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Live, Work, and Play TOBACCO FREE!

Teens have been targeted by the tobacco industry as “replacement smokers” for cigarette sales.

Please look at the following website and learn what teen activists are doing to combat tobacco use:

Youth Leadership Initiative (YLI)

A Doctor’s Touch

In the following TED Talk video (after the break), Abraham Verghese discusses modern medicine being in danger of losing a powerful, old-fashioned tool: human touch. Physician and writer Abraham Verghese describes our strange new world where patients are merely data points, and calls for a return to the traditional one-on-one physical exam.

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More Conservative Back Pain Treatment Means Less Future Complications!

Guidelines for the treatment of mechanic low back pain are always changing.

This recent study on Lyrica illustrates my point.

One thing we do know about back pain is that the more conservatively it can be treated… the better!

Try Spinal manipulation first,drugs second and surgery as a last resort.

Conservative treatment has a lower risk of complications and unwanted side effects.

Read more on Healthcare Professionals Network!

Is Poor Smart Phone Posture Smart?

I have linked an interesting study below that talks about the effects of stressful phone posturing on the neck.
Regular spinal care can help avoid the painful effects of bad posture!

Check out the study courtesy of CBS News!

Chiropractic Treatment for Sacroiliac Joint Pain

SI joint problems can cause hip and back and leg pain. I have treated patients with SI joint complaints for years, so when the following article was published, I was not surprised! Read this interesting article on ChiroNexus: Patients Find Relief From Sacroilac Joint Pain