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Pain Meds Increase Risk of Falls & Fracture

Arthritis pain is common as we age.  The years of abuse take a toll on our aging bodies.  By the time we are on Medicare, we have joint pain and balance issues.  Seniors who use certain common pain medications are at a 7-fold greater risk for  falling, and twice as likely to fracture a hip.  […]

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Improved treatment option for Fibromyalgia

As a chiropractor, I treat fibromyalgia.  I have been successfully treating fibromyalgia pain since 1995, that was long before the medical establishment began to take the disease seriously.  I stay on top of the studies and learn as much as I can about pain relief and fibromyalgia.  Recently I came across an article about a […]

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How to NOT choose a chiropractor

This is a “must see” video if you are looking to upgrade your chiropractic care. There are lots of chiropractors around. That’s a good thing. But knowing which to choose can be challenging. I recommend creating a short list, then reading online reviews. I wrote an article on the subject and you can find it […]

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Headache & Neck Pain After Whiplash

Researchers have shown that about 90% of whiplash victims will report headache as part of their post-injury complaint.  Sometimes the headaches wont show for a few weeks after the accident.  But when they do, there are several things that need to be considered.   Cervicogenic Headache The most common headache after a car crash is […]

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Radicular Nerve Pain

When nerves get irritated or pinched, those nerves can radiate pain.  The pain can be felt far from the source of pain.  A nerve can be pinched as it exits the spine, and the pain can be felt down the arm and into the hand.  This process is called Radicular Nerve Pain.  A good St […]

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Immediate Chiropractic Treatment for Whiplash Supported by Research

Seek Chiropractic Care for Your Whiplash Immediately When you have experienced a car crash, you may have suffered a whiplash injury.  But the signs and symptoms of the Whiplash Associated Disorder (WAD) may not show up immediately.  So how long should you wait before you seek treatment? You might be tempted to wait a week […]

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Dynamic Treatment Options for Neck Pain

Neck Pain and Whiplash injuries need tailored treatment plans. All too often I hear patients tell me that they went to see a chiropractor for neck pain and there was little, if any, relief. The next part of the conversation goes something like this: Me: “What did he do?” (I know, I am generalizing the […]

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Protecting yourself from neck injury in a car crash

Whiplash injuries are too common.  They are also expensive!  In the US, we spend $29 billion per year in treating the pain and disability that often result from a rear-end collision.  Those costs end up being passed down to us as consumers of auto and health insurance. We all have a personal stake in staying […]

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