Chiropractic and Soft Tissue Injuries

When most people think of a chiropractic adjustment, they (correctly) focus on the realignment of the vertebral bodies into their proper place. However, many injuries involve the soft tissue around the spine, specifically the muscles, ligaments, and tendons. So the question is, by aligning the BONES in the spine, how can chiropractors help the soft tissue injury that is affecting the patient? 

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Avoid the Back To School Blues!

It is officially August, and that means it is time to head back to school. Excitement is in the air as students and teachers start off a new school year. Your to-do list includes getting new school supplies, new shoes, and a fall wardrobe, but it’s also important to take notice of your health. A great addition to your back to school routine is to take care of your back with chiropractic care. Here’s why:

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How Do Your Hands Hold Up?

Doesn’t it seem like every day we are getting busier and busier? From summer sports to getting ready to go back to school, we need our hands to function as they should. You use your hands all throughout the day, from making breakfast, to corralling kids, working your job, chores around the house, fixing dinner — their work never ends! So much activity can sometimes trigger hand pain, and chiropractic can help.

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Say Goodnight to Morning Stiffness

One of the most common complaints we hear from new patients is that they suffer from stiffness in the morning. “First movement” pain or morning stiffness is usually present for anywhere from 15-45 minutes. As the day progresses, the stiffness subsides, only to come back with a vengeance in the evening. Here’s what you need to know about morning stiffness and how we can help.

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Kick Obesity to the Curb with Chiropractic

Chiropractic has numerous health benefits that help people of all ages and sizes. Whether you first visited us to treat back pain, are here for arthritis, or are promoting a healthy pregnancy, there is a chiropractic treatment for you. There are many stages of life and health conditions that chiropractic can help with, but is obesity one of them?

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Want Freedom From Neck Pain?

Independence Day is almost here! Just about everyone is buzzing about their holiday plans and thinking food, fireworks, and freedom. If you are suffering from neck pain, you’re probably dreading the fact that you’ve got to leave your heating pad or ice pack behind and wondering how you are going to enjoy watching the fireworks. Here at Markson Chiropractic, we pride ourselves in providing our patients with pain relief. Here’s how we can help you find freedom from neck pain.

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What A Pair: Yoga and Chiropractic Care!

When done the right way, yoga can reduce blood sugar levels and stress, increase endurance, balance, and flexibility, and strengthen your muscles and joints. Chiropractic care corrects misalignments, promotes better joint mobility, and improves the health of the nervous system, and that’s just the start! Learn more about how yoga and chiropractic care are quite the pair.

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Chiropractic Can Help You Go The Distance!

Sports and fitness training tend to put an incredible amount of stress on the body. Long distance running is no different, and it is one of the most taxing exercises for the musculoskeletal system. Here’s how chiropractic can help.

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Can Chiropractic Help My Immune System?

The nervous system is composed of the brain, spinal cord, and spinal nerves. This “master system” controls the function of every cell, tissue, muscle and organ in the entire body. This is one of the basic premises of chiropractic, and this is why it is important to keep your spine aligned through regular check-ups and adjustments. Here’s how a healthy spine can improve your immune system!

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What's Up With Whiplash?

When it comes to whiplash, most people think only those that have been in a car accident can suffer from it. As we’ve treated many whiplash patients, we can confirm that is simply not true. Whiplash can be serious and cause health issues that last for months or even years, which is why it is important to understand what whiplash is and how it can happen to you. Here’s what you need to know.

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May is Correct Posture Month!

What better way to celebrate Correct Your Posture Month than by taking care of your spine? The spine is the central support system of the body, meaning it puts in a lot of hard work. It’s important that we show our spine some love, and one way to do that is by maintaining proper posture. When you practice great posture, you can improve not only the health of spine, but of your body as a whole! Here are our tips.

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The Epidemic of Text Neck

Technology is at an all time high level worldwide. Tasks and jobs are easier than ever thanks to the advancement of electric, computer and smartphone technology. Things that used to take hours or even days are now being completed in a matter of minutes or even seconds. However, like almost everything else in life, with the good comes the bad. In “exchange” for this simplicity of life comes a degeneration of proper posture. Here’s what you need to know about text neck.

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