When You Should See A Doctor About a Headache

Most of us at one time or another has experienced a headache. Whether you may realize it or not, many headaches are caused by strained muscles in the neck and spine. This is called a cervicogenic headache or a CGH. The good news is that this category of headache can be easily treated by a chiropractor.

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Could Your Posture Be Affecting Your Vision?

Our body is connected in ways we might not even be aware of. Yes, you know how each joint connects every bone and so forth, but did you know that there is a link between your spinal health and your optical health? Read on to find out how the alignment of your back could be affecting the effectiveness of your eyes.

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How Your Magnesium Levels are Affecting Your Body

Different minerals affect our body in different ways; however, it’s not very often that we are consciously thinking about the levels of minerals in our body or how they may be affecting us.  One such mineral that is essential to a healthy body is magnesium. But why is it so important and how is it affecting your body’s overall function?

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How Summer Heat Could Be Making Your Chronic Pain Worse

For many people, changes in the weather could worsen pain caused by old injuries or conditions such as arthritis. Have you ever heard someone say, "My knee's acting up again? It's going to rain. "? It turns out that the weather can have a lot to do with flare-ups of chronic pains. Here are a few examples. 

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The unexpected benefits of walking backward

t sounds AND looks a little silly to be walking down the sidewalk on the way to work backward. It may even seem a little risky, and if you’re not careful, it could be. So why would you consider taking a walk back? It turns out there are several benefits to this somewhat irrational idea. Here are a few of the unexpected ways you could benefit from following this strange trend.

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Vertigo – Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

If you’ve ever suffered from vertigo, then you know the nauseating, dizzy feeling of the room spinning around you. These kinds of symptoms can lead to vomiting and at times, complete incapacitation. But, what exactly triggers vertigo and what treatments can relieve the symptoms?

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How You Know it's Time to Visit Your Chiropractor

Visiting the doctor is not only stressful but time-consuming. It wouldn't be a stretch to say that no one looks forward to a doctor's visit. But sooner or later we bite the bullet, and we leave the office feeling much better, wondering why we didn't make the appointment sooner.

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A Brief Analysis of Hip Flexors

Whether you realize it or not, your hip flexors play an essential role in your day to day life. This muscle group includes the iliopsoas, the rectus femoris, the tensor fasciae latae, and the sartorius.

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Your Chiropractor’s Role in Weight Loss

More than one-third of the American population is considered overweight or obese, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. If your weight is something you continue to struggle with despite trying various fad diets and exercises, you are in the same boat as many of you fellow Americans.

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A Chiropractic Look At Carpal Tunnel 

If your daily routine requires using your arms, wrists, and hands in the same repetitive motions, you may be prone to carpal tunnel syndrome. What is CTS exactly?  Essentially it occurs when too much pressure is put on the median nerve that passes through the carpal tunnel between the bones and ligaments that connect to your hand. 

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How to avoiding back pain at the office

Regardless of how much you love your job, chances are that if you spend most of your day at a desk, you have experienced back pain related to sitting at a computer all day. What can you do to ensure a more comfortable and spine-friendly day? Here are a few things you should be doing every day to eliminate office related back pain.

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Controlling Back Pain During Pregnancy

Pregnancy while being one of the most precious moments of life can also tend to be uncomfortable for many women, especially when it comes to pain in their lower back and pelvis. In fact, it has been reported that two out of three women suffer from lower back pain while one out of five will experience pelvic pain. This level of pain can have a bearing the woman’s enjoyment of this particular time in her life as well as affect her ability performing everyday tasks.

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Combating Fibromyalgia With Whole Body Care

Fibromyalgia (FM) is difficult to diagnose because many of the symptoms associated with it are things that all of us have experienced at one time or another. These include fatigue, body aches and pains, depression, and anxiety. 2-4% of Americans are affected by this condition. But what sets their symptoms apart? And how can chiropractic treatments help?

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Seasonal Allergies: Can Your Chiropractor Make a Difference?

While most people are gushing over the blooming flowers and the smell of freshly cut grass, you’re popping yet another allergy pill to hold back the inevitable red, watery eyes, congestion, and runny nose. And while medication has its place, many can cause side effects like drowsiness. Why not look for a more natural alternative? Your chiropractor may be able to do just that. 

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Why You May Need to Rethink Your Pillow

If you are currently visiting a chiropractor for neck pain one of the first things he or she likely asked you is “what kind of pillow do you use?” What does your pillow have to do with your chiropractic visit? A lot actually. It is common that the cause of a restless night due to neck and back pain is often linked to the position you’re sleeping it and that includes the shape and firmness of your pillow. 

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