One of my five keys to health is probably the biggest key—DIET; more specifically, plant-based diet! Whatever we do on a consistent basis is what we will become.
by Deric D’Agostino, D.C.
So we eat 3-4 times per day everyday, there’s a lot of consistency in that. Are we consistently eating the SAD (Standard American diet) disease-promoting diet, or are we pumping massive quantities of nutrition in us?
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Experiencing back pain? Or wanting to prevent one? Strong and stable back muscles help prevent back pains.
by Long Van, D.C.
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Injuries resulting from auto accidents (also referred to as Motor Vehicle Accident or MVA) can leave long-term effects on the victims, with symptoms that can prolong for long periods of time or even for a lifetime.
by Luz Senan, D.C.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in 2012 Crash Injuries totaled approximately $18 billion in lifetime medical costs and over 75% of costs occurred during the first 18 months following the Injuries. Also there was a total of $33 billion in lifetime work lost.
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Many types of neck pain are caused by sudden trauma like muscle strains and sprains that often heal quickly.
Neck pain treatment begins with conservative line of care in the form of pain medications, trigger point / tender spot injections, heat/ice modalities, chiropractic, physical therapy / muscle conditioning and therapeutic manual therapy.
by Sanjay Trivedi, MD
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Absolute Injury and Pain Physicians partners with Cracker Barrel in the latter’s second annual Sista Strut event.
Sista Strut is “the largest walk of its kind in the city.” It aims to raise awareness of the increasing risk of breast cancer among African American women—an event that started started in Detroit 17 years ago.
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One can never be fully prepared for a natural disaster. But here are a few quick to-do’s to mitigate the impact of a natural catastrophe such as IRMA.
by Cecilia Langlois
Just remember, the basic rule in times of disaster is to KEEP YOURSELF AND YOUR FAMILY SAFE. As the oft-repeated line goes: “Things can be replaced, but not your loved ones.”
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A healthy lifestyle makes for a long, happy life.
by Deric D’Agostino, DC
Think about it. Our bodies can last up to a hundred years or more, but if our current lifestyles consist of a lot of stress, bad diet, sitting down, and slouching, the last 50 years of our lives could be spent in and out of hospitals accumulating health care debt, or we won’t experience the last 50 years at all.
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We are the first line of defense and prevention especially when it comes to lower back pain, a very common condition.
by Long Van, D.C.
For a long time as a practitioner, I have realized that we do not take care of our health. We have come to depend on others to take care of our conditions for us, not realizing that we are the source of what is going on. We need to understand that we own our body, and it’s with us 24/7. We need to take charge of our bodies, especially when it comes to lower back pain, a growing sickness trend in America.
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There is no need to be nervous about your first chiropractic visit. If anything, the chiropractor helps you relax and “sets things straight” for you.
by Kristy Donnelly, D.C.
Many of our patients have not been to a chiropractor before coming to one of our offices. Some of them are nervous because of stories they may have heard in the past. Many people say they are afraid to “get their neck cracked.” Then they are surprised about how their first visit proceeds.
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It’s interesting how our frame and posture affects our overall health and well-being.
by Deric D’Agostino, D.C.
Forward head posture pulls down on the spinal cord that is attached to our brain stem and brain which then pulls on the very thing we are, a brain and spinal cord. This can lead to high blood pressure, cloudy thinking, pain, and as the American Medical Association stated, a decrease in life span.
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