I’ll admit it, after 30 years of body building and martial arts, I have spent a disproportionate amount of my life in gyms. I know what’s cool and what’s not, at least in this one arena. Over the years, I have had many patients that were intimidated by the thought of going to a gym […]
Dear Dr. Denny,
Does stress really make pain worse or is it all in my head? It may be my imagination, but when I am having a stressful day every little ache and pain seems to rear its ugly head.
Dear Stressed Out,
According to the National Institute of Health, stress related illnesses are the […]
Dear Dr. Lonna,
I have been diagnosed with a bulging disc in my low back. I have pain if I do certain things but am basically I am able to function. My orthopedic surgeon wants to do surgery on my low back to remove the piece of disc. Should I do this?
Dear Not Sure,
If it […]
The other 90 % carry messages to and from the brain that control the functions of the body
At what point did your life become more about everyone else – work, family, etc. – and far too little about you? It’s OK to be selfish when it comes to your health; after all, if you lose your health, you won’t have the ability to do all the things you do for all the […]
We’ve all seen those old Public Service Announcements on the dangers of marijuana: poor decision making, laziness, stupidity general uselessness. Further stoking this ideology, stoner stereotypes in film and television show us drooling teens and college students laughing over nothing, stringing together incoherent lines of thought and binge eating very, uhm, interesting food choices.
However, not […]
Between 10-15% of people suffer from neck pain, which is most commonly seen in middle-aged individuals and women. Chiropractors often provide a form of manual therapy called “mobilization,” in addition to cervical adjustments, intended to increase neck flexibility and reduce pain.
In a recent study from the Netherlands, 183 patients with neck pain lasting at […]
According to a new study by researchers at the University of Illinois, dating couples fall into four distinct categories as they make their way toward long-term commitment. The study, which tracked the relationship behaviors and attitudes of unmarried couples in their mid-20s, identified four different kinds of couples: dramatic couples, conflict-ridden couples, socially involved couples […]
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