Category: chiropractic care

Is Your Backpack Safe?

  With a new school year starting, safety is an important topic to keep in mind. Whether it is you, your child, or a loved one that is going back to school, making sure you wear your backpack appropriately can help keep your back in good shape. Backpacks come in all shapes, sizes, fabrics and …

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How Your Pillow and Mattress Can Affect Your Alignment

  Have you ever woken up from a night of sleep with a stiff neck and back pain? Did you wonder why you went to sleep feeling perfectly fine but now have this unexplained pain that seems to have come out of nowhere? Morning aches and pains can be frustrating and confusing, especially if you …

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How to Enjoy the End of your Summer Without Back Pain

  By the end of summer, many Americans are experiencing back pain. We typically spend more time outdoors during summer and do more activities that can strain our backs. What causes this back pain is often avoidable. Here are some simple tips to remember while you close out your summer. Take it Easy While Gardening …

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Pregnancy and Chiropractic Care––How it Can Help

  Pregnancy is a cause for celebration. Back pain, however, is not. The body changes dramatically in those 9 months and each month brings its own struggles. Seeing a chiropractor regularly during this time can help alleviate the stresses that pregnancy puts on the body.  The Benefits of Chiropractic Care While Pregnant  The body has …

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Should I See a Chiropractor After a Personal Injury?

  What is personal injury? A personal injury can mean a number of things. Personal injuries can stem anywhere from car accidents to repetitive movements and result in minor to severe pain. With something as wide-ranging and variable as a personal injury, it’s important to get checked out as soon as possible to see how …

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Healthy Foods to Feed Your Spine

  Everyone knows the importance of eating healthy, whole foods to improve your overall physical and mental health.  But did you know there are specific foods you can eat than can target your spine, giving it the foods it needs to be healthy and strong? Salmon  Salmon has a lot of Omega-3 that helps fight …

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When Do Most Auto Fatal Accidents Occur?

  During the winter, much of the country’s drivers are forced to contend with winter storms, snow, fog, and ice.  Add to that the fact that days get shorter and visibility gets poorer and it’s probably safe to assume that most fatal accidents occur during the winter months.  Think again.     Time of Day Matters Not …

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Causes of Back Pain in Women

  As anyone who’s experienced back pain knows, the pain can be severe, it can be chronic, and can greatly reduce your quality of life.  Back pain can vary in its severity and can have lots of causes like injury, degeneration, and muscle strain.  For women, back pain is not only caused by the same …

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Using Cryotherapy to Treat Muscle Spasms

When you hear the word “cryotherapy”, you may have an image of a Dr. Frankenstein-type laboratory with a mad scientist performing questionable medical tests on unsuspecting patients.  Cryotherapy is not that.  Quite simply, cryotherapy is the use of ice or freezing temperatures to relieve pain.   When Cryotherapy Is Used When we get an injury, the …

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You’ve Got Some Nerve

People talk about their nerves all the time.  “That guy really gets on my nerves.”  “She has nerves of steel!”  “I wanted to say something but I lost my nerve.” But what exactly is a nerve?  How important are they to our overall health? According to Encyclopaedia Britannica, a nerve is “a glistening white cordlike …

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