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Should I Take an Antidepressant for Back Pain?

So I just read a recent study that I found mildly disturbing. In my opinion it’s a case of we have this drug we need to find a disease for. This study was on low-dose amitriptyline and it’s use for

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Posted in Back Pain, Healthcare Policy and Politics

Spinal Adjustments To Increase Strength

There is a chiropractic researcher who is doing some just awesome work in New Zealand to measure the affect spinal adjusting has on the human nervous system. Data from her most recent study finds promise that we may be able

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Opioid Use on the Decline in the VA System

I have written a number of times on the opioid crisis going on in America today. The first news I recall hearing or reading about this was in regards to opioid use in the VA system. While the biggest story

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Article in the Journal of the AMA Supports Chiropractic Care

This title isn’t click bait yes an article in the journal of the AMA supports chiropractic care. Or I should say the article supports spinal manipulation (spinal adjustment) in cases of acute lower back pain. What is great about this

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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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No evidence Chiropractic care causes stroke

You read that title right, there is no evidence chiropractic care causes stroke and this is not pro-chiropractic propaganda either but a statement I can make because of what has been published in peer-reviewed scientific journals. Chiropractors have been on

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Do Epidural Steroids Help Spinal Stenosis?

A common question we get asked is; do epidural steroids help spinal stenosis? The question is simple but the answer is complex especially if we honestly include what the published evidence says about it. Honestly discussing the published evidence is

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More Evidence That Connects Posture To Pain

Here is more evidence that connects posture to pain, a study out of Tokyo Japan published in the Journal of Neurosurgery Spine. The object of this study was to investigate correlations between sagittal (side plane) posture and improvements in clinical

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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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Posted in Back Pain, Exercise and Fitness, Neck Pain, Pediatrics, Wellness

Treating Sciatica with Steroids

A common practice in medicine is treating sciatica with steroids, it is common enough that it is likely you or someone you know has been given a dose of oral steroids to treat sciatica. It is our long held belief

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