Sep
28

Are Massage Guns Good for Back Pain?

Yes, massage guns are good for relieving back pain, as well as pain in other parts of the body. However, like any tool, a massage gun is only as good as the handler's skill allows. Furthermore, if you have an underlying problem that's causing your pain, a massage gun won't heal it. In this article I'll discuss massage guns, their benefits, and thei...

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Sep
28

How Can rear-end-collision Result in Back Pain?

Occasionally, chronic back pain can be caused by something called "chronic passive tension." If your muscles are contracted while you aren't using them, ligaments and tendons are strained. You feel this as a constant stiffness. Unless you have an undiscovered muscular injury, you might be suffering from CPT. When you lift a heavy box, hunch over yo...

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Sep
28

How Long Does Back Pain Last After a Rear-End Collision?

The duration of your back pain after an accident depends on the severity of your injury. In some cases, back pain from a rear-end collision goes away after only a few days or weeks. In other cases, you might have sustained an injury that will require chiropractic treatment. Even if you went to an emergency room after your accident, you still might ...

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Mar
16

Chiropractic Boosts Your Immune System!

Coronavirus (COVID-19) is a growing concern and updates are being released every day. Although the current statistics of this virus, relative to the action that is being done, may seem extreme to many, it is clear that we are practicing an overabundance of caution. We want to take this opportunity to ensure your health and wellbeing at Discover Hea...

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Feb
10

How Chiropractic Can Help After An Auto Accident

Motor Vehicle Accidents (MVA) cause much more than just a sore neck and headaches. Research has shown that even a low speed collision of 6.8 miles per hour (MPH) can cause serious damage to your cervical spine. Damage that may not be immediately apparent and difficult to diagnose. Because some of the injuries may not show up for days, weeks, or eve...

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Jan
15

Healthy Foods Your Chiropractor Would Suggest

 All food is composed of nutrients, which are the building blocks of life. The health of our spine and surrounding muscles rely heavily on which nutrients we do, or do not, provide our bodies. By harnessing the immense power contained in your diet, you unlock your body's capacity for healing. The benefits range widely, even in treatment of ost...

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Nov
05

Posture and Mood

Have you ever noticed that when you're feeling less than stellar, say, perhaps a little bit stressed or depressed about something, you tend to hunch down with shoulders rolled inward? This posture generally signifies that your body is in protection mode. But something you may not have noticed, is that even if you're not experiencing stress, you may...

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Oct
28

What To Do After A Car Accident

Unfortunately, once in a while, someone you or someone you know will get into a car accident. The most important thing is to not panic, get out of the car and make sure you're okay make sure your friends and family that were driving with you are okay and make sure the other driver is okay too. Once that happens, let's get all our ducks in a row. Wh...

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Sep
16

Three Causes of Subluxations: Thoughts, Trauma, and Toxins

In 1910, D.D. Palmer identified the causes of vertebral subluxation as the Three T's— thoughts, trauma and toxins. These basic concepts he laid down for the profession he founded have survived the test of time. So how do the Three T's cause subluxation and affect the function of the nervous system as a whole? Trauma Let's consider the area of traum...

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Aug
26

What Are The Risks and Side Effects Of Chiropractic?

Chiropractic is a natural form of healthcare and because it's non-invasive and doesn't involve the use of drugs or surgery it's generally regarded as extremely safe. A chiropractor will do a very careful case history and examination and choose the proper techniques and protocols that are right for your health history, for your body type, and for yo...

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Aug
05

The Benefits Of Chiropractic Care For Children

When it comes to chiropractic adjustments and children, we get asked what exactly does the adjustment do for them. Especially when we discuss why is it important for the overall health of the child. Well, we as chiropractors are concerned about the small misalignments that happen along the spinal column. It's those small misalignments that create t...

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Jul
29

Bio-Hacking Your Nervous System Naturally

Your life is experienced through your nervous system. Think about that. Every thought, breath, heartbeat, memory, and movement happens in coordination with your central nervous system. Researchers have found that nerve signals can travel from your brain to your body at more than 250 miles per hour. Your brain is the master control system of your bo...

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Jul
22

Chiropractic Care For Migraines

We thought it would be important to share with you some of the things that we would do for patients who have problems with migraines. If you or someone you know has been experiencing migraines let's make sure to share this with them. One of the unique things that Discover Health and Wellness Uptown does for people who have difficulty with migraine ...

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Jul
15

3 Reasons Pregnant Women Seek Chiropractic Care

More and more pregnant women seek chiropractic care for back pain. But you may be asking yourself why. There are 3 reasons pregnant women seek chiropractic care. The first reason is that during pregnancy, natural hormonal changes causing a softening of ligament and loosening of joints as her body prepares to give birth. The second reason is that a ...

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Jul
01

Is Sitting Around Really Bad For You?

With all the craziness going on outside in today's world, you might be tempted to snuggle down into the safety of your sofa and simply avoid all the bad stuff out there. But is sitting around more dangerous than you think? It's a sad fact of life that everything we do – including the things we decide not to do – has consequences. And there's mounti...

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Jun
03

7 Tips To Make Eating Healthy Easier

 It seems that people in general want to eat healthy, but they just don't have enough time. Sometimes we associate eating healthy with being expensive and we would like to dispel that thought. Sure you can probably get a Big Mac or a burrito for less than you would buying groceries or items to prepare a meal. However, if you plan and shop prop...

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May
20

Does Chiropractic Relieve Stress?

One of the things that my patients report to me is that one of the most profound effect a chiropractor has on them, is their ability to reduce their stress level and also recover from stress. Our cranium and our spine house our brain and spinal cord. And all of the spinal nerves that are exiting the spine, innervate every single organ and cell in o...

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May
13

Does An Apple A Day Really Keep The Doctor Away?

Does an apple a day really keep the doctor away? That's a public health message that's been around since 1866, but is it true? You don't know until you put it to the test. The "Association Between Apple Consumption and Physician Visits," published in the AMA's internal medicine journal. Objective: To examine the relationship between eating an apple...

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May
06

Exercise, Stress, and the Brain

Exercise is interesting in terms of effects on the brain because it works in about 4 or 5 different ways. One of the most obvious ways is blood flow. If you get your heart working, your brain is going to be filled with oxygen rich blood and nutrients, so that's the main way that it helps. The other way that's sort of interesting, is it's been thoug...

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Apr
29

4 Reasons To Visit A Chiropractor-Even if your back doesn’t hurt

 People visit chiropractors everyday for different reasons and chiropractic offers many benefits beyond treating back pain, neck pain, or headaches. I'm going to share with you some of the lesser-known benefits of chiropractic care and why you should visit a chiropractor even if your back doesn't hurt. Reason #1: Improved Sleep I hear far too ...

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