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What My Colleague George (Dr. Russell) Taught Me About the Knee

The knee joint allows for a lim­it­ed amount of rota­tion between the femur and tib­ia. Con­trol­ling that rota­tion is usu­al­ly an auto­mat­ic func­tion of your mus­cles. But when the joint goes awry, you may need an adjust­ment to fix it. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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My Son Got Off to a Lucky Start In Kindergarten

Thank­ful­ly, my son had a kinder­garten teacher who allowed plen­ty of hugs and phys­i­cal play. The anti-human touch trend in our soci­ety has gone way too far.… Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Research deepens questions about low back mri

Researchers reviewed records of 1,000 MRI’s tak­en of patients with low back pain and found that more than half were pre­scribed inap­pro­pri­ate­ly. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Palpation — The Forgotten Tool of Medical Diagnosis

Pal­pa­tion is an under-appre­ci­at­ed aspect of med­ical diag­no­sis. Few med­ical doc­tors take the time to mas­ter it. But the art of pal­pa­tion is alive and well in the world of chi­ro­prac­tic. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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