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  • CORRECT POSTURE MONTH
    CORRECT POSTURE MONTH By: Dr. Barry D. Shapiro May is correct posture month.  Most posture and spinal problems are caused by things we do wrong.  The backbone is not one bone but 24 Read more
  • ENDURANCE TRAINING
    ENDURANCE TRAINING By: Dr. Barry D. Shapiro The secret to all great athletes is endurance training.  The great boxers train for a 12 round fight by sparring for 24 rounds.  The golfer Read more
  • CONTUSIONS AND DEEP BRUISES
    CONTUSIONS AND DEEP BRUISES By: Dr. Barry D. Shapiro Do you remember getting punched in the arm as a kid?  If you were hit hard enough you got a bruise.  You called Read more
  • PLAYING ON MEDICATION
    PLAYING ON MEDICATION By: Dr. Barry D. Shapiro First things first: there are times that you need to be on medication.  Whether it is an antibiotic, a pain pill, or insulin, there Read more
  • IMPROVING YOUR FAMILY’S NUTRITION STEP BY STEP
    IMPROVING YOUR FAMILY’S NUTRITION STEP BY STEP By: Dr. Barry D. Shapiro The evidence has been around for years of the role nutrition plays in health.  Today we can hardly pick up Read more
  • ACHILLES HEEL
    YOUR ACHILLES HEEL BY: Dr. Barry D. Shapiro This old expression refers to the weak link in your armor.  In ancient times it referred to the part of the protective suit of Read more
  • PAIN CONTROL
    PAIN CONTROL By: Dr. Barry D. Shapiro Nobody likes to be in pain.  Pain interferes with mobility, concentration, productivity, flexibility, sleep, appetite and attitude.  So it is no surprise that people are Read more
  • SPRING INTO YARD WORK WITHOUT INJURY
    SPRING INTO YARD WORK WITHOUT INJURY By: Dr. Barry D. Shapiro Its spring and you know what that means.  Time to brush the dust off those gardening tools and spruce up your Read more
  • NATIONAL NUTRITION MONTH
    NATIONAL NUTRITION MONTH By: Dr. Barry D. Shapiro March is National Nutrition Month and provides an opportunity to refocus attention on food intake and nutrition. There are so many books, diets and Read more
  • X-RAY STUDIES OF THE SPINE – STANDING OR LYING DOWN?
    X-RAY STUDIES OF THE SPINE – STANDING OR LYING DOWN? By: Dr. Barry D. Shapiro If you have ever had back pain you likely felt better lying down than standing up.  With Read more
  • MEDICALLY NECESSARY CARE
    MEDICALLY NECESSARY CARE By: Dr. Barry D. Shapiro “Health-care services or supplies needed to prevent, diagnose, or treat an illness, injury, condition, disease, or its symptoms and that meet accepted standards of Read more
  • ALLERGIES – FOOD SENSITIVITIES
    ALLERGIES – FOOD SENSITIVITIES By: Dr. Barry D. Shapiro It may not be pollen, your cat, the detergent, or the perfume. Tap your arm with your index finger two or three times. It’s Read more
  • MUSCLE REGENERATION
    MUSCLE REGENERATION By: Dr. Barry D. Shapiro If you were told you have a strain, a hernia, or tendon tear you have an injury to muscle tissue.  Normal healing time for muscle Read more
  • MEDICALLY NECESSARY CARE
    MEDICALLY NECESSARY CARE By: Dr. Barry D. Shapiro “Health-care services or supplies needed to prevent, diagnose, or treat an illness, injury, condition, disease, or its symptoms and that meet accepted standards of Read more
  • HOW TO IMPROVE FLEXIBILITY
    IMPROVE FLEXIBILITY By: Dr. Barry D. Shapiro In order to build the most stable, strong and efficient body, the joints, ligaments and muscles must be able to function to the fullest range Read more
  • MEDICALLY NECESSARY CARE
    MEDICALLY NECESSARY CARE By: Dr. Barry D. Shapiro “Health-care services or supplies needed to prevent, diagnose, or treat an illness, injury, condition, disease, or its symptoms and that meet accepted standards of Read more