PRESENTATION ABSTRACT: Olympic Level Biomechanics – The Future of Anti-aging Medicine, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 2009

A4M Brazil Anti-Aging Workshop and Exposition Dr James Stoxen DCPresentation Abstract
Title: Olympic Level Biomechanics – The Future of Anti-aging Medicine                                            
Presented by Dr. James Stoxen DC

To be presented at the The A4M Brazil Workshop on Anti-aging Medicine
August 14th and 15th, 2009, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Anti-aging Medicine as defined by the American Academy of Anti-aging Medicine as the earliest detection, intervention and prevention of age related diseases.

The current standard of care only requires doctors to do evaluations of patients musculoskeletal systems when the patients present with signs and symptoms. In this presentation I will demonstrate that:

The earliest detection of musculoskeletal conditions such as degenerative arthritis can be achieved far sooner than the onset of the traditional signs and symptoms practiced in disease based medicine. 

In this lecture I will present the methods of examination of the most subtle abnormal biomechanics. principally, if there is a lack of a properly functioning elastic recoil mechanism, abnormal movement patterns during simple gait and other subtle biomechanical abnormalities.

This can cause excessive shock to the skeleton, reduced efficiency of movement and poor performance of activities of daily living.

Unfortunately this can happen without the typical signs and symptoms we rely upon in disease based medicine.

I will also discuss how these subtle abnormal movement patterns, that cause more than 10 common arthritic conditions, can be easily treated with a new approach used on only previously top-level athletes.  Trainers who work with athletes functioning at the Olympic level look for the most subtle abnormal biomechanics during their practice and participation in competition to insure the athlete has maximum performance.

It is obvious that the evaluation and correction of these subtle faulty biomechanics exceeds the standard of care for the average patient. 

This is the suggested model for the treatment of patients as the future of anti-aging medicine. I will discuss how this is a more thorough approach to examination, treatment intervention and preventive medicine which can be immediately introduced to your patients.

About Dr James Stoxen DC (282 Posts)

Dr. James Stoxen, D.C., owns and operates Team Doctors Treatment and Training Center. and Team Doctors Sports Medicine and Anti-aging Products. He has been the meet and team chiropractor at many national and world championships. He has been inducted into the prestigious National Hall of Fame, the Personal Trainers Hall of Fame and appointed to serve on the prestigious, Global Advisory Board of The International Sports Hall of Fame. He is also a member of the Advisory Board for the American Board of Anti-Aging Health Practitioners. Dr. Stoxen is a sought after speaker, internationally having organized and /or given over 1000 live presentations around the world.(full bio)


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