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“I carry all my stress in my shoulders…”

My neck and shoulders are always tight, I can never get them to relax. This is one of the most common complaints I see as a chiropractor. Even after a massage patients will report that the tension will return the next day, “and I’ll be just as tight as I was before the massage!” Most …

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What Kind of Mattress Should I Buy?

“I must have slept wrong, I think it’s my mattress!” These are some of the most common comments patients make when they come into my office complaining of stiffness or pain in their neck, lower back or hips. In 2018 the average American spent anywhere from $250-$5000 on a Queen sized mattress. There are several …

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Insomnia: Why can’t I sleep when I’m tired?

It’s 4:12am and you are awake again just like the night before and the night before that, your alarm is set for 6am and you are wide awake but exhausted. Why does this happen? Perhaps you are stressed out, after all your thoughts are racing about things you should be doing during the waking hours, …

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High blood pressure getting you down?

This year many people will be diagnosed with high blood pressure. It’s shocking because many of these same people have had a history of low blood pressure most of their lives and then all of a sudden it goes high and stays high. Once you have been diagnosed it is likely that you will be …

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Can a Chiropractor Help with Spinal Stenosis?

If you or a loved one have spinal stenosis you know just how debilitating it can be. Numbness in some areas, or pain in others, over the entire body. In all cases, the person who endures spinal stenosis has their lives disrupted, and in some cases, their dignity ripped from them.   There are cases where …

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Charlie Horse Cramps waking you up at night?

These cramps can be very painful and can sometimes cause the toes to retract. These leg cramps can also happen during the day, and whether they occur occasionally or all the time it’s a symptom that shouldn’t be ignored. Many people believe that these cramps occur because of dehydration or lack of potassium. Before you …

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Chiropractic & Acupuncture

The use of acupuncture has shown a consistent rise in the U.S over the past few decades. People are increasingly seeking out acupuncture to deal with a wide range of pain and stress-related symptoms such as headaches. But should you seek treatment through an acupuncturist or a chiropractor? It is a question to which many …

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Can a Chiropractor Actually Help?

Have you been enduring persistent back and neck pain? Perhaps you have been seeing doctors for years on end. You May have been prescribed painkillers to manage your pain, but you don’t want to take addictive opioids. You have thought about surgery, but you are afraid of the risks, and there is no guarantee it …

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Can a Chiropractor Help With Arthritis Pain?

You may be one of the over forty million patients who have arthritis in the United States and want to know if a chiropractor can relive your arthritic pain. The answer to your question, in short, is yes; chiropractors can substantially reduce pain and discomfort from arthritis. There could be no better endorsement for this …

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5 Reasons Why You Should Be Taking Your Kid To A Chiropractor

You’ve been going for years. You know the benefits of Chiropractic care and how much it has helped you with everything from back pain to stress. But did you know that Chiropractic isn’t just for adults? Your kids can benefit from it too! So let’s think about this for a minute… Let’s start from the …

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Preventing Sprained Ankles in your Athlete

  No one wants their child on the sidelines due to an injury, especially a preventable one like a foot or ankle injury!  Thankfully there are things you can do to prevent those injuries in your athlete and keep them playing!  Stretch!  Stretching is an important part of any warm up and cool down, make sure …

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Plantar Fasciitis: 5 Ways to Stop Your Foot Pain in Its Tracks

The alarm has just gone off and before you can even open your eyes, you are dreading it. It’s not the drop off at your kid’s school. It’s not the drive to work. It’s not your job. It’s the simple act of putting your feet on the floor. Your heel and foot pain is so …

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Sciatic Pain Got You Down?

Sciatic pain can really affect your life, for some it lasts for brief moments and others it is a lasting pain that doesn’t go away.  Thankfully, there are ways you can help relieve your pain and enjoy your life without Sciatic pain getting in the way! Don’t let Sciatic pain rule your life, there are …

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4 Ways to Ease Your Sciatic Pain

For some people, the pain is mild and only lasts for a few hours. For others, the pain is severe and debilitating and may last for months. The pain may begin in the low back and radiate to the buttocks, or the pain may only occur down the leg into the foot. The pain can …

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Pregnant? 4 Natural Therapies You Should Be Using To Help Ease Your Pregnancy Pains!

Finding out you are pregnant is a joyous and overwhelmingly excited event. However, the realization that your body is no longer just your body soon sets in and can provoke a fear like no other. Knowing that everything you consume, put on and do to your body may affect that little person growing inside of …

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How Your Chiropractor Can Treat and Prevent Sinus Infections

No one likes the constant headache, runny nose, and general misery that sinus infections bring.  Chronic sinus issues can lead to other health issues and the need for multiple rounds of antibiotics, taking antibiotics over and over can reduce their effectiveness.   Thankfully, there a lot of ways you can help prevent and treat sinus …

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How To Dismiss Tech Neck in 6 Easy Steps

Chances are that within the last few days, at some point, your neck has had some sort of pain or discomfort. You have also probably noticed that this neck pain has been coming on more frequently than it used to.   A couple of years ago, you might’ve gotten a little stiffness in your neck …

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9 Key Points of an Ergonomic Workspace Design

No one wants to miss out on life due to a back or neck injury, if you are like most Americans your risk of being affected by a back or neck injury is increased due to prolonged periods of sitting each day.  Since you cannot always control how your workspace is set up or the …

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7 Methods To Cure A Sinus Headache At Home

It starts with pressure. You feel it in your face. You feel it behind your eyes. You can’t breathe. Your upper teeth hurt. Your ears feel full. Then, the throbbing in your head begins. Oh, the throbbing! You already know what it is…another sinus headache. So, you go to your doctor who gives you a …

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Is One of These 7 Daily Habits Crushing Your Spine?

Rarely is there a day that goes by that a patient does not come into my office suffering with lumbago, or as it is more commonly known, low back pain. It is an increasingly common ailment that can have multiple causes. As chiropractic physicians, it is our job to find the actual cause of this …

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