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Overcoming Chronic Pain: How Do You Want To Feel?

If you are one of the 1 in 3 Americans currently living with chronic pain, you already know there are good days and bad days. A diagnosis of chronic pain can interrupt your favorite activities and make you wonder if you’ll ever get back to enjoying the life you loved before. Luckily, there are some lifestyle

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3 Health Strategies to Live Happily and Healthily

If you feel run-down and tired and have difficulty focusing on tasks, you may not be taking care of yourself well enough to do your best each day. With a few lifestyle changes, you can feel better able to do the things you want to do. 1. Take the Time to Wind Down If you’re

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Heel Pain? Try Your Chiropractor!

Heel pain is one of the most common problems podiatrists treat, but many believe their treatment options end there. Chiropractic care offers an alternative to medications or shoe supports that only lessen pain by treating the source of the pain. The most common source of heel pain is a condition known as Plantar Fasciitis. This

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Carpal Tunnel

There is definitely a cause and effect relationship between the neck and the upper extremity. Meaning, at the base of your neck, is a network of nerves called the brachial plexus. These nerves innervate the upper extremity the shoulder, upper arm, the elbow, and all the way down into the wrist, hand, and fingers. A

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Chiropractic care gets excellent results with fibromyalgia. Why? Because when there is a pain in the neck, the back or the upper and lower extremities, nine times out of ten it involves a pinched nerve. Chiropractic is the first line of defense for a pinched nerve as it takes pressure off the nervous system with

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GEED/Acid Relux

Acid Reflux/GERD Acid Reflux Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a condition in which the stomach contents (food or liquid) leak backward from the stomach into the esophagus (the tube from the mouth to the stomach). This action can irritate the esophagus, causing heartburn and other symptoms. Of course, heartburn has nothing to do with the

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Headache Relief A headache or cephalgia is a pain anywhere in the region of the head and neck. It can be a symptom of a number of different conditions of the head and neck. In our office, most headaches are not coming from the head, but are instead coming from the neck. Particularly the upper

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Low Back Pain

There is a definite relationship between the hips, pelvis, sacrum the low back and the knees. When a patient gets a specific chiropractic adjustment or alignment to his lower back and/or pelvis/hips, there is a beneficial effect to the knees. Why? I’m glad you asked. This is based on the concept of the ‘kinetic chain”

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