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Chiropractic for Seniors- What I’ve Learned

Dr. Lavine shares his insight into the challenges of providing chiropractic care for an aging population. Continue reading

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Recent Research Confirms Value of Chiropractic Methods for Back Pain

Manual therapy, including spinal mobilization and manipulation, is one of the best-studied forms of treatment for low back pain. Another research study has been published further proving the effectiveness of these methods. Continue reading

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Learning to be Healthy is Like Learning to Ride a Bike

When you learn to ride a bike, it’s important to know the rules of the road. In my case it was my dad who taught me: ride on the right, wear a helmet, use hand signals, and so forth.

It’s all good advice.

But even when you know these rules, you still don’t know how to ride. Your brain, muscles, and balance system still can’t coordinate their actions to create a positive result.

In the world of preventive healthcare, it’s like being told to eat nine servings of vegetables, exercise every day, get adequate sleep, and the like.

It’s all good advice. Follow it.

But none of it trains your brain, digestive tract, kidneys, liver, and endocrine glands to coordinate their actions to create a positive health result. Continue reading

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Chiropractic Better for Neck Pain

The Annals of Internal Medicine published a research study demonstrating that chiropractic care is the best approach for neck pain. Continue reading

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Secret of a Good Chiropractic Adjustment

What’s the key to an effective chiropractic adjustment? Restoring normal joint play to the joints of the spine…. Continue reading

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Simple Gluteal Stretch Eases Back Pain

If you’ve been regularly practicing the exercises described in Dr. Lavine’s Top Five Exercises for Your Low Back, your lower spine has probably made a lot of progress. Still, you might need something extra to achieve maximal results.

What’s the most important exercise I’ve left off my short list? Stretching the piriformis muscle. Continue reading

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Rebuilding Cartilage Health: One More Rationale for Chiropractic Adjustments

Cartilage is an example of a bodily tissue that’s been honed to a high degree of perfection over our million plus years of evolutionary development. (Quick anatomy refresher course:  cartilage covers the ends of bones where they meet to form … Continue reading

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How to Choose the Right Chiropractor

Finding the right doctor of chiropractic to help you improve your health can be a daunting experience. Dr. Lavine offers some sample questions you can use in interviewing your potential chiropractor. Continue reading

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Five Steps to Take When Back Pain Strikes

When back pain strikes, you’ll know some simple steps to help you get out of pain quickly. Continue reading

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News Flash: Chiropractic Saves You Money

A large study by Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Tennessee showed that patients who saw a chiropractor for low back pain saved 40% as compared to those who saw a medical doctor first. Continue reading

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