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What is Evidence-Based Care?

Posted on Nov 10, 2019

Have you heard of the term “evidence-based care?” What is it? Definitions vary, depending on the area of application, but basically all of the definitions refer to the use of scientific research as a way to inform the delivery of patient care. In other words, how do medical practitioners make their decisions? With evidence-based care, they refer to the current best evidence available— up-to-date information that comes from valid and...

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Failed Back Surgery

Posted on Nov 7, 2019

Do all back surgeries “work” to relieve pain? No. In fact, there’s something known as FBSS— Failed Back Surgery Syndrome. When this happens, a person can have persistent pain when the surgery is completed. Pain is typically in the back and/or legs. Laminectomies and discectomies don’t always do what they’re supposed to, and oftentimes patients have to have a second surgery, known as a revision surgery. These invasive procedures are...

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10-week Jump Start Wellness Plan

Posted on Oct 20, 2019

If you are ready to change your life, don’t expect everything to be different overnight. Change takes time. That’s why Lakewoods Chiropractic offers a “Jump Start” wellness plan to help people make small but meaningful changes in their daily lives in order to become healthier and feel better. Achieving wellness is an ongoing process. You can make adjustments in the next 10 weeks or so that will jump start you on the road to feeling...

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5 Reasons To Turn Off The TV

Posted on Oct 13, 2019

If you’re like most people, you watch TV. Did you know the average U.S. adult watches more than 4 hours of TV per day? Think of it this way: that’s about 25 percent of waking time spent every day! It’s funny, because people are always saying they’re too busy and wish they had more time for things, like cooking their own meals or exercising with a bike ride or walk around the block… when, in fact, they’re probably just using much of...

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If you’re like most people, when you think of “fig,” you think of Fig Newtons, a Nabisco trademarked version of the fig roll– basically, cookies filled with fig paste. Yet you can also buy and eat fresh figs, which are usually eaten raw. While they’re best eaten straight off the tree, warm from the sun, you’re most likely going to find and buy them at your local grocery store or farmer’s market. While most people think figs are...

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If you or someone you know is pregnant, consider chiropractic care. Why should pregnant women see chiropractors? Chiropractic care helps maintain the body’s spinal column, as well as discs, bones and nerves. Through chiropractic adjustments, things are aligned properly, reducing nerve stress and promoting health and wellness without drugs or surgery. When a woman is pregnant, she’ll experience many changes in her body as it prepares...

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