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March 27, 2018

On doing ergonomic assessments, a very common flaw I've seen is to have the screen too high. The center of your screen should be about 15°-50° below eye level. There is an old-school mentality that your posture should be pure right angles, and the center of the screen...

August 3, 2017

Ok, maybe they don't speculate on that hypothesis for very long. They also looked at nut consumption other then peanuts, and saw a similar protective effect, so believe it was polyphenols (chemicals common in spices, berries, chocolates as well as nuts), fiber, vitamin...

Sixteen years ago, I was treating someone who wasn't getting better.  I was newly graduated, ahd just started treating patients, and was working for someone else at the time.  I treated the majority of the patients, my boss spent his days marketing and dealing with bus...

July 25, 2017

Before I was a chiropractor, I assumed that a headache meant something was happening in the brain to cause problems.  But as a chiropractor who has treated migraines and other headaches for almost two decades, it's clear to me that the vast majority of headaches are im...

November 9, 2016

A two year study followed over a hundred patients with knee pain and osteoarthritis.  Half were given the supplement chondroitin sulfate, and the other half were given the medication Celebrex.  MRI's studies of the knee were done at the start of the study, after one ye...

November 3, 2016

A recent study found that people who had lower than average levels of Vitamin C in their blood were more likely to report neck pain and lower back pain.  This was an observational study, in that they didn't give Vitamin C to people with pain and see and improvement, bu...

November 2, 2016

A recent study in Spine Journal looked at about a thousand twins in Spain:

 They compared different measures of obesity (BMI, fat percentage; waist circumference and waist-hip ratio) and did not see that the heavier twin was any more predisposed to have chronic bac...

October 28, 2016

This blog is for patients and readers to find more information about pain relief, health, diet and exercise.  The great thing about the internet is the wealth of outrageous amounts of research data, opinions, stories and ideas on every topic.  The bad thing about the i...

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