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  • ARTHRITIS VS ARTHRITIC
    ARTHRITIS VS ARTHRITICBy: Dr. Barry D. ShapiroThe suffix “itis” means inflammation.  Many body parts can become inflamed at which point “itis” is added to the name of the part. (i.e. Read more
  • STRESS HEADACHES
    STRESS HEADACHES By: Dr. Barry D. Shapiro Under stress weaknesses predominate.  When stress affects the muscles at the base the result can be muscle tension headaches.  There are many things Read more
  • SHOULD I USE ICE OR HEAT
    Should I use ice or heat? When in doubt, always, always, always use ice.  When you use ice:If you stick a healthy hand in a bucket of ice water it will Read more
  • CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME RELIEF AND TREATMENT CARROLLWOOD FLORIDA
    CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME By: Dr. Barry D. Shapiro Carpal tunnel surgery is the most common surgical procedure in Workers’ Compensation claims, even surpassing back surgery.The carpal tunnel is located when Read more
  • BACK PAIN - A WARNING SIGNAL
    BACK PAIN – A WARNING SIGNAL By: Dr. Barry D. Shapiro When your dashboard light goes on warning you to check tire pressure do you switch off the light or check your Read more
  • NECK PAIN RELIEF CARROLLWOOD FLORIDA
    NECK PAIN RELIEF IN CARROLLWOOD FLORIDA By Dr. Barry D. Shapiro Treatments provided by different providers includes physical therapy, drugs, shots, lotions, surgery, massage, stretching and spinal realignment.  But which is best Read more
  • NECK PAIN AND MUSCLE SPASM RELIEF AND TREATMENT CARROLLWOOD FLORIDA
    NECK PAIN AND MUSCLE SPASM By: Dr. Barry D. Shapiro People often say “it’s just a muscle”, referring to that spasm, stiff neck, or limited range of motion they are having.  Most Read more
  • DOES CRACKING YOUR KNUCKLES CAUSE ARTHRITIS?
    DOES CRACKING YOUR KNUCKLES CAUSE ARTHRITIS? By Dr. Barry D. Shapiro Does "cracking your knuckles" cause arthritis is one of the frequently asked questions I have gotten over the years.  It usually Read more
  • PAIN FRIEND OR FOE?
    PAIN – FRIEND OR FOE? By: Dr. Barry D. Shapiro No one likes to be in pain.  There is no need to be a hero for pain.  There are lots of ways Read more
  • WHY DO I GET BACK PAIN PLACING MY CHILD IN THE STROLLER?
    WHY DO I GET BACK PAIN PLACING MY CHILD IN THE STROLLER? By Dr. Barry D. ShapiroPlacing your child in a stroller requires several important considerations to protect your back.  Most Read more
  • NERVE DAMAGE TREATMENT CARROLLWOOD FLORIDA
    NERVE DAMAGE By: Dr. Barry D. Shapiro Nerve damage can occur from pressure on a nerve leading to irritation, atrophy, diminished ability to carry electrical impulses (messages), or loss of function.Nerves have Read more
  • WHAT ARE THE FEATURES OF A GOOD STROLLER?
    WHAT ARE THE FEATURES OF A GOOD STROLLER? BY: Dr. Barry D. ShapiroWhen buying a stroller there are several features to keep in mind:It should be stable with or without the Read more
  • The Gift of Health
    The Gift of HealthBy Dr. Barry D. Shapiro, D.C.,P.A.   If I could wrap good health for you in a package and deliver it to each of you as a New Read more
  • SPINE TREATMENT CARROLLWOOD FLORIDA
    SPINE TREATMENT – THE RESULTS ARE IN By: Dr. Barry D. Shapiro Lost work time due to low back pain cost an estimated 149 million work days on 2010 with a loss Read more
  • MUSCLE PAIN NO PAIN NO GAIN
    MUSCLE PAIN – NO PAIN NO GAIN By: Dr. Barry D. Shapiro Lactic Acid is a byproduct of exercise of your muscles.  In the early stages of building your muscles, or when Read more
  • IS MY ILLNESS OR INJURY CAUSED BY COLD WEATHER OR LOWERED RESISTANCE
    SHIELDS UP – AVOID ILLNESS AND INJURY By: Dr. Barry D. Shapiro We are told that we get sick with a cold or flu when our resistance is low.  You are around Read more