The American College of Physicians has released new guidelines for how physicians should treat lower back pain. In the Article published in the Annals of Internal Medicine new guidelines based on randomized controlled trials and systematic reviews offered some non-traditional key points. 1. The evidence-based clinical practice guideline, “Noninvasive Treatments for Acute, Subacute, and Chronic Low Back Pain,” recommends treatment of acute or subacute low back pain with non-drug therapies. Some of these non-drug therapies include: Physical Therapy, Active Release… Read More »
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New guidelines for how physicians should treat lower back pain!!!
Do you have a Flexible Spending Account (FSA)?
With 2017 quickly approaching, consider using your FSA for your health and wellness needs. What is an FSA? A Flexible Spending Account (FSA) allows you to have more control over where your health care dollars go without having a high deductible. A FSA can be part of your benefits package set up by your employer and allows you to use pre-tax dollars for eligible medical, dental and vision care expenses that are not covered by some insurance plans. How does… Read More »
Training Insights From Star Athletes
Of course elite athletes are naturally gifted. And of course they train hard and may have a phalanx of support staff — coaches, nutritionists, psychologists. But they often have something else that gives them an edge: an insight, or even an epiphany, that vaults them from the middle of the pack to the podium. I asked several star athletes about the single realization that made the difference for them. While every athlete’s tale is intensely personal, it turns out there… Read More »