Did You Know…?

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Did you know…? 20% of adults report the onset of headaches before age 10 Many migraine patients experienced their first headache before age 7 Tension-type headaches are the most common, affecting more than 75% of all headache sufferer Americans buy 1/3 of all anti-anxiety pills sold worldwide each year, while we make up only 5% […]

Shock Absorbers of the Spine

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They bulge, herniate, degenerate and tear, but they don’t “slip.” Discs serve as the “shock absorbers” of your spine and your entire body. Your discs act as a spacer and separate each vertebra.  The space they create allows spinal nerves to exit the spinal cord and so you can turn and bend without being pinched […]

What if the Pain is Not the Problem?

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Let me ask you a serious question:  What if your pain is not the PROBLEM? Many people begin chiropractic care because of an ache or pain. Pain can be distracting, debilitating, irritating, or annoying. Pain can be chronic, acute, intense, or intermittent. Pain may be painful, but the pain is not the problem! Pain Is […]

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 […]

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 […]

Chiropractic Helps Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

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Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a condition that is not as straightforward as other illnesses. The symptoms can often mimic other conditions, including some that are quite serious, so they must all be ruled out before a diagnosis of CFS can be determined. Over the past 3 decades, I have helped countless patients diagnosed with […]

Fight Fibromyalgia with Chiropractic Care

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Fibromyalgia is one of today’s most common chronic pain conditions. According to the American College of Rheumatology, around 1 in 50 Americans currently suffer from fibromyalgia. Unfortunately, the condition is difficult to diagnose, and, being chronic in nature, can linger for several months or even years. Fibromyalgia typically causes pain throughout the body and creates […]

Heal Sports Injuries with Chiropractic!

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Sports Injuries Can take you out of the game, but Chiropractic Care can get you back in the line-up! Baseball, the nationwide pass time, heats up in summer. From little league on up, individuals enjoy swinging the bat and running the bases. Unfortunately, the movements baseball requires can wreak havoc on a person’s body, leaving […]