Posts tagged chiropractor
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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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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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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Ice Vs. Heat And When To Use What

Did you get injured during a workout or by simply moving the wrong way? Most people either go for a heating bad or ice pack...or both. There is usually a lot of confusion around when to use heat or cold to treat injuries. I'm here to help you put an end to your confusion for good. Here's the breakdown for your fire or ice treatment needs:

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Drives, Desks & Your Spine

Commuting to work each day wreaks havoc on your spine. As does sitting at a desk majority of the day. The repeated combination of these two activities can lead to severe problems and pain. Work is a necessary part of life, and while all jobs do not involve sitting at a desk, commuting is typically unavoidable. So regardless of your work situation here's what you need to do to keep your spine in check despite all the commuting and computing.

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4 Misconceptions About Back Pain

Although back pain is common, it is not normal. There are quite a few common misconceptions surrounding back pain that stop people from taking proper action to correct it. Check out these facts surrounding 4 common misconceptions about pain and what the pain is trying to say to you:

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5 Secrets You Should Know About Your Spine

Unless you studied anatomy in school, you might not know too much about the spine. I think the spine is awesome, which is one of the many reasons I became a chiropractor. But spine nerdy-ness aside, there are some awesome little known facts about your spine that I wanted to share with you:

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Chiropratic for Muscle Spasms

Have you ever had that moment where you're straining to reach something up high, or bending down to pick something up and all of a sudden your entire back wrenches in pain due to a muscle spasm? You feel like you can't move and all you were doing was trying to get something off the floor. How could such a simple task result in such excruciating pain?

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Decreasing Chronic Foot Pain

If you're experiencing pain in your feet, you're likely not as mobile as you'd like to be. Foot pain can radiate into your heel and Achilles tendon. If you experience chronic foot pain, you may notice that it flares up in the morning and improves throughout the day (unless you're on your feet all day). If you leave foot pain alone you may find yourself unable to walk at all. If your arches, your heel, etc. hurts even a little bit at all, seek treatment! It' much simpler than you think to decrease chronic foot pain.

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Keeping Your Cold At Bay

A summer spent traveling is usually followed up by a cold. You chalk it up to being exposed to lots of germs in the airport or gas station. But in reality, the cold virus is always out there and if your immune system is healthy and functioning properly, your body will defend itself and fight the virus off before you even realize it's there.

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Chiropractic plus....

When you're under active chiropractic care, our main goal is to get you feeling better as soon as possible by restoring proper function to the nervous system. Many people find that their symptoms subside fairly quickly when they follow their chiropractor's recommendations for frequency and consistency of their care. 

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