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When it comes to low back pain and routine x-rays, less is more. Treatment plans for lower back pain no longer require routine x-ray imaging. A 2011 meta-analysis of six randomized controlled trials of 1,804 patients with acute or sub-acute lower back pain and signs or symptoms of a specific underlying condition did not find…

Relief Doesn’t Get Any Better Than This? I remember seeing a television commercial for our biggest competitor and hearing the voice-over announcer say, “Relief doesn’t get any better than this.” Really? A simple Google search for “side effects of ibuprofen” will show that the side effects include stomach pain, constipation, diarrhea, bloating, gas, heartburn, nausea, vomiting,…

The first 3 days of a back injury are the most important. Data recently released from a large national health insurance company indicates that treating a spine related back injury within the first three days dramatically decreases the amount of time and money spent on getting the patient back to normal activity. This data was gleaned…

You Don’t Always Know What Kind of Doctor to See When you have a health problem, you don’t always know what kind of doctor to see. And Google has almost made matters worse. Self-diagnosis via the internet may seem like a good idea, but the overwhelming amount of information can be confusing at best and…

Coughing: Come on, man, you’re doing it wrong! Hygiene etiquette involves practices that prevent the spread of illness and disease. A critical time to practice good hygiene etiquette is when you are sick, especially when coughing or sneezing. The CDC recommends 3 primary ways to cover your cough to help stop the spread of germs…

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