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Tag: back

Stop Stretching Your Hamstrings

July 10th, 2013
Health Tips

When a patient presents to my office with low back pain I ask them if they have done any home treatment for the pain, such as ice, heat, rest, over-the-counter medication, etc. One of the most popular responses seems to be that they did some stretching. The most common stretch seems to be for the […]

Osteoarthritis

March 11th, 2013
Health Conditions

Osteoarthritis is unfortunately fairly common. It is safe to assume that we all know somebody who suffers from this type of arthritis. Osteoarthritis is also called degenerative joint disease, and as the name implies certain joints of the body will wear out or degenerate as we age. A joint in the body, is where two […]

Don’t Marry your Diagnosis

November 9th, 2012
Health Tips

Don’t Marry Your Diagnosis! I heard this phrase quite often throughout my chiropractic education, and as I am coming to find, with good reason. As a chiropractor I frequently encounter many back pain sufferers who are told they have “bulging discs” or a “disc protrusion”, for which they are told to learn to live with […]