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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Apr
08

Get Better Sleep This Spring

Spring is a time of growth and progress, but it is also a time for seasonal joint pain. Changes in temperature, humidity, and air pressure can affect your joints and cause you to feel pain, especially if you have prior injuries or arthritis. Plus, overlooked minor injuries from the winter ski season can quickly lead to chronic pain. Sleep is a nece...

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Jan
28

No Quick Fix: Opioids Ineffective for Lower Back Pain

Although the drugs can have some short-term effects, opioid-based painkillers such as oxycodone and Percocet have largely minimal effects on chronic lower back pain unrelated to other injuries, according to researchers. The causes for lower back pain not linked to an injury or other condition can be difficult to determine, according to doctors, and...

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Jan
07

A Painless Decision: Chiropractic’s solution for drug-free pain relief

Back pain remains one of the most pervasive and disabling conditions worldwide. It is one of the most common reasons that patients visit their doctors and one of the most prevalent conditions for which doctors prescribe pain medications, including opioids. In response to the opioid epidemic and new research, many health care organizations have reco...

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Oct
15

Chiropractic Treatment for Neck Pain: What to Expect

Chiropractors take a comprehensive approach to treating neck or cervical pain. One of the first things a chiropractor will do is a case history and examination of not only your neck, but of your entire musculoskeletal system. Chiropractors want to understand how the rest of your body is affecting your neck. We also want to know what specific struct...

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Sep
18

Mid Back Pain Chiropractor

The following information is from the National Institutes of Health which gives an excellent summary on back pain: If you've ever groaned, "Oh, my aching back!", you are not alone. Back pain is one of the most common medical problems, affecting 8 out of 10 people at some point during their lives. Back pain can range from a dull, constant ache to a ...

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Aug
28

What is Sciatica?

Sciatica is the name given to pain caused by irritation of the sciatic nerve. Anything that irritates this nerve can cause pain, ranging from mild to severe. Sciatica is usually caused by a compressed nerve in the lower spine. Often, the term "sciatica" is confused with general back pain. However, sciatica is not just limited to the back. The sciat...

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Aug
21

Low Back Pain Chiropractor

The following information is from the National Institutes of Health which gives an excellent summary on back pain: mid back pain chiropractorIf you've ever groaned, "Oh, my aching back!", you are not alone. Back pain is one of the most common medical problems, affecting 8 out of 10 people at some point during their lives. Back pain can range from a...

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Jul
30

A Fine, Healthy Spine

A healthy spine is an often-overlooked and essential part of a healthy lifestyle. People who suffer from back pain, particularly if it is long-term, are generally less healthy than those who do not. In fact, back pain costs are staggering not only financially, but also in terms of lost time from work and because of psychosocial problems that arise ...

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Jul
25

Chiropractic Care versus Pain Medication

Do you suffer from mild to severe to unbearable pain? Regardless of its cause, you may turn to pain relievers. These are available over-the-counter and by prescription. Did you know they are not your only alternative? In fact, they are one of the worst. A better option is to seek chiropractic care. As nice as it is to hear that chiropractic care is...

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Jul
03

Seeking Chiropractic Care: What You Need to Know

 Do you suffer from pain, discomfort, or have difficulty moving? Whether that pain is caused by arthritis, an injury, or if you don't know the cause, you may consider chiropractic care. Chiropractic care is a natural way to seek pain relief. With proper treatment, that relief will be long-term and long-lasting. However, if this is your first t...

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Jun
12

Chiropractic Care and Children

We all experience pain and discomfort at one time or another. This pain and discomfort can be caused by many factors, including injury, arthritis, and poor joint use. Pain is not a walk in the park. When children suffer the pain, it can be unbearable, for both them and parents. If your child complains of pain or difficulty moving, your first though...

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Jun
10

Is Chiropractic Care Safe?

Regardless of the cause, if you suffer from pain and discomfort, you might hear that chiropractic care can get you relief. You may have heard this suggestion from someone you know or read it online. Yes, chiropractic care is ideal for treating all pain related issues. Instead of masking the pain with prescribed medications, chiropractors go directl...

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