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Low Back Series PART 1: Lumbar Facet Syndrome – Do You Have It? Low Back Series PART 1: Lumbar Facet Syndrome – Do You Have It?   Most patients that have low back pain come into my office and complain of having “sciatica.” No matter what type of low back they have. The low back is a multifaceted machine and there are many types of back pain, sciatica is only one and it is not that common. In order to educate the public on being better able to understand their back conditions, we are starting a “Low... Read more...
What You Need From Your Doctor What You Need From Your Doctor When you go to a health care professional you are looking for some form of relief. If you are not in pain, you may want to make sure that the spot on your shoulder is not cancerous -- mental relief – and if you are hurting you want pain relief. Either way, the doctor is supposed to deliver. The single most common reason people visit their family doctor is low back and neck pain. And because... Read more...
Kids At The Gym Kids At The Gym The health of our children is a direct reflection of our society, culture, education (or lack of it), our own efforts and their lifestyle, not genetics as many people claim. Epigenetics is the study of variation and change caused by external factors that switch genes on and off. In other words, we now know that environment and lifestyle determine the outcome of our health, body composition and... Read more...
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