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Another Downside of NSAID Drug Use: Stress Fractures..

Date: January 13, 2019 | Time: 3:21am | Posted By: Dr Graber

A recent study of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) found that prescription NSAID's, such as Celebrex, Anaprox, Mobic, and Voltaren, Naproxen, and Ibuprofen, increase the risk of stress fractures. The researchers found that NSAID prescription was associated with a 2.9-fold increase in stress fracture diagnoses in army soldiers.https://www.healio.com/endocrinology/bone-mineral-metabolism/news/in-the-journals/%7B8fa6881e-b316-4ebc-8da8-73d4794335b4%7D/nsaids-may-increase-stress-fracture-risk-among-soldiersDisclaimerMaterial on this blog is provided for informational purposes only. It is general information that may not apply to you as an individual, and is not a substitute for your own doctor's medical care.... <view entire article>





DAILY HEALTH UPDATE: Friday, January 11th, 2019..

Date: January 11, 2019 | Time: 8:28am | Posted By: Dr Graber

DAILY HEALTH UPDATEFriday, January 11th, 2019Mental Attitude: Loneliness Affects 3 Out of 4 Americans. Investigators surveyed 340 American adults and discovered that 76% of the participants exhibited serious signs of loneliness with 54% judged as moderately lonely and 22% classified as highly lonely.International Psychogeriatrics, December 2018Health Alert: Americans Are Getting Fatter, Not Taller. An analysis of available health data suggests that height measurements have remained relatively unchanged over the past twenty years, but weight, waist circumference, andbody mass index (BMI).... <view entire article>





DAILY HEALTH UPDATE..

Date: January 10, 2019 | Time: 3:18am | Posted By: Dr Graber

DAILY HEALTH UPDATE Thursday, January 10th, 2019Mental Attitude: Joy of Giving Lasts Longer Than That of Getting. The happiness we feel after a particular event typically diminishes each time we experience that event, but two new studies suggest that giving to others may be the exception to the rule. In the studies, researchers found that participants' happiness did not decline, or declined much slower, when they repeatedly bestowed gifts on others compared to repeatedly receiving the same gifts themselves. Psychological.... <view entire article>





What To Make Instead Of Resolutions To Have a Great New Year!..

Date: December 28, 2018 | Time: 4:09pm | Posted By: Dr Graber

Most people make resolutions each year on January 1st. Here are a few of the health goals that my patients shared on the white board in one of our treatment rooms years ago:Admirable list! Here's the challenge, if success is measured by achieving them then resolutions too often don't work. Worse, we feel a sense of failure and even shame as if it's a character flaw.So what to do? Simple, don't make goals or resolutions. Instead, make promises.If you make.... <view entire article>





1219180921Our patients shared a few of their favorite things about the holidays:..

Date: December 21, 2018 | Time: 4:55pm | Posted By: Dr Graber

Looking for a good holiday movie?What was your favorite holiday gift?What will be on your holiday playlist?HAPPY HOLIDAYS!.... <view entire article>





1219180916bTHANK YOU! FOOD AND TOY DRIVE SUCCESS!..

Date: December 21, 2018 | Time: 4:43pm | Posted By: Dr Graber

Thank you for your generous donations during our 2018 Toy and Food Drive! We donated 60 bags for food, toys, clothes, and other essentials to the NJ Battered Women's Shelter! Hundreds of dollars in gift cards were donated to the shelter and St. Peter's Orphanage.You have helped so many people and families in need and given many a Merry Christmas!On behalf of myself, my family, Kiara, and Robin, Happy Holidays and Happy New Year!Sincerely,Dr. David GraberVisit our Website: DrGraber.comFriend.... <view entire article>





Bodyweight and Cancer..

Date: December 14, 2018 | Time: 3:25pm | Posted By: Dr Graber

Excess body weight accounted for approximately 3.9% of all cancers worldwide in 2012. That trend is not looking to improve as portion sizes are increasing. Another study showed that 94 percent of meals from full service restaurants and 72 percent of fast food meals across all countries studied contained high calories - 600 calories or more.In 2016, approximately 40% of adults and 18% of children (ages 5-19 years) had excess body weight. Overweight and obesity has been linked to an.... <view entire article>





Patients seen by a Chiropractor have 55% less likelihood of filling an Opioid prescription!..

Date: December 12, 2018 | Time: 2:54pm | Posted By: Dr Graber

12,000 New Hampshire residents aged 18-99 with low back pain were studied and found that those who received chiropractic services had less harm and bad effects from medication use, according to a recent study. They had a significantly lower risk of getting an opioid prescribed.A video with the study's author Dr. James Whedon is below:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5BhPFce3x78#action=sharehttps://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29843912DisclaimerMaterial on this blog is provided for informational purposes only. It is general information that may not apply to you as an individual, and is.... <view entire article>





Back Pain in Teens Linked to Substance Use and Mental Health Issues..

Date: September 11, 2018 | Time: 12:37pm | Posted By: Dr Graber

Teens with back pain are more likely to smoke, drink alcohol, and face mental problems such as anxiety and depression, reports a new study. The findings of the study are published in the Journal of Public Health. The findings showed that with increased frequency of pain the proportion of participants reporting increased smoking, drinking, and absence from school.Key findings:~ Students that experienced pain more than once a week were around twice as likely to have missed school in the previous.... <view entire article>





defaultHow Well Adjusted Are You?..

Date: August 26, 2018 | Time: 12:58pm | Posted By: Dr Graber

DisclaimerMaterial on this blog is provided for informational purposes only. It is general information that may not apply to you as an individual, and is not a substitute for your own doctor's medical care or advice.Reading this blog should not be construed to mean that you and I have a patient-physician relationship. The inclusion of any link does not imply my endorsement of the linked site or its affiliates, NEVER DISREGARD MEDICAL ADVICE OR DELAY SEEKING MEDICAL CARE BECAUSE.... <view entire article>





defaultWhat Is Body Tensegrity?..

Date: August 26, 2018 | Time: 12:47pm | Posted By: Dr Graber

DisclaimerMaterial on this blog is provided for informational purposes only. It is general information that may not apply to you as an individual, and is not a substitute for your own doctor's medical care or advice.Reading this blog should not be construed to mean that you and I have a patient-physician relationship. The inclusion of any link does not imply my endorsement of the linked site or its affiliates, NEVER DISREGARD MEDICAL ADVICE OR DELAY SEEKING MEDICAL CARE BECAUSE.... <view entire article>





defaultSitting Is The New Smoking!..

Date: August 26, 2018 | Time: 12:45pm | Posted By: Dr Graber

DisclaimerMaterial on this blog is provided for informational purposes only. It is general information that may not apply to you as an individual, and is not a substitute for your own doctor's medical care or advice.Reading this blog should not be construed to mean that you and I have a patient-physician relationship. The inclusion of any link does not imply my endorsement of the linked site or its affiliates, NEVER DISREGARD MEDICAL ADVICE OR DELAY SEEKING MEDICAL CARE BECAUSE.... <view entire article>





defaultText Neck: It's a Thing!..

Date: August 26, 2018 | Time: 12:44pm | Posted By: Dr Graber

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defaultDr. Armand Rossi - Chiropractic Care for Children and Newborns..

Date: August 26, 2018 | Time: 12:41pm | Posted By: Dr Graber

DisclaimerMaterial on this blog is provided for informational purposes only. It is general information that may not apply to you as an individual, and is not a substitute for your own doctor's medical care or advice.Reading this blog should not be construed to mean that you and I have a patient-physician relationship. The inclusion of any link does not imply my endorsement of the linked site or its affiliates, NEVER DISREGARD MEDICAL ADVICE OR DELAY SEEKING MEDICAL CARE BECAUSE.... <view entire article>





4 Reasons Athletes Get Adjusted4 Reasons Athletes Get Adjusted..

Date: August 13, 2018 | Time: 8:00am | Posted By: Dr Graber

4 Reasons Athletes Get Adjusted DisclaimerMaterial on this blog is provided for informational purposes only. It is general information that may not apply to you as an individual, and is not a substitute for your own doctor's.... <view entire article>





Chiropractic Adjustments For Shoulder Conditions..

Date: August 12, 2018 | Time: 6:19pm | Posted By: Dr Graber

The effectiveness of Chiropractic adjustments to the spine and shoulder have been shown in numerous research studies to help many shoulder conditions. I will be teaching upcoming seminars for doctors and Chiropractic students at Parker Seminars, Dallas, TX. on October 5th for: Shoulder Adjustments That Work -Adjusting the Shoulder Complex. These are the techniques that I have used to help thousands of patients over the past 30+ years in practice.https://drgraber.wordpress.com/2018/08/11/chiropractic-adjustments-for-shoulder-conditions/https://parkerseminars.com/seminars/dallas/speakers/david-graber-dallas-2018/DisclaimerMaterial on this blog is provided for informational purposes only. It.... <view entire article>





Jaw Dropping Adjustments..

Date: August 12, 2018 | Time: 6:07pm | Posted By: Dr Graber

Some photos from the Association of New jersey Chiropractors Technique Seminar last week:Jaw Dropping Adjustments: Adjusting the Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Complex.A great day teaching a great group of doctors in this class and previously in the spring northern NJ class.https://drgraber.wordpress.com/2018/08/10/jaw-dropping-adjustments/DisclaimerMaterial on this blog is provided for informational purposes only. It is general information that may not apply to you as an individual, and is not a substitute for your own doctor's medical care or advice.Reading this blog should not .... <view entire article>





defaultInjections For Back Pain Is Risky. Try This Instead..

Date: August 2, 2018 | Time: 1:47pm | Posted By: Dr Graber

Injections of anti-inflammatory drugs are are potentially dangerous and ineffective. A recent New York Times article pointed this out as a growing trend for patients with chronic low back pain. After Doctors Cut Their Opioids, Patients Turn to a Risky Treatment for Back PainOne of the least risky and most effeactive treatments for patients with back pain is spinal manipulation and mobilization, and tailored specific exercise programs by Chiropractors. 12,000 New Hampshire residents aged 18-99 with low back pain were.... <view entire article>





SUMMER HOURS FOR AUGUST!..

Date: August 1, 2018 | Time: 3:31pm | Posted By: Dr Graber

SUMMER HOURS!Our office hours for August, starting August 2nd will be:Mon: 8:30am - 1pm & 3pm - 6pmTue: 3pm - 6pmWed: 8:30am - 1pm & 3pm - 6pmThu: 8:30am - 1pm & 3pm - 6pmFri: ClosedSat: ClosedSun: ClosedENJOY YOUR SUMMER!Visit our Website: DrGraber.comFriend us on Facebook: Graber Chiropractic CenterRead our Blog: Dr. Graber's Corner.... <view entire article>





5 Predictors of Low Back Pain..

Date: July 20, 2018 | Time: 2:15pm | Posted By: Dr Graber

Three recent studies demonstrated clinical findings that predict potential acute low back pain episodes. These low back pain risk factors are as follows:Decreased lumbar lordosis curveThe lumbar lordosis is the curve in your lower back. Too little lordosis or "flat back" may mean the lower back is tight and under stress, or may indicate a bulging disc. Moving the wrong way can cause acute lower back pain.Decreased lumbar lateral flexion range of motionSide bending or lateral flexion of.... <view entire article>





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