Back Pain Facts and Statistics

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Although Doctors of Chiropractic treat more than just back pain, many patients initially visit a chiropractor looking for relief from this pervasive condition. In fact, about 31 million Americans experience low back pain at any given time.1 Interesting Facts about Back Pain Worldwide, back pain is the single leading cause of disability, preventing many people […]

Preparing Fore (!) Golf

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After shutting down in the spring due to COVID-19, many golf courses have since reopened to a boom of activity. It is easy to understand why: golf is an outdoor sport where social distancing comes fairly easily. However, the usual “traps” remain: many avid golfers contort their bodies into oddly twisted postures, generating a great […]

When Is Allergy Season in Florida? Always.

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Most allergy seasons in the US are during spring and summer, with spring being the worst as plants are blooming. But, with our warmer weather and long summers here in South West Florida, flowers can bloom longer and continue producing pollen long after their Northern cousins have stopped.  So, if you’re wondering, “What is the […]

Jaw Problems or Pain? Chiropractic Can Help!

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Today I had the opportunity to consult with a young lady suffering from TMJ Dysfunction.  She has been unable to open her mouth very wide and experiences a lot of clicking, popping and ‘locking’ of her jaw when talking and eating.  My consult with her had me thinking about all of the patients I have […]

A Good Night’s Sleep: Mattresses, Pillows & Position Matter

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Our bodies require a minimum of eight hours of good restorative sleep, and children require substantially more depending upon their age. It is during sleep that our bodies are rejuvenated, muscles and cells are regenerated and we are re-energized to start a new day. If our sleep is uninterrupted and truly restful, we can expect […]

Anytime Is A Good Time For A Fresh Start

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Anytime of year is the right time to make a decision to strive for a wellness lifestyle. It doesn’t have to be at the beginning of the year, and it doesn’t have to be a major change; in fact, when choosing to make the “wellness change”, sometimes, smaller is better. The definition of “start” is […]

Which Chiropractic Technique Works Best for You?

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The unique tool of chiropractic health treatment is spinal manipulation or “adjustment”. It may involve gentle pressure, a quick but gentle thrust, or mild traction and gentle stretching, to correct subluxations, i.e. restore normal motion to joints that have become restricted or locked or misaligned (subluxated). Numerous scientific studies have proven the efficiency, safety, cost-effectiveness, […]

Lower back, buttock and leg pain – that’s Sciatica

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What Is Sciatica? Sciatica is a common back ailment that affects approximately 1 in 10 adults in the United States. It is most prevalent in people between the ages of 25 and 45. Sciatica is characterized by a shooting pain that originates in the lower back and travels down through the hip, buttock, and back […]