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Low Back Pain: Why Is It So Common?

Low Back Pain: Why Is It So Common?

The prevalence of low back pain (LBP) is common, as 70-85% of ALL PEOPLE have back pain that requires treatment of some sort at some time in life. On a yearly basis the annual prevalence of back pain averages 30%, and once you have back pain, the likelihood of...

Children and Chiropractic

Children and Chiropractic

Surprisingly, the first stress placed on a child’s spinal column is during the birthing process. Equally surprising is the fact that 26% of children surveyed at school reported a history of back pain. A child’s spine is frequently subjected to repeated forces in the...

What Is Scoliosis?

What Is Scoliosis?

Scoliosis is a sideways curving of the spine that often starts in childhood, when bones of the spine are still growing. In many cases, the exact cause of scoliosis is unknown. It is thought that scoliosis is the result of a hereditary problem, an adaptation to some...

Healthy Back Tips

Healthy Back Tips

1. When lifting, keep your back straight; bend your knees and let your legs bear the strain. Hold the object lifted as close to your body as possible. 2. Participate in exercises to strengthen your body, but avoid jarring activities which place stress on your neck and...

Chiropractic Education

Chiropractic Education

Many people seem surprised to find out that the chiropractic education process is so extensive. The initial step is completing a typical “pre-med” undergraduate college degree. Courses include biology, inorganic and organic chemistry, physics, psychology, various...

Automobile Injuries

Automobile Injuries

1. Even a minor accident can cause injury. Never assume that you are not injured just because there is little or no damage to your car. Seek professional care immediately. 2. If a paramedic suggests you go to the emergency room, do not decline. You may be suffering...

Trick or Treat With Chiropractic!

Trick or Treat With Chiropractic!

Treat yourself to the good feeling of being in excellent health with chiropractic care. Chiropractic uses the body’s own powerful self-healing mechanisms to achieve health. With proper nutrition, exercise, sleep, and a properly functioning spine, the body easily...

Protect Your Back When Lifting

Protect Your Back When Lifting

If you’ve ever “thrown out” your back while doing a seemingly simple task -- lifting a package, moving a piece of furniture, carrying a child -- you’ve learned firsthand the importance of safe lifting techniques for protecting your back. Safe lifting techniques keep...

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