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  • Is the lousy weather in San Francisco today making your joints hurt more? Your grandmother told you that she can predict the weather based on how her joints flare-up, even days before a storm. For years doctors dismissed this as superstition. An old wives’ tale. A relic of folk remedy past. But [...]

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    While different and distinct, chiropractic and massage therapy have great benefits on their own, but when used in tandem, there are amazing therapeutic procedures which provide pain relief.

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    New Year Resolution For Your Spine

    Fitness habit, start with core exercises

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    Avoid holiday mishaps this year with these simple but helpful tips. It's that time of the year again. From the garage to the Christmas tree, there are numerous opportunities to injure yourself. We have seen it all throughout the years and patients are trickling in with strains and pains to [...]

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    Avoid Back Pain From Driving

    You can avoid back pain from driving simply by following these tips. Back pain and discomfort can happen whether you are the driver or the passenger. Long drives put a different type of stress on the back and the discs. It is fair to say that if you have had a back pain whether from postural [...]

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    Massage therapy has many useful outcomes. Getting a massage can help you relax and reduce pain or tightness in your muscles. Massage therapy can also improve motion in joints. In addition to these outstanding benefits, massage therapy can enhance circulation, in turn reducing stress levels. Stress [...]

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    Sports injuries? See your chiropractor! Chiropractors can help treat and prevent injuries related to sports. They are skilled at adjustment of the spine and the extremities ensuring that the bones are aligned and soft tissue can heal properly. The main reasons athletes suffer sports injuries [...]

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    Chiropractic adjustments are the way to go! Whether you are looking for pain relief or to make long-term change to your body function, Here are the 10 things that happen with chiropractic adjustment and the benefits you can expect. You experience ease of movement. With routine daily [...]

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    Proper stretching is crucial since stretching reduces your risk of getting hurt and also alleviates tight muscles. Tight Muscles To begin, we need to understand why a muscle is tight. Muscles can be short and tight for many reasons, including: the muscle might be in a partially contracted [...]

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    Pain-Free Workdays- 4 things to do!

    #1 Maintain healthy sitting and standing balance Pain-free workdays can be accomplished if you follow four essential principles.  I trust you know by now that “, but sitting is the new smoking”, but now standing as a substitute is being shown to cause varicose veins, plantar fascitis, [...]

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    Why Stand Not Sit?  The standing desk hype.

    The Standing Desk Hype In the last year, San Francisco has become The Technology Hub, The New Silicon Valley, The High Tech Paradise, The New Gold Rush destination.  Pinterest, Zinga, Square, Salesforce, Twitter, Zendek, and hundreds of more high-tech startups have set up shop in San Francisco. [...]

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    Have you ever wondered, "What is that hump at the base of my neck?" Dowager's hump is a hump at the base of your neck. The medical definition of Dowager's hump is: An abnormal outward curvature of the thoracic vertebrae of the upper back. Compression of the front portion of the involved [...]

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    Good Posture Means Good Health

    Good posture means good health. Here are the five posture principles for good health! 1. Posture Is How You Balance Your Body Good posture means good health and good balance.  If you don't balance, you fall down! Our bodies would fall forward without muscles pulling us back.  We use our muscles [...]

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    Handheld Massagers

    I have had more and more patients asking me about what I think of percussion massagers and handheld massagers such as Thera guns, percussion massagers, vibrating rollers, and spheres.  With the increasing accessibility of these devices also come some questions. Do handheld massagers [...]

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    Allergies and Back Pain

    Allergies and back pain connection There is no scientific evidence that links seasonal allergies to back pain, meaning that if you have allergies you will not necessarily have back pain and vice versa. But it doesn't mean that back pain can't result from all that sneezing, coughing, sinus [...]

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    It’s not just a myth, being in nature really is good for you! Stressful environments can leave us feeling anxious, sad, or helpless, in turn elevating blood pressure, heart rate, and muscle tension and suppressing the immune system. Pleasing and soothing environments reverse these negative [...]

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    We need 7 kinds of rest. We all know that sleep is a kind of rest, but it is not enough. Getting a good night's sleep does not mean you are rested. Physical rest - sleep and rest from exercise 2. Mental rest - short breaks, breathing exercises, writing in a journal, meditation 3. [...]

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    Indirectly chiropractic can influence organ function.  Dr. Henry Widsor, MD performed a medical experiment in 1921 and concluded that degenerated and misaligned spines have a high correlation with disease processes not only of musculoskeletal structure but organs too. Organ function can [...]

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    Let's talk about inflammation and pain: are they Good or Bad? Many people think that inflammation and pain are bad things. Well, sometimes they are and sometimes they aren't. First, let's look at inflammation.  Acute Inflammation - Good The acute inflammatory process is what helps heal [...]

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    Chiro-Health patients are satisfied with the services they receive! 1) Long Appointment Times Chiro-Health is not a crack-and-pop service. Clients get half-hour appointments during which they are cared for and listened to. 2) A Modern Approach to an Ancient Practice Chiro-Health [...]

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