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  • Cupping San Francisco - Ancient Chinese healing method

    Cupping is a thousands of years old Chinese healing method that uses glass cups that are lit very briefly to reduce the air pressure and quickly placed on the skin to create suction. Chiro-Health Inc.'s staff offers cupping in San Francisco by leaving the cups to sit on the skin for 5-10 minutes to [...]

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    Whether you choose chiropractic or massage therapy, it is important to take special care of one’s body. You need to take care of your body like it is a priceless artifact. If it is damaged you need to take the proper steps to repair it. When you feel certain symptoms you need to take the proper [...]

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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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    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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    As times change and a largely virtual experience continues to engulf us, sitting behind a computer screen or looking down at your phone for hours is becoming more and more common. So much screen time can lead to slouching, which deteriorates good posture. Luckily, here are 5 ways to prevent [...]

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    Soft tissue injuries and soft tissue therapies

    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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    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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    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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    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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