Posts tagged chiropractic adjustments
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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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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Fighting Colds with Chiropractic

The holiday season is upon us, and that means we’ll be spending some of our time either avoiding or fighting the cold and flu. Nobody likes to be sick, but willpower alone won’t keep the germs away. Most of us have a few tricks to keep sickness at bay, but we’ve put together a few tips as a reminder.

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Chiropractic, Sports Injuries and Performance

Chiropractors evaluate, treat and can help speed up recovery of neck, back, and extremity injuries. This can be especially helpful for athletes of any age, as most sports involve running, jumping, tackling, and more. Here’s what you need to know.

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Could Cell Phone Use Be Hurting Your Posture?

Cell phones provide us with the ability to communicate with our family and friends, search the internet, take photographs, and play games all from the the palm of our hand. So what could be wrong with these convenient and easy to use mobile devices that are such a large part of our day-to-day lives?

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How to Prevent Halloween Back Pain

Halloween is finally here! You may be mentally prepared for a night of trick-or-treating, but are your back and feet ready? We’ve put together some tips to prevent back pain as you and your little ones take off for a night of trick-or-treating!

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Is Your Back Pain Caused By Dehydration?

When you’re dehydrated, water is taken from the spinal discs that are located between every other vertebra, causing your back to ache. When these discs aren’t properly hydrated, the spine ends up taking on the full shock of the body’s movements, which results in pain. Here’s what you need to know.

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Slip And Fall? We Can Help!

It happens to the best of us. You’re simply walking along and BOOM! You slip and fall. Even the most coordinated people suffer from injuries, and we’d be amazed if you found someone who hasn’t slipped and fallen at some point in their lives. According to the CDC, over one million Americans slip and fall annually. As common it is to slip and fall, many people don’t realize just how much damage can be done. 20% to 30% of those that slip and fall will suffer moderate to severe injuries including bruises, hip fractures, or head injuries. We’ve put together some information on the ways a slip and fall can injure you and how we can help.

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Massage Therapy and Chiropractic Care

If you've been reading our blogs, you know there are many benefits to chiropractic care and you are probably already aware of the relaxing benefits of massage therapy. But did you know that chiropractic and massage therapy go hand in hand? Receiving regular chiropractic adjustments combined with massages can improve your overall wellness.

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Tips For A Healthy Spine

When you think about a healthy lifestyle, what is the first thing that comes to mind? Is it food? Exercise? Those components are incredibly important, but if you aren’t thinking about your spine, then you are missing out on a key element of good health. Here are some tips to help promote good spinal health.

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Want To Be A Better Athlete? Try Chiropractic!

Chiropractic care has been around for thousands of years, but it took until 1980 for the first chiropractor to be added to the United States Olympic medical team. Since then, athletes have recognized the importance of spinal adjustments as part of their fitness plans. It's not just for the professionals; athletes of all fitness levels can benefit from the long-term benefits of chiropractic care.

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Headaches: Just Because They're Common, Doesn't Make Them Normal!

You probably have the common belief that everybody suffers from headaches. They are normal, right? Some headaches are dull, others are throbbing, and some are debilitating. Some headaches occur on only one side of the head, others can be so severe they produce light and sound sensitivity or nausea. While that may be common, it's definitely not normal.

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Beat Your Low Back Pain!

If you've ever suffered from recurring low back pain, you know that things seem to be going just fine for a while and then all of a sudden, you are experiencing that pain again! You might even be stuck lying flat on your back with an ice pack because you can't even move. We've heard of this scenario more times than we can count, and there are some constant factors to this and tips to avoid it. 

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Can Chiropractic Help With Asthma?

According to the Centers for Disease Control, asthma affects approximately 1 in 13 individuals. It is also the leading chronic disease in kids, and is the top reason for school absences. Asthma causes over 2 million ER visits each year and when overnight hospital stays are necessary, the average length is over 3 days. With so many people suffering from asthma, chances are that you or someone you know deals with asthma. The question is, can chiropractic help?

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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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