Category: shoulder pain

Crash Report: The Mechanisms of Injury

Crashing is something that everyone (except crash-test dummies) is trying to avoid for obvious reasons- crashes are expensive, people can get hurt, and the potential for long term injury and psychological harm is present especially for major crashes. As with many things, the best way to avoid injury is to try to avoid crashing, and …

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Chiropractic Care Can Help Anyone in Your Family

Your body is ready to move from the moment you are born and is meant to stay active for many decades, even a century for some. In other words, you’re meant to have an active lifestyle and your body should be able to keep up with that active lifestyle. Chiropractic care can help ensure that …

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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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Why People Love Chiropractic Care

Have you ever wondered why so many people go to the chiropractor? Do they only go because they have an injury to their neck, back, or shoulders? Besides alleviating pain, chiropractic care is also an important step in wellness that can improve your overall quality of life. There are many reasons why people love receiving …

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Why We Feel Pain

Pain is a good thing. Quite simply, it’s a message from your brain telling you that something is wrong. If your brain wasn’t warning you that you’d been injured, you wouldn’t know it and the injury could get worse. Pain tells you to stop what you’re doing immediately because it’s harming you. It’s also about …

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Chiropractic Care for Rotator Cuff Injuries

Shoulder pain is a common pain for many adults in the U.S., often caused by tears or injuries to the rotator cuff.  The rotator cuff is a group of muscles and tendons that surround the shoulder that gives the shoulder its wide range of motion and gives the shoulder its stability.  The rotator cuff tendon …

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The Health Benefits of a Good Stretch

Everybody knows the importance of stretching at the beginning of a workout and that after a long car ride, stretching your arms and legs feels good.  Stretching your muscles and joints throughout the day and night has many surprising health benefits for your body and mind. A good stretch can make all the difference in …

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What To Look For in a Chiropractor

Choosing the right chiropractor isn’t an easy decision.  Where do you begin? When choosing a chiropractor, you should be taking into consideration the same kinds of factors you did when choosing your primary care provider and deserves the same kind of scrutiny.  After all, your chiropractor is part of the team of people working with …

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Winter Sports Injuries

For some people, winter is the time to bundle up by a cozy fire with a mug of hot chocolate and watch the cold weather from the inside.  Other people can’t wait for winter to arrive so they can hit the slopes or get out on the ice and have fun.  Winter sports mean winter …

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