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    Soft tissue injuries are the most common injuries.   They involve muscles, tendons, and ligaments.  In this article we will be discussing soft tissue injuries from sports and exercise activities as well as simple every day activities.  We will outline the proper soft tissue [...]

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    Low Back Muscle Spasm or a Lumbar Disc herniation?

    Low back muscle spasm and lumbar disc herniation go hand in hand.  But how is one to tell if it is only a muscle spasm or something else?  Signs It Is A Lumbar Disc herniation, not merely a muscle spasm.   1. Sudden onset, NO mechanism of injury. Simple things like: [...]

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    Working from home ergonomics

    Working from home. Home ergonomics for laptop, desktop.

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    Fitness Habits That Will Help You Prevent Injuries

    Fitness habit, start with core exercises

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    Should I Get A Flu Shot or Not? Our thoughts on flu vaccine.

    The purpose of a flu shot is to vaccinate the body against contracting the flu virus.  On the surface, this sounds like a good idea.  So why the debate? Many healthcare practitioners feel that the flu vaccine is unnecessary for otherwise healthy adults.  These practitioners feel the patients’ [...]

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    The best core strengthening exercises for low back pain

    The best core strengthening exercises for low back pain are the ones that do not aggravate your symptoms.  If your core is weak, you are more likely to experience back pain and various injuries. However, if you do core strength exercises, they can aggravate your pain.  It seems that you [...]

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    Avoid Holiday mishaps this year with this simple but helpful tips.  It's this 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 [...]

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    Fear of Chiropractic adjustments? 10 comforting facts

    Chiropractic adjustments are safe and effective.  Fear of chiropractic adjustments is what stops many people from experiencing the benefits of chiropractic care.  These facts can help you put your fears of getting adjusted aside and feel better now. Check these out before scheduling your first [...]

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    Dehydration causes many symptoms.  Do you know what the major difference is between a plum and a prune? Water. If I had to guess, you most likely would prefer to be a plum. Dehydration causes wrinkles Most people would prefer their skin to be firm and smooth like a plum rather than wrinkly and [...]

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    Finding the Best Travel Shoes for Your Next Trip

    Finding the Best Travel Shoes for Your Next Trip Packing for an adventurous holiday is both exciting and difficult, especially when it comes to which shoes to take. Not only do they take up the most room in your backpack, they’re also usually heavier than any other item in your pack. You’ll [...]

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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 high correlation with disease process not only of musculoskeletal structure but organs too. Organ function can be [...]

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    Here are 5 Things Your Sports Chiropractor Wishes You’d Stop Doing The First thing your sports chiropractor wishes you'd stop 1.Stop Taking NSAIDS to cover up pain- taking NSAIDS prior to a workout or sports event can have major negative side effects. NSAIDs will not prevent damage to muscle [...]

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    How often you should see a chiropractor

    How often you should see a chiropractor would depend on the goals of treatment you set for yourself. How often you should see a chiropractor is up to you.  How often you should see a chiropractor  depends on your motivation- alleviating pain, improving performance, or simply wanting to stay [...]

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    5 Keys To Health

     5 Keys To Health Health is not merely an absence of disease.  To be healthy consider these 5 keys to health. 1. Healthy Nervous, Respiratory & Vascular System is first of of the 5 keys to health Chiropractic Adjustments.  Chiropractors focus on restoring and maintaining the health of your[...]

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    A better night's sleep without pills is possible.  Follow some or all of these recommendations and let us know how you are doing. Exercise. Vigorous exercise or even a small increase in exertion helps nocturnal sleep. Don’t exercise 5-6 hours before bedtime, as the body takes several hours to [...]

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    What is your foot arch type The easiest way to determine your foot arch type is by doing a wet foot print.  Be sure to wet your entire foot and step on one foot with your full weight.  There are three foot arch types: the normal arch foot, the flat arch foot and the high arch foot. The normal [...]

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    Types of treatment for soft tissue injuries using  controlled microtrauma There are many methods of  treatment for  soft tissue injuries using controlled microtrauma.  These treatments work on the ancient principle of purposefully causing a small injury to the body.  In simple words, small and [...]

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    Do not do these stretches for low back pain. Some stretches we learned in high school are just wrong! t will hurt your low back joints and discs every time you do them.   So, just don't. Toe touches will hurt your lower back joints and discs. Bad way to stretch your lower back.  Here's why. The [...]

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    Choose the right type of chiropractic care that aligns with your health goals. Acute types of chiropractic care - pain relief chiropractic care There are tree types of chiropractic care.  Most people who have never been adjusted, go to the chiropractor because they are in pain.  Most patients [...]

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