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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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Muscle Guarding

Ever heard of muscle guarding?  You may be putting yourself at risk for injury without being aware of it.  Muscle guarding is the state when muscles are held in a partial state of readiness to act.  A runner at the starting line that is waiting for the signal is muscle guarding, the body is holding …

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Four Common Conditions Your Chiropractor Can Treat!

Your chiropractor can help you in ways that you probably haven’t considered.  Here are four of the most common issues that we can help you address. Whiplash – This injury is incredibly common.  We address a variety of accident related injuries but whiplash is a very frequent issue.  The neck wasn’t made to withstand the …

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3 Healthy Habits You Need to Form This Year

New Year’s Resolutions can be difficult to keep. Often we begin the new year with good intentions that become lost in the hustle and bustle of daily life. At North County Pain Relief we want to encourage you to make life changes that will contribute to your long term health, comfort, and quality of life. …

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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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What is Scoliosis?

Scoliosis is more common that you might think, six to nine million people in the United States are affected by scoliosis. This condition can cause immobility and back pain. Scoliosis can cause a change in posture or gait that can put stress on other areas of the body. At North County Pain Relief center we …

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Hand Pain

If you have ever taken notes during a lecture or played a musical instrument for a long period of time you have probably experienced hand pain.  Tasks like knitting or typing can also cause discomfort.  It is frustrating to have pain disrupt an activity that you enjoy. The hand is a very complex part of …

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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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