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New Year’s Resolutions and Chiropractic

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It is the beginning of a New Year and many of you are kick starting your New Year’s resolution off right, with a new workout regimen. As you may have noticed, you are quite sore after a good session at the gym! This sore feeling that lingers a few days later is called Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness or DOMS. This …

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Colicky Babies

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As your child is being born, the neck and back vertebrae can go out of alignment due to the stretching and compressing of the body as it emerges into the world. If your delivery included a prolonged pushing stage, forceps or vacuum extraction, or other form of assisted delivery, the chances of a misalignment are great. If the misalignments are …

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Pinched Nerves

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The term “pinched nerve” is a generalized phrase to associate a variety of conditions seeming to cause you pain.   Often times, what is known as a pinched nerve is actually an inflamed nerve, that is irritated and not actually pinched. In most cases, these nerves become irritated and inflamed when the bones of the spine are not in proper position, and are …

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Active Lifestyle this Summer!

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With the warm summer weather, it can feel great to lace up the running shoes or hop on the bike and hit the trails. Unfortunately, sometimes as we rev up our activities, pain can flare up and stop us in our tracks. The repetitive pounding that comes from high-impact activities such as tennis, running, and walking puts large amounts of …

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Sciatica

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Do you have discomfort that travels down the back of your leg? Sciatica is characterized by pain that originates in the low back or buttock that travels into one or both legs. It’s a condition so widespread that many people think they can self-treat it or just follow another person’s advice for how to relieve the pain. Contrary to what …

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Can Chiropractic help with infertility?

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The brain controls every function of the human body.  In order for the reproductive cycle to work properly, the brain must be able to communicate clearly with the organs of the reproductive system.  The vertebrae in the lower spine protect the delicate nerves that leave the spinal cord and carry messages to the reproductive organs.  In many cases, fertility issues …

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Tension Headaches

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Let’s face it; we now live in a technology day and age. Many adults now spend more hours of the day using laptops and phones than they do asleep, a survey has revealed. Not only are our bodies affected by the lack of sleep but the posture we use looking at our media devices! We spend most of our day …

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Chiropractic Care in the PGA

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The 2016 Masters tournament is this weekend. For those of you that don’t know, the Masters is one of the biggest and most prestigious professional golf tournaments of the year! Did you also know that chiropractic care is great for golfers? Chiropractors are experts in the musculoskeletal system and provide a safe, natural and drug-free option to relieve pain, as …

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Chiropractic Care During Pregnancy

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Chiropractic care is essential for the pregnant mother. Her systems and organs are now providing for two, and their optimal function is critical for the baby’s healthy development. The mother’s spine and pelvis undergoes many changes and adaptations to compensate for the growing baby and the risk of interference to her nervous system is increased. In some cases, this constraint …

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Chiropractic Can Help Infants Sleep Better

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A pilot study published in the Journal of Clinical Chiropractic Pediatrics (JCCP), showed that infants sleep better when under chiropractic care. This study was conducted in a chiropractic teaching clinic in Bournemouth, England and involved 117 infants who consecutively came in for chiropractic to the teaching clinic over a 6 month period. In this study the parents of 117 infants …

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