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Functional Friday Episode #10 – Exam

Our exam at Premier Chiropractic is a thorough evaluation of movement, along with pain provoking orthopedic testing to find out where your problem is coming from. The first thing I would like to clarify is that if a patient is in need of some more detailed studies like X-Ray or MRI, or something of that […]

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Functional Friday Episode # 9 – Why Hip Movement Is SO Important!

Hip movement is very important when we look at normal functional movement. If you have excessive “tightness” in and around your hips, your body will do what it knows best: COMPENSATE! Your body is an amazing compensating machine, and it loves the path of least resistance to be able to accomplish a movement. The problem […]

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Functional Friday Episode #8 – Shoulder Function

Functional Friday Episode #8 – Shoulder Function Something that many people think chiropractors can’t help with is shoulder pain and shoulder problems. The Modern Day Chiropractor who combines rehabilitation and soft tissue techniques with traditional chiropractic, has the tools necessary to eliminate pain around the shoulder. The first thing that needs to be looked at […]

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Functional Friday Episode #7 – Spine Sparing Core Exercises

Chiropractor Dr. Kirk Mason of Minot, ND, shows core exercises that will help to strengthen your abdominal muscles, while also protecting your low back. Performing exercises like sit-ups and crunches have lead to many people developing low back problems that are usually preventable. Dr. Stuart Mcgill is the leading resource for understanding the development of […]

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Functional Friday Episode #6 – Why You SHOULD NOT Be Doing Sit-Ups and Crunches

YOU SHOULD NOT BE DOING SIT-UPS AND CRUNCHES! Crazy thought right? For years people have been doing sit-ups and crunches are their go-to core exercises. Whats the problem with that? These exercises produce some forces in our spine, and in particular our low back, that can lead to big problems. If there is one thing […]

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Functional Friday Episode #4 – The Modern Day Diet

Chiropractor Dr. Kirk Mason of Minot, ND, talks about the Modern Day Diet, and where the majority of our calories are coming from, and how this can lead to problems. The majority of our calories in the Standard American Diet are coming from foods that promote inflammation in our bodies. Twenty percent come from refined grains/pasta/bread/cereal, […]

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Functional Friday Episode #3 – Pro-Inflammatory vs. Anti-Inflammatory Foods

Chronic low-grade inflammation has been linked to a wide array of diseases. One of the best ways we can decrease this inflammation is through our diet. Dr. Kirk Mason, Minot Chiropractor, talks about which foods promote inflammation in our diet, and which foods help to DEFLAME our bodies. Pro-Inflammatory Foods: Refined Sugar, Refined Grains, Grain […]

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Functional Friday Episode #2 – Treatment Options

The treatment options utilized at Premier Chiropractic are some of the best treatment options available in musculoskeletal medicine today. To understand these treatment options, I encourage anyone to watch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nFuDfHHCBzU to gain a better understanding of the concepts of human movement before looking into the treatment options. One of the main tools we utilize is […]

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Functional Friday Episode #1 – The Functional Model

Chiropractor Dr. Kirk Mason in Minot, ND, explains the Functional Model he uses in clinic, and why it is so vital to understand the interaction between the joint, muscle, and neurologic systems of the body as it relates to movement. The three pillars of the functional model include the Control System (or central nervous system), […]