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Taking Opioids Increases the Risks for a Serious Infection

By now we are all learning that opioids are not drugs to be taken lightly. There are potential serious negative health effects that come with taking these strong pain killers. They really only should be reserved for cancer related chronic

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Posted in Back Pain, Neck Pain, Wellness

Low T Linked to Ibuprofen Use

Have you heart these commercials about “Low T?” The first time I heard one several years ago I was taken aback now they are commonplace and I think we all understand that there is an issue with low testosterone that

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Posted in Back Pain, Neck Pain, Nutrition, Wellness

Statin Use Raises Risk of Diabetes

An estimated 38.6 million Americans are on a statin. Global sales of statins is a $30 billion industry. According to some sources stains are so important for our health that we all should take them to prevent heart problems. I

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Posted in Healthcare Policy and Politics, Wellness

Is There a War on Supplements

Is there a war on supplements? I frequently read Mercola.com which is the largest alternative health site on the internet. He had a post from December 30, 2017 about this war on supplements, essential oils, and homeopathy. I am not

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Posted in Healthcare Policy and Politics, Nutrition, Osteoporosis, Wellness

Life Expectancy Decreases

Did you see this news? For the second year in a row the life expectancy decreases largely due to opioid related overdose deaths. I did a little further digging and found that last year’s announcement of a drop in life

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

Taking an NSAID Increases Your Risk for a Heart Attack

New research shows taking an NSAID increases your risk for a heart attack. Actually the study shows an increased risk as soon as the first week of taking an NSAID. The study also found the risk increased with taking a

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Posted in Back Pain, Neck Pain, Wellness

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

Concussion Workshop

Date Change Date on the flyer is wrong Join us on April 6 at 6:30 for about a 45 minute workshop on this important topic of Concussion. We ask you call and tell us who you are bringing so we

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Posted in Pediatrics, 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

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