Blog Posts in April, 2013

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  • The Paleo Diet

    Posted By Cobb Pain & Rehab || 29-Apr-2013

    These days, there are several different options you can choose from for working on weight-loss goals. One that we recommend is the Paleo diet. The heart of the Paleo diet is cutting out all the foods that are processed and contain harmful chemicals and dyes. This diet is simple to follow and is great way to cut out foods that can cause inflammation in the body. It’s called the Paleo diet ...
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  • Your Pain Is Aging You

    Posted By Cobb Pain & Rehab || 22-Apr-2013

    “Researchers at Northwestern University in Chicago have discovered that patients suffering from Chronic Back Pain lose grey matter in their brain. A study of 26 long-suffering patients found that the loss amounts to about 1.3 cubic centimeters for each year of pain. The researchers estimate that this loss would correspond to about 10 to 20 years of aging. The loss is concentrated in the ...
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  • Treating Disc Injuries

    Posted By Cobb Pain & Rehab || 15-Apr-2013

    One of the most effective tools for treating injuries of the spine (including herniated or bulging discs) is spinal decompression therapy. Spinal Decompression is an FDA approved therapy for the treatment of disc herniations and disc bulges. It’s a safe alternative to spinal fusion surgery and has been used for years to help chronic pain sufferers find relief. The therapy itself is ...
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  • Pilates & Yoga for Spinal Health

    Posted By cobbpainandrehab || 8-Apr-2013

    Most Physical Medicine Doctors would agree that an internal component of a healthy spine is spinal stabilization exercises and stretches. However, spinal stabilization will not be achieved if the exercise has faulty movement patterns. Among the best spinal exercises for stability and strength are Pilates and yoga. The type of yoga that is best for relieving back pain is Hatha yoga. For patients ...
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  • The Stings of Spring

    Posted By cobbpainandrehab || 2-Apr-2013

    As we swing into spring, the promise of longer days and lighter coats can get us in a freeing frenzy. But before we can get a chance to revel in the sunlight, the “stings” of spring are ready to pounce in a variety of forms From ticks to bees, flowers and trees we need to prepare ourselves to stave off the potentially harmful aspects to the warmer weather. With just a few precautionary ...
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