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Is Chiropractic Dangerous?

Is Chiropractic Dangerous?

Chiropractic spinal manipulations/adjustments often produce an audible popping or cracking noise. The sound is known as joint cavitation, and it is reported to be caused by the release of pressure created by gases within the joint. It is the same noise produced when...

Backpack Safety

Backpack Safety

Back pain is common among American adults, but a new and disturbing trend is emerging: young children are suffering from back pain. The use of overweight backpacks is a contributing factor. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, a child’s backpack should...

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

What Can You Do For It? Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is a common condition that drives many patients to chiropractic clinics. Symptoms can include wrist, hand or forearm pain, numbness and tingling. The following is a list of what you might expect when you visit a...

Chiropractic Manipulation: Regarding Headaches

Chiropractic Manipulation: Regarding Headaches

Headaches are a common complaint in patients presenting for chiropractic care. They seek chiropractic care because they find adjustments applied to the cervical spine and upper back region are highly effective in reducing the intensity, frequency and duration of...

Fibromyalgia and Chiropractic Care

Fibromyalgia and Chiropractic Care

Do you wake up feeling tired, washed out, and dragged down? Do you have generalized pain throughout your body that doesn’t seem to respond to anything you’ve tried? Do you wake up multiple times a night and fight getting back to sleep? These are classic symptoms of...

Keeping Young Athletes Healthy and Fit

Keeping Young Athletes Healthy and Fit

Although being part of a football, soccer, or Little League team is an important rite of passage, parents and their young athletes could be overlooking the importance of proper nutrition and body-conditioning needed for preventing injuries. 1) Proper warm up,...

Don’t Let Office Work  Be a Pain in the Neck

Don’t Let Office Work Be a Pain in the Neck

If you’re not careful, slouching at a desk all day or tapping away at a computer keyboard can lead to painful and disabling strains in your wrists, shoulders, elbows, neck and back. We used to believe that occupations like construction caused most injuries. However,...

Low Back Pain

Low Back Pain

Where Is My Pain Coming From? Low back pain can come from many anatomical locations. To investigate, a case history and a physical exam are necessary to determine what tissues may be the primary pain generators. In some cases, X-rays, MRIs, CT scans and other tests...

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