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Is this why I’m healing slower than I expected?

One powerful reason why some spinal healing takes longer than anticipated. Healing in most body tissues requires clotting and inflammation Healing from any injury requires inflammation. And almost everywhere in the body, the first part of the inflammatory process requires some sort of clotting. Clotting is where blood cells and …

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How to work from home without your rear-end going numb – strategies and products that work for the low back

Your butt is going numb. Or your low back is burning. Or maybe it feels like something is burrowing into your hip. It’s time for an ergonomics series that looks at some of options to help you deal with the challenge of working in a new at-home office environment. In …

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Why do I have chronic pain? A simplified explanation for Fibromyalgia and other chronic pain syndromes

Why do I have chronic pain? Why does pain become chronic? Studies into Fibromyalgia syndrome show us a few reasons why a brief, acute pain can slowly or suddenly become something we’re fighting daily. Learning the current understanding behind chronic pain can help us in a few important ways: Help …

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Upper cervical procedures for migraine headache?

There is growing evidence that all patients with migraines should be evaluated by an upper cervical chiropractor using upper cervical procedures. See the other articles in this series, Is my migraine actually a migraine? and Migraine treatments, from natural to alternative. Why examine the neck for migraine head pain? In …

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Treatment options for my migraine?

What are the most common treatments options for migraine? This article covers the most popular, from pharmaceutical options to alternative treatments. What is migraine? Migraine is a condition associated with periods of moderate to severe head pain (in most cases), and also nausea, vomiting, and sensitivity to light and sound. …

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