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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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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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Insomnia: a Telltale Sign of Stress

Patients tell me “I can’t sleep”, “I’m tired all the time, but when I get into bed at night, I just can’t fall asleep!” Why is this such a common problem? Understand that insomnia is a stress reaction. In fact it’s usually the first sign that your body is stressed out and out of balance. …

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Why do I have lower back pain?

“Yesterday I bent over to pick up an empty laundry basket and I must have turned the wrong way. Well I heard a “pop” and I didn’t think anything of it but today I woke up and couldn’t get out of bed it hurt so bad.” This is an example of one of the most …

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Weight Gain & Car Accidents

Did you know that a car accident you had 3-5 years ago could result in sudden weight gain? It’s true, many of my chiropractic patients in St. Petersburg who have experienced sudden weight gain (more than 20 pounds in one year’s time) had a rear end car accident approximately four years before the weight gain …

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What causes Tennis Elbow Pain?

Tennis elbow is pain which is experienced in one or both elbows. It is caused by compression to a nerve known as the “ulnar” nerve. Many people refer to that area as “the funny bone” which is isn’t actually a bone but an area where the ulnar nerve is very close to the surface of …

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Diabetes and Obesity Have Become an Epidemic

According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), cases of diabetes rose sharply this past year and CDC is blaming it on obesity. Since the year 2000, they have recommended increasing your physical activity and changing your diet. The result of this recommendation has not proved effective as many people don’t know what changes to …

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Gall Bladder Disease

Here’s this week’s Health Minute!

Importance of the Curves of the Spine

So I have my spine here… When you look at the spine, you can see that it has curves and this is done for strength. Get the idea that if this was straight up and down, the head being up here, and you took a blunt hit to the head. Can you see how this …

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Stress and the Adrenal Gland

Hi everyone! Did you know that you have an organ in your body that’s responsible for how you deal with stress? It’s called the adrenal gland. It’s a triangular shaped organ that sits on top of the kidney around the middle of your back on either side of your spine. Now the adrenal gland is …

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Ringing and Fullness in the Ear

Hi There. It’s Dr Colette. Let’s talk about what happens if you have a fullness feeling in your ear. Some people are bothered by ringing in the ears or a fullness feeling in the ear sometimes it’ll feel like they got a cotton ball jammed in there or they are underwater. It may only happen …

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