Category: treatment

Preventing Sports Injuries in Kids and Teens

Now that the school year is well on its way, kids and teens are enjoying spending their time playing sports. Sports can bring joy and happiness to kids and teens not only because they are participating in something they love, but they also get to spend a little extra time with their friends. However, sports …

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Pool Exercises to Help with Back Pain

Just because Summer is officially over doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy time in the pool, especially if you are experiencing back pain. Sitting on the couch may sound like a more comfortable, ideal thing to do, but if you are experiencing back pain, finding an indoor pool could help relieve any pain you have. When …

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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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Types of Headaches

Headaches can be defined as pain “in any region of the head.” However, the cause, duration, and intensity of the pain can vary depending on the type of headache.  Many of us have suffered from some form of uncomfortable, throbbing headache pain. There are a variety of different types of headaches that can cause this …

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Fun Facts About the Spine

Most people don’t think about the spine until their back hurts.  But the human spine is an amazing structure.  Its 24 vertebrae, 120 muscles, 100 joints, and 220 ligaments give us the rigid strength to stand up and the flexibility to move in many directions.  It houses and protects the spinal cord which is part …

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Celebrate Valenspine’s Day With Better Spine Health

Mid-February is just around the corner and you know what that means… Valenspine’s Day! That’s right!  February 14th is Valenspine’s Day!  How does one celebrate Valenspine’s Day, you ask?  Why, by showing your spine how much you love it, of course! The health of your spine is vital to the health of your whole body.  …

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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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Spotlight On: Intersegmental Traction

Among the many services we proved at North County Pain Relief is a little-known one that you may not have heard about in everyday conversation:  Intersegmental Traction. Don’t let the name fool you. It may sound like a complicated and potentially painful procedure but nothing could be further from the truth.  Intersegmental traction is actually …

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Are Chiropractic Treatments Safe?

For some people, the thought of lying atop a table as a chiropractor performs spinal manipulations is downright terrifying.  A “crack” here, a “snap” there, who’s to know what could happen? Are chiropractic treatments truly safe?  Beginnings  Chiropractic treatments began in 1895 when Daniel David Palmer treated a janitor who had lost his hearing when …

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