Reflections Of Neck Pain

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Have you ever been walking along and caught your full body's side profile in a reflective surface?  At first glance we are worried about our hair, our clothes, or worse - "look how fat and out of shape I am". Now look again closer.  Is your chin out in front of your shoulders and chest?  Worse yet, ...

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Healthy Joints and You

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"Ahh it is just my age."  How many times have you used that excuse recently? If you have found yourself saying that or promising that you will start working out and stretching soon, listen up and get ready to start limbering up for "if we do not use it we will lose it." Understanding Joint Flexibility Some people ...

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The Crack in Chiropractic

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In my office I quite frequently hear that one of the scariest parts of going to a Chiropractic office is "well the fear that my head my be torn from my body but more importantly the sounds that sharply snap, crackle, and pop".  As I explain more about what that sound is to my patients, ...

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Alert! Back Pain!

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Warning! Tremendous Pain Ahead! Lights and Bells are sounds we are conditioned to respond to quickly when there is a crisis.  Our body's warning system, pain, is unfortunately the most often ignored alarm.  Pain of any kind is a warning signal from your body that something is wrong. People often prefer to silence their warning system with ...

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The Limits of Tylenol For Back Pain Relief

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A new report released on Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 is establishing that Acetaminophen- best known under the brand label of Tylenol- does not appear to help ease lower back pain and offers little relief for the most common form of arthritis.  This review of data from thirteen studies could challenge existing recommendations on pain relief. Acetaminophen Simple ...

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Spring into Better Shape and Weight Loss

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Are You Ready to Spring into Better Shape and Health? Do you want to lose that stubborn weight?  Did you promise yourself that this year you would get into shape?  Do you want to feel young again and enjoy your health and life?  It can happen.  But, it is up to you to make a change. ...

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Great Solution for Migraine Headaches

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Have you ever woke up with a dull headache and just knew it was going to escalate into a full blown migraine headache by lunch?  If you are a migraine sufferer that scenario is all to real.  The worst part is that the migraine pain can or will leave you debilitated for possibly hours or ...

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Best Foot Forward to Avoid Plantar Fasciitis

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Step. Jump. Leap. Balance and turn. Although these sound like dance steps, they are just some of the simple activities that our feet perform every day. Most of us are completely oblivious to the dependence that we have on our feet and until we are alerted by pain in the foot or heel. This discomfort ...

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Stressed Out? Let Chiropractic Help!

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In our faced pace life, the majority of us have been ignoring and pushing off our internal maintenance to fill it temporarily with a short term outside solution of caffeine and denial.  Add stress and the temporary fixes no longer cover the symptoms or warning signals that your body is screaming for you to address ...

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The Slam Dunk on Avoiding Sports Injuries

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March Madness is Here!  If you are a sports fan you know that the excitement of any play off season has our bodies filled with adrenaline and reliving the good ole days.  If we have remained active and are in a conditioned state the activities will be less severe but even then our susceptibility to ...

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