Whiplash: How These Injuries Can Cause Chronic Pain

Bottom Line: Whiplash is the term used to describe the injuries that occur as a direct result of a forceful, uncontrolled, and rapid back and forth motion of the neck.   These injuries can occur during sports, slip and fall, or auto...

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Is My Arm Pain Coming from My Neck?

Bottom Line: Pain in your hand, wrist, or arm can be frustrating.   You don't realize how much you use your arms and hands until pain, numbness, or tingling gets in the way.   Most of us don't usually wonder "is my arm...

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How a Pinch in Your Neck Can Affect Your Whole Body

Bottom Line:   Have you been told that you have spinal stenosis?   If so, you're not alone.   Millions of people suffer from spinal stenosis each day, and it's the number one reason people over 65 years old have spine...

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Why Does My Neck Hurt?

Bottom Line:   Your neck has a tough job. It has to hold, stabilize, and move the weight of your head... every day... for a lifetime.   Holding up 11 pounds may not seem like a lot, but the 7 bones and 20 muscles of your neck have to...

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Finding Relief Without Opioids

Bottom Line:   There is no question that opioids are powerful pain killers.   The problem is... they are also highly addictive and don't actually fix the cause of your pain.   If you're struggling with chronic pain, you...

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Why are Opioids so Dangerous?

Bottom Line:   It's estimated that over 200 million opioid prescriptions are written each year. This use and abuse has led to an epidemic that's been fueled by chronic pain.   Opioids temporarily hide pain by attaching to...

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The Link Between Neck Pain and Headaches

Bottom Line:   Your head hurts. Could it be coming from your neck?   You may be surprised to learn that neck pain and headaches are tightly linked together.   A headache that starts from an issue in the neck is called a...

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What Type of Headache Do You Have?

Over 90% of people will have at least one headache in their life.   For some, occasional headaches can turn into a daily occurrence that disturbs both work and hobbies. In many cases, headaches aren't associated with a disease but are,...

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When Should You See a Chiropractor?

Bottom Line:   Almost everyone has heard of chiropractic care, but many people have no idea if or when they should see a chiropractor.   And if your doctor hasn't yet referred you to a chiropractor, you may be in the same...

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How to Reduce Your Risk of Sports Injuries

Bottom Line:   To an athlete, there’s nothing worse than being sidelined with an injury.   Improper training, incorrect stretching routines, and a lack of a good warm-up can lead to an increased likelihood of sprains, strains, and...

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