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  • BACK BRACES / SUPPORTS / BELTS
    BACK BRACES / SUPPORTS / BELTS By: Dr. Barry D. Shapiro Walk into any Home Depot or Lowe’s and you will see some employees wearing a back brace.  Should you be wearing Read more
  • REHABILITATION
    REHABILITATION BY: Dr. Barry D. Shapiro Whether you have an injury or an illness the longer you are down the weaker you get.  You can lose up to 30% of your strength Read more
  • HEALTHY EATING - BENEFITS OF HEALTHY EATING
    HEALTHY EATING By: Dr. Barry D. Shapiro Three meals a day?  Five to six small meals a day?  Small breakfast, medium lunch, large dinner?  What to do? Research on the correct way to Read more
  • RUNNING, WALKING, HIKING, CLIMBING – WHAT SHOE?
    RUNNING, WALKING, HIKING, CLIMBING – WHAT SHOE? By: Dr. Barry D. Shapiro Go into a store that sells athletic shoes and you find lots of colors and styles.  Different shapes and sizes Read more
  • HOSPITAL CARE - THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW
    HOSPITAL CARE By: Dr. Barry D. Shapiro You are in an accident, you are taken to the emergency room at a hospital covered under your insurance plan, yet you are sent a Read more
  • REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE
    REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE BY: DR. BARRY D. SHAPIRO You hit a pot hole, you feel the impact, and you pull over to check the car: is anything leaking or is there anything Read more
  • EXERCISE - WHEN SHOULD I EXERCISE
    EXERCISE – WHEN SHOULD I EXERCISE? By: Dr. Barry D. Shapiro Whether you lift weights, walk, swim, ride a bike, an elliptical trainer or stair master, the best time of day to Read more
  • REGENERATIVE MEDICINE
    REGENERATIVE MEDICINE By: Dr. Barry D. Shapiro Regenerative medicine is a buzz word these days.  Advertising is everywhere promising to rebuild muscles, get rid of wrinkles, and make you ageless.  Steroid injections, Read more
  • MUSCLE CRAMPING / SPASMS
    MUSCLE CRAMPING / SPASMS  By: Dr. Barry D. Shapiro  Nothing interferes with sleep like cramping muscles.  Spasms in the calves, spasms in the thighs, cramping in the forearms.  They wake you up Read more
  • BACK PAIN AND HI HEELS
    BACK PAIN AND HI HEELS By: Dr. Barry D. Shapiro There has been a double digit reduction in the purchasing of hi heel shoes by women over the last couple of years. Read more
  • BACK PAIN RELIEF
    BACK PAIN – SUBLUXATION By: Dr. Barry D. Shapiro Pain in the neck or back. Radiating pain down the arm or leg.  Headache pain at the base of the skull or radiating Read more
  • I DIDN’T DO ANYTHING
    I DIDN’T DO ANYTHING By: Dr. Barry D. Shapiro Mom comes in the kitchen and sees the milk was spilled.  There is milk on the table and milk on the floor.  She Read more
  • ALUMINUM AND ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE?
    ALUMINUM AND ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE? By: Dr. Barry D. Shapiro There is a protective mechanism in the body that prevents heavy metals from getting to and accumulating in the brain called the blood Read more
  • SORE THROAT – A NECK PROBLEM?
    SORE THROAT – A NECK PROBLEM?  By: Dr. Barry D. Shapiro  Relief of headaches, dizziness, ear aches, pain behind the eye, swollen glands, scalp pain, sore throat, and tonsillitis.  These are common Read more
  • 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