What Chiropractic Patients Need to Know If They’re Involved in an Auto Accident

“autoMost people will be involved in an auto accident at some point in their life, so it’s a good idea to know what to do in the first 24 hours should one occur. Following are a few tips to ensure that you receive the best care while reducing your liability.
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How Chiropractic Can Help You Recover from Back Surgery

“backObviously, chiropractic should be everyone’s first choice for spinal care. Unfortunately, the cold hard facts show that it’s not. Luckily, though, surgery is only necessary in a relatively small number of cases involving back problems. Non-invasive methods such as chiropractic care are available for treating a wide range of spinal conditions, including back pain, sciatica and herniated discs.
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What Chiropractic Patients Need to Know About Fish Oil Supplements

“fishWe see articles everywhere these days about the benefits of omega-3 for everything from improving cardiovascular health to warding off the risk of Alzheimer’s. Omega-3 fatty acids are an essential part of our daily requirement of nutrients and something that the body does not produce on its own, so it must be absorbed from the foods we eat. If you do not eat foods that are sufficiently high in omega-3 (vegetarians and vegans fall into this category), then you should probably consider a fish oil supplement. But which one?
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What Chiropractic Patients Need to Know About Compression Injuries

“compressionWhile there are several different types of compression injury, all involve the compression of nerve tissue. For our nervous system to work properly, the nerves throughout the body must be free of pressure so they can easily send signals back and forth from the extremities, through the spinal cord to the brain. If any part of this complex network is compressed through a blunt force trauma or constant repetitive pressure being placed on an important nerve conduit, pain and other symptoms can result.
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What Every Chiropractic Patient Ought to Know About Degenerative Disc Disease

“degenerativeDegenerative disc disease (DDD) is a very common condition that affects a large and growing portion of the population. In fact, the low back pain that often accompanies DDD is the leading cause of disability in people under age 45. DDD has long been recognized as a difficult condition to treat, and many patients undergo invasive, expensive and risky surgical procedures every year in an effort to find relief.
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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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