Pain

Beware of Hamstring & Piriformis Stretches

By |2019-02-11T19:19:17+00:00February 11th, 2019|Back Pain, Exercise, Pain, Sports Injuries|

The general consensus for years has been that, when a muscle is tight, it should be stretched. It makes sense, right? If a hamstring or piriformis is tight, and stretching loosens muscles, then why wouldn’t you stretch it? There is no doubt that piriformis and hamstring stretches are very popular with athletes, sedentary workers, [...]

Back to Running After a Hip or Knee Injury

By |2019-01-29T18:57:39+00:00January 29th, 2019|Exercise, Pain, Running, Sports Injuries, Vitamins and Supplements|

Running is one of the most popular forms of exercise in the world. However, up to 50% of all runners will sustain an injury that will impact their training or running performance. Long-distance running imposes highly repetitive forces, which can be up to eight times the body weight of the runner. A marathon runner [...]

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Acupuncture Treatment For Headaches

By |2018-12-04T11:57:51+00:00December 3rd, 2018|Acupuncture, Allergies, Anxiety and Depression, Back Pain, Disease, Pain, Sleep, Stress|

Migraine and headache sufferers, acupuncture can help! The pain that headache and migraine sufferers endure can impact every aspect of their lives. Acupuncture can offer powerful relief without the side effects that prescription and over-the-counter drugs can cause. Acupuncture has been used to relieve headaches and their underlying causes for thousands of years and [...]

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Shoulders: Increase Mobility, Decrease Pain

By |2018-11-06T12:19:07+00:00October 30th, 2018|Acupuncture, Back Pain, Exercise, Pain, Videos|

Shoulder mobility is a key component for us to be able to live life with high function and little pain. Reduced shoulder motion is a prominent cause of neck, mid-back, and even low-back pain. Common shoulder stretches, however, fail to address the major causes of reduced shoulder mobility. The simple exercises below focus on [...]

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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 |2019-01-25T11:22:16+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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Natural Treatments For Lyme Disease

By |2018-08-13T11:49:25+00:00August 13th, 2018|Disease, Healthy Eating, Pain, Sleep, Stress, Vitamins and Supplements|

As summer comes to a close, a new season at times begins for some unfortunate people. It is the season of strange flu-like symptoms, headaches, muscle-and-joint pain, and other symptoms commonly affecting the skin, heart, and nervous system. Over time the symptoms can continue to worsen and turn into a long-lived inflammatory response similar [...]

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The ABCs of CBD Oils

By |2019-01-25T11:57:13+00:00July 9th, 2018|Back Pain, Disease, Pain, Sleep, Stress, Vitamins and Supplements|

It doesn’t get you high, but it’s causing quite a buzz among medical scientists and patients. The past year has seen a surge of interest in cannabidiol (CBD), a non-intoxicating cannabis compound with significant therapeutic properties. It has been touted that CBD derived from industrial hemp is the next big thing, a miracle oil [...]

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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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