Archive for the 'Pain' Category

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

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

Want Less Stress? Do These 3 Things

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Want Less Stress? Start With These 3 Things Stress. It’s today hot button word in the health world.  By now you’ve probably heard about how frequent stress leads to chronic inflammation which is at the cause of many of todays … Continue reading

Accelerate The Power of Chiropractic by Doing These 2 Things

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Chiropractic care is awesome because it eliminates the underlying cause of many conditions, subluxations.  A subluxation is simply when a bone or joint in the body is out of place and putting stress on the muscle, tendon and ligaments in … Continue reading

Many Headaches Have This Underlying Cause

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Headaches are a very common complaint that millions of people suffer from. The causes of headaches are numerous and can include -toxicity (i.e. air pollution) -chronic stress -tight muscles -food allergies -physical trauma -eye strain   However common these are … Continue reading

Are You Getting the Full Benefits of Sleep?

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Have you ever had a night when you couldn’t sleep? You spent hours tossing and turning, trying to relax and get some health restoring sleep only to finally drift off an hour or two before the alarm went off and … Continue reading

The Top 5 Ways to Injure the Spine

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We’ve all been there. One minute your doing something around the house or at work, the next your bent over double because of excruciating low back pain that seemingly came out of nowhere. Most of the time our reaction is … Continue reading