Author Archives: Austin Erickson

About Austin Erickson

Dr. Austin Erickson is a chiropractor with offices in Glenwood City and the 4 Corners near New Richmond, Wisconsin. He is an expert at combining chiropractic treatment with nutritional advice to achieve excellent results. He has cured himself of psoriasis and autoimmune related arthritis using his protocols. Connect with him on Twitter and Google+

How to Avoid Injury Shoveling Snow

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If you live in Wisconsin then you know that over the past 3 weeks we’ve seen some record breaking snow fall.  And while its certainly a site to behold actually moving all that snow can be a major pain in … Continue reading

Walking Through the First Visit for a New Patient

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Whether you have never seen a chiropractor, you go frequently or your somewhere in between now is the perfect time to start receiving regular chiropractic care. Why? Here are several of the key benefits of chiropractic care Effectively manage pain- … Continue reading

Getting to the Foot of the Problem

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The most common cause of back pain is a spinal subluxation, or a bone out of place.  Once a bone is not in the proper alignment it places stress on the spinal joints which if not corrected leads to degeneration … Continue reading

The #1 Most Overlooked Cause of Back Pain for Parents

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Being a parent is hard work.  We don’t always get enough sleep, are usually in a hurry and have multiple places to be and generally have uber-busy lives.  One aspect of this that is often overlooked, especially for parents of … Continue reading

The 3 Biggest Signs of a Pinched Nerve

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As a chiropractor I see many different presentations of pain every day in my office. And while many cases present with the most typical kinds of pain associated with musculoskeletal injuries (dull, achy and tight pain) often patients present with … Continue reading

Headaches: Getting to the Root Cause

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As a chiropractor I see patients suffering from headaches literally every week.  Often when I ask what precipitated the headaches or if there is a certain cause they are aware of the answer is “No, it just came out of … Continue reading

Try This Pumpkin Pie Smoothie for Breakfast!

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Smoothies have long been one of the easiest and healthiest things to make for breakfast. Usually they have greens, some berries or other fruit but this recipe is anything but ordinary and is super healthy.   Oh and did I … Continue reading

Souper Power Your Immune System With This Easy To Make Soup

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Its cold out. Its flu season. Some days it feels like almost everyone is fighting a cold, cough or sore throat. Its times like this people crave… hot soup!   While many commercial soups are absolutely loaded with sodium, artificial … Continue reading

How Stress Breaks Down Health

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There is a great quote that if your health problems disappear on vacation, then your body isn’t the problem. Your life is.   Stress is a very real part of modern life and experts now believe it contributes or causes … Continue reading

Is it a Pinched Nerve? 3 Telltale Signs to Look For

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If you have ever had a pinched nerve believe me, you knew it.  Of all the many musculoskeletal conditions I have treated in my almost 10 years of clinical practice few conditions present with as much pain and ability to … Continue reading