
Calcium is needed for healthy bone
structure. But without an adequate supply of vitamin D, your body may not be able to absorb enough calcium to maintain
healthy bones. Vitamin D also may be effective in some other body functions, including muscular health and reducing
the risk of developing diabetes.
you get Vitamin D? The skin of the human body is able to produce Vitamin D through exposure to ultraviolet (UV) rays
from sunlight, making some exposure to sunlight beneficial (Wearing clothing and topical sunscreen blocks the UV
rays). Other methods acquiring Vitamin D... drinking fortified milk, and oral vitamins.
Calcium and Weight Loss
Dietary calcium has recently been associated with weight loss. More specifically, it
may facilitate fat loss, excretion of dietary fat, the reversal of gradual weight gain, the prevention of fat storage, raising
metabolism, increasing HDL (good cholesterol), and the reduction of both kidney stones and symptoms of PMS.
Stretching for Improved Performance
is essential for maintaining health and good performance, either at work or on the athletic field. Stretching is an
important aspect of keeping your muscles at good working lengths, and allows your joints to move more freely. A good
stretching program will include the following techniques:
Perform a slow, low level cardiovascular exercise (if possible) prior to stretching. This will warm up the muscles,
making the stretching easier.
2. Stretch only until tension
is felt in the muscle. If the stretch is giving you discomfort or pain, you are stretching too hard.
3. Breathe!!! Do not hold your breath.
Stretch at least three times a week to increase your flexibility.
slow movements while stretching, and do not "bounce" the stretch. A slow controlled stretch will decrease your chance
6. Hold the stretches for at least 20-30 seconds.
Repeat each stretch at least four times.