Monthly Archives: February 2014

Treating Arthritis

February 14, 2014
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A new study has come out saying that the best treatment for arthritis is exercise. This makes sense and is something I’ve long believed and I may even have posted about it once before with respect to knee arthritis and tai chi. The pain associated with arthritis comes from things like the muscles tightening up around the…

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Spinal Injections

February 14, 2014
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New research has come out questioning the effectiveness of spinal injections. Titled “Time to reconsider steroid injections in the spine?”, the article in the latest edition of the Medical Journal of Australia lists the following points, which I’ll post for your consideration: The largest of these showed marginal short-term (2-week) improvement in the steroid and local anaesthetic…

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