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Are You a Real Doctor?

May 29, 2009 No Comments

  Every now and then I get a patient who asks me the above question.  My answer is usually very succinct and revealing, “Depends.”   Wow, that just clears it all up doesn’t it? The real answer is, it does depend.  What is your definition of a doctor.  According to Webster a doctor is a…

Can the Court Force You Into Care?

May 20, 2009 No Comments

An interesting article came out today about a 13 year old boy who, due to religious beliefs, is refusing chemotherapy. His parents believe in natural care and do not want to expose him to chemotherapy. He had one treatment and didn’t return for follow ups. According to the article the mom is treating the boy…

Is your wallet hurting you?

March 26, 2009 No Comments

Imagine if a person told you they were sitting on a 2 inch wedge for the last 20 years.  Would you wonder why they may be having some problems with their spine?  Many men put their wallet in their back pocket and then sit on it for 6,7,8 hours a day.  This creates an imbalance…

Slip Sliding Away

January 29, 2009 No Comments

  In the never ending saga that is winter here in the Northeast, we are now under siege from ice.  I got up this morning, slid across my driveway and thought, when will this end. After walking across the ice in hundreds of hockey games, I would like to think I have learned a thing…

USA Today Article

January 20, 2009 No Comments

That noise you just heard was me falling out of my chair!  The main stream press has done a nice article on kids and chiropractic that you can read here.  What impresses me most about this article is that a medical doctor recommended chiropractic care to a mom.  This was unheard of even a few…

Shoveling

January 15, 2009 No Comments

It is winter in Concord MA and we are running almost 2 feet above normal snow level!  This leads to a lot of time spent doing one of the worst things possible for your low back:  shoveling. The absolute worst position you could put your spine in occurs when you shovel.  Bending forward at the…

Ice is Cold

Here in the northeast, we are getting buried by snow. Not only is there a ton of snow on the ground but the forecast is for temps in the low teens. Patients in my office are getting a double dose of cold, for we ice most of out patients after they get adjusted and stretched.…

Are Insurance Companies Penny Smart

December 4, 2008 No Comments

I recently had a patient hurt himself.  He called me for an exam and possible treatment, however, was dismayed to hear that his insurance would not cover the visits.  Since he was in a considerable amount of pain, he went to the ER, his primary care physician and a specialist.  Total cost of all those…

Sleep…..It Does the Body Good

 With the holidays rapidly approaching, we tend to get busier and busier.  Since we cannot add more hours to the day, many of us choose to decrease how much sleep we will get.  Whenever one thinks of health, you must begin with sleep.  Sleep is when your body gets to recharge, not just physically but…

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