Neck Pain

Pain in the Text-Neck!

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  I have been in practice 13 years, and, in the last 2 years, I have seen and treated more patients with neck pain than I did in the previous 11. At first I thought this could’ve simply been a coinicidence, but I began to peer deeper into this mystery and wondered how much technology […]

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