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Converting White Fat to Brown

Another great reason to see your chiropractor to get your kinks worked out so you can get on an exercise program. Harvard University is studying an exercise hormone and it’s role in converting white fat to brown fat.  The hormone is released during exercise and seems to play a role in converting special types of […]

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Spinal Injections Only Marginally Effective

The Annals of Internal Medicine released a report on the effectiveness of steroid spinal injections.  The report showed “benefits were small and not sustained, and there was no effect on long-term surgery risk. Limited evidence suggested no effectiveness for spinal stenosis” (AIM, 2015). Whenever a patient must undergo a procedure, one must always weigh the […]

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Another study proving chiropractic works for back pain

“Is this going to help?”  We all ask the question when it comes to a treatment for our pain.  I am happy to report to my patients that my approach to chiropractic care works.  Of course, I can offer plenty of anecdotal evidence of individuals and how they felt immediate improvement. One more study was […]

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Should Grandma take a multivitamin?

I read medical and chiropractic journals and research articles every day. I do it to stay on top of the latest research and I pass the relevant pearls of wisdom onto my chiropractic patients. Today I read an article that will definitely be passed on but with the ‘junk-science’ qualification. A study published in Arch […]

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Being Overweight Increases Pain After Car Crash

Being overweight leads to higher pain after a car crash.  This is according to a research article presented at the American Pain Society’s 33rd annual meeting held in late April of 2014.  This has chiropractic implications since chiropractors are a first stop in car crash injury recovery. A research team from University of North Carolina […]

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Fast Acting Chiropractic

Patients frequently ask how long it takes to get relief following a chiropractic adjustment.  There are two questions built into the query.  The main question they are asking is “when can I expect some relief?”  But another question is “when can benefits be measured?”  I have written plenty of articles addressing the first question.  Today, […]

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Chiropractic For Low Back Pain Still the Best Choice.

When it comes to treating Low Back Pain, people have options, lots of options. And it’s a good thing because there are so many different causes of low back pain. A study published in the prestigious journal Spine (June 2011) , which I was able to review today, demonstrates great news for the chiropractic profession. […]

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Pain Meds Double Risk of Heart Disease

I follow research articles on  a variety of health topics.  Often we have lots of “do this” research which promotes a certain type of action.  This week, I am promoting an article which is a “don’t do this” variety.  This article warns us of the dangers associated with certain types of pain medications. The research […]

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