Chiropractor Blog

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

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Using a Chiropractor in a Personal Injury Claim

Traffic cameras can be faulty, non-existent, or pointed in the wrong direction. Bystanders and witnesses may or may not stick around to make a statement — and there may be no witnesses at all! But when it comes to an automobile accident that results in personal injury, the human body remembers almost everything. Aches ...

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How Important is Chiropractic Documentation?

Have you ever had a medical professional not document your visit thoroughly? If so, it can be very frustrating for a variety of reasons. You may have to recount what you already told him or her, which can be irritating. The medical professional may forget what he or she determined was the medial plan ...

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The Connection Between Dehydration and Back Pain

It is a well-known fact that drinking water is an important part of your health. You know that you need it, but do you actually get enough? Many people do not get enough water and wind up in a state of constant dehydration. More than 50% of your body is made up of water, ...

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and How a Chiropractor Can Help

Has your hand ever felt numb, painful, or have a tingling sensation? If so, it could be carpal tunnel syndrome. Carpal tunnel is a common condition that affects adults. There are a variety of treatments that are available, such as medication, steroid injection, or surgery. Not everyone wants to resort to medication or endure aggressive ...

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Don’t Put the World on Your Shoulders

Shouldering the weight of something is a common idiom referring to carrying a heavy burden or taking a huge portion of responsibility, but there’s a reason the shoulders are used to talk about heavy topics. The shoulders are often used as symbols of strength, and much of the power in the upper body comes ...

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Law, Order, and Chiropractic Care

Accidents and injuries are a part of life, albeit a painful and inconvenient one. Sometimes the liability for the injury is clear-cut, maybe it was an improperly labeled wet floor, faulty construction, or the result of an accidental shove or push. However, there is usually discrepancy in figuring out where the responsibility lies for the ...

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New Year, New Healthy Habits

One of the most anxiety-inducing questions that can be asked after the clock strikes midnight on New Year’s Day is, “what’s your New Year’s Resolution?” While most people hyperventilate at the thought of creating a resolution, the idea of working towards such a spur of the moment goal can be overwhelming. Striving for improvement ...

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The Importance of Good Posture

The definition of posture is how your body is positioned when you are standing, sitting, or lying down. It is also the result of habits that have been created over the years. Having good posture is vital for good health, yet many people do not realize that they may have poor posture. Good posture refers ...

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Sciatica Pain

If you have ever experienced a shooting, piercing pain running from your lower back to the legs, then you could be suffering from sciatica leg pain. Sciatic is the longest nerve in the body that goes from the buttocks down to the toes. The sciatic nerve can experience pain when there is a trapped nerve, ...

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How to Find a Good Chiropractor

No matter what type of health care provider you are looking for, it can become overwhelming and stressful. You want to make sure you get the best one that meets your needs and fits within your budget if your insurance does not cover it. Finding the right chiropractor to help with your spine, muscle, and ...

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