Tips For Preventing Falls

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Do not let the fear of falling rule your life. Many falls and fall-related injuries are preventable. Statistics and research have identified a number of risk factors that can be managed to decrease the likelihood of a fall.   Additionally, Chiropractic care has been found to improve musculoskeletal balance, strength and coordination. Consider the following strategies […]

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 […]

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 Adjustments Relax Tense Muscles

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Chiropractic Adjustments Relax Tense Muscles Most of us know the discomfort of tense, “knotted” muscles. But you may not know that you don’t have to live with this pain. I want you to know chiropractic can help. What are muscular knots? Muscular tension, spasms or “knots” occur when muscles contract involuntary for a sustained period […]

Headaches

Let’s Cure Your Headaches

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Chances are you are going to experience a headache at some point in your lifetime.  But not all headaches are equal.  And for those who suffer headaches at regular intervals or have headaches that are very intense, headache relief and prevention is a big deal!  I ran across this article on some natural remedy ideas: […]

Traction vs Flexion Distraction for the spine

When Your Doctor Recommends Traction Consider Flexion-Distraction

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Flexion-Distraction, a Chiropractic Technique is Deemed Superior to Spinal Decompression to Reduce Pressure in Injured and Bulging Spinal Discs Traction, as a treatment, has been used for centuries in an attempt to relieve radiculopathy and pain.  Seated, standing, supine, mechanical, manual; there are a vast variety of options when performing traction on a vertebral region. […]

Chiropractic Humor

Do You Have “Ticks & Fleas”?

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I have had many mentors throughout my life and career, but I think there are three who influenced me the most as a medical professional. 

How to Fix Dangerous Belly Fat

Back Pain & Belly Fat: The Fix To Both

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If your belly enters a room seconds before you do, chances are you’re on a first-name basis with Chief Aching Back. In the past 20 years, the incidence of obesity has tripled and complaints about back pain have doubled. I’m often asked, Could trimming your bulging middle (or backside) prevent those “gotta lie down” back-pain […]