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What is the True Cost of Pain? – Part 5 of 6

To truly understand the cost of pain in America it helps to have some understanding of how many or us are suffering from chronic pain, what it is costing us to treat ourselves, the impact of the opioid crisis, and what alternatives to prescription opioids we have. This is the fifth in a 6-part series examining the Cost of Pain.

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What is the True Cost of Pain? – Part 4 of 6

To truly understand the cost of pain in America it helps to have some understanding of how many or us are suffering from chronic pain, what it is costing us to treat ourselves, the impact of the opioid crisis, and what alternatives to prescription opioids we have. This is the fourth in a 6-part series examining the Cost of Pain.

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What is the True Cost of Pain? – Part 3 of 6

To truly understand the cost of pain in America it helps to have some understanding of how many or us are suffering from chronic pain, what it is costing us to treat ourselves, the impact of the opioid crisis, and what alternatives to prescription opioids we have. This is the third in a 6-part series examining the Cost of Pain.

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What is the True Cost of Pain? – Part 2 of 6

To truly understand the cost of pain in America it helps to have some understanding of how many or us are suffering from chronic pain, what it is costing us to treat ourselves, the impact of the opioid crisis, and what alternatives to prescription opioids we have. This is the second in a 6-part series examining the Cost of Pain.

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What is the True Cost of Pain? – Part 1 of 6

To truly understand the cost of pain in America it helps to have some understanding of how many or us are suffering from chronic pain, what it is costing us to treat ourselves, the impact of the opioid crisis, and what alternatives to prescription opioids we have. This is the first in a 6-part series examining the Cost of Pain.

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Get Active at Work to Reduce Back & Neck Pain

Sitting for hours every day at work can take its toll on your back, neck and whole body. For those whose jobs require long hours sitting at a desk, fitness and stretching is particularly important. Research analysis links lack of physical activity with negative health effects. According to the American Institute for Cancer Research, many cases of cancer are linked to daily lack of activity, including 43,000 cases of colon cancer and 49,000 cases of breast cancer.

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Is Your Back Pain Causing Sleep Deprivation?

How Much Sleep Do We Need?

Dr. Merckling knows that healthy sleep habits are an important pillar of your good health. Back, neck and musculoskeletal pain may interrupt your sleep. And according to the National Sleep Foundation at the CDC, patients report a better night’s rest after chiropractic care.

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Employers Benefit from Quality Chiropractic Care

Did You Know That Back Pain, Arthritis & Musculoskeletal Issues Ranked #4 for the Costliest Health Conditions for Employers?

It’s true! According to a survey of 500 employers by the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans, almost 30% of employers report that these conditions are a top health plan cost driver.

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Looking for a Drug-Free Pain Management Solution?

Did You Know That Most Americans Prefer Drug-Free Pain Management Over Opioids?

According to the 2017 Gallup-Palmer College of Chiropractic Annual Report, 78% of Americans prefer to try other ways to address their physical pain before they take pain medication prescribed by a doctor. And 63% agree chiropractors have their patient’s best interest in mind.

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Stretch Before Spring

Spring is here and that means many people will spend time outside planting, mowing the lawn and pulling weeds. Since gardening requires bending, reaching and pulling, your body may not be ready for that kind of strenuous activity. Thus, it is important to stretch your muscles before reaching for your gardening tools. The back, upper legs, shoulders, and wrists are all major muscle groups affected when using your green thumb.

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