Pregnancy and Low Back Pain

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Did you know that between 50% of all pregnant women suffer from back pain and 50-75% experience back pain during labor?

By chiro-trust.org

There are MANY reasons why back pain becomes an issue for women during their pregnancy. The first and most obvious reason is the displaced weight gain of 25-35 pounds (on average) resulting in pain in both the upper quarter (often from the increase in breast volume and weight) and lower quarter (from the growing baby). As the ...

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‘Super Easy’ Stretch

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A Harvard-trained sports medicine doctor shares the ‘super easy’ stretch she does every day to relieve lower back pain

By Cindy Lin, @CINDYLINMD

The pandemic has not been kind to our lower backs.

A Gallup poll conducted in January found that 56% of American employees were “always” or “sometimes” working from home, while another survey found that 18% of Americans said they added more than seven hours of daily sitting time to their days in 2020.

As a result, more people are ...

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Dr Oshidar & Dr Brownstein

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The X Factor

Dr. Xerxes Oshidar is a licensed chiropractor in New York and New Jersey and has been in private practice since 1998. He currently owns two clinics, Advanced Back and Neck Care and Xcalibur Chiropractic. In addition to this, Dr. Oshidar has worked as a team chiropractor at Manhattanville College for the past 10 years. Dr. Oshidar is also a member of the American Academy of Spine Physicians, the American Academy of Pain ...

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Study finds correlation between high-fat Western diet and pain

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The Western diet is associated with many ills, and now chronic pain may be added to the list.

Fats provide important health benefits, but they can be too much of a good thing. Most people eat too many omega-6 fats and not enough omega-3. A new study looks at the potential for omega-6 fats’ influence on neuropathic pain in people with diabetes and ...

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Meal Prep for Beginners

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There is SO much information out there about meal prep that it can be daunting for beginners.

No matter your reasons for wanting to meal prep – whether it’s to save money, lose/maintain your weight, save time or just feel more organized going into the work week – you’ll feel better after reading this easy, no BS guide for beginners.

Keep reading below to find out my exact meal prep routine along with some easy meal prep strategies to help you save ...

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“Fact” About Diet Soda, Debunked

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If you drink diet soda—or any artificially sweetened beverage, for that matter—chances are you do so because you’re under the impression it’s a healthier option than its regular counterpart. After all, diet drinks typically don’t have any actual sugar, the substance known to cause obesity and a number of other health problems, including heart disease. But, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, artificially sweetened drinks like diet soda are just as ...

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A New Prescription for Back Pain

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Excellus BCBS is using an evidence-based approach to treat back pain. Instead of sending patients to the ER for imaging and surgery, they are sending them to chiropractors and physical therapists. The result: better outcomes and dramatically lower costs.

As an experienced chiropractor, Dr. Lindsay Rae is trained to heal pain using manual therapy. But when a new patient came to her reporting chronic and debilitating low back pain several years ago, she spent their first session talking and listening, without ...

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Treating Back Pain

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Excellus BCBS is using an evidence-based approach to treat back pain. Instead of sending patients to the ER for imaging and surgery, they are sending them to chiropractors and physical therapists. The result: better outcomes and dramatically lower costs.

As an experienced chiropractor, Dr. Lindsay Rae is trained to heal pain using manual therapy. But when a new patient came to her reporting chronic and debilitating low back pain several years ago, she spent their first session talking and listening, without ...

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