Monthly Archives: March 2014

Simple Ways to Fight Depression

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                        The long, dark days of winter, the seemingly never-ending winter, the troubling economy, income tax season, these are just a few things that could cause or contribute to depression. Depression may be described as feeling sad, blue, unhappy, miserable, or down in the […]

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Techneck Hurts your Spine

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I recently read an article about “techneck” (the repeated looking-down neck position when operating cell phones, tablets, etc.) causing wrinkles in the skin of the neck and a surge in inquiries about plastic surgery to correct the damage. Being a chiropractor, my thought, never-mind the wrinkles, what is it doing to your spine? The left […]

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Federally Mandated Coding Change Nightmare

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Just a heads-up, a forewarning, in about 6 months you may find your doctor a bit distracted, bewildered or especially irritable. Why, you may ask? The Federal Government has mandated a change in the way diagnoses are coded for insurance billing and data tracking. Under the old system (ICD-9), there are around 17,000 codes to […]

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