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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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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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