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painter working overhead at risk of TOS

Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS)

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Do you have numbness or tingling in your arms or hands? Does working with your hands overhead cause discomfort, pain, or fatigue? Do your hands or arms ever feel cold or look discolored? Do you have a job that requires a lot of overhead movement? Are you a swimmer or baseball player? If you answered yes to any of these …

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Muscle Cramps May Benefit From MyoCalm

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Whether it’s the excruciating pain of a charley horse or a dull, achy pain in your neck, nearly everyone has had or will experience a muscle cramp at some point. These sudden, involuntary muscle contractions usually only last a few seconds but some can last much longer, making them temporarily debilitating. Over-the- counter medications like acetaminophen, ibuprofen, and aspirin can …

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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 exercise regimen. As you may have noticed, you are quite sore after a good session at the gym! The sore feeling that lingers a few days later is called Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness or DOMS. This …

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Chiropractic and Athletes

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Do chiropractors work with sports injuries? Chiropractic is a great avenue for athletes, both on a preventative basis and for acute rehabilitation.  Every team in Major League Baseball, the NFL, the NHL, and the NBA has chiropractors on staff.  Both Lance Armstrong and Tiger Woods have personal chiropractors that go on tour with them.  It makes much more sense to …

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Treating Acute and Overuse Injuries

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As I was driving around Savage this morning, I noticed a group of young people out for a run. It looks like the cross country runners from the Prior Lake High School are getting a jump-start on the upcoming season. It got me wondering how many of those athletes are, or soon would be, suffering from a sports-related overuse injury. …

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