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  • A Low Back Pain Warning You Better Not Ignore…

    Low back pain (LBP) typically results from relatively “benign” causes, meaning it’s usually safe to wait and try conservative / non-emergency care first. However, there are a handful of times when prompt medical emergency management is appropriate,...

    • Posted June 10, 2015
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  • Commonly Asked Questions about Fibromyalgia

    WHAT IS FIBROMYALGIA? FM is a relatively common chronic disorder where widespread pain, diffuse tenderness, and potentially a host of other symptoms may be present. The word “fibromyalgia” is derived from the Latin term “fibro” (fibrous tissue)...

    • Posted June 9, 2015
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    Fibromyalgia: The Influence of Chiropractic Manipulation on Clinical Outcomes

    Fibromyalgia is an incredibly complex, widespread, and disabling neuromusculoskeletal disorder. Fibromyalgia affects between 2-8% of the American population, somewhere between 6 million to 25 million individuals (1). A literature search of the National Library of Medicine of...

    • Posted June 4, 2015
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    Using Measurement Outcomes

    The escalation in health care spending in the United States has mandated an approach for cost containment. The contemporary approach in this effort is called “Evidenced-Based Medicine.” Proponents of Evidence Based Medicine have become increasingly organized, beginning...

    • Posted May 6, 2015
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  • Spinal Manipulation AFTER Surgery HELPS!

    Unfortunately, low back pain (LBP) is something MOST of us cannot avoid. There is solid evidence that chiropractic care is one of the most effective methods of treating LBP, but there are times when a referral for...

    • Posted May 6, 2015
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  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW!

    Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) develops from a nerve problem in the wrist (the median nerve) and is NOT a “muscle problem” like some people believe. That is not to say the median nerve cannot be trapped and...

    • Posted May 6, 2015
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  • Fibromyalgia and HOW TO IMPROVE SLEEP!

    Last month, we reported some exciting news about the link between fibromyalgia (FM) and the importance of sleep, particularly getting to the deep sleep stage. However, we did not discuss the various strategies that YOU can use...

    • Posted May 6, 2015
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  • Neck Pain – The MOST Important Exercises (Part 1)

    Neck pain can occur for many different reasons, but what can you do about it? That’s the BIG question! As discussed last month, exercise training is an important part of the chiropractic management process. Let’s take a...

    • Posted May 6, 2015
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  • How to Prevent Whiplash!

    When we hear the term “whiplash,” we usually envision a rear-end motor vehicle collision that results in the head being thrown to and fro, in a “crack-the-whip” manner resulting in a neck injury. What we DON’T usually...

    • Posted April 14, 2015
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  • How Does Chiropractic Work ?

    Many people seek chiropractic care when their back goes out or their neck tightens up. But how does this form of care actually work? What are the benefits of receiving chiropractic care for nerve dysfunction compared with...

    • Posted April 14, 2015
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  • The Challenges of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

    Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is one of the most common “peripheral neuropathies” patients have when they visit a chiropractor for the first time. Peripheral neuropathy (PN) is defined as “…damage or disease affecting nerves, which may impair...

    • Posted April 14, 2015
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  • Fibromyalgia and the Importance of Sleep

    One of the most frustrating symptoms of fibromyalgia (FM) is the inability to get a good night’s sleep! Recently, at an Harvard-sponsored conference on the subject of pain, it was stated that “…no one should have to...

    • Posted April 14, 2015
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  • Low Back Pain? Should You Take an NSAID?

    Statistics suggest that low back pain (LBP) will plague most of us at some point in our lives, if it hasn’t already. Most healthcare professions that manage patients with low back pain focus on pain management. In...

    • Posted April 14, 2015
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  • Low Back And Leg Pain

    Spinal Manipulation for Lumbar Intervertebral Disc Syndrome with Radiculopathy For thirty years (since 1985), it has been acknowledged that spinal manipulation is successful in the treatment of the majority of patients with low back pain, and that...

    • Posted April 9, 2015
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