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Head Spinning Facts about Dizziness

The world is constantly spinning, on its axis, in space. However, it should not be spinning from your perspective. Dizziness (medically known a vertigo) is the presence of a sensation of motion when there is no actual motion. This means that during a dizzy spell it may feel like you or your surroundings are moving …

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Medical Imaging: How Does That Work?

Spooky, scary, skeletons are everywhere! However, most of them are encased in muscles, skin, and other bodily tissue, working as a functioning system to create the people around you. Everyone has a skeletal system as well as many complex internal structures that could not be viewed with the naked eye without invasive procedures until the …

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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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Back Pain Care for Seniors

George Burns said, “You know you’re getting old when you stoop to tie your shoelaces and wonder what else you could do while you’re down there.” Each passing year brings us lessons from our successes and our mistakes that carry us to the wisdom of a life long lived.  And if you’re like George Burns, …

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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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Exercise and Chiropractic Care

Having trouble sticking to your New Year’s resolution of being healthier or hitting the gym?  Visit our office for some support to keep going!  Making exercise a regular part of your day will have positive impacts on both your mental and physical health. Visiting your chiropractor before you work out has a variety of benefits, …

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Sore Muscle Relief!

Exercise is good for your body, especially around the holidays!  It seems like it becomes easier to be sedentary because of the cold weather, and we tend to indulge more in overeating or going back for one two many deserts around this time of year. An unpleasant side effect of exercise is often the sore …

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Hip Health!

Keeping your hips and pelvis healthy and pain free is important.  Your spine and your pelvis work together, your spine rests on the pelvis; you could think of the pelvis as the spine’s foundation.  Issues like an uneven pelvis or muscle guarding can result in the upper spine compensating, problems in the spine can also …

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Muscle Spasms and Cramps

You have probably experienced a muscle spasm or cramp, they aren’t fun.  Typically painful, a spasm is an involuntary contraction.  The pain can usually be relieved temporarily by massaging the area.  There are a variety of muscles that can spasm and a variety of reasons that can cause the response.  It often occurs after injuries. …

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Stay Healthy St. Louis!

Chiropractors treat injuries and address pain, but we also want you to live proactively and attain the healthiest and happiest life possible.  Here are a few tips to promote wellness in your life.  Schedule an appointment today to get specialized information on living well and being pain free. Stretch Daily!  Working to keep your body …

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