Chiropractor Blog

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Spine Health 101

Proper spine health is a vital part of your overall health. When your bones are not strong or you have a misalignment in your spine, you can experience not only back or neck pain but it can cause problems with your immune system and affect your whole body’s ability to heal itself. Your spine is …

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Could You Be Suffering From TMD?

TMD, or Temporomandibular Joint Disorder, is a disorder that results in pain and problems in the jaw.  Although it may be more commonly known as TMJ, this acronym is misleading because it stands for Temporomandibular Joint, not the disorder itself.  TMD may affect only one side of the head or both sides and if left …

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Sciatica: a Big Pain in the Buttocks

Sciatica is when pressure is put on the sciatic nerve, the large nerve that runs from the lower back through the hips and down each leg.  The pain can be mild or severe, intermittent like an electric shock or constant. Sciatica is not a disorder itself, but rather a symptom of a disorder, and in …

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Auto Accident Injuries and You

No one wants to be in an automobile accident but even for the safest, most cautious drivers, they’re almost inevitable.  You can do everything right but you have no control over the other drivers, weather conditions, or wild animals that may cross your path.  Even a small fender-bender that causes minimal damage to your car …

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The Mystery of Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia has long been considered a mysterious disorder, confused with other disorders, and many people suffering from Fibromyalgia face a constant stream of disbelievers who think psychosomatic, all in their head. Fibromyalgia is in fact, in the head but not imagined; it’s a problem in the brain.  It’s a very real disorder that occurs in …

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How to Travel When You Have a Bad Back

When you have a bad back, any kind of traveling can be a nightmare.  Airline, train, and bus seats are cramped and that compact car you thought would be good for the environment and your wallet is regrettably not good for your back for any trip longer than a drive to the grocery store.  Fortunately, …

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How to Have a Stress-Free Holiday Season

♩♬ It’s the most wonderful time of the year.  ♫♪ Of course, the holidays can also be the most stressful time of the year.  Between decorating, cooking, shopping, and wrapping, we spread ourselves much too thin and leave little time to get it all done, let alone take a little time to relax.  By the …

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Auto Accident Injuries

If you’re a tennis player, it’s common to get tennis elbow.  Runners get shin splints. Football players tear their ACLs. There are specific injuries that most commonly occur with certain sports because of the way in which the body typically moves while participating in them.   The same can be said for automobile accidents.  Even …

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Hydrotherapy: Good for the Mind, Body, and Soul

Water is one of the most fundamental building blocks of life.  Every plant and animal needs it in order to survive. Aside from quenching a thirst, it is used for travel, for cleaning, and for fun and leisure.  Water has long been 21used for its therapeutic benefits, and in fact, hot springs have been used …

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Why You Should Call Your Chiropractor Your “Wellness Doctor”

Everyone knows that if they have neck or back pain, a chiropractor is where you should go.  They align your spine and correct spinal subluxations, or misalignments, but chiropractors do so more than treat back pain.   They treat all of your complex systems, bringing unity to your entire body, all without the use of harsh …

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