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How does Chiropractic Help Heal Sports Injuries?

June 15, 2021 | Comments Off on How does Chiropractic Help Heal Sports Injuries?

Athletes put their bodies on the line; we protect them Whether your sport is high-impact or low, every time you go out on your chosen playing field you are putting your body at risk for injury. While a good deal of our work as chiropractors is centered around preventing injury in the first place, chiropractic is…

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Regular Tune Ups for your Spine

June 7, 2021 | Comments Off on Regular Tune Ups for your Spine

You get regular tune-ups for your car but not your body? The logic appears to be faulty here. People protect the things they love and spend money to care for them, but will often wait until an injury or serious condition develops to seek help for their own body. At our office, we hope to…

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The Pain of Sitting All Day

May 31, 2021 | Comments Off on The Pain of Sitting All Day

Sitting All Day Is Unnatural Humans weren’t made to just sit. We were made to stand, to walk, run, jump, twist, turn, bend, lay down, roll, crawl, climb, squat, and maybe, for a few minutes a day, to sit. But at a certain point in (very recent) history, our jobs became seated, our entertainment became…

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The Pollen Apocalypse

May 21, 2021 | Comments Off on The Pollen Apocalypse

Allergies are a recent phenomenon I know lots of people who have allergies, you know lots of people who have allergies. A quick google says more than 50 million Americans experience seasonal allergies each year. Allergies are everywhere. And of course, there are countless remedies, pills, exercises, foods, and many experts telling us how to…

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Back Pain and Your Job: Construction Work Edition

May 12, 2021 | Comments Off on Back Pain and Your Job: Construction Work Edition

Construction work is another of the professions most affected by back pain Lifting and bending over account for a large percentage of common back injuries, from muscle sprain to herniated discs. Almost every job in the construction industry requires some kind of lifting. And there is a triple-headed problem that exists here: Often the loads…

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Why does Decompression Feel so Good?

April 28, 2021 | Comments Off on Why does Decompression Feel so Good?

Your spine is always under pressure  Our spines are constantly under pressure: from the force of gravity to the added compression we do to ourselves with things like poor posture, there is rarely a second when your spine gets a break. Unless you plan to live in space (which comes with its own set of…

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Focus on Fascia: Decoding the Mystery of this Protective Layer of Tissue

April 20, 2021 | Comments Off on Focus on Fascia: Decoding the Mystery of this Protective Layer of Tissue

Healthy fascia, healthy human Get to know your fascia, the layer of tissue that covers our muscles and extends from head to toe. But what is the purpose of this mysterious thin layer that literally covers the entirety of your body without interruption? Primarily made of collagen, the fascia’s main purpose is to attach and…

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Lumbar Pressure as Determined by Posture

April 10, 2021 | Comments Off on Lumbar Pressure as Determined by Posture

Your spine is always under pressure Whether you like it or not, the most common positions we adopt during a given day are putting a disproportionate amount of pressure on our spines, and our lumbar vertebrae is where this pressure accumulates! Here are some statistics as measured by the pressure sustained by a lumbar intervertebral…

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The Two Main Causes of Lower Back Pain

April 5, 2021 | Comments Off on The Two Main Causes of Lower Back Pain

Lower back pain is among the most prolific and life-changing conditions of our time It can be broken down into two constituent categories: Mechanical low back pain refers to pain related to the dysfunction of the moving parts of the spine, i.e. facet joints, intervertebral discs, ligaments, and muscles. Compressive pain refers to pain that…

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Chiropractic as Preventative Healthcare

March 28, 2021 | Comments Off on Chiropractic as Preventative Healthcare

For most people, chiropractic comes to mind only after an injury This is a shame because chiropractic might have prevented that very same injury. While obviously, this is not a 100% guarantee, a body under regular chiropractic maintenance is more resistant to injury and quicker to recover after an injury occurs. Depending on your level of activity (or…

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