Chiropractor Blog

From time to time North County Pain Relief will post helpful blog entries.

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Is Neck Cracking a Problem?

You have probably experienced the occasional neck crack or pop, but does that indicate a more serious health issue?  In general no, infrequent cracking does not necessarily mean that you should visit your chiropractor, but there are a few things that could indicate a more serious problem. Crepitus refers to sensations or noises experienced during …

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Stay Healthy St. Louis!

Chiropractors treat injuries and address pain, but we also want you to live proactively and attain the healthiest and happiest life possible.  Here are a few tips to promote wellness in your life.  Schedule an appointment today to get specialized information on living well and being pain free. Stretch Daily!  Working to keep your body …

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Muscle Guarding

Ever heard of muscle guarding?  You may be putting yourself at risk for injury without being aware of it.  Muscle guarding is the state when muscles are held in a partial state of readiness to act.  A runner at the starting line that is waiting for the signal is muscle guarding, the body is holding …

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Four Common Conditions Your Chiropractor Can Treat!

Your chiropractor can help you in ways that you probably haven’t considered.  Here are four of the most common issues that we can help you address. Whiplash – This injury is incredibly common.  We address a variety of accident related injuries but whiplash is a very frequent issue.  The neck wasn’t made to withstand the …

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Backpacks and Back Pain

Pain in the lower back is one of the most common reasons for missed work.  Around 31 million Americans are suffering from pain in the lower back.  Many people have grown accustomed to the pain and no longer realize that most lower back pain is not “just a part of life,” it is something with …

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Basketball and Chiropractors

While you are watching basketball this month remember that your chiropractor can help with sports related health!  The benefits of regular chiropractic work can be shown in the way it helps pro sports teams, both in addressing injuries and preventative maintenance.  The Foundation for Chiropractic Progress reported how pro-basketball performance was enhanced, including both endurance …

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Car Accidents and Chiropractors

Did you know that car crashes are the number one cause of injury in the United States?  Injuries can occur even in collisions under 5 miles per hour, so “minor” incidents can have long term consequences, not just for your health.  Sometimes accidents leave you struggling with lengthy legal issues, especially if you don’t take …

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3 Healthy Habits You Need to Form This Year

New Year’s Resolutions can be difficult to keep. Often we begin the new year with good intentions that become lost in the hustle and bustle of daily life. At North County Pain Relief we want to encourage you to make life changes that will contribute to your long term health, comfort, and quality of life. …

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Winter Weather and Whiplash

The holidays are a wonderful time to spend with family and to reflect on everything we have to be grateful for.  Watching the snow fall is beautiful, but the weather outside can be frightening too!  Almost one hundred million Americans will be traveling this holiday season and one patch of ice or a moment of …

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Thanksgiving Tips

With Thanksgiving right around the corner it is time to count our blessings and reflect on what we are thankful for.  At North County Pain Relief we are thankful for you!  We are grateful for the opportunities to help our St. Louis family heal from injuries, take action with preventative care, and grow healthy together! …

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