Warning: Cortisone Injections for Hip and Knee Pain NOT as Safe as Previously Thought.

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Cortisone – Not So Safe Cortisone injections for hip and knee pain lead to more complications than previously thought, research has found. The anti-inflammatory jabs are used by athletes to mask pain, and to treat symptoms of osteoarthritis.  But the study by Boston University School of Medicine found that the treatment could speed up a joint’s […]

How Chiropractic Helps Those That Suffer from Iliotibial (IT)Band Syndrome

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Iliotibial band syndrome is a very common injury among runners. If it is diagnosed early and treatment commences immediately the chances of it becoming a chronic condition are reduced. It responds very well to chiropractic since it involves the pelvis and related muscles. When pelvic mechanics are not functioning properly, the muscle doesn’twork efficiently which […]

Muscle Sprains vs. Ligament Strains

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3 Differences in Sprains and Strains & How Chiropractic Can Help As experienced chiropractors, we like answering the questions we receive from our patients. A common inquiry is “what is the difference between a sprain and a strain?” Sprains and strains are injuries to the musculoskeletal system that are commonly diagnosed conditions, and are two […]

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 […]