Your flight plan to reduce back pain, e-Cigarettes, Stretch neck pain away
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CONDITIONS TREATMENTS WELLNESS FIND A SPECIALIST April 27, 2016
TALKING ABOUT YOUR PAIN
By Michael J. Cooney, DC

How to Explain Your Pain to a Doctor
Pain symptoms are personal, unique—and subjective. What Joe describes as “unbearable pain” may be considered “pretty unpleasant pain” to Mike. Over the years, I developed my own “pain diagnostic” conversation with patients to help my team and I understand what, where, when and how much pain patients are feeling.

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TECHNOLOGY FEATURE
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PLANE SPEAKING
Plane Speaking: Your flight plan to avoid back pain
By Margaret Jaworski
Until Congress steps in to expand onboard real estate, what can passengers with back pain do to alleviate discomfort? Booking a seat in business or first class is the obvious alternative, but it’s not an option for most of us. Second best? If seat width isn’t a primary factor, “prioritize for leg room,” advises ergonomics expert Alan Hedge, PhD, CPE. Plus, many other suggestions!

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ELECTRONIC CIGARETTES
Your Spine on Nicotine
By Stewart G. Eidelson, MD
Are e-cigarettes a safer alternative to smoking? Are these devices useful to nicotine cessation? How does nicotine affect your bones, ability to breathe during surgery, or heal a surgical wound?

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SACROILIAC JOINT PAIN
Does "X" Mark Your Back and/or Leg Pain?
The symptoms of SI joint dysfunction may be similar to other low back disorders. Learn about the symptoms and how a diagnosis is made.
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RESEARCH NEWS
Coflex Device Shows 'Similar to Superior' Rates Compared to Fusion Surgery for Lumbar Stenosis
By Susan Spinasanta

What you need to know about the results of a 5-year study on a motion-preserving stabilization device used to treat spinal stenosis in the low back.
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PREVENT NECK PAIN
4 Exercises to Prevent Neck Pain
By Dana Davis, MPT

You can do these 4 simple stretches for a healthy neck just about anywhere, including when you're at work and while watching TV.
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