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American College of Physicians issues guideline for treating nonradicular low back pain

Written By Coastal Integrative Health on July 26, 2017

Treatment recommendations include massage, acupuncture, spinal manipulation, tai chi, and yoga Philadelphia, February 14, 2017 — The American College of Physicians (ACP) recommends in an evidence-based clinical practice guideline published today in Annals of Internal Medicine that physicians and patients should treat acute or subacute... Read More


Little League Shoulder

Written By Coastal Integrative Health on July 17, 2017

Little League Shoulder  An overhead thrower must have tremendous shoulder range of motion to generate acceleration, yet have enough stability in the bony and soft tissues to prevent injury from the high forces associate with pitching. Any disruption in this balance... Read More


Warm up to gardening

Written By Coastal Integrative Health on June 1, 2017

Warm up to golf and gardening! Spring is a great time of year for two favorite coastal NC past-times, golf and gardening. Many of us have experienced the common start of season aches and pains associated with the start of the... Read More


How stress can affect your entire body

Written By Coastal Integrative Health on May 19, 2017

How stress can affect your entire body Chronic stress can have serious health consequences, including weight gain, high blood pressure, and heart disease. It may also trigger heart attack and the onset of dementia. Among all the factors contributing to poor health... Read More


Steps to take following a fall…

Written By Coastal Integrative Health on May 17, 2017

Steps to take to improve balance after a fall…   Several months back, I wrote about fall prevention and the risk of injury associated with falls. I briefly discussed the appropriate steps to take following a fall and how to prevent additional... Read More


New moms and back pain related to infant carrying

Written By Coastal Integrative Health on May 9, 2017

For most new moms it is a struggle to get the kids in and out of the car and tote them in a car seat daily. It does not make it any easier that sometimes we lift these seats up incorrectly.... Read More


Why does my back keep going out?

Written By Coastal Integrative Health on March 21, 2017

I'm often asked throughout the day, “why does my back keep going out?” Well the answer isn't black and white and there's a lot of contributing factors that lead to misalignments and a lack of proper joint motion. Here are a... Read More


Benefits of Apple Cider Vinger, Fish Oil and Inflama Complete

Written By Coastal Integrative Health on January 5, 2017

Happy New Year! Welcome to 2017! New year, new you….right?! Most people are trying to get back on track with their diets, exercise, and normal routines after the holidays have come and gone. Putting away decorations, cleaning up after house... Read More


Laser Therapy, how does it work?

Written By Coastal Integrative Health on August 30, 2016

LiteCure Medical lasers, are cleared by the FDA and adhere to strict ISO standards in order to provide you with the safest non-invasive treatment option on the market. Laser therapy provides you with a safe and effective alternative to drugs... Read More


Rotator Cuff Injury

Written By Coastal Integrative Health on August 22, 2016

Rotator cuff injury is the most common problem to affect the shoulder; accounting for 4.5 million physician office visits per year.  (1) Injuries range from a mild strain of a single tendon to complete rupture of multiple tendons.  One critical key... Read More


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