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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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Posted in Back Pain, Healthcare Policy and Politics

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

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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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

Strength Training In Childhood

Our society typically doesn’t value strength training the way is should and it definitely doesn’t value strength training in childhood. For many Americans strength training is something for athletes and body builders. In reality we all need to have strength

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Posted in Exercise and Fitness, Pediatrics

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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