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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

How Golfers Can Benefit From Chiropractic Care

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Does this sound familiar? It’s a warm sunny day with a bit of a breeze, you are on the back nine about to sink a putt. When you swing, your back seizes up with severe pain. The beautiful day of golf turns into painfully riding in the golf cart back to the clubhouse, and you […]

How Chiropractic Can Help Patients Who Suffer From Arthritis

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Even though chiropractic excels in wellness care, it is becoming more common for people to visit chiropractors to treat a variety of different kinds of pain. Because of this, chiropractic adjustments provide many benefits to people and patients who suffer from a wide variety of conditions like arthritis. In today’s article, we’ll explore how chiropractic […]

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Acupuncture and Chiropractic: A good marriage!

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Acupuncture and Chiropractic are very compatible and I feel now as I did when I first went into practice in 1993 that bringing these two fantastic therapies together can offer tremendous advantages to my patients. Most licensed Acupuncturists and Chiropractors share a similar philosophy, one that incorporates the ability the body to heal itself as […]