Mark’s Knee Pain Responds To Treatment Using Trigenics® [video]

Mark has had knee pain for a year now. He has tried everything that his orthopedic surgeon recommended.  The last time Mark visited the orthopedic surgeon, the doctor said, “just let me know when you just can’t stand the pain anymore”. Mark wanted to try something more conservative to try to help with his pain. This is…

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FDA proposes that doctors learn about acupuncture and chiropractic for pain management

By MEGAN THIELKING @meggophone MAY 10, 2017 Chiropractors and acupuncturists who have lobbied for a bigger role in treating pain have won a preliminary endorsement from federal health officials. The Food and Drug Administration released proposed changes Wednesday to its blueprint on educating health care providers about treating pain. The guidelines now recommend that doctors get information about chiropractic care and…

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Knee Popping and Grinding – The Knee Cartilage

A lot of patients in my clinic start by telling me their knee has pop or snap. This could be the symptom of a meniscus or cartilage tear.  Other noises are a grinding sensation we call “crepitus”. This comes from mechanical irritation of the cartilage. This is usually under the knee cap. So lets take…

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Long Term Weight Loss Using a Combination of Different Diets

This is a study that found that using alternating diet styles worked well for weight loss, even over the long term.  They used the ketogenic diet (very low carbohydrate), low carbohydrate diet and the Mediterranean diets.  The link at the bottom of this article, will take you to the full text article and you can…

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New Colon Cancer Test as Effective as Colonoscopy: Study

Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 08:26 AM A novel colon cancer test from Exact Sciences Corp. (EXAS) and the Mayo Clinic using the DNA of specimens that patients collect at home detects more tumors than methods focusing on blood in the stool, a study found. The research released Tuesday by the New England Journal of Medicine…

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Comparing Chiropractic and Medical Treatment on the Health of Older Adults

In this study, the authors concluded that chiropractic use in episodes of care for uncomplicated back conditions has protective effects against declines in activities of daily living and self-rated health for older Medicare beneficiaries over a 2-year period. The Comparative Effect of Episodes of Chiropractic and Medical Treatment on the Health of Older Adults Journal of Manipulative…

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Mushroom Mozzarella Bake

1 lb fresh mushrooms, sliced (0.454 kg) 3 tbsp butter (45 mL) 3/4  tsp seasoning salt (3 mL) 2 tbsp whipping cream (30 mL) 1 tsp dried parsley (5 mL) 1/4  tsp black pepper (1 mL) 3/4  cup grated Mozzarella cheese (175 mL) Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C). In large frying pan or electric frying…

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Impact of Time to Colonoscopy After a Positive Fecal Test Result.

TAKE-HOME MESSAGE Patients with a positive fecal immunochemical test (FIT) were retrospectively analyzed to evaluate the association between time to colonoscopy and the risk of colorectal cancer. There was no significant difference in the risk of any colorectal cancer or advanced-stage disease for patients undergoing colonoscopy at 8 to 30 days, 2 months, 3 months,…

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For Bad Backs, It May Be Time to Rethink Biases About Chiropractors

MAY 1, 2017 About two of every three people will probably experience significant low back pain at some point. A physician like me might suggest any number of potential treatments and therapies. But one I never considered was a referral for spinal manipulation. It appears I may have been mistaken. For initial treatment of lower…

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Calcium supplementation and cardiovascular risk: A rising concern

Here’s an article in the Journal of Clinical Hypertension that discusses overdoing calcium supplements. They recommend that we get our calcium from food in our diets, and if you do supplement, follow the medical guidelines: The Institute of Medicine’s guideline-recommended daily allowance for calcium intake is 1000 mg/d for men aged 18 to 70 years and women aged…

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