Whiplash rates grow as deaths decline

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Not since 1949 have we seen a lower US fatality crash figure, according to an announcement late last year by the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA).  The reason?  More stringent Crash Testing. With a total of about 46 billion miles driven, 2011 saw  32,885 fatalities.  And although NHTSA estimates that 10% of those fatalities were […]

New Vehicle Air Bag

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Sinner Chiropractic is pleased to report that a new safety feature is hitting the market: Front-center airbags, designed to protect front seat passengers from colliding with one another in side-impact as well as rollover motor vehicle crashes has been introduced by GM. In their efforts to enhance their vehicle crash worthiness, GM has designed a […]

Head injuries contribute to NFL player’s death

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National Football League (NFL) saftey, Ray Easterling recently intentionally ended his life.  Easterling was 62-years-old. He began showing symptoms of injury to his brain 20 years ago.  His symptoms included depression and insomnia. His head injury was thought to actually be a series of head injuries he sustained during his football career with the Atlanta […]

Children’s Sports Contribute to Chronic Musculoskeletal Conditions Later in Life

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At Sinner Chiropractic Pain Center we frequently encounter individuals who feel that their chronic musculoskeletal condition most likely originated from a sports related situation they encountered during their pre-college years. According to the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA), in 2010, 50 student athletes died because of  sports-related hazards from conditions such as: Concussions spinal cord […]

Can excessive yoga cause injuries?

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Yoga is praised for its ability to strengthen, energize, cure, calm, lower blood pressure, and help with depression and it’s popularity has expanded five fold from 2001 to 2011. The problem is that underlying physical weaknesses can make serious injury all but inevitable over time, compounded with the observation that some yoga instructors seem to […]