Drugs and surgery may not be the answer for your bad back

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The Better Way to Get Back Pain Relief

Growing research suggests that drugs and surgery may not be the answer for your bad back

By Teresa Carr

A typical week for Thomas Sells includes acupuncture, tai chi, yoga, and a couple of hours with a massage therapist and sometimes a chiropractor. You might think that the retired bank vice president and business manager in Southern California is simply enjoying a pampered spa lifestyle.

But Sells gets most of those ...

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Archie Manning Recommends AlignMed!

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“AlignMed is a workout you wear.”

– Dr. C Thomas Vangsness MD, Orthepedic Surgeon, Chief of Sports Medicine at USC
“Take an active role in how you look and feel.”

– Carol Kinsey Goman, PhD, Berkeley, Forbes Contributing Editor, Business Coach and International Speaker
“NeuroBands are a ...

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Motor Vehicle Collision Facts

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CRASH FACTS:

MOST INJURIES OCCUR AT CRASH SPEEDS BELOW 12 MPH.
MOST CARS WITHSTAND 8-12 MPH IMPACTS WITHOUT STRUCTURAL DAMAGE.
MORE THAN HALF OF ALL LOSRIC INJURIES OCCUR WITHOUT VEHICLE DAMAGE.
THERE IS NO CORRELATION BETWEEN VEHICLE DAMAGE AND OUTCOME.
THE PEAK ACCELERATION OF THE HEAD IS MUCH GREATER THAN THE PEAK ACCELERATION OF THE VEHICLE.
AT 5 MPH MVA CRASHES TYPICALLY PRODUCE ABOUT 10-12 G OF ACCELERATION OF THE OCCUPANT’S HEAD.
18% OF INJURIES OCCUR UNDER 6 MPH
22% OF ...

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Reality Check-up : 9 Myths of Back Pain

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A July 2012 survey of NASS members revealed the top nine myths their patients believe about back pain and its treatments.

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Myth 1: Exercise causes back pain.
Myth 2: Surgery will cure back pain completely.
Myth 3: If I have spine surgery, I’ll have to keep having spine surgery the rest of my life.
Myth 4: Spine surgery has too many risks, including paralysis.
Myth 5: Bed rest is the best cure for back pain.
Myth ...

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Three Ways a Chiropractor Can Help You

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By guest contributor A Aaronson

Many people think that a chiropractor can only help to relieve pain in the back and neck. While this is certainly something that one of these health professionals can do, there are many other ways that they can help.

Neck and back pain can affect every part of one’s day-to-day life, but alignment problems can cause other issues as well. Most notably, they can affect the way one sleeps and they can weaken one’s muscles. ...

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