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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

Chiropractic Neck Adjustments

How Chiropractic Relieves Neck Pain

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If you have pain in any part of your body, it can range from uncomfortable to downright debilitating. In the case of your neck pain, any degree of irritation can impede your ability to function. Because of this, it is important that you learn about how chiropractic neck adjustments relieves neck pain so that you […]

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 […]

Fort Myers Acupuncture

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 […]

Fibromyalgia Mystery Finally Solved? 

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Have you heard the news?  Researchers have found the main source of pain in Fibromyalgia patients.  The tv commercial for the drug Lyrica would have you believe that the pain of fibromyalgia is caused by overactive nerves, but it’s not. The mystery of Fibromyalgia has left millions of sufferers searching for hope in pain medications […]

Warning! Health without Drugs Ahead!

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Warning: A high protein/low carbohydrate diet with essential vitamins is so effective in lowering blood pressure that if you are on blood pressure medications, you must be careful. You may become dizzy and faint within just a few days and you will need to be taken off your medication quickly.”   Isn’t that the kind […]

5 Common Pain Triggers That Might Surprise You

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First of all, I strongly believe that you should be grateful for the pain. Your body is responding appropriately, alerting you to some problem…screaming at you to seek help If you’re suffering from chronic pain that has no obvious cause, take a look through the list of triggers that follow. Oftentimes, physical pain may be […]

Chiropractic Adjustments for Joints in the Extremities

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Sure, you know that chiropractic alleviates pain, tightness and dysfunction (abnormal movement of spinal bones) in the spine that may impede nervous system activity. But did you know that chiropractic offers effective correction for problems in the joints of the upper and lower limbs/extremities (feet, ankles, knees, hip, hands, wrists, elbows and shoulders)? I address […]