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Low back pain (LBP) accounts for over 3 million emergency department visits per year in the United Statesalone. Worldwide, LBP affects approximately 84% of the general population, so eventually almost EVERYONE will have lower back pain that requires treatment! There is evidence dating back to the early Roman and Greek era that indicates back pain [...]

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As stated last month, the prevalence of low back pain (LBP) is REALLY high! In fact, it’s the second most common cause of disability among adults in the United States (US) and a very common reason for lost days at work. The total cost of back pain in the US, including treatment and lost productivity, [...]

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Date                                                                                  Comments              ?10/7/12 5 5 5 5 Dr McCluskey and his staff were   incredible helpfull and extremely nice. I came in with severe back [...]

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June 28, 2013 By Vaughn XXX.XXX.83.198 “They always dress so professionally here, the entire staff obviously makes an effort to look their best and maintain a very professional appearance. I was amazed at how wonderfully they treated each of their staff members. They were so appreciative and thankful. I’ve never seen any employer treat their [...]

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Mental Attitude: The Future You and Smoking. Smokers in their early twenties who viewed a simulation of what they would look like after 20 years of smoking were more likely to have negative views of smoking and were more willing to try to quit. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, June 2013   Health Alert: Painkillers and Heart Attack! [...]

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Last month, we started a great discussion on “what NOT to do” for low back pain (LBP). Let’s continue that focus this month! 5. STAY STILL: You’ve heard, “…don’t do that – you’ll get a bad back!” There is something to be said about being careful, but one can be too cautious as well. In [...]

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We often read about what to do for low back pain (LBP), but do we look at LBP from the perspective of “what NOT to do!” ICE vs. HEAT: If you ask your doctor, “what’s better for my back, ice or heat?” the answer is either one or the other or, “…whichever you like better.” [...]

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Mental Attitude: Depression and Dementia. Those with late-life depression are 1.85 times more likely to develop all-cause dementia, 1.65 times more likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease, and 2.52 times more likely to develop vascular dementia. The phrase “all-cause dementia” refers to all dementia syndromes, the most common of which is Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s disease accounts [...]

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