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    • Understanding Sacroiliac Joint Injections

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    • How to Get the Best Spine Care

      If you have had back pain for a while, you probably already know that navigating the healthcare system to find the right doctor or treatment can be quite a challenge. While the process will probably always be frustrating at times, playing an active role – asking pertinent questions and sharing the decision-making with your care provider – can help make it easier.

      Please note that there are market forces and personal forces (such as friendships and familiarity) that can influence which physician you are referred to. When you have been referred to a particular specialist or spine surgeon, it’s a good opportunity to ask questions about why he or she has been recommended.

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    • Rock the Rolls: Lettuce Wraps, Stuffed Cabbage and More
      Rock the Rolls: Lettuce Wraps, Stuffed Cabbage and More Blog Post

      While you may not follow a Paleo or gluten-free diet, here’s a takeaway from both that will help get more veggies into your diet: use vegetables to wrap up your meal.

      Bread, wraps and tortillas may be the first things you think of to “contain” sandwiches, tacos and more, but lettuce, dark leafy greens and cabbage do the trick just as well.

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    • Low-Fat Ice Cream Sandwich vs. Fudge Pop: Which Dessert Is Healthier?
      Low-Fat Ice Cream Sandwich vs. Fudge Pop: Which Dessert Is Healthier? Blog Post

      Picking healthy foods at the grocery store can feel pretty confusing. Among those thousands of foods, there’s a wide variety of frozen desserts to choose from. We put two creamy frozen snacks head to head to find out which kind is healthier: this or that?


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    • This or That: Butter vs. Coconut Oil
      This or That: Butter vs. Coconut Oil Blog Post

      Picking healthy spreads and cooking oils at the grocery store can be pretty confusing. There are many different choices out there, but which is best to pick?

      We put two popular fats head to head to find out which is healthier: this or that? Is it healthier to use butter or coconut oil when it comes to fats?

      The Winner: It’s a draw, actually.


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    • Heavenly Peach-Raspberry Crisp (Plus 3 Variations!)
      Heavenly Peach-Raspberry Crisp (Plus 3 Variations!) Blog Post

      I love pie, particularly ones bursting with summer fruit, but I rarely have the time to make one. That means pie is more of a special-occasion dessert—unless someone’s made it for me. But I found a dessert that satisfies my craving for pie with a lot less fuss: a luscious fruit crisp topped with nutty streusel.

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    • First Aid for Your Back

      Even if the pain is severe, episodes of back pain—and pain from ongoing back conditions—can be somewhat relieved with some first aid methods you can do at home. After an injury, resting for a day or two can give your back a chance to recover and start to heal on its own. In addition, some combination of the following treatments is usually recommended to help alleviate or at least manage the pain.

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