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Steroid Injections for Back Pain: Understanding the Risks

Steroid Injections for Back Pain: Understanding the Risks By Dani Stekel D.C. Chronic lower back pain is no fun. It is so not fun that many patients who are afflicted with it will try almost anything to rid themselves of the constant pain and discomfort. Increasingly, medical doctors are prescribing epidural steroid injections – anti-inflammatory […]

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Sprains and Strains: What Are They and What’s the Difference?

Sprains and Strains: What Are They and What’s the Difference? By Dani Stekel D.C.   Most people are understandably confused about what constitutes a sprain and what constitutes a strain.  Both injuries cause pain and can interfere with your ability to move.  The difference is really quite small: a strain involves injury to a muscle […]

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What is the Best Warm-Up for Running?

What is the Best Warm-Up for Running? By Dr. Dani Stekel D.C. Although a thorough warm-up may add time to your workout, it is an important part of your routine and should not be skipped or skimped upon. Runners who do not adequately warm up prior to training are at greater risk of injury and […]

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Chondromalacia Patella Causes and Treatment Options

Chondromalacia Patella Causes and Treatment Options By Dani Stekel D.C. One of the most frequent causes of pain in the knees is due to chondromalacia patella, a condition that involves the softening or degeneration of the articular cartilage located behind the kneecap. The pain and inflammation of this condition is usually due to incorrect tracking […]

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