10 Must-Know Back Pain Facts

There is a lot of mis-information about back pain facts.  If you are frustrated with persistent lower back pain that has cost you valuable time and money then dive into this evidenced based post of 10 must-know back pain facts inspired by a recent article in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. 1. Persistent back pain can be scary, but rarely dangerous.Longstanding back pain can be upsetting and disabling, but it is rarely life threatening so…

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The Truth About Lower Back Pain

An uncomfortable truth about lower back pain is that most is categorized as 'Non-specific lower back pain'. In fact, most lower back pain cannot be attributed to one particular source. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9FnO3igOkOkThe iconic exchange between Tom Cruise and Jack Nicholson in A Few Good Men highlights my feelings when people ask, “What is causing my lower back pain?”  With this question patients are looking for the SOURCE of their lower back pain otherwise known as a STRUCTURAL…

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Coronavirus Response

UPDATE 11/12/2020 To current and prospective patients,  I wanted to take a moment and update everyone on our current office policies and procedures. The fact is that COVID-19 is really spreading in Omaha and surrounding areas right now.  However, we continue to stay open and deliver COVID-conscious chiropractic care.  You may have heard about other chiropractors refusing to wear masks and I want to emphasize that is not the case at our office. In fact, we…

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5 Chiropractic Scam Strategies

 Are you curious if your chiropractor is scamming you? Check out these 5 common chiropractic scam strategies and find out.  Remember this scene from Matilda? Imagine moving across the country to a new city. As you grab the last of the moving boxes off the truck, you aggravate your lower back. You are in desperate need of a chiropractor so you can feel better and finish the move. Like anyone would in 2020, you scroll through…

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A Smarter Running Program – Slow Cooker Style

Slow cooking your running program will result in less injury and more miles, therefore allowing you to stay on your training schedule by progressing running intelligently.  Crock-Pot History The original slow cooker was the brainchild of Irving Naxon who received a patent for the device in 1940. However, the device took off in the early 1970s after the patent was sold and started being produced in mass quantity under the name, Crock-Pot. To clarify,  Crockpots…

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Runners’ Knee Presentation

Knee pain in running athletes is extremely common. In fact,  over 42% of running related injuries involve the knee according to a 2002 study in the British Journal of Spots Medicine.  Consequently, nearly 25% of runners develop knee pain each year.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JvB6wm2kBlw Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS) Patellofemoral pain is the most common cause of anterior knee pain in running athletes. In the past, the condition was  thought to be related to a patellar tracking issue.…

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