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What to do after a car accident

What to Do After a Car Accident

South Florida is known for its notoriously bad drivers. Sooner or later you may get into a car accident. Hopefully, it will just be a minor fender-bender without any injuries. In either case, you need to be prepared for how to handle the situation before it arises. It's common to feel overwhelmed and anxious immediately […]

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Are Inversion Tables Safe to Use?

"So Doc, I was at work yesterday and my buddy told me he got an inversion table. He's been using it every night and says his back is feeling great! What's the deal? Are these things safe to use?" Lots more patients are asking about inversion tables and if I think it can help them. […]

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Women in a yoga class practicing breathing technique

You’re Probably Breathing Wrong

Breathing is the most fundamental functions of the human body (and non-human bodies too). We've been doing it thousands of times a day, every day, non-stop, since birth. What if I told you that you've been breathing wrong for most of your life? It kind of makes sense, right? You have to figure out how […]

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Can You Get Stronger in 3 Seconds a Day?

Recently, a team published a research study that includes studying the shortest workout of all time. Both men and women were ask to flex their arms as hard as they could for 3 seconds. After a month, their biceps were 12% stronger. Pretty astonishing, huh? This lends more evidence that even little amounts of exercise […]

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Three Phases of Care

One of the most common questions patients have is, "how long will it take to get better?" This depends on your goals. For most people, their goal is simply to get out of pain as quickly as possible, and that's our main goal too. For others, their goals go beyond simply pain reduction, because they […]

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Flying with Back Pain

As the holidays approach, some of you may be choosing to travel by plane to visit family. An estimated 6 million Floridians will be traveling by plane this holiday season. And, as we've discussed in the past, as much as 80% of Americans experience back pain at some point. Over half experience it every year. […]

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Everyone Needs Balance and Stability Training

We already know how important exercise is for maintaining our health. This is especially true as we begin to experience age-related physical decline in areas such as strength, agility, balance and stability. However, many of our fitness endeavors and goals tend to neglect that last category. Improving balance and stability should be a priority to […]

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Man lifting weights while pouring water into his mouth

How to Avoid Dehydration and Cramping

Dehydration and cramping are two symptoms that often go hand-in-hand. Dehydration is when your body loses more fluids and electrolytes than you consume. Water alone is not the only factor. You also need the right balance of metabolites, such as potassium, sodium and magnesium. Gatorade's claim to fame was that they originally made it at […]

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