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Osteoporosis Month 2015

This May is Osteoporosis Month 2015. The National Osteoporosis Foundation is the main sponsor of National Osteoporosis Month and is a member of the International Osteoporosis Foundation. Both have great resources for learning about osteoporosis, it’s risks, treatment, and steps

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Posted in BStrong4Life, Exercise and Fitness, Osteoporosis

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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Posted in Back Pain, Neck Pain

Forward Head Posture and Low Back Pain

Did you know there is a connection between forward head posture and low back pain or even what is commonly called sciatica. We have been talking about this for almost 10 years here. An older study found that up to

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Posted in Back Pain

Chiropractic care for premature newborns

  My oldest son, Zachary, was born three months early at 28 weeks. He weighed 2 pounds 7 ounces and had a lot of difficulty getting off of the ventilator due to infections that were not controlled well. At three

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Posted in Pediatrics, Wellness

Chiropractic care may have an effect on brain function

It has been well understood that chiropractic spinal manipulations have an effect on body functioning including neurological function. The question has been how exactly does this happen. There are studies that have found response in nerve tissue to spinal manipulations

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Posted in Back Pain, Neck Pain, Nutrition, Wellness

Osteoporosis related fracture

A recent study found that osteoporosis related fractures are the major cause of hospitalization in older women. This study, published on December 3, 2014 in Mayo Clinic Proceedings, included women who where aged 55 years an older at time of

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Posted in BStrong4Life, Exercise and Fitness, Healthcare Policy and Politics, Injury Prevention, Osteoporosis

Healthy New Year

For the month of January we are bringing back our Gift of Health Certificate to help you encourage your family and friends to have a healthy new year in 2015. For the cost of $50, the bearer of this certificate

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Posted in Local Events, Wellness

Vitamin D Deficiency Predicts Cognitive Decline

The findings of a recent study published in the journal Neurology indicate that vitamin D deficiency predicts cognitive decline. The evidence that Vitamin D is important for our health is overwhelming. Those who still deny Vitamin D supplementation is important

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Posted in Nutrition, Wellness

Whiplash Injury

Some older stats report that 3.8 people per 1000 suffer a whiplash injury each year. A whiplash injury is something that does not have to follow a motor vehicle crash (MVC) but can occur with a number of similar mechanisms

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Posted in Injury Prevention, Motor Vehicle Safety, Neck Pain

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