• DECEMBER 20, 2014
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    Commonly prescribed painkiller not effective in controlling low back pain

    A new study published in the journal Neurology shows that pregabalin (marketed under the name Lyrica) is not effective in controlling the pain associated with lumbar spinal stenosis, the most common type of chronic lower back pain in older adults. According to an article in Medical Xpress, “Chronic low back pain is one of the

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    • MARCH 26, 2016
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    Common postures mistakes and how to correct them

    From the British Health Service, an illustration of bad posture habits that can affect overall health, and tips for fixing them: Slouching in a chair Sitting slumped without any lower back support may feel more comfortable than sitting upright because it requires less effort from our muscles and your body will be used to adopting

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    • MARCH 2, 2019
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    College of Physicians: For back pain, try drug-free therapies first

    The American College of Physicians has issued low back pain treatment guidelines that confirm what chiropractors have been saying all along: Use non-invasive, non-drug treatments before resorting to drug therapies. ACP’s guidelines, published in the Annals of Internal Medicine and based on a review of randomized controlled trials and observational studies, cite spinal manipulation —

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    • FEBRUARY 24, 2018
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    Chiropractor oversees sports medicine for U.S. Olympic Committee

    Did you watch the Winter Olympics? If so, you might be surprised to learn that the managing director of sports medicine for the U.S. Olympic Committee is a chiropractor. Dr. Bill Moreau, DC, DACBSP, CSCS, has worked at the United States Olympic Committee since February 2009 after more than 25 years in private practice. He

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