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Neuromusculoskeletal

  If I say neuromusculoskeletal do you have any clue what I am talking about? Does this even sound like a real word? There is a wikipedia page for this term, it is very short though. If we break down

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Posted in Back Pain, Neck Pain, Wellness

Drug To Treat Osteoarthritis, What Will They Think Up Next

A drug to treat osteoarthritis, what will they think up next? How about what are these idiots thinking, a drug to treat arthritis? So a pharmaceutical company called Medivir based out of Sweden is developing this medication. First I thought

Posted in Back Pain, Injury Prevention, Neck Pain

Forward Head Posture Is A Source of Your Neck Pain

That title is rather direct, yes? I better have a decent source to back it up, and I do. A recent study has found that forward head posture is a source of your neck pain if you struggle with chronic

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Spinal Disc Degeneration

As chiropractors we commonly find spinal disc degeneration as a complicating factor in the spine and spine related conditions that our patients have. Almost always these patients are older, 45 years old and up, and they believe that spinal disc

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Chiropractic Care Is Helping To Reduce Opioid Prescriptions

The opioid crisis is in the news constantly. I have several posts here which discuss what is considered the unofficial genesis  of the problem as well as the various lawsuits and other news. A study I missed earlier this year

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

Inflammation During Adolescence Connected to Early Death

A recent study has found inflammation during adolescence connected to early death. I should say, may be associated with early death from cancer and cardiovascular disease. One study isn’t enough to prove a connection but to highlight an association, further

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Posted in Back Pain, Exercise and Fitness, Neck Pain, Nutrition, Wellness

Massive Opioid Ruling

  This week in Oklahoma a judge ordered Johnson and Johnson to pay $572 million to the state for it’s role in the opioid crisis. The judge had found that Johnson & Johnson and it’s subsidiaries where guilty in fueling

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

An NSAID a Day May Harm Your Heart

A large scale study was recently published which investigated the role non-steroidal, anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID) have in contributing to cardiovascular disease in patients with osteoarthritis (OA.)  Previous studies have found a connection exists between NSAID’s and cardiovascular disease but this

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This Drug Will Worsen Your Arthritis

  This drug will worsen your arthritis, this isn’t a click-bait title if the research shows it is true, right? So recent studies of this drug Tanezumab shows some effectiveness in reducing pain related to osteoarthritis in the knee but

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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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