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BACK PAIN - A WARNING SIGNAL

Posted on 01-17-2018

BACK PAIN – A WARNING SIGNAL By: Dr. Barry D. Shapiro When your dashboard light goes on warning you to check tire pressure to you switch off the light or check your tires?  Wh...

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NECK PAIN AND MUSCLE SPASM

Posted on 01-12-2018

NECK PAIN AND MUSCLE SPASM BY: Dr. Barry D. Shapiro People often say “it’s just a muscle”, referring to that spasm, stiff neck, or limited range of motion they are havi...

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WHY ARE MY FEET NUMB AND TINGLING?

Posted on 01-05-2018

WHY ARE MY FEET NUMB AND TINGLING? By: Dr. Barry D. Shapiro It can happen while you are sitting, you can wake up with it, and it can happen on a plane ride, or you can get it after a lon...

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HOLIDAY DETOX

Posted on 12-27-2017

HOLIDAY DETOX BY: Dr. Barry D. Shapiro So you ate the whole thing.  You ate things you don’t normally eat.  You ate everything.  You gained weight. The ho...

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CAN THE WAY I SIT BE CAUSING MY BACK PAIN?

Posted on 12-13-2017

CAN THE WAY I SIT BE CAUSING MY BACK PAIN?                         &nbs...

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BACK PAIN RELIEF – NO PAIN NO PROBLEM? -TAMPA FLORIDA

Posted on 12-08-2017

BACK PAIN RELIEF – NO PAIN NO PROBLEM? By: Dr. Barry D. Shapiro Most patients come to the office when the pain affects something they like or need to do.  In most case...

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HEADACHE PAIN RELIEF TAMPA FLORIDA

Posted on 12-01-2017

HEADACHE PAIN RELIEF By Dr. Barry D. Shapiro Throbbing pain at the base of the skull, pain that radiates from the upper neck around the side of the head, pain behind the eye, ten...

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SPINAL STENOSIS TREATMENT - CARROLLWOOD FLORIDA 813-962-3608

Posted on 11-15-2017

SPINAL STENOSIS TREATMENT By Dr. Barry D. Shapiro Stenosis means narrowing.  The spinal canal, the channel the spinal cord goes through or the opening or channel the nerve roots go ...

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SCIATICA PAIN TREATMENT - CARROLLWOOD FLORIDA 813-962-3608

Posted on 11-15-2017

SCIATIC PAIN TREATMENT By: Dr. Barry D. Shapiro It can start as pain in the lower back, or in the hip area, or down the leg.  It can feel like numbness or tingling in the th...

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HERNIATED DISC TREATMENT CARROLLWOOD FLORIDA

Posted on 11-03-2017

HERNIATED DISC TREATMENT By Dr. Barry D. Shapiro In order to treat a herniated or bulging disc with great success it is vital to understand what has happened to the disc material for it ...

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PINCHED NERVE TREATMENT CARROLLWOOD FLORIDA

Posted on 11-01-2017

PINCHED NERVE TREATMENT By Dr. Barry D. Shapiro Nerves are like telephone wires.  There are many “wires” in a nerve and they carry electrical impulses from t...

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BACK PAIN TREATMENT CARROLLWOOD FLORIDA

Posted on 10-18-2017

BACK PAIN TREATMENT CARROLLWOOD FLORIDA By Dr. Barry D. Shapiro Back pain can start as soreness, muscle tightness, a jolt of pain, or pain from sneezing or coughing.  There might be...

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NECK PAIN RELIEF CARROLLWOOD FLORIDA

Posted on 10-18-2017

NECK PAIN RELIEF IN CARROLLWOOD FLORIDA By Dr. Barry D. Shapiro Treatments provided by different providers includes physical therapy, drugs, shots, lotions, surgery, massage, str...

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CONCUSSION - DID I HAVE A CONCUSSION?

Posted on 10-16-2017

DID I HAVE A CONCUSSION? By Dr. Barry D. Shapiro After decades of minimizing the effects and complications of concussion, particularly in sports, finally there is a lot of attention on t...

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WHY DO I GET DIZZY WHEN I STAND UP QUICKLY?

Posted on 10-04-2017

WHY DO I GET DIZZY WHEN I STAND UP QUICKLY? By Dr. Barry D. Shapiro Do you get light headed or dizzy getting up quickly from bed or out of a chair?  Does this happen whe...

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WHAT ARE SUGGESTED EXERCISES FOR LOWER BACK PAIN CARROLLWOOD FLORIDA

Posted on 10-04-2017

WHAT ARE SUGGESTED EXERCISES FOR LOWER BACK PAIN? By Dr. Barry D. Shapiro Should you do weight training using body weight, free weights, universal equipment, or nautilus?  Should yo...

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WHY DOES MY SHOULDER HURT?

Posted on 08-30-2017

WHY DOES MY SHOULDER HURT? By Dr. Barry D. Shapiro Does it hurt when you lift something?  Does it hurt when you throw a ball?  Does it hurt when you do a push up?  Doe...

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WHAT IS THE MOST IMPORTANT ORGAN IN YOUR BODY?

Posted on 08-14-2017

WHAT IS THE MOST IMPORTANT ORGAN IN YOUR BODY? By Dr. Barry D. Shapiro During the average human lifespan your heart beats 2.5 billion times, approximately 100,000 times a day and 35 ...

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SHOULD I GO TO AN MD OR A CHIROPRACTOR FOR BACK PAIN?

Posted on 08-11-2017

SHOULD I GO TO AN MD OR A CHIROPRACTOR FOR BACK PAIN? By: Dr. Barry D. Shapiro The frequency of back pain is becoming an epidemic.  For a variety of reasons people experienc...

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CAN A HOLISTIC APPROACH MAKE ME HEALTHIER?

Posted on 08-04-2017

CAN A HOLISTIC APPROACH MAKE ME HEALTHIER? By Dr. Barry D. Shapiro As little as 30-40 years ago most doctors were familiar with, and dealt with, most issues affecting the body.  You...

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ARE ALL PATIENTS ADJUSTED THE SAME WAY?

Posted on 07-28-2017

ARE ALL PATIENTS ADJUSTED THE SAME WAY? by Dr. Barry D. Shapiro Patients come in all sizes and shapes, male and female, in shape and out of shape.  Some come in with injury, some wi...

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WHEN WILL MY INJURY BE HEALED?

Posted on 07-24-2017

WHEN WILL MY INJURY BE HEALED? By Dr. Barry D. Shapiro It’s been 2 weeks and it still hurts.  It’s been 4 weeks and I still can’t play sports.  It&rsq...

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CAN I ADJUST MYSELF?

Posted on 07-12-2017

CAN I ADJUST MYSELF? By Dr. Barry D. Shapiro Just about every Chiropractor I have ever met has tried to adjust themselves.  Doctors with no training in manipulation have tried to ad...

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CAN I GET WHIPLASH WATCHING TV?

Posted on 06-21-2017

WHIPLASH -CAN I GET A WHIPLASH WATCHING TV? By Dr. Barry D. Shapiro Do you fall asleep in front of the TV?  Do you watch TV in bed?  Is your neck supported in a neutral position wh...

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CAN I GET MASSAGE FOR MY CAR ACCIDENT INJURIES?

Posted on 06-16-2017

CAN I GET MASSAGE FOR MY CAR ACCIDENT INJURIES? By: Dr. Barry D. Shapiro Several years ago the law changed in the State of Florida and Personal Injury Protection (PIP) no longer ...

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IS MY PURSE OR POCKETBOOK CAUSING MY NECK, SHOULDER, ARM OR BACK PAIN?

Posted on 06-05-2017

IS MY PURSE OR POCKETBOOK CAUSING MY NECK, SHOULDER, ARM OR BACK PAIN? By Dr. Barry D. Shapiro Do you carry a purse, pocketbook, or cross body purse or pack?  Do you usu...

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WHIPLASH - CAN I GET A WHIPLASH WATCHING TV?

Posted on 06-05-2017

WHIPLASH -CAN I GET A WHIPLASH WATCHING TV? By Dr. Barry D. Shapiro Do you fall asleep in front of the TV?  Do you watch TV in bed?  Is your neck supported in a neutral pos...

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DOES PAIN AFFECT MY PERFORMANCE?

Posted on 05-19-2017

DOES PAIN AFFECT PERFORMANCE By Dr. Barry D. Shapiro Do you ever feel restricted, have limited flexibility, difficulty keeping good posture?  You may have a muscle w...

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HOW DOES CHIROPRACTIC CARE RATE IN SURVEYS?

Posted on 05-10-2017

HOW DOES CHIROPRACTIC RATE IN SURVEYS? By Dr. Barry D. Shapiro In the Gallop – Palmer Nationally Representative Survey on Chiropractic: 77% of those surveyed who went to a Chiroprac...

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SHOULD I EXERCISE MY NECK?

Posted on 05-10-2017

SHOULD I EXERCISE MY NECK? By Dr. Barry D. Shapiro There are strength training exercises that can be done for the neck muscles.  Whether you should do them depends on your needs...

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CAN YOU EXERCISE WHILE YOU WORK?

Posted on 05-10-2017

CAN YOU EXERCISE WHILE YOU WORK? By Dr. Barry D. Shapiro We all have activities and responsibilities that occur during our day and repeat day to day or week to week.  Whethe...

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WHERE IS MY BACK PAIN COMING FROM?

Posted on 04-26-2017

WHERE IS MY BACK PAIN COMING FROM? By Dr. Barry D. Shapiro The lower back is made up of 5 bones.  The pelvis is made up of 3 bones.  Problems can occur in either the lower back...

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IS YOUR IMBALANCE IN DAILY ACTIVITY CAUSING YOUR NECK OR BACK PAIN?

Posted on 04-26-2017

IS YOUR IMBALANCE IN DAILY ACTIVITY CAUSING YOUR NECK OR BACK PAIN? by Dr. Barry D. Shapiro Do you carry a camera bag, attaché case, purse, diaper bag, or tool box every day?&...

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IS CHIROPRACTIC A NATURAL WAY TO HEALTH?

Posted on 04-05-2017

Chiropractic A Natural Way to Health                      By Barry D. Shapiro, D....

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IS MY WALLET CAUSING MY BACK PAIN?

Posted on 04-05-2017

SHOULD I KEEP MY WALLET IN MY BACK POCKET? by Dr. Barry D. Shapiro Do you keep your money, credit cards, identification, and important documents in your wallet?  Do you keep...

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DOES CRACKING YOUR KNUCKLES CAUSE ARTHRITIS?

Posted on 03-22-2017

DOES CRACKING YOUR KNUCKLES CAUSE ARTHRITIS? by Dr. Barry D. Shapiro Does "cracking your knuckles" cause arthritis is one of the frequently asked questions I have gotten over the y...

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CAN CHIROPRACTIC CARE HELP PREVENT BACK SURGERY?

Posted on 03-08-2017

CAN CHIROPRACTIC PREVENT BACK SURGERY? By Dr. Barry D. Shapiro Depending on the research you choose to review back surgery is necessary in only 1 out of 100 or 1 out of 10 cases.  (1%-1...

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SCOLIOSIS - CAN CHIROPRACTIC HELP WITH SCOLIOSIS?

Posted on 03-06-2017

CAN CHIROPRACTIC CARE HELP WITH SCOLIOSIS? By Dr. Barry D. Shapiro Scoliosis – a sideways curvature of the spine.  It most frequently shows up between the ages of 10-20.&n...

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HOW TO CONDITION AN ATHLETE?

Posted on 02-22-2017

CONDITIONING – HOW TO CONDITION AN ATHLETE? By Dr. Barry D. Shapiro Conditioning for athletic activity requires several steps to get into great condition for quality performance. ...

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WHAT ARE THE RULES TO FOLLOW TO INCREASE STRENGTH WHEN WEIGHT TRAINING?

Posted on 02-22-2017

                HOW DO I STRENGTH TRAIN TO INCREASE MUSCLE SIZE AND STRENGTH?       &nbs...

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HOW DO I BUILD TONE AND INCREASE ENDURANCE WHEN WEIGHT TRAINING?

Posted on 02-08-2017

HOW DO I STRENGTH TRAIN FOR SLEEK TONED MUSCLES? By Dr. Barry D. Shapiro Do you want to build tone? Do you want to increase endurance? Don’t want to increase size of your mus...

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WHAT IS A WELL ROUNDED WEIGHT AND STRENGTH TRAINING WORKOUT?

Posted on 02-08-2017

WHAT IS A GOOD WEIGHT TRAINING – STRENGTH TRAINING PROGRAM? By Dr. Barry D. Shapiro Do you want to do a full body workout but don’t want to spend hours in the gym? ...

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TIPS FOR CARE OF THE LOW BACK

Posted on 01-25-2017

 Helpful hints for care of the low back: a bakers dozen   1.    While doing a job utilize proper tools for the job rather than trying to improvise by using pure stamina...

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HEAT INSTRUCTIONS - HOW TO APPLY HEAT

Posted on 01-18-2017

HEAT INSTRUCTIONS Application for Musculo Skeletal complaints Need: damp washcloth or small towel, hot pack, large dry bath towel Procedure 1 Place one thickness of dam...

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WEAK BACK - WHY DO I HAVE A WEAK BACK?

Posted on 01-13-2017

WEAK BACK - WHY DO I HAVE A WEAK BACK? by Dr. Barry D. Shapiro    “I’ve had a weak back for years,” is a comment the doctor hears frequently when severe back pa...

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HEADACHES - IS MY NECK CAUSING MY HEADACHES?

Posted on 01-11-2017

HEADACHES – IS MY NECK CAUSING MY HEADACHES? By Dr. Barry D. Shapiro Do you get throbbing pain in the upper neck at the base of the skull?  Do you get pain up the back of your...

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THE BRAIN BODY CONNECTION

Posted on 01-11-2017

THE BRAIN BODY CONNECTION By Dr. Barry D. Shapiro, D.C.,P.A. Brain – Body – Organ – Function – Control – Coordination The central nervous system is made ...

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SPRAIN OR STRAIN - DO I HAVE A SPRAIN OR STRAIN?

Posted on 12-21-2016

SPRAIN OR STRAIN – DO I HAVE A SPRAIN OR STRAIN? By DR. BARRY D. SHAPIRO Many doctors diagnose injuries as a sprain/strain.  Not only do these two terms relate to ...

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SUBLUXATION - WHAT IS A SUBLUXATION?

Posted on 12-14-2016

SUBLUXATION – WHAT IS A SUBLUXATION? By: DR. BARRY D. SHAPIRO SUBLUXATION – an incomplete or partial dislocation of a joint resulting in misalignment, reduction in spinal mobilit...

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WHAT ARE THE THREE MOST COMMON BENEFITS OF A CHIROPRACTIC ADJUSTMENT?

Posted on 12-09-2016

WHAT ARE THE THREE MOST COMMON BENEFITS OF A CHIROPRACTIC ADJUSTMENT? By Dr. Barry D. Shapiro, D.C., P.A. Removal of nerve pressure known as “pinched nerves”. Increased ...

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