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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 during the healing process associated with long-te...
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Something to Cheer About: Cheerleading & Chiropractic

The National Center for Catastrophic Sports Injury Research lists cheerleading as the most dangerous sport for women. Sprains, strains and lower back pain are very, very common among cheerleaders.  Anyone who watches elite cheerleaders in action, either during a game or at competitions, has some idea why this might be. Cheerleading is a very physically demanding sport, particularly when partici...
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The Rake that Almost Wrecked You: Your Health and Yard Work Safety

The end of summer tends to bring with it the waning sun, shorter days, and cooler breezes – and the yardwork that goes along with the season.  Before you reach for the rake this fall, consider the possible consequences of jumping into such strenuous work: upper or lower back strain, neck strain and pain in the shoulders. Just as playing a sport can injure your body, the twisting, turning, bendi...
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Focusing on the Neck to Treat Migraines

Migraines are a debilitating condition that affects 36 million Americans, according to the Migraine Research Foundation. Those who suffer from migraines lose untold amounts of hours in productivity at work, time with family, and live under the fear of when their next attack will come. According to the Migraine Foundation, migraines rank in the top 20 of the world’s most disabling medical illnesses...
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“Wow, I wish I had come in sooner.” – The Benefits of Chiropractic Care

Sound familiar? After waking up with a stiff neck one morning, you notice every tiny movement you make for several days.  In a moment, agonizing back pain consumes you after leaning over to pick up something dropped from the floor. The pain is nearly unbearable and you find no relief whether you’re standing, sitting or lying down. A simple movement has rendered you nearly immobile and brough...
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Is Chiropractic the answer to the Opioid Epidemic?

Seizing on the opioid epidemic as a chance to expand their reach, naturopaths and chiropractors are aggressively lobbying Congress and state governments to elevate the role of alternative therapies in treating chronic pain. They’ve scored several victories in recent months, and hope the Trump administration will give them a further boost. Their most powerful argument: We don’t prescribe addicti...
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