Author Archives: Ronald Lavine, D.C.

About Ronald Lavine, D.C.

Dr. Lavine has more than thirty years' experience helping patients alleviate pain and restore health using diverse, scientifically-based manual therapy and therapeutic exercise and alignment methods. His website, askdrlavine.com, provides more information about his approach. Please contact him at drlavine@yourbodyofknowledge.com or at 212-400-9663.

Harm Reduction vs. Restoring Health: Why Blood Pressure Pills Don’t Make You Healthier

Does blood pressure medication make you more healthy? Allopathic doctors and chiropractors see the question differently. Continue reading

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Love exercise? Loathe exercise? Is it in your genes?

Genetics may partly explain why some people don’t enjoy exercise. Continue reading

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New Research on Low Back Pain and Its Treatment

Three articles covering aspects of low back pain and its treatment. Continue reading

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Craniosacral Therapy: More is More? Or Less is More?

Craniosacral therapy is the gentlest form of body work that releases restriction of the connective tissues. Continue reading

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Food and Pain – The Top 8 Nutrition Strategies to Get Relief

Eight effective nutrition strategies to reduce inflammation and pain. Continue reading

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The natural treatment for pain that starts with your brain

The brain plays a central role in the pain experience. Continue reading

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A favorite quote of Buckminster Fuller

A favorite quote of Buckminster Fuller Continue reading

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Self-Care of the Low Back, Part 2

Low back self-care strategies based on the McKenzie method Continue reading

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Questions and answers about joint cracking

Everything you wanted to know about the popping noise your joint makes when your chiropractor gives you an adjustment. Continue reading

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Did you see this article in the NY Times about chronic pain?

A link to an article on chronic pain and the potential of “alternative therapies” Continue reading

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