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The Truth Behind Ice or Compression for Inflammation

  Michelle Kinney of Crossfit Chickasaw introduced me to an interesting blog post by Kelly Starrett, DPT.  Kelly does a great job of making advanced rehabilitation techniques accessible to the masses.  I am really impressed by how proliferative his blog is.  You should check it out. Medicine advances by tossing out previously held ideas in favor of […]

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What Causes Back Pain?

Most cases of back pain are mechanical; they are not caused by critical conditions (such as infection, fracture, aneurism, or cancer) or organ disease (such as kidney stones, kidney infections, blood clots, uterine problems).  Since back pain can have a variety of causes an careful examination and diagnosis is essential. The back is a complicated […]

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