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The placebo effect in surgery

Testing medications, supplements, and some procedures against a placebo can be described as a gold standard test of the effectiveness of said medication, supplement, or procedure. I came across an article recently I thought was interesting because it both confirmed

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

Joint Cracking, Popping, or Grinding

We commonly get questions in our office about all manners of joint noise such as joint cracking, popping, or grinding. Most commonly people ask about joint popping during an adjustment or about people who “crack” their own joints and what

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Posted in Back Pain, Injury Prevention, Neck Pain, Wellness

Stay Safe in the Sun

While June is almost over there is still enough of summer left to get some healthy sun exposure.  In the past sunscreen was an item even my family used without thinking much about what was in it and what that

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Posted in Healthcare Policy and Politics, Wellness

Disc Degeneration

Spinal Disc Degeneration is something we see every day. This is because, while intervertebral  disc degeneration and spinal arthritis does not necessarily equate to back pain, they can be part of the contributing factors that cause back pain. It stands

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Posted in Back Pain, Neck Pain, Wellness

Sagittal Balance

Having normal spinal sagittal balance is vitally important to human health and specifically physical health. Normal sagittal balance basically can be described as having normal upright ,posture. Normal upright posture includes your head centered over your shoulders, your shoulders centered

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Posted in Back Pain, BStrong4Life, Exercise and Fitness, Neck Pain, Wellness

Osteoporosis drug may increase risk for Atrial Fibrillation

Osteoporosis drug may increase risk for Atrial Fibrillation, says a recent study in the American Journal of Cardiology. The authors of this study suggest that the FDA should re-consider the atrial fibrillation (AF) risk with certain osteoporosis drugs.This study looks

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Posted in BStrong4Life, Osteoporosis, Wellness

Vibration Exercise to Improve Balance

One thing we do with BStrong4Life is to use vibration exercise to improve balance. While our primary focus is on building muscular and bone strength, improving balance is intertwined in the BStrong4Life program. There is no current published research on

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Posted in BStrong4Life, Exercise and Fitness, Wellness

More Vitamin D News

  More Vitamin D News If there were not enough reasons already to monitor your Vitamin D levels and be sure you are getting enough Vitamin D there is a new paper that links Vitamin D and Calcium use with

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Posted in Nutrition, Uncategorized, Wellness

Vitamin D Deficiency and the Progression of Multiple Sclerosis

According to a new study Vitamin D deficiency and the progression of Multiple Sclerosis is linked. The study, published here in JAMA Neurology, is from January 20, 2014. The authors note that past studies have shown a relationship between MS

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Posted in Exercise and Fitness, Nutrition, Wellness

Maintenance Care

Have you ever heard of a chiropractor talk about “maintenance” care, or perhaps they used the term wellness care, any way its is called it may sound like some ploy to keep you as a chiropractic patient the rest of

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Posted in Back Pain, Injury Prevention, Neck Pain, Wellness

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