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Taking Opioids Increases the Risks for a Serious Infection

By now we are all learning that opioids are not drugs to be taken lightly. There are potential serious negative health effects that come with taking these strong pain killers. They really only should be reserved for cancer related chronic

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Posted in Back Pain, Neck Pain, Wellness

Low T Linked to Ibuprofen Use

Have you heart these commercials about “Low T?” The first time I heard one several years ago I was taken aback now they are commonplace and I think we all understand that there is an issue with low testosterone that

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Posted in Back Pain, Neck Pain, Nutrition, Wellness

Life Expectancy Decreases

Did you see this news? For the second year in a row the life expectancy decreases largely due to opioid related overdose deaths. I did a little further digging and found that last year’s announcement of a drop in life

Posted in Back Pain, Healthcare Policy and Politics, Neck Pain, Wellness

The Genesis of the Opioid Crisis

A letter to the editor of the New England Journal of Medicine has been called the genesis of the opioid crisis. This might seem crazy but it is very true and while looking back doesn’t fix the present it does

Posted in Back Pain, Healthcare Policy and Politics

Even Short Term Oral Steroids Carry Serious Risk

Surprise! That Drug we Thought was Safe, isn’t. New research shows that even short term oral steroids carry serious risk which may outweigh their reward. Oral steroids are most commonly used to treat inflammation related to upper respiratory tract infection,

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Posted in Back Pain, Neck Pain

Importance of Seeking Care After an Auto Accident

Importance of Seeking Care After an Auto Accident Being involved in an automobile accident can be a traumatic and frightening event. A person’s health should be the first and foremost consideration after an auto accident so anyone involved in a

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Posted in Back Pain, Injury Prevention, Motor Vehicle Safety, Neck Pain, Uncategorized

Taking an NSAID Increases Your Risk for a Heart Attack

New research shows taking an NSAID increases your risk for a heart attack. Actually the study shows an increased risk as soon as the first week of taking an NSAID. The study also found the risk increased with taking a

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Posted in Back Pain, Neck Pain, Wellness

Have You Ever Been Involved in an Auto Accident?

Have you ever been involved in an auto accident? This is a question we ask constantly because auto accidents, or a motor vehicle crash (MVC), contribute to number of problems. It is obvious that severe MVC’s can cause neck pain,

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Posted in Back Pain, Injury Prevention, Neck Pain

Article in the Journal of the AMA Supports Chiropractic Care

This title isn’t click bait yes an article in the journal of the AMA supports chiropractic care. Or I should say the article supports spinal manipulation (spinal adjustment) in cases of acute lower back pain. What is great about this

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Posted in Back Pain, Healthcare Policy and Politics

Chiropractic for More than Just Back Pain

Chiropractors have always said: chiropractic for more than just back pain. This is because the profession was founded on treating all forms of illness and disease, just like the profession of osteopathy. Today Osteopaths are more similar to medical doctors

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