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Prolotherapy: Missing link for treating painful conditions

February 25, 2012

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by Dr. Fred G. Arnold —  An incredible discovery in the evolutionary study of human origins — a 47-million-year-old fossil found in Germany in 2009 — may be a critical missing-link species in primate evolution. According to paleontologist Philip Gingerich, “The fossil bridges the evolutionary split between higher primates such as monkeys, apes and humans, […]

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Are you tired of living with shoulder pain?

February 25, 2012

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by Dr. Fred G. Arnold —  What most people call the shoulder is really several joints that combine with tendons and muscles to allow a wide range of motion to the arm — from scratching your back to throwing the perfect pitch. However, mobility has its price, and it can lead to increased problems with […]

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Healing inside a room of salt

February 24, 2012

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by Pavel Gershkovich —  Imagine a room covered from floor to ceiling in salt from the Dead Sea. Imagine breathing the fine salt mist in the air. Now, imagine your lungs taking a really deep breath and saying, “ahhh.” In ancient times, people traveled great distances to the Dead Sea of Israel for relief from […]

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Are you tired of living with hip pain?

February 24, 2012

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by Dr. Fred G. Arnold —  Hip pain is one of the more common complaints of patients who come to our office. It frequently results from a recent injury or past traumatic event, such as a motor vehicle accident, fall or sports injury. Patients with hip injuries rarely have pain that involves only the hip. […]

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Vitamin D: An underestimated nutrient

February 23, 2012

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by Matt Nagelbush —  Many of us who live in Arizona believe we do not have to worry about getting enough vitamin D. Yet this is a big misconception. The fact is that up to 75 percent of the American population, including those living in Arizona, are deficient in vitamin D. In addition, up to […]

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Health updates: Are you being poisoned? and Motrin®

February 23, 2012

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The following is new information regarding the role of environmental contaminants in the pathogenesis of obesity, and an effective alternative to ibuprofen for treating knee osteoarthritis. Are you fat because you are being poisoned? Your body is actually the product of your environment, and this includes personal lifestyle choices, such as what you eat, how […]

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A surprising detox method

February 23, 2012

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by Pavel Gershkovich —  Leeches — ugh, gross. With that out of the way, let us look at what may be one of the best detoxification methods you will ever run across. Medicinal leeches, Hirudo Medicinalis, have had a place in the doctor’s medical kit for centuries because they have proved themselves to be a […]

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