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Posted: September 22, 2020 at 8:11am

Carolyn has degenerative disc disease from a fall down stairs 26 years ago. She has suffered from a pinched nerve ever since even after trying everything including back surgery. Now she can walk without a cane at age 80 and sings the praises of Spinal Decompression Therapy. Listen to her tell the story by clicking this link to You Tube:... read more

Posted: August 25, 2020 at 4:58pm

Shooting pain in leg and throbbing knee pain made Marcy stop working out so of course she now also had weight gain. This had been going on for over a year and she thinks it changed her personality too. She didn’t have a whole lot of hope but Spinal Decompression Therapy changed all that. Listen by clicking this link to You Tube: https://youtu.be/... read more

Posted: August 3, 2020 at 4:07pm

A study investigated the effects of going to bed 2 hours later than normal but getting up at the usual time. It found that people not only became more impulsive and prone to mistakes the following day but also experienced a flattening of normally pleasurable feelings. Missing out on a good night’s sleep is a well-known cause of cognitive and emotional problems and making people more accident-... read more

Posted: June 29, 2020 at 9:09am

The bottom line for chronic back pain is that opioids don’t work and should not be initiated. Surgery and injections rarely work, and scans are unnecessary. Each of these interventions carries a risk of harm and, in the case of opioids, the treatment, rather than the disease, may be fatal. The problem is that patients feel cheated when “everyone” including the neighbour, colleague and spouse... read more

Posted: May 18, 2020 at 12:35pm
  • New research reveals that Americans between 45 and 65 years old are experiencing more stress today than people their age did in the 1990s.
  • Experts believe changes in technology, family and relationship dynamics, and economic hardship are some reasons for this.
  • Experts suggest some of the best ways to manage stress are through... read more
Posted: April 6, 2020 at 1:41pm

Over a quarter of long-term opioid prescriptions in the US are attributable to higher BMI, mainly through joint and back disorders

Two new studies from the Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH) shed light on the relationship between obesity and the use of prescription opioids in the United States.

One of the studies, published in the American Journal of... read more

Posted: March 17, 2020 at 9:09am

Sharp lower back pain is a common source of discomfort for many people. It can cause concern to some people, especially when it appears without a known cause.

Lower back pain is a widespread problem. About 80 percent of adults will experience lower back pain at some point.

In most cases, people develop back pain after doing something strenuous, such as lifting a heavy box,... read more

Posted: February 3, 2020 at 8:32am

Last Valentine’s Day Al had a car accident and out of work ever since with neck and shoulder pain from a pinched nerve. He couldn’t stand for long, couldn’t sleep well and was generally miserable. Now he feels “brand new” and is back to work. Listen to him say how wonderful Spinal Decompression Therapy was for him by clicking this link to You Tube: https... read more