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Opioid Crisis Continues, Babies Born Addicted

Posted by Sioux Falls Chiropractic on 09.06.2017

 

This month is Drug Free Pain Management Awareness Month. As part of that we are highlighting the facts, figures and stories of opioid addiction. And there is a whole new facet of the opioid crisis that is just coming to light: opioid addicted babies. Before you assume it doesn't happen here in Sioux Falls, check out the national statistics. 

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Topics: Prevention, Opioid Epidemic, Pregnancy

This is How Serious The Opioid Crisis Has Become...

Posted by Sioux Falls Chiropractic on 08.04.2017

Unfortunately the term opioid crisis has been hijacked by the media as a popular talking point. So much so that we are all now fairly immune to the terms. Sure, there is an opioid problem out there, but it is really a crisis? 

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Topics: Back Pain, Prevention, Pain Disorders, Opioid Epidemic, Pain Management, Low Back Pain

Why Does My Chiropractor Want Me To Come In If I'm Not In Pain?

Posted by Sioux Falls Chiropractic on 07.04.2017

 

You've just finished your lunch and are about to head back to work. Your phone buzzes and you see it's an automated text notification from your chiropractor reminding you of your upcoming appointment tomorrow. A few weeks ago, when you were last there, you and your chiropractor set up a schedule to keep you pain free. Once a month appointments, possibly more frequently if your treatment needs change. But today, your back feels absolutely fine - so why should you keep the appointment? A lot of people share this sentiment.

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Topics: Prevention, General Chiropractic

Your First Call Might Be the Wrong Call for Your Low Back Pain - Sioux Falls Chiropractic

Posted by Sioux Falls Chiropractic on 07.07.2017

 

Here is a quick scenario: you're sitting at your desk enjoying your morning coffee and checking your email when you move your arm and accidentally drop a pen on the floor. You bend over to pick it up and BAM... your lower back freezes up and suddenly you can't stand up straight.

Quick! Who is your first phone call?
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Topics: Back Pain, Prevention, Low Back Pain

Sioux Falls Chiropractor Dr. Matt Brandner Gives Tips for Bursitis Relief

Posted by Dr. Matt Brandner on 03.06.2017

 

What is bursitis? That's usually one of the first things we hear when we bring it up. It sounds like some old fashioned condition your grandfather would complain about, right? But bursitis isn't just for the elderly. Dr. Matt Brandner answers your questions about what bursitis is, how we treat it, and how to prevent it. 

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Topics: Prevention, Bursitis

Quick Tips for Preventing Back Pain - Sioux Falls Chiropractic

Posted by Sioux Falls Chiropractic on 03.07.2017

 

Back pain is the second most common reason for visits to a medical doctor’s office, outnumbered only by upper-respiratory infections. In fact, some experts say, as many as 80% of us will experience a back problem at some time in our lives. Your spine takes a lot of stress everyday with improper sitting, reaching, lifting and even normal activities such as walking and playing with your children. Here are 5 tips for preventing back pain, Sioux Falls chiropractic style.

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Topics: Back Pain, Prevention