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Health Articles by Dr. Lavine

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Health Articles by Dr. Lavine

Be prepared for life – Four steps seniors should take to prevent falls and minimize their impact

Be prepared for life – Four steps seniors should take to prevent falls and minimize their impact

Plan ahead to avoid falls in your home and to minimize the negative health impact if you do have an unfortunate accident. Learn the four most important steps you can take to be prepared.
The first step in diagnosing knee pain

The first step in diagnosing knee pain

Discover the important diagnostic factors that help your doctor diagnose the cause of knee pain.
Three best ways to avoid mercury toxicity symptoms

Three best ways to avoid mercury toxicity symptoms

Environmental exposure to mercury is one of the leading environmental causes of brain damage, and there's no safe level. Discover the three most important steps you can take to limit your exposure to this dangerous environmental toxin.
Manual therapy and asthma

Manual therapy and asthma

It's not a cure for asthma. But many practitioners of manual therapy believe that there are ways to improve lung function and help lessen the impact of the disease. Discover why.
Lumbar spondylolisthesis and spondylolisthesis exercises

Lumbar spondylolisthesis and spondylolisthesis exercises

Spondylolisthesis, often starting in adolescence, contributes to low back pain in about 5% of adults. Discover the best treatment options including spondylolisthesis exercises.
When relaxation isn’t enough

When relaxation isn’t enough

What are trigger points? Everybody's got them, and they can cause pain and other havoc. Discover why simply relaxing can't get to the core of your problem, and the simple therapeutic approach that can.
Treatment for whiplash

Treatment for whiplash

Discover the latest scientific information about whiplash injuries and effective treatment for symptoms of whiplash.
Home safety tips – Top 7 ways to prevent falls

Home safety tips – Top 7 ways to prevent falls

Protect yourself from many of the common hazards that can lead to falls around your home.
Lose weight, improve back pain control

Lose weight, improve back pain control

The latest research is clear: extra weight puts an extra load on your discs and contributes to back pain.
What Is pelvic floor dysfunction?

What Is pelvic floor dysfunction?

What is pelvic floor dysfunction? When the muscles and connective tissues that support your bladder, rectum, and reproductive organs are on the fritz, you can have incontinence, prolapse, or interstitial cystitis. Discover some of the steps you can take to restore order to your pelvic floor.
Stretching is (mostly) a waste of time

Stretching is (mostly) a waste of time

Researchers now believe that many of the reasons that people think stretching is good for them have no scientific validity. Discover the alternatives.

Organic Wine, No-Added-Sulfite Wine are Healthy Choices

Organic wine and no-added-sulfite wine contain health-boosting anti-oxidants with a minimum of harmful toxins. Check out a great online source for organic and no-added-sulfite wines.
Build your body’s access to abundant energy

Build your body’s access to abundant energy

When our tissues gradually lose their sensitivity to the effects of the hormone insulin, we're at risk of developing chronic conditions like obesity, arthritis, chronic pain, dementia, or type 2 diabetes. But there are practical steps you can take to restore your cells' sensitivity to insulin.

Helicopter Parent Syndrome Starts on the Playground

Researchers from North Carolina State University studied the exercise children get when playing in neighborhood parks. Perhaps parents shouldn't keep too close an eye...
Gene linked to chronic pain

Gene linked to chronic pain

British researchers have identified a gene in mice that's linked to neuropathic pain. Can this lead to a novel treatment approach for people with chronic pain?

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Be prepared for life – Four steps seniors should take to prevent falls and minimize their impact

Be prepared for life – Four steps seniors should take to prevent falls and minimize their impact

Plan ahead to avoid falls in your home and to minimize the negative health impact if you do have an unfortunate accident. Learn the four most important steps you can take to be prepared.
The first step in diagnosing knee pain

The first step in diagnosing knee pain

Discover the important diagnostic factors that help your doctor diagnose the cause of knee pain.
Three best ways to avoid mercury toxicity symptoms

Three best ways to avoid mercury toxicity symptoms

Environmental exposure to mercury is one of the leading environmental causes of brain damage, and there's no safe level. Discover the three most important steps you can take to limit your exposure to this dangerous environmental toxin.
Manual therapy and asthma

Manual therapy and asthma

It's not a cure for asthma. But many practitioners of manual therapy believe that there are ways to improve lung function and help lessen the impact of the disease. Discover why.
Lumbar spondylolisthesis and spondylolisthesis exercises

Lumbar spondylolisthesis and spondylolisthesis exercises

Spondylolisthesis, often starting in adolescence, contributes to low back pain in about 5% of adults. Discover the best treatment options including spondylolisthesis exercises.
When relaxation isn’t enough

When relaxation isn’t enough

What are trigger points? Everybody's got them, and they can cause pain and other havoc. Discover why simply relaxing can't get to the core of your problem, and the simple therapeutic approach that can.
Treatment for whiplash

Treatment for whiplash

Discover the latest scientific information about whiplash injuries and effective treatment for symptoms of whiplash.
Home safety tips – Top 7 ways to prevent falls

Home safety tips – Top 7 ways to prevent falls

Protect yourself from many of the common hazards that can lead to falls around your home.
Lose weight, improve back pain control

Lose weight, improve back pain control

The latest research is clear: extra weight puts an extra load on your discs and contributes to back pain.
What Is pelvic floor dysfunction?

What Is pelvic floor dysfunction?

What is pelvic floor dysfunction? When the muscles and connective tissues that support your bladder, rectum, and reproductive organs are on the fritz, you can have incontinence, prolapse, or interstitial cystitis. Discover some of the steps you can take to restore order to your pelvic floor.
Stretching is (mostly) a waste of time

Stretching is (mostly) a waste of time

Researchers now believe that many of the reasons that people think stretching is good for them have no scientific validity. Discover the alternatives.

Organic Wine, No-Added-Sulfite Wine are Healthy Choices

Organic wine and no-added-sulfite wine contain health-boosting anti-oxidants with a minimum of harmful toxins. Check out a great online source for organic and no-added-sulfite wines.
Build your body’s access to abundant energy

Build your body’s access to abundant energy

When our tissues gradually lose their sensitivity to the effects of the hormone insulin, we're at risk of developing chronic conditions like obesity, arthritis, chronic pain, dementia, or type 2 diabetes. But there are practical steps you can take to restore your cells' sensitivity to insulin.

Helicopter Parent Syndrome Starts on the Playground

Researchers from North Carolina State University studied the exercise children get when playing in neighborhood parks. Perhaps parents shouldn't keep too close an eye...
Gene linked to chronic pain

Gene linked to chronic pain

British researchers have identified a gene in mice that's linked to neuropathic pain. Can this lead to a novel treatment approach for people with chronic pain?
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