Cooled RF Ablation Superior to Corticosteroids in Knee Osteoarthritis

74.1% of the patients that their knee nerves burned with Cooled RF Ablation, had at least 50% relief after 6 months. My data shows that 66.67% of my patients treated with TRIGENICS® had at least 50% relief at 6 months WITHOUT having to burn their knee nerves. That’s only a 7.43% difference. And, my knee pain…

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The drugs don’t work, say back pain researchers

Date: February 2, 2017 Source: George Institute for Global Health Summary: Commonly used non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, such as aspirin and ibuprofen, used to treat back pain provide little benefit, but cause side effects, according to new research. The findings of the systematic review reveal only one in six patients treated with the pills, also known…

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Clinical practice guidelines for the noninvasive management of low back pain

Brand new clinical guideline recommendations are published in the European Journal of Pain. According to high-quality guidelines, all patients with acute or chronic back have the option of receiving treatments that chiropractors use including spinal manipulation and manual therapy. Acupuncture is even included. Patients with herniated discs with sciatica may benefit from spinal manipulation as well.…

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The weather’s not to blame for your aches and pains

JANUARY 24, 2017 George Institute for Global Health News New research from The George Institute for Global Health has revealed the weather plays no part in the symptoms associated with either back pain or osteoarthritis. It’s long been thought episodes of both back pain and arthritis can be triggered by changes in the weather, including…

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Running May Actually Lower Inflammation in Knee Joints

Researchers suggest running might slow development of osteoarthritis FRIDAY, Jan. 6, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Running might actually reduce inflammation in knee joints, according to research published recently in the European Journal of Applied Physiology. Matt Seeley, Ph.D., an associate professor of exercise sciences at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, and colleagues reached their…

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Dietary Supplements for the Prevention of Falls and Fall-Related Injuries

Aleah M. Rodriguez, PharmD January 11, 2017 Question Several dietary supplements claim to prevent falls. Does the evidence support the use of them? Response from Aleah M. Rodriguez, PharmD Natural Medicines Research Fellow, Instructor of Pharmacy Practice, Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska Of adults aged 65 years or older, 9.6% have reported falling at least once…

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Too much sitting, too little exercise may accelerate biological aging

Date: January 18, 2017 Source: University of California – San Diego Summary: Elderly women who sit for more than 10 hours a day with low physical activity have cells that are biologically older than their chronological age by eight years compared to women who are less sedentary, research shows. Researchers at University of California San…

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Exercise …20 minutes can act as anti-inflammatory

One moderate exercise session has a cellular response that may help suppress inflammation in the body Date: January 12, 2017 Source: University of California – San Diego Summary: It’s well know that regular physical activity has health benefits, including weight control, strengthening the heart, bones and muscles and reducing the risk of certain diseases. Recently,…

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Recent clinical trial discovers vitamin D supplementation reduces chronic low back pain

Posted on: January 18, 2017 by Amber Tovey A recent clinical trial published in the journal Pain Physician found that treating low vitamin D levels improved pain intensity and mobility among patients with chronic low back pain (CLBP). Low back pain is the leading cause of disability worldwide. In fact, one-half of all working Americans…

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FRIED DEVILED EGGS PÉPIN

DECEMBER 17, 2012 This fried deviled egg recipe falls under one of those forehead-slapping “duh” categories. As in, why-didn’t-I-think-of-this-myself. Duh. I was channel surfing one dark and stormy, late summer night, when I landed on a PBS station with Jacques Pépin frying eggs. He’s one cool dude, that Jacques. I love that he’s still cooking,…

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