Chiropractic Care

Natural Prescriptions for the Flu, Colds & More

By |2018-10-22T18:33:28+00:00October 22nd, 2018|Chiropractic Care, Recipes, Viruses & Bacteria, Vitamins and Supplements|

The calendar says the cold and flu season is upon us. This brings the pressure to get a flu shot and to treat these conditions with prescription medications. Besides avoiding some of the serious side effects of these treatment options, many of us prefer to treat the flu and colds via natural remedies. While [...]

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Back Pain and Sciatica

By |2018-09-10T12:04:27+00:00September 10th, 2018|Acupuncture, Back Pain, Chiropractic Care, Exercise, Healthy Eating, Pain, Stress, Videos, Vitamins and Supplements|

Do you have back pain or sciatica? You are not alone. One out of 10 people suffers from lower back pain, and back pain is the number-one cause of job disability worldwide. Here in the US, as many as eight out of 10 Americans struggle with back pain, and this affliction has now become [...]

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Three Bad Habits That Cause Knee Pain

By |2018-08-27T18:33:06+00:00August 27th, 2018|Back Pain, Chiropractic Care, Exercise, Pain, Sleep, Sports Injuries|

Knee pain affects millions of people each year. It is the most commonly replaced joint by orthopedic surgeons. Patients receive over 600,000 new knees every year. There are many reasons why a knee should be replaced. Some knee replacements are needed because of prior trauma from car accidents or traumatic sports injuries, but most [...]

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Your Child’s Best School Year Ever

By |2018-08-13T11:50:06+00:00July 31st, 2018|Allergies, Chiropractic Care, Healthy Eating, Sleep, Vitamins and Supplements|

What do you do when your child is lagging behind in school? What do you do when your child's behavior is out of control and you have tried everything? What do you do when you don’t know where to start? I have heard these questions from parents for years. Often the desperation in their [...]

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10 Best Exercises to Strengthen Your Neck & Back

By |2018-06-26T11:16:09+00:00June 25th, 2018|Back Pain, Chiropractic Care, Exercise, Pain, Sports Injuries, Videos|

As a chiropractor, I am often asked for the best spine-strengthening exercise. This is a difficult request because the answer is dependent on the needs of each individual patient. A more accurate quest is for the exercises that produce the best posture. Additionally, there are exercises that EVERYONE should avoid. Sit-Ups: The exercise everyone should [...]

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Flip Flops and Foot Pain

By |2018-05-14T19:48:56+00:00May 14th, 2018|Acupuncture, Back Pain, Chiropractic Care, Pain|

Summer is almost upon us, and we can finally kick off our shoes and slip on our beloved flip flops that we like to live in all summer. As a chiropractor, I also love to wear flip flops and find myself subject to their pitfalls if I’m not wearing the right brand. As the [...]

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Top 10 Headache Cures

By |2018-05-14T19:12:48+00:00April 30th, 2018|Acupuncture, Allergies, Chiropractic Care, Disease, Exercise, Healthy Eating, Pain, Stress, Vitamins and Supplements|

Headaches can be either one of life’s little annoyances, or they can be life altering. Headaches are a sign that life is overwhelming your body’s homeostatic state and changes are needed to get things back to normal. We often like to blame known triggers such as allergies, fatigue, stress, or hormones as the cause [...]

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How Long Will You Live?

By |2018-02-07T03:32:34+00:00February 5th, 2018|Chiropractic Care, Exercise|

How long are you going to live? There is a doctor in Brazil that has developed a test to help determine your chances of surviving the next 5 years. The Sitting Rising Test, or SRT, was developed by Dr. Claudio Gil Araujo, MD, PhD, a specialist in exercise and sports medicine at Clínica de [...]

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Dry Needling and Acupuncture: Are they the same?

By |2018-01-20T00:55:45+00:00January 18th, 2018|Acupuncture, Chiropractic Care, Pain|

Dry needling and acupuncture can be very helpful chiropractic tools. Dry needling is often administered WITH acupuncture during a routine acupuncture treatment. However, a full acupuncture treatment is not given when dry needling is only applied to a muscle. Acupuncture and dry needling, while using the same needles, are two very [...]

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Understanding Disc Bulges

By |2017-12-14T13:10:47+00:00December 13th, 2017|Acupuncture, Back Pain, Chiropractic Care, Exercise, Pain, Videos|

A pinched nerve, sciatica, carpal tunnel, nerve stinger, and herniated disc are all descriptions of a serious nerve condition that affects thousands of people each year.  This painful condition is often described as a tingling and burning sensation that radiates down the nerve of an extremity to the hands or feet.  Nerves are important [...]

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