Should I Take an Antidepressant for Back Pain?

So I just read a recent study that I found mildly disturbing. In my opinion it’s a case of we have this drug we need to find a disease for. This study was on low-dose amitriptyline and it’s use for

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Healthy New Year 2019!

Happy New Year! Here we are in another year and many of us might have made new years resolutions regarding our health. What we want to do is help you in achieving your health goals. In the month of January

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Whole Body Vibration Improves Bone Density

I have not written on osteoporosis and bone density in some time. Today I went diving into the literature and found this gem of a study published in August of 2018. The authors concluded that whole body vibration improves bone

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Opioids Are Not Much Better for Chronic Pain as a Placebo

Opioids are likely going to be in the news for a long time to come and the news is never good. A recent study found that opioids are not much better for chronic pain as a placebo. I have written

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Goal Setting in 2019

Have you ever set a new years resolution and by March already failed at it? I have, numerous times. Some years I have already failed by January 2. The biggest reason, I see, we sometimes fail at our new years

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New Studies Place in Doubt Safety of Taking a Daily Aspirin

Published September 16, 2018, three new studies place in doubt safety of taking a daily aspirin for primary prevention. These studies were a part of the ASPREE trial, Aspirin in Reducing Events in the Elderly trial. It was a large

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Athletes With ADHD At Increased Risk Following Concussion

For the past year I have been very interested in studying concussion. I think there is a lot for us to learn about this topic and its affect on our athletes but also I believe as chiropractors we are positioned

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Women May Be At Greater Risk When Heading a Soccer Ball

As a result of having three daughters I read practically any and all research regarding concussion in girls and women. Based on the scant research that exists there is evidence there are clear differences between men/boys from women/girls in regards

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Spinal Adjustments To Increase Strength

There is a chiropractic researcher who is doing some just awesome work in New Zealand to measure the affect spinal adjusting has on the human nervous system. Data from her most recent study finds promise that we may be able

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A Concern for Patients Taking A Prescription Blood Thinner

Results from the RE-LY study finds a concern for patients taking a prescription blood thinner. The RE-LY study is the Randomized Evaluation of Long Term Anticoagulant Therapy, as the name suggests a study on the long term affects of taking

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