Beyond the Bottle: Navigating Acetaminophen Awareness

January 10th, 2024

Acetaminophen is a common medication used for relieving a variety of discomforts such as: back pain, mild to moderate pain from headaches, cramping from menstrual periods, muscle aches, arthritis, tendonitis, toothaches, colds, flu, sore throats and it can also be used to reduce fever. The product is readily available over-the-counter (OTC) and is also used in a variety of OTC and prescription strength ‘combination’ medicines. Combination products are consumables that contain more than one activ...

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Mitigating Head Injury with Early Action

November 27th, 2023

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is an injury caused by a forceful bump, blow or jolt to the head or from an object that forcefully hits the head or pierces the skull. Certainly not all blows to the head result in a TBI, but many do and TBI can have various levels of severity. Those levels range in a wide spectrum from a mild concussion all the way to coma, loss of brain function and even death. Military members in active combat, those returning home and Veterans are often thought about when cons...

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Poll Results Point to Growing Trends in Natural Pain Relief

October 5th, 2023

According to the International Association for the Study of Pain, low back pain (LBP) is recognized as the leading cause of disability worldwide with the global burden of LBP steadily increasing since 1990. In 2020, that translates to around 619 million people and that number is estimated by the World Health Organization to increase to 843 million by the year 2050. Safe and effective ways to address low back pain are becoming more important for people of all ages and for society as a whole. O...

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Managing Pain Relief Safely: Acetaminophen Awareness

September 27th, 2023

Acetaminophen is a common medication used for relieving a variety of discomforts such as: back pain, mild to moderate pain from headaches, cramping from menstrual periods, muscle aches, arthritis, tendonitis, toothaches, colds, flu, sore throats and it can also be used to reduce fever. The product is readily available over-the-counter (OTC) and is also used in a variety of OTC and prescription strength ‘combination’ medicines. Combination products are consumables that contain more than one activ...

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How to Reduce the Risks of Pain Medications for Headaches

August 22nd, 2023

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), headaches are reported to be one of the most common disorders of the nervous system. Globally, it is estimated that nearly everyone has an occasional headache and that over 50% of the world’s population are regularly plagued by them. For many sufferers, headaches are not just an occasional occurrence and may not even be reported to healthcare providers due to the sad, untrue perception that they should be a regular expectation of life. Experts...

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Giving Student Athletes the Chiropractic Edge

July 25th, 2023

Youth sports in the United States is a $19.2 billion dollar market, a size that rivals even the National Football League. According to the CDC, organized sports participation in the U.S. among children aged 6-17 years was at 54.1% in 2020. That translates to approximately 60 million youth taking part in sports activities. Involvement in team activities provides a variety of benefits for growing bodies and minds. In addition to needed physical activity, for many kids, participation provides an...

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Smart Timing After Slips, Trips and Falls

July 24th, 2023

According to the National Safety Council, “Falls are one of the leading causes of unintentional injuries in the U.S.”  In 2020 over 42,000 people died in falls at home and at work and more than 6.8 million people were treated in emergency rooms for fall-related injuries.  Slips, trips and fall accidents can happen at any stage of life. For babies and toddlers, it may be a tumble from a crib or from learning to walk; for children, it may be from roughhousing on the playground or fall...

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How Chiropractic Care Supports Family Members of Every Age

June 19th, 2023

Chiropractic care is a family affair. From birth to the golden years, doctors of chiropractic (DCs) offer natural solutions for pain relief, provide strategies to support optimal health and lay a strong foundation in the prevention of future health issues.  Not only can DCs offer targeted strategies that maximize joint function and deliver injury care for neuromusculoskeletal issues, they also provide consultation on other health topics like nutrition, exercise, posture and ergonomics so...

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How Chiropractic Care is Combatting the Tech Neck Epidemic

May 17th, 2023

According to data from the UN’s International Telecommunication Union and the World Bank, within the last decade, the number of active cell phone subscriptions on the planet grew larger than the population of actual people living here. Compared to the estimated 8 billion people currently comprising the populace, and with many people having more than one subscription, in 2021 there were nearly 15 billion mobile devices being used worldwide and that number is projected to reach in excess of 18 bil...

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Watch Your Step: Understanding the Importance of Your Feet in the Kinetic Chain

April 20th, 2023

Beginning a successful exercise regimen requires an understanding of how to avoid injury and ensure you are properly prepared for the increased stress that this will play on your body. To take the stress out of your work out, this article will showcase why the engines of locomotion are firmly planted on the ground and why they are so important.  Foot and Ankle Anatomy  The human foot is a complex machine consisting of a flexible network of structures including: bones, joints, muscles,...

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Navigating a Positive Path through Menopause

March 30th, 2023

Embracing a Menopause Mindset Every single day, millions of women all around the world are experiencing a natural mid-life progression called menopause. Mindsets about it, however, can be very different. In the Western world, for example, the menopause event seems to carry with it a lot of stigma and may be viewed negatively with aspects of aging. Loss of menses and mid-life hormonal changes are treated as a medical event vs. a natural conversion that our bodies were made to undertake.  ...

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Chiropractic Care Facts vs. Fiction

February 28th, 2023

From sitcoms to movie depictions, the chiropractic profession has certainly earned its ‘good sport’ award as we’ve watched actors enact what they believe to be a re-creation of a chiropractic adjustment accompanied by a very loud series of noises.       In reality, though, one of the most commonly asked questions in a chiropractic office is “What is that sound?” Patients are often inquisitive about the ‘popping’ and ‘cracking’ sounds and different types of chiropracti...

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