Pain in the Neck: Just Don’t Call It Whiplash

Shortly after the introduction of the Motel T, the term ‘whiplash’ came into being— and it never went away. While orthopedic specialists have yet to find a physiological source for this condition, the ‘industry’, if you will, now costs us about $20 billion every year. Surely all these cases can’t be caused by car crashes!…

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Soccer Injuries on the Rise As Game Gains Ground

Soccer is the fastest growing team sport in the United States, and soccer-related injuries are on the upswing. While soccer players suffer fewer traumatic injuries than athletes in other sports, each year about 100,000 children are hurt. Any game that involves running, kicking, twisting and includes other players— as opposed to a solo activity such…

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Reduce Your Back or Neck Pain Without Popping More Pills!

Certain pain medications can carry negative side effects while offering limited relief from pain from sports injuries, surgeries or other traumas. Cortisone shots offer patients fast relief from pain resulting from severe inflammation. Ask your doctor if cortisone shots are the answer to your chronic pain. By injecting the corticosteroids directly into the inflamed tissue,…

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