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Long-Term Effects of Whiplash

Whiplash can have several long-term effects in Shawnee, KS

February 8th, 2020

The Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) reports that there were almost 59,000 motor vehicle accidents in 2017. They also listed following too closely as one of the top five reasons these accidents occurred, which can also lead to rear-end collisions.  Rear-end collisions are especially likely to cause injuries because they can cause the head to

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Sciatica Symptoms and Treatment

Three treatments for sciatica symptoms in Overland Park, KS

February 7th, 2020

The sciatic nerve shares something in common with the Nile River: It’s the longest. In this case, it’s the longest nerve in the body, and it runs from the lower back to the feet. When this nerve is pinched or irritated in some way, people in Overland Park, Kansas, can develop a condition called sciatica. 

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Neck Exercises for Arthritis

Two neck exercises for arthritis used in Prairie Village, KS

February 6th, 2020

The older you get, the more wear and tear builds up in your joints, and the neck is no exception. The facet joints in the neck are more likely to develop osteoarthritis as you grow older. In fact, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) claims that more than 85% of people over age 60

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