In an update to a report issued 10 years ago, the American College of Physicians (ACP) published a meta-analysis on the treatment of low-back pain. The study, released on February 14, 2017, is in the form of guidelines directed toward “all clinicians” and the patient population suffering from acute, subacute, and chronic low-back pain.In this terminology, “acute” stands for pain lasting fewer than four weeks, “subacute” for pain lasting from four to 12 weeks, and “chronic” meaning pain lasting more than 12 weeks.
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Just a little physical activity seems to go a long way toward helping older adults with arthritis remain able to do daily tasks, a new study finds. Older adults with arthritis-related joint pain and stiffness need to keep moving to remain functionally independent. But only 10 percent of older Americans with arthritis in their knees meet federal guidelines. However, this Northwestern University study found that doing even about one-third of that amount is still beneficial.
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Ray Foxworth, DC, president of ChiroHealthUSA has made it a top priority to give back to a profession that has given so much to him. In 2008, Dr. Foxworth made a commitment to donate a percentage of his company’s revenue to the Congress of Chiropractic State Associations. As part of the agreement, he committed to donating a minimum of $15,000 each year. If the revenue percentage from his company did not meet this minimum, he would personally cover the difference.
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Months after being named one of the nation’s top Military Friendly universities, Northwestern Health Sciences University has achieved the additional designation as one of the top 100 U.S. higher education institutions for spouses of military members. Northwestern has been named a 2017 Military Spouse Friendly School recognizing the top colleges and universities that provide services to spouses of active-duty service members, including student retention and career development efforts supporting the unique challenges of military life.
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