Today’s Medicare program has several different parts. As a beneficiary, you’re probably aware of Part A (hospitalization, in-patient), Part B (outpatient, fee-for-service), Part C (called ‘Medicare Advantage’: HMOs, PPOs, special needs plans, and private-fee-for-service), and Part
Sharp opinions, questions, and myths surround the topic of chiropractic care for infants, children, and adolescents. The facts are that: 1. Children from infancy to adolescence may have significant spine, joint, and developmental disorders. 2. The best medical evidence supports chiropractic care for a range of joint and spine problems at every stage of life. 3. Through a […]
Whiplash is a generic term for when the neck is suddenly jolted in one direction and then another, creating a whip-like movement. Whiplash is most commonly seen with motor vehicle accidents, but it can also occur from falls, sports injuries, work injuries, and other incidents. The injuries cause a sprain/strain of the neck resulting in pain […]
At Cole Pain Therapy Group, we have many treatment tools at our disposal: chiropractic manipulation, manual therapy, rehabilitative exercises, e-stim w/ therapeutic ultrasound, and nutritional recommendations (to name a few). Yet, a problem arises when some patients assume that the treatment tool is actually a treatment system.
Although chiropractic treatment is helpful for more than just back pain, many patients visit chiropractors looking for relief from this pervasive condition. In fact, 31 million Americans experience low-back pain at any given time.1 A few interesting facts about back pain: One-half of all working Americans admit to having back pain symptoms each year.2 Back […]
Participation in sports or exercise is a crucial step in maintaining your quality of life. Exercise strengthens your heart, bones, and joints and reduces stress, among many other benefits. Unfortunately, exercise related injuries are all too common. Often, these injuries derail someone’s exercise efforts, keep coming back despite episodes of rest, and take the joy out […]
Neck pain and some types of headaches are sometimes treated with neck adjustments. Neck adjustment (also called cervical spine manipulation) works to improve joint mobility in the neck, restoring range of motion, and reducing muscle spasm, which helps relieve pressure and tension. A neck adjustment is a precise procedure that is generally applied by hand to the joints of […]
Chiropractic is widely recognized as one of the safest drug-free, non-invasive therapies available for the treatment of back pain, neck pain, headaches, joint pain of the arms or legs, and other neuromusculoskeletal complaints. Although chiropractic has an excellent safety record, no health treatment is completely free of potential adverse effects.
Last week, Dr. Brad Cole was interviewed by Fitr.tv on their popular Barbell Shrugged podcast. How Chiropractic Therapy Can Prevent Injury and Improve Performance in CrossFit – EPISODE 31 Most readers know that CrossFit has exploded as a sport. The functional movements (squatting, picking up heavy things, pulling, running, climbing, jumping) integral to CrossFit exercise programs leave […]
Acetaminophen—the main ingredient in medications such as Tylenol®—is the most widely used pain reliever. While generally considered safe when taken occasionally and in small doses, acute overdoses and chronic consumption of acetaminophen can cause liver toxicity. According to research, 50 percent of all acute liver failure