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Physical Therapy vs Opioids

Physical Therapy vs Opioids

Chronic pain is a huge issue in our society. An estimated 116 million Americans have chronic pain each year. When meeting with new patients in the clinic, I am amazed how many people are on long-term opiods for pain management, though I must admit this is fortunately lessening but not fast enough. For years theRead More…

Sleep Deprived? Don’t Worry You’re Not Alone.

Sleep Deprived?   Don’t Worry You’re Not Alone.

According to the CDC, more than a third of American adults are not getting the recommended 7 hours of sleep on a regular basis. Sleep deprivation is associated with an increased risk of developing high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke, mental stress, obesity, and diabetes.  Sometimes, we just can’t get 7 hours, but what about thoseRead More…

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