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Leg pain? It may be back-related.

“Doc! My leg is hurting me, but my back is ok. Can you help?” I hear this frequently in my practice. Many leg pain can actually be originated from the back with or without experiencing back pain. A proper examination … Continue reading

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Probiotics and high blood pressure

Many people take probiotics (good bacteria) for digestive issues such as IBS or bloating etc. Did you know that probiotics has other health benefits? New study published in July 2014 in Hypertension suggests that consumption of multiple strains of probiotics … Continue reading

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10 Ways to Protect Your Child’s Spine From Heavy School Backpacks

Every fall, I get asked by concerned parents about how school bags can affect their children’s spines. Research clearly shows that there is an association between heavy backpacks and risk of back pain in children. A study involving 1,403 school … Continue reading

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