Posts tagged chiropractic adjustment
ACL Injury? Chiropractic Can Help!

Some of the most common knee injuries we see are ACL injuries, and they are probably the most well-known. Many think the anterior cruciate ligament injury is only for athletes, the truth is that these injuries can happen to you whether you're active or not. There are some measures you can take to prevent ACL injuries, and chiropractic can help!

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Five Spinal Secrets

Unless you spent some time studying anatomy, you probably don't know too much about your spine. The spine runs from the base of the skull to the pelvis. Not only does it support the body's weight, but it also protects the spinal cord. I think the spine is fascinating, which is one of the many reasons I became a chiropractor. Spine nerding-out aside, there are some very interesting and little-known facts about your spine that I think you should know! 

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Got Back Pain?

You're doing your same everyday tasks and all of a sudden, you've got back pain. You, along with many others, think, "I didn't even do anything!". What you probably don't know is that it's not always what you did five minutes ago or even five days that's causing your current problem. It's more a case of "the straw that broke the camels back"!  

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How To Increase Your Energy Levels

Most of us struggle from that after lunch energy slump or we hit the couch when we get home from work and never seem to bring ourselves to get off it. Chances are you need to increase your energy levels (without coffee!). Here's a few ways you can increase your energy levels:

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How to Improve Your Sleep

Getting the proper amount of rest is extremely important for your overall health. How well you sleep depends on your daily activity, your diet, and what you do right before crawling into bed. You might be sabotaging any chance you have at a good night's sleep without even knowing it. So here's what you need to know to improve your sleep:

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Not Your Average Neck and Back Pain Doctor!

In the past few weeks I've seen a number of very interesting cases come into our office, from a self diagnosis of restless leg syndrome to a fracture in someone's spine that was missed on x-Ray in the ER that we found. I've seen babies with reflux, constipation, colic, moms with pre and postnatal pain, vertigo, and more. 

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Chiropractic is Not Just for Back and Neck Pain

Most people assume that chiropractic can only help with back or neck pain, but the benefits of chiropractic are much more extensive than that. There are many injuries or conditions that chiropractic can help with in addition to improving your overall health and wellness. 

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Chiropractic care when you're feeling good and healthy?

I get asked this question often!  What most people don't understand is that pain relief is just a small portion of what chiropractic care can offer! Most people don't go to their mainstream doctor when they don't have symptoms.  When we discuss wellness and maintenance care with our patients in the office, many times it's a completely new concept for them!

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Chiropractic Care Can Help Reduce Stress

There are many benefits to chiropractic, and reducing stress is one of them. There are so many things that we each face daily that cause stress. When our bodies are in a chronic state of stress, they release cortisol. This hormone can cause fatigue and weigh gain -- which often leads to even more stress! Chiropractic care can help to improve your nervous system which will reduce stress. Here's how:

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Treating Carpal Tunnel with Chiropractic

Carpal tunnel syndrome is often identified by numbness, tingling, and weakness in the thumb, index, or middle finger. It involves problems with the wrists and hands, and is becoming more and more prevalent because of the frequency of cell phone and computer use. 

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Sitting at a Desk All Day?

When I meet with a new patient for the first time and they describe their symptoms or concerns to me, they often leave out what they do for a living unless there was an injury specific to their work place.

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Chiropractic for Shoulder Pain

Often times patients will come into our office complaining of shoulder pain. Usually people will wait until they have almost no range of motion to seek treatment. Their shoulder joint is literally frozen in place. Which is why this is referred to as frozen shoulder.

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Staying Fit Without Sacrificing Your Summer

In case you haven't noticed the sticky heat and afternoon rainstorms, Florida summer is officially here! The excessive humidity and scorching hot sun can make working out less desirable than usual. In addition to clean eating, it's important to stay on the fitness train. So here are a few quick and easy steps to stay on top of your fitness during the summer:

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