Chiropractor Blog

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

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Is Your Job Causing Your Back Pain?

For most workers, 8 hours a day, 5 days a week are spent doing the same thing, whether it’s sitting at a computer, driving a vehicle, or moving around.  Our bodies don’t like this, being in the same position, sitting or standing or doing some kind of manual labor for extended periods and make their …

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The Health Benefits of a Good Stretch

Everybody knows the importance of stretching at the beginning of a workout and that after a long car ride, stretching your arms and legs feels good.  Stretching your muscles and joints throughout the day and night has many surprising health benefits for your body and mind. A good stretch can make all the difference in …

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What To Look For in a Chiropractor

Choosing the right chiropractor isn’t an easy decision.  Where do you begin? When choosing a chiropractor, you should be taking into consideration the same kinds of factors you did when choosing your primary care provider and deserves the same kind of scrutiny.  After all, your chiropractor is part of the team of people working with …

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Spotlight On: Intersegmental Traction

Among the many services we proved at North County Pain Relief is a little-known one that you may not have heard about in everyday conversation:  Intersegmental Traction. Don’t let the name fool you. It may sound like a complicated and potentially painful procedure but nothing could be further from the truth.  Intersegmental traction is actually …

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New Year, New You

Every new year arrives with the desire to begin anew, to do things better and make improvements in the way we take care of ourselves and those around us.  It’s a fresh start, and even though some changes will fall by the wayside by February, some will stick and you’ll reap the rewards of the …

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Are Chiropractic Treatments Safe?

For some people, the thought of lying atop a table as a chiropractor performs spinal manipulations is downright terrifying.  A “crack” here, a “snap” there, who’s to know what could happen? Are chiropractic treatments truly safe?  Beginnings  Chiropractic treatments began in 1895 when Daniel David Palmer treated a janitor who had lost his hearing when …

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Why Water is Your Best Friend (or Should Be)

When we look for signs of life on other planets, we look for water.  Without it, we know there will be no life because water is as essential to life on other planets as it is on our own.  Without water, we would have no crops and no livestock. Without water, we would have no …

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Taking Care of Your Whole Health During the Holiday Season

At North County Pain Relief, we believe in whole health.  Taking care of your body and mind is the key to having good overall health and happiness.  During the holiday season, it’s all too easy to put our health on the back burner while we overindulge and let holiday stresses get the better of us.   …

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How Yoga and Chiropractic Care Work Together

Chiropractic care and yoga have a lot in common.  They both help improve range of motion and balance, improve joint function, and even reduce stress.  You could say that chiropractic care and yoga are two peas in a pod. A pair of matching bookends. Two nuts off the same tree.  The point is, chiropractic treatments …

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Finding the Right Mattress for Your Back

According to the American Chiropractic Association, 31 million people are experiencing back pain at any given time in the U.S. with over half of all working Americans suffering from back pain each year.  It’s often an injury that causes back pain but it can also be caused by something as simple as the wrong shoes, …

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