Tag Archives: spine

Damning report on state of U.S. health care

August 28, 2013

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by Mary Budinger —  A recent study in the Journal of the American Medical Association reports that Americans are living longer these days — an average of 78.2 years now — but we are sicker. Our senior years are increasingly marked by chronic illness or disability. The landmark study compared the U.S. with 34 other […]

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Seeing is believing when seeking results for lower back pain

January 25, 2013

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by Dr. Mike Staub and Dr. Shaun Hudson — Lower back pain is a serious health problem in the United States. Seven million Americans suffer from chronic pain and 80 percent of the general population will suffer from lower back pain at some point in their lifetime. Surface electromyography (sEMG) is a recent development emerging from […]

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Treating whiplash with myofascial release

February 24, 2012

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by Maria G. Troia —  Whiplash is a nonmedical term that describes a set of symptoms usually caused by a rear-end collision, but also can be caused by sports injuries, falls or other movements where a similar rapid extension-flexion motion of the head and neck occurs. These symptoms typically include neck pain, difficulty turning the […]

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Rolfing® — get back your back

February 23, 2012

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by Deanna Melnychuk —  Do you have chronic low back pain? Is it a symptom or a cause? Is your lower back in pain because of other bodily misalignments caused by tight connective tissue? A Rolfer™ is trained to assess your entire body’s structure to determine the underlying cause of the pain in your sacrum […]

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Beating Brain Fog

February 22, 2012

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by Larry Wilson, M.D. — Brain fog is a health condition that is often characterized by a lack of mental clarity and mild memory loss. Other symptoms include confusion, mental sluggishness and often an inability to perform basic mental tasks properly, such as mathematical calculations. Brain fog is not recognized as a clinical diagnosis. I think […]

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