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Osteoporosis Treatment

I have read a few things lately that have caused me some serious concerns about the future of osteoporosis treatment. A while back I wrote on new guidelines regarding osteoporosis treatment. My main concern was the importance on drug therapy

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Posted in Healthcare Policy and Politics, Osteoporosis

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

New Consensus on Concussion Injuries

A new consensus on concussion injuries was published in the April 2017 edition of the British Journal of Sports Medicine. In October of 2016 a group of experts met in Berlin to poor over the evidence up to that date

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Posted in Healthcare Policy and Politics, Injury Prevention

New Guidelines out for Osteoporosis Treatment

The American College of Physicians have new guidelines out for osteoporosis treatment. I believe these guidelines are flawed and do not deal with the real cause of osteoporosis. These guidelines basically promote using medications over anything else. The cause of

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Posted in Healthcare Policy and Politics, Osteoporosis

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

Treating Diabetic Neuropathy

Treating diabetic neuropathy is something I have seen a number of different physicians advertising. It was something I didn’t think I would get into because it is not exactly my area of expertise. I have focused most of my career

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Posted in Healthcare Policy and Politics, Injury Prevention, Uncategorized, Wellness

Stephen Hawking’s Obesity PSA

  Did you see this Stephen Hawking’s Obesity PSA which was released in November? I know it sounds like an article from the Onion but world renowned physicist Stephen Hawking really did release a public service announcement on the obesity

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Posted in Exercise and Fitness, Healthcare Policy and Politics, Nutrition, Wellness

Soda Tax

Lots of news this week about a soda tax, both locally and world wide. If you live in the Chicagoland area it has been reported a once cent per ounce tax on soda (we call it pop in these parts),

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Posted in Healthcare Policy and Politics, Nutrition, Wellness

Health Care is Changing in the US

You might not know much about this but health care is changing in the US. I am not talking about the affordable care act (Obamacare) but that has influenced health care for sure. What I am referring to is changes

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Posted in Healthcare Policy and Politics

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