How Chiropractic Benefits Scoliosis Patients

“scoliosisScoliosis is a condition in which the spinal column appears curved rather than straight when viewed from the back. Symptoms include pain, restricted upper body movement and, in more severe cases, increased pressure on the heart and lungs.
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Why Chiropractic Is Your Best Choice for Neck Pain

“neckNeck pain is believed to affect between 10% and 15% of the general population, and is particularly likely in those over 50 years of age. Neck pain is frequently accompanied by headaches, dizziness or other symptoms. In addition, certain movements or sustained postures of the neck can aggravate the pain and stiffness and add to a limit in range of motion.
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Why Biceps Tendonitis Sufferers Should Consider Chiropractic

“bicep”The aches and pains of biceps tendonitis can seriously interfere with your daily activities. It is often surprising to people to realize just how much they use their biceps in the course of a day, whether they’re picking up a bag of groceries or just brushing their teeth. In today’s article, we’ll discuss why chiropractic is an excellent choice for biceps tendonitis sufferers.
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Why Sciatica Responds Well To Chiropractic Care

“sciatica”Often misunderstood to be a diagnosis, sciatica is actually the term for a collection of symptoms, the most pronounced of which is low back pain combined with pain that extends through the buttocks and down one leg. It is one of the most common forms of low back pain and, as such, is regularly treated by chiropractors.
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Veterans with Low Back Pain Show Significant Improvement After Chiropractic Care

“VeteransAmong veterans, musculoskeletal pain is one of the most common complaints, particularly low back pain (LBP). The number of veterans reporting to the Veteran’s Health Administration (VHA) with low back pain rose an average of 4.8 percent per year between 2000 and 2007, exceeding the rise in rates of diabetes, high blood pressure and depression. A survey of 15,000 veterans from the Persian Gulf War found that 45 percent reported experiencing back pain. Chiropractic services have been added to the care options for veterans, and most chiropractors providing services to veterans within the VHA reported that LBP was the primary complaint.
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What Chiropractic Patients Should Know About Heel Spurs

“heelA heel (or calcaneal) spur is a small build up of calcium on the calcaneus (heel) bone of the foot. When the back of the foot is subjected to ongoing pressure, calcium deposits can build up on the heel bone. This is not usually a problem, but over time, more deposits can develop on top of each other, forming a heel spur.
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How Gentle Exercise Like Yoga Can Help Chiropractic Patients Who Suffer From Rheumatoid Arthritis

“yogaIf you suffer from the painful effects of rheumatoid arthritis (RA), you may want to consider taking up yoga as a gentle form of exercise. Though it is common for pain to keep people with arthritis from being physically active, studies have shown that those who practice yoga have measurably less pain from rheumatoid arthritis and other chronic pain conditions such as fibromyalgia, in addition to reporting a better overall quality of life.
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How Water Aerobics Benefit Chiropractic Patients

“waterAlthough water aerobics have long been recommended for the elderly, pregnant women and those recovering from injury, it is a form of exercise that is good for people of all ages and fitness levels. It is a gentler way to exercise, but don’t let that fool you; water aerobics is a great way to improve cardiovascular fitness, increase flexibility, build muscle and burn fat.
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What Chiropractic Patients Should Know About The Origins of Chiropractic

“chiropracticThough the practice of chiropractic is relatively recent in terms of treatment, its theory has ancient roots. Hippocrates advised physicians to “get knowledge of the spine, for this is the requisite for many diseases.” Despite this admonishment, the theory of the proper alignment of the spine as being integral to good health did not come into practice until the magnetic healer Daniel David Palmer healed someone by performing a spontaneous spinal adjustment in 1895.
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What Chiropractic Patients Want To Know About The Mediterranean Diet

“mediterraneanThere is a reason why Europeans located around the Mediterranean live as long as they do. France, Spain, Italy and Greece are among the countries with the longest life expectancy in the world (particularly compared with the US, which ranks 38th). Lifestyle plays a major part in how healthy we remain as we age, and following a Mediterranean diet can help you remain healthy and active well into your senior years.
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