Spinal degenerative disc disease, seen on imaging, is not a disease; but may actually be part of the natural aging process of your spine.
As we get older ( past the age 60 ) the incidence rates of low back pain begin to decline.
Community-residing older adults ( age 65 and older ) should be asked once a year if they have had any falls. http://www.americangeriatrics.org/health_care_professionals/clinical_practice/clinical_guidelines_recommendations/prevention_of_falls_summary_of_recommendations …
If you have been diagnosed with chronic pain, here is a website where you can sign up for helpful free resources. http://www.lifeisnow.ca/
The CJFL Predators Football Club supports the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport and its no doping policy.http://www.cces.ca/en/home
Patients being treated for a motor vehicle accident should be asked if they are angry at the other driver. This can affect their recovery.
Maintaining a personal health record is a smart idea. In the near future this will be electronically based. See this link for more information. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/personalhealthrecords.html
Dr. Craig Bauman is a chiropractor who takes an evidence-informed and patient-centred approach.