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Washington Post Article on Opioids

I received this article from the NC Chiropractic Association (http://www.ncchiro.org/?page=Public) last week and wanted to publish it as it seems like our country is finally taking a strong stand on the opioid crisis. As I have discussed with several colleagues, "blame" is difficult to assign as there are many parties involved.  At this point, "Who Done It" may ...


Overusing Painkillers Counterproductive

A recent report from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS) has published a study showing that increased use of opioids for pain has lead to many negative outcomes.  According to this report, 80% of all opioids are consumed in the United States! The highest prescribing professional is the primary care physician, followed by internists ...


What’s Next After a Workplace Injury?

Unfortunately, statistics say there will be thousands of people hurt on the job in North Carolina this year.  However, what happens next can take an injured employee on many complicated twists and turns and ultimately change their life forever.  What exactly am I talking about?  A 2013 Washington State Worker's Comp study recently showed early ...


Pregnancy Ergonomics

Pregnancy and Chiropractic As many new mothers can attest, the muscle strains of pregnancy are very real and can be more than just a nuisance. The average weight gain of 25 to 35 pounds, combined with the increased stress placed on the body by the baby, may result in severe discomfort. The American Chiropractic Association recommends ...


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