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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

Preparing for a Trip to Walt Disney World

Whoa! You must be wondering why there is a post about preparing for a trip to Walt Disney World in a chiropractic blog. I decided to create this post after my families previous visit to Walt Disney World and thought

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Posted in Back Pain, BStrong4Life, Exercise and Fitness, Injury Prevention, Neck Pain, Pediatrics

Surgery for Arthritis of the Knee Ineffective

I wrote on this subject in the fall in response to a paper that compared arthroscopic surgery to “clean up” a degenerative meniscus in the knee to a sham or placebo surgery. The authors of that study basically found surgery

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Posted in Exercise and Fitness, Injury Prevention

The Best Sunscreen

So summer is almost here and with it more time for fun in the sun. While getting sun is important for our bodies to create vitamin D, there is an amount of sun that is too much. When you use

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Posted in Injury Prevention, Wellness

Battling the Effects of Arthritis

If you are battling the effects of arthritis as, the majority of the US population is, you are doing it wrong. Osteoarthritis (OA), commonly referred to as just arthritis, affects 52 million Americans according to the CDC. OA is also

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Posted in Exercise and Fitness, Injury Prevention, Wellness

Osteoporosis related fracture

A recent study found that osteoporosis related fractures are the major cause of hospitalization in older women. This study, published on December 3, 2014 in Mayo Clinic Proceedings, included women who where aged 55 years an older at time of

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Posted in BStrong4Life, Exercise and Fitness, Healthcare Policy and Politics, Injury Prevention, Osteoporosis

Innovative Technologies to Reduce Fall Risk

As we age there are many things that tend to happen to our health and well being, one of these is worsening balance. As our balance worsens the risk to suffer a fall which can then result in a fracture,

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Posted in Exercise and Fitness, Injury Prevention

Whiplash Injury

Some older stats report that 3.8 people per 1000 suffer a whiplash injury each year. A whiplash injury is something that does not have to follow a motor vehicle crash (MVC) but can occur with a number of similar mechanisms

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Posted in Injury Prevention, Motor Vehicle Safety, Neck Pain

Joint Cracking, Popping, or Grinding

We commonly get questions in our office about all manners of joint noise such as joint cracking, popping, or grinding. Most commonly people ask about joint popping during an adjustment or about people who “crack” their own joints and what

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

Osteoporosis Awareness Month 2014; part 3

  The best way to reduce your risk for osteoporosis is to make healthy lifestyle choices. Those choices can be easy for some and hard for others, this all depends on what you have to “give up” in order to

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Posted in BStrong4Life, Exercise and Fitness, Injury Prevention, Osteoporosis

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