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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Elevate Your Career, Health and Future with Chiropractic

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Once an Olympic athlete competing in the Sydney 2000 Games, Dr. Erica Witter-Davis found herself with a leg injury questioning her future as a competitive athlete. Thankfully, her team doctor of chiropractic was able to quickly and effectively treat and manage Erica’s injury allowing her to compete in the Olympic Games.

After her experience with chiropractic care, Dr. Witter-David recognized her passion to pursue a healthcare career in chiropractic herself. Twenty years later, she is now a doctor of chiropractic, treating ...

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Intensive lifestyle change: It works, and it’s more than diet and exercise

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Originally published in Harvard Health Publishing

What if I could prescribe a pill that could prevent or treat high blood pressure, diabetes, high cholesterol, heart disease, even depression and dementia? And what if researchers had extensively researched this pill and the result was: ample proof that it’s effective. On top of that, it’s practically free and has no bad side effects. As a matter of fact, its only side effects are improved sleep, increased energy, ...

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6 Exercises that Improve Posture and Reduce Back Pain

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Poor posture is an underlying cause of back pain.

Workout at your desk with these stretches that reduce tension, strengthen the back and help prevent slouching.

By Stephanie Mansour, originally posted on NBC News

If you’re sitting at your desk right now — like you do every day for eight-plus hours — there’s a strong chance you feel a twinge of discomfort somewhere.

Maybe it’s your lower back that starts to ache. Or your neck and shoulders ...

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10 Core Exercises for Lower Back Pain Relief

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By Amy Marturana, C.P.T. -originally published on Self

Lower back pain is a pesky problem that unfortunately, many of us have experienced at one point or another to some degree.
“Lower back pain is the most common musculoskeletal ailment in the U.S., and can often be mitigated by strengthening the core musculature,” Blake Dircksen, D.P.T., C.S.C.S., a physical therapist at Bespoke Treatments New York, tells SELF. “The ‘core’ is a cylinder of abdominal and back muscles that wraps ...

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Spinal Manipulation Treatment for Low Back Pain

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Spinal manipulation treatment for low back pain associated with modest improvement in pain, function…

Among patients with acute low back pain, spinal manipulation therapy was associated with modest improvements in pain and function at up to 6 weeks, with temporary minor musculoskeletal harms, according to a study published by JAMA.

Back pain is among the most common symptoms prompting patients to seek care. Lifetime prevalence estimates of low back pain exceed 50 percent. Treatments for acute back pain include analgesics, muscle relaxants, ...

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Guidelines for Low-Back Pain: Avoid Drugs

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American College of Physicians issues guidelines for low-back pain: ‘Avoid drugs.’

-From Chiropractic Economics February 14, 2017

In an update to a report issued 10 years ago, the American College of Physicians (ACP) published a meta-analysis on the treatment of low-back pain. The study, released on February 14, 2017, is in the form of guidelines directed toward “all clinicians” and the patient population suffering from acute, subacute, and chronic low-back pain.

In this terminology, “acute” stands for pain lasting fewer than ...

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Snow Shoveling Sends 11,500 Adults to Emergency Rooms per Year

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A research study was published by The American Journal Of Emergency Medicine showing that shoveling snow sends, on average, over 11,500 adults to emergency rooms every year.

According to WebMD, ‘muscle, ligament, tendon, and other soft tissue injuries topped the list of snow shoveling mishaps. Among these, lower back injuries were common.’ These injuries are very common, but also preventable.

Peter J. Schubbe, DC, published the following list of techniques to help you to avoid injury while shoveling:

Pick the Right Snow Shovel ...

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TOYS FOR TOTS

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Advanced Back and Neck Care is an Official Collection site for Toys for Tots.

Please donate new, unwrapped toys from now until December 13th, 2016.

Advanced Back and Neck Care
227 Madison Ave
Lumberton NJ 08048 (map)

Thanking you, in advance, for your generosity!
–ABNC Staff

January 4th 2017

To All

On behalf of the Burlington County Detachment #695, Marine Corps League and The “Toys For Tots” Foundation, I would like to thank you for helping collect ...

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