The Development, Evaluation and Treatment of Musculoskeletal Disorders: Part 3 The Treatment and Correction of Musculoskeletal Pain

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When you undergo treatment with a chiropractor, orthopedist, or physical therapist for pain, you should be concerned that the recommended treatment is addressing the underlying cause of the problem.  More often than not, many healthcare providers that treat musculoskeletal pain perform a less than adequate examination and simply take a “cover up the pain” or “treat the diagnosis” approach.  Asking a patient with back pain to bend over to touch their toes and then prescribing some anti-inflammatory drugs or muscle relaxers is not very difficult…

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The Development, Evaluation and Treatment of Musculoskeletal Disorders: Part 1 Why Musculoskeletal Pain Develops

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Musculoskeletal disorders are a broad class of conditions that involve problems with muscles, joints, tendons, ligaments, and nerves.  There is an long list of conditions that people suffer from that fall in the category of musculoskeletal disorders.  Some of these include various types of pain, muscle tightness, tendinitis, arthritis, and nerve problems, such as numbness, sciatica or carpal tunnel syndrome.  There are several reasons why musculoskeletal disorders develop and there are several ways to treat these problems.  Some evaluation and treatment methods make more sense…

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Inflammation: The Underlying Cause of Virtually All Disease

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The reason most people develop a disease is because the foods they eat are inflammatory.  Experts call this Systemic Inflammation.  This is different than acute, local inflammation from an injury such as a sprained ankle.  Systemic Inflammation is a chronic, low-grade inflammatory reaction throughout the entire body to certain foods we eat.  Sugar, flour, trans-fats (partially hydrogenated oils), vegetable and seed oils, and meat and eggs from grain-fed animals cause the release of excessively high amounts of inflammatory chemicals that cause tissue destruction, DNA damage…

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