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Not just a ‘Fender Bender’

Whiplash injuries can occur at slow speeds. Even if you have been involved in a slow-speed impact, there might be some latent damage done to the neck, spine, and soft tissues. Seek a chiropractic consultation and get an expert opinion. Remember, your car insurance is responsible to pay for your medical bills. In most cases […]

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Getting a Grip on Sciatica

It seems like sciatica is one of most common lower back pain issues I  deal with.  I treat patients with sciatica nearly every day.  Note the  proper word choice.  I treat the patient with a disease, not the disease  which happens to have a patient attached.  So often, many doctors will  focus so much on […]

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The Major Costs of Chronic Pain

The respected journal Pain recently studied the economic impact of chronic pain on society.  The results were very surprising.  About 100 million adults suffer from some sort of chronic pain, including arthritis.  This can be very costly for the whole society, not just because of the direct costs for treating the pain.  But additional costs […]

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Sports Bands are a Scam

As a science-based chiropractor, I have many patients ask for my opinion one a wide range of dubious offers and products.  Usually I am asked to comment on some MLM miracle product that cures everything but no one knows how it works.  Recently, I have had people ask about the ion enhanced or hologram wrist […]

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Statin Drugs and Muscle Pain

Do statin drugs cause muscle pain??  I get that question frequently.   Without a doubt, there is a relationship between taking statin drugs  (the cholesterol lowering medications) and muscle pain.  But we need to  consider the whole package.  There are different types of muscle pain,  each with a different cause. Solid clinical research shows that about […]

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Fibromyalgia Is Finally Getting Attention

Fibromyalgia is a common painful disease with no known exact cause.   For years it was dismissed by the mainstream medical community.  The  estimated 6 million people who suffer with the disease had to seek  alternative and complimentary treatments.  As I chiropractor I often  treat patients who suffer from the disease.  It seems that the medical  […]

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Research shows chiropractic better at treating migraines.

Migraine headaches are estimated to cost the U.S. over $17 billion each year. While it is clinically recognized that migraines can be related to cervicogenic conditions, the exact nature of this relationship is unknown. This study set out to test the effectiveness of chiropractic treatment for migraines. 123 participants diagnosed with migraines according to the […]

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Rebound Headaches

  Did you know that your headache medication may be the source of your headache? It’s true. Headache medications can lead to “Rebound Headaches.” In fact, any pain medication can lead to Rebound Headaches, even over-the-counter medication like Tylenol or Advil. If you are taking pain medication more than once per week and you are […]

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