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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

Treatment For Whiplash Injuries

Our practice is in the suburbs of Chicago. Today, Monday November 11th, 2019 we had a major snowfall. Surprisingly not the first snowfall we’ve had this fall/winter but probably the most significant snowfall thus far. This got me thinking that

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Posted in Injury Prevention, Motor Vehicle Safety, Neck Pain

Avoid Living in a Nursing Home

In many of the talks I give on health I almost always ask the audience this question; who would be excited to live to 92? Almost always the majority of the audience isn’t sure they want to live to 92.

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Posted in Exercise and Fitness, Injury Prevention, Wellness

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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Posted in Injury Prevention, Wellness

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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Posted in Back Pain, Injury Prevention, Neck Pain, Wellness

Followup After Concussion is Important

Followup after concussion is important but a recent study found many concussed patients are not doing this vital step in their recovery. I have spent a lot of time over the past year studying concussion and its affects on all

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Posted in Injury Prevention

Concussions in Dance

So my three girls participate in dance at a local studio. This past weekend, June 9, they had their dance recital and all three of them did great. It was the 3.5 year old’s first time on stage like that

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Posted in Exercise and Fitness, Injury Prevention, Pediatrics

Concussion in the News

I wanted to write a brief post on a few things I have seen in the news recently regarding concussions. In these instances of concussion in the news the first I wanted to point out is what happened to Cubs

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Posted in Healthcare Policy and Politics, Injury Prevention

Childhood Concussions Also Occur Outside of Contact Sports

In my diving into the world of concussion I found early on, we don’t know what we think we know. It is obvious that there are many causes of concussions that do not involve playing sports. The following statement might

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Posted in Injury Prevention, Pediatrics

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

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