Chiropractor Blog

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

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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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Scoliosis

For most people, sometime around the age of 10 or 11, they visited their school nurse or had a checkup at the doctor where they were checked for scoliosis, a curvature of the spine.  Although rare, they may even remember someone needed to wear a rigid back brace to correct the problem. Unless you were …

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Chiropractic Care for Vertigo

Vertigo isn’t just a suspenseful Alfred Hitchcock movie from the ‘50’s, it’s a real condition that affects 40% of all people over 40 at least once in their lifetime.  The main symptom of vertigo is a spinning, whirling sensation that often occurs after you have been in a rear impact collision but can also occur …

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Back Pain and Pregnancy

Pregnancy should be a time of joy and anticipation of the new arrival but unfortunately, for more than ⅔ of all women, pregnancy is full of discomfort and back pain.  And it’s no wonder―pregnancy increases your weight changing your center of gravity, causes fatigue, muscle strain, and hormonal changes, all of which can lead to …

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Is Your Child’s Backpack Setting Them Up…

…for a Life of Back Pain? Backpacks have become a necessity for every school-aged child, as has to fill them with every heavy book and school supply imaginable. Their overstuffed packs can weigh 30 lbs. or more and they carry them all day long.  They walk around like turtles, schlepping their substantial packs from one …

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Slip and Fall Injuries

You don’t have to be Wile E. Coyote with his latest mail order from Acme to suffer a personal injury.  Falling over something left in the way, slipping on wet floors, tripping over an uneven sidewalk―these can all lead to serious injuries that require treatment.   Slips and falls can vary in severity and the …

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Why Visit a Chiropractor After a Car Accident

If you have been in an accident you have been through a traumatic experience.  You may still be in shock or may be dealing with the stressful aftermath.  In the hustle and bustle of insurance claims and auto repairs you might be tempted to put off medical treatment, especially if the injuries aren’t obvious. When …

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Exercise and Chiropractic Care

Having trouble sticking to your New Year’s resolution of being healthier or hitting the gym?  Visit our office for some support to keep going!  Making exercise a regular part of your day will have positive impacts on both your mental and physical health. Visiting your chiropractor before you work out has a variety of benefits, …

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TMJ Relief

When you think of jaw pain you may not think of visiting your chiropractor for relief, but Dr. Elsey can help! A common cause of jaw pain is TMJ or Temporomandibular Joint Disorder. TMJ refers to a variety of conditions that affect the temporomandibular joint. The temporomandibular joint connects the skull and jaw. If issues …

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