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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

Chiropractic Services Effective in Reducing Risky Opoid Prescriptions for Veterans

Chronic pain is an issue for many veterans, and there has been a 270% rise in opoid prescriptions since 2001. As a result, the Minneapolis VA launched an Opioid Safety Initiative in 2012, and has seen a 67% decrease in high-dosage opoid medication as a result. Read more about how chiropractic services have helped our veterans here.

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US Department of Transportation adds Dr. Bev Foster to the Registry of Certified Medical Examiners

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Dr. Bev Foster was recently certified as a medical examiner by the USDOT Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, and she is now listed on the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners (NRCME). NRCME certification is awarded only to those physicians who have successfully completed additional medical study and testing requirements. As a NFCME medical examiner, Dr. Foster is authorized to provide medical examinations to commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers in accordance with the regulations of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

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