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Neck And Arm Pain

Neck pain is the number three cause of chronic pain with more than 25% of Americans reporting being affected by this condition. I think that these numbers might be a little low though, because there studies that have shown that

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Taking Long-Acting Opioids Increases your Risk for Death

There is a huge discussion ongoing in healthcare today on the use of opioids in treating chronic condition, specifically non-cancerous chronic pain. There are several groups who have come out in favor of utilizing opioids less because they come with

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

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

Impact of Taking Opioid Medications

Managing pain, even low back pain, can be difficult. In an effort to get patients out of pain as quick as possible sometimes physicians have and still prescribe drugs and perform procedures they should not. Case in point is the

Posted in Back Pain, Neck Pain

Americans Perceptions of Chiropractors

The Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport IA commissioned the Gallup organization to conduct a poll to look into Americans perceptions of Chiropractors. Gallup conducted the poll in the Spring of 2015 of 5422 American adults. The results were recently

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July is Freedom from Pain Month at Staker Chiropractic

July is Freedom from Pain Month at Staker Chiropractic, that means there is an incredible opportunity for you or someone you know to discover the benefits of Chiropractic care. For the month of July we are offering new and former

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June is Scoliosis Awareness Month

Sponsored by the Scoliosis Research Society, June is scoliosis awareness month. The purpose of scoliosis awareness month is to highlight the growing need for education, early detection and awareness to the public about scoliosis and its prevalence within the community.

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Neck Curve is Related to Neck Pain

Guess what? Your neck curve is related to neck pain. I can show you a number of papers to support this but today I want to focus on one paper that was just published in the journal Aerospace Medicine and

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Tylenol for Low Back Pain

The evidence does not favor using Tylenol for low back pain. Tylenol for Low Back Pain? Not so fast according to a recent paper published in the British Medical Journal. Tylenol or acetaminophen, called paracetamol in Europe, has been used

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Chronic Low Back Pain contributes to Disability

We know that chronic low back pain contributes to disability, but what has been unclear is by how much. The Global Burden of Disease study published in the journal The Lancent in 2012 found that chronic low back pain is

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