Hello and welcome to this week’s edition of HealthBeat, Chiropractic OnLine Today’s Health, News and Informational Podcast.
In this week’s news: We’ll Be Looking At –
- Stress and Inflammation – the Transition between Acute and Chronic Stress Effects
- And Finally, a Story about the Effectiveness of Primary Care Interventions Using a Biopsychosocial Approach in Chronic LBP
For HealthBeat …. This is Dr. Todd Eglow!
Welcome to HealthBeat Podcast #670 recorded April 19, 2019
HealthBeat is Chiropractic OnLine Today’s radio program, providing current news and commentary about Chiropractic and Health.
You can download this week’s Podcast here –
Direct – http://www.chiropracticradio.com/healthbeat/healthbeat0670.mp3
COT’s HealthBeat has updated its Community and Show Notes. The new Web Site is located at – https://cothealthbeat.wordpress.com/
COT’s HealthBeat is now available on demand on Stitcher Radio – http://app.stitcher.com/browse/feed/31530/details
This week’s Episode is sponsored by Audible Books. Please surf to our web site at www.ChiropracticRadio.com and click on the DaVinci link for your Health and Nutritional needs.
We also would appreciate your passing the word of our Podcasts to your friends and colleagues. Please let everyone know how easy it is to subscribe via the Apple iTunes directory.
If you are interested in creating personalized Healthbeat podcasts for your office or website, to help attract new patients, please surf to our web site and send us an Email ….
…. or Skype us by typing in “healthbeat”, all in small letters.
Twitter – We are always looking to expand our interactivity with you, our loyal Health Community. If you would like to be kept up-to-date with current events about Health, Technology and ME, feel free to surf to – http://www.twitter.com/teglow and click on the Follow link.
Next, we would like to send out a big Thank You to those of you who are linking our Podcast to your home pages…. We do request that you also include a link to our main Podcast Page at www.ChiropracticRadio.com
And as always, a big thank you to our COT HealthBeat Listener community. This podcast is made available thru the generous donations we receive and greatly appreciate. If you could remember to surf to our Web Site and click on the PayPal link to make a monthly donation, even $5-$10, this would be very much welcomed.
Finally, Chiropractic OnLine Today has always provided our news and education content for free and plan on continuing this policy. However, we do request that if you are enjoying these podcasts, that you surf to ChiropracticRadio.com and consider clicking on our PayPal link to make a donation to keep these Podcasts airing. We thank everyone for their continued support.
And Now for some news ….
COT’s HealthBeat Chiropractic Community
Google+ has announced that they will be closing their Social Network community in the upcoming weeks.
COT’s HealthBeat has moved our Chiropractic Community for Show Notes and Important News Updates.
The new site is now located at – https://cothealthbeat.wordpress.com/
Please surf to our community and subscribe to keep up with current trends in the literature.
Stress and Inflammation – the Transition between Acute and Chronic Stress Effects
Stress responses help us navigate our environment and respond appropriately to threats. Stress systems communicate threats to the entire organism, and as such, also stimulate inflammatory mechanisms.
This modulation might serve protective functions in the short term, but sustained low-grade inflammation has severe long-term health consequences.
While we have reached a reasonable level of understanding of acute, as well as chronic stress effects on inflammatory mechanisms, there is a significant gap in our understanding of the transitional phase between acute and chronic stress.
The purpose of this review, published in the journal Psychoneuroendocrinology, is to first summarize current knowledge of our understanding of acute stress effects on inflammation, as well as of chronic stress effects on inflammation, and to then analyze the state of knowledge about the transitional phase between acute and chronic stress.
Research discussed here shows that we are beginning to understand the early phase of repeated acute stress, but lack information on longer term exposure to repeated acute stress experiences. More research is needed to bridge this important gap and our conceptualization and understanding of the stress and health relationship.
Surf to our Show Notes for Links – https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0306453018306954
Effectiveness of Primary Care Interventions Using a Biopsychosocial Approach in Chronic LBP
Recent systematic reviews show promising effects for multidisciplinary biopsychosocial (BPS) interventions in patients with chronic low back pain (CLBP). Nowadays, biopsychosocial interventions have also been developed for primary care physiotherapy settings.
The aim of a recent study published in the journal Pain Practice, was to systematically review the evidence on the effectiveness of primary care biopsychosocial interventions in improving functional disability, pain, and work status for patients with CLBP.
Secondly, the authors aimed to provide an elaborated overview of BPS intervention designs, physiotherapist training programs, and process-related factors (practical implementation).
The study concluded that biopsychosocial interventions seem more effective than education/advice and were found to be as effective as physical activity interventions in patients with CLBP.
BPS interventions with a clear focus on psychosocial factors (understanding pain, unhelpful thoughts, coping styles, and goal setting) seem most promising.
Sufficient delivery of biopsychosocial elements is expected when physiotherapists participate in training programs with extensive support prior and during delivery (manual, supervision, and informative resources).
Surf to our Show Notes for Links – https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/epdf/10.1111/papr.12735
This podcast is made available through the generous donations from our great Listeners, such as You! If you are enjoying these HealthBeat Podcasts, Please surf to our Web Site and click on the PayPal link.
For information about adding Personalized HealthBeat Podcasts to your office’s Web Site, to help you attract new patients, please Email us at – email@example.com
And remember to surf to our Show Notes, located at http://www.ChiropracticRadio.com
As always, please surf to our Podcast Show Notes at ChiropracticRadio.com for a full listing of web references mentioned in today’s show.
And remember – COT’s Healthbeat always recommends discussing any nutritional or exercise lifestyle modifications with a qualified healthcare professional.
Thank you for listening…. As always, We Want to hear from you. Please send us emails…. Simply surf to our Web Site at ChiropracticRadio.com and click on the Email link.
You can also leave us Voice Mail…. Simply open up your Skype and type in “healthbeat”, all in small letters.
If you have an idea for a future Health Segment, please feel free to contact me directly via email …. The address is: firstname.lastname@example.org
We also would appreciate your votes both at Podcastalley.com. If you are enjoying these podcasts, please surf to our HealthBeat homepage and click on the Podcast Alley link.
If you have a Web Site for your practice and you would like to add content to help attract more patients, please consider adding a Personalized HealthBeat segments to your site. Many listeners are finding this a useful content addition to an Office’s Web Site. For more information, please send me an Email at email@example.com
While at our Web Site, please remember to consider making a donation to help keep these Podcasts airing. Listener support such as yours, via our PayPal link, does help in allowing us to bring these Podcasts to you weekly.
And please remember to support our sponsors by clicking their links located at ChiropracticRadio.com
Finally, I leave you with the following quote:
“My day begins and ends with gratitude.”
― Louise Hay
For Chiropractic OnLine Today’s HealthBeat, This has been
Dr. Todd Eglow.