Pain

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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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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SIBO: What is it? How can it be stopped?

By |2018-03-20T11:47:05+00:00March 20th, 2018|Disease, Healthy Eating, Pain, Vitamins and Supplements|

Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth, better known as SIBO, is an emerging diagnosis. It is being used to better understand the cause of Irritable Bowel Syndrome and other chronic bowel diseases. Just a few years ago, SIBO was more of a theory than a true diagnosis because of a lack of diagnostic testing and a [...]

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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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