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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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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

Neck Adjustments Help Pain Related to Temporal Mandibular Joint Dysfunction

  A new study seems to indicate neck adjustments help pain related to temporal mandibular joint dysfunction (TMJD). Our profession has been on top of this issue for a long time. We don’t think/understand that neck adjustments are going to

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Posted in Neck Pain, Wellness

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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Posted in Back Pain, Neck Pain, Wellness

Opioids are not a good option to treat a migraine

I was reading this article that was about opioids and learned something that makes a lot of sense, opioids are not a good option to treat a migraine. In fact studies have found a relationship between taking opioids for a

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