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Office Ergonomics

  Americans work a lot.  We tend to work longer days, take less vacation time off, and retire later than most of the rest of the world.  If you spend so much time at work you should make sure that your work environment is as healthy and body friendly as possible.  Read our “Tips for …

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Springtime Aches and Pains

It is spring, and garden season is upon us.  Flowers are beginning to bloom, grass is growing quickly, and people are spending more time outside, mowing lawns, weeding and planting.  If you have been relatively sedentary all winter be careful that you don’t overdo your springtime activities without warming up your body. Before you get …

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Immune System Health Part 2   

Your immune system is an important factor in your overall health.  Having a strong immune system will help you to fight off most of the germs and infections that you come into contact with.  Your winters will be nicer, you will take less sick days, and your body will thank you for it.  Chiropractic treatment …

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Immune System Health Part 1

If you find yourself frequently sick you may be suffering from a weakened immune system.  Your first line of defense, your immune system functionality is important in staying healthy and happy.  While we are all born with different levels of immune strength, there are certain things that we can do to strengthen or weaken our …

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Ear Infections and Chiropractors

Can your Chiropractor help with ear infections?  While chiropractic treatment is intended to restore normal body function, the restoration can address a variety of issues.  Gently adjusting the spine has a trickle down effect over the body.  These gentle manipulations improve the function of the nervous system.  When your nervous system functionality is improved, the …

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Shin Splints

Shin splints are one of the most common sports injury.  The pain caused by shin splints can range from mildly irritating to almost incapacitating.  There are many factors that can contribute to or cause shin splints. Many athletes, especially dancers and runners, suffer from shin splints.  Muscles can become swollen or irritated due to overuse …

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Vertebral Discs

Your spine is incredibly important and complex, and the pain that a problem with any one area can cause can be excruciating.  Damage to the vertebral discs can occur in many ways.  Traumatic impact or injury such as a car accident or excessive lifting can cause problems with your spine.  As time passes deterioration can …

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How to Treat Runner’s Knee

The knee is one of the most commonly injured parts of the body.  There are a variety of ways that the knee can be injured including the following: strains or sprains, tears to the meniscus, damage to the bursa, the joint can be dislocated and the cartilage can degenerate. There are other ways the knees …

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Runner’s Knee

Runner’s Knee is one of the most common running injuries. You may feel pain when you are running, walking, or climbing stairs.  You may even feel pain from runner’s knee when you are just sitting down.  Dr. Elsey regularly treats knee pain, we can help you determine what caused the initial injury, what is still …

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Migraine and Chiropractic

Migraines are very common, over 12% of the U.S population suffer from them. Statistically women are more likely to have migraines than men.  Migraine also tends to run in families, if a parent suffers from migraines there is a 40% chance that the child will suffer from them as well. Migraines are more than headaches. …

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