Category: chiropractic facts

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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Thanksgiving Tips

With Thanksgiving right around the corner it is time to count our blessings and reflect on what we are thankful for.  At North County Pain Relief we are thankful for you!  We are grateful for the opportunities to help our St. Louis family heal from injuries, take action with preventative care, and grow healthy together! …

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St. Louis, Sports, and Chiropractors!

St. Louis is a city of sports.  We follow baseball with enthusiasm, hockey with energy, and who needs a football team anyway.  We have softball leagues through work and football at family gatherings.  We like to play.  Here at North County Pain Relief, we want to be on your team! Everyone in our office wants …

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Chiropractic Tips for Pregnant Women

Most women will develop lower back pain during their pregnancy, especially during the final trimester. Chiropractic care can help not only with the back pain, but by restoring balance to your body during this time of change. Here are a few tips to help your pregnancy be as healthy and comfortable as possible! Try to …

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Strengthen Your Lower Back!

The lower back is an area that is engaged in most activities, if something isn’t right you are going to feel it!  Many of the back injuries that doctors and chiropractors see relate to the lower back region.  There are many different things that can cause back pain, but strengthening your core can help prevent …

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Immune System Health Part 2   

Your immune system is an important factor in your overall health.  Having a strong immune system will help you to fight off most of the germs and infections that you come into contact with.  Your winters will be nicer, you will take less sick days, and your body will thank you for it.  Chiropractic treatment …

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Immune System Health Part 1

If you find yourself frequently sick you may be suffering from a weakened immune system.  Your first line of defense, your immune system functionality is important in staying healthy and happy.  While we are all born with different levels of immune strength, there are certain things that we can do to strengthen or weaken our …

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