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Chronic Pain Explained

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Chronic pain is a frustrating and elusive condition. We typically classify pain as chronic if it lasts for more than three months. Most injuries that happen to your body can heal within three months. When the pain lasts longer than that it is deemed, “chronic pain.” If we continue to feel bodily pain past a three-month time window; then there is usually a neurological component involved in that pain. In…

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Non surgical solutions to your back pain

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Special Treatment for Back Pain attracts patients to Natural Pain Solutions Are you suffering with persistent sciatica or back pain? Do you need of a solution sooner rather than later? Dr. Grace at Natural Pain Solutions (NPS) is only practitioner in Portland offering Lordex spinal disc decompression therapy. Lordex decompression is a non-surgical treatment for back pain.  NPS  utilizes the newest technology in the non-surgical approach to treating herniated and…

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What is going on inside in that spine of yours?

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What is going on inside in that spine of yours? Your intrevertebral discs are pads, which are between vertebral bodies (the largest part of the bones in your spine). The outside anulus fibrosus of your disc is a dense fibrocartilage ring composed of 15 to 25 concentric layers. A softer nucleus pulposus is in the center of your disc and is more gelatinous. The discs in the human lumbar spine…

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Handing off the Baton!

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RETIREMENT AND THE FINE ART OF THE BUCKET LIST After 37 years or so of helping people ‘take back their lives’, it seems the wheel of life has turned and its now my turn to begin exploring the fine art of “The Bucket List”. In many ways it seems like ‘just yesterday’ that I made the decision to return to school and seek a career as a chiropractic physician. Now…

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The Pain From Steve Kerr’s Back Surgery Sounds Like Hell

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Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr had an absolutely awful outcome with his lumbar spine surgery. He was in Portland the other day and spoke at a press conference: http://www.mercurynews.com/2017/04/23/thompson-suffering-of-warriors-coach-steve-kerr-is-heartbreaking/

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Be Sure to Attend “The Pasta Is On Us” Presentation on October 25, 2016

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If you haven’t already reserved your seat, there is still time! Join us for a Pasta Extravaganza at the Old Spaghetti Factory “THE PASTA IS ON US” 6:30 pm October 25, 2016 You heard us right! Bring along a friend or loved one who desperately needs to hear about nonsurgical spinal decompression and we’ll treat you both to dinner! If you or someone you know has been told to have…

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