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Wellness Chiropractic

Wellness chiropractic is an important component of overall health. Wellness chiropractic treatment can maintain improvements made during active care chiropractic treatment. Although Chiropractic is often considered a reactive treatment, “Wellness chiropractic care” is viewed as preventative or maintenance care.   Difference between Active Care and Wellness Care  The purpose of active care is to relieve pain. This…

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Lower Back Pain from Sitting

Did you know that just the act of sitting can increase pressure on your spine up to 40%? Lower back pain is one of the most common complaints that chiropractors hear and address. Lower back pain from sitting seems inescapable in our tech-driven world. There are however plenty of ways to combat it. Common sense…

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Chiropractic Insurance Coverage

Chiropractic Insurance Coverage varies greatly from one insurance company to the next. It is important to know what your insurance covers for chiropractic care as well as understanding what your financially responsibilities may be. Insurance coverage may depend on factors such as: Meeting your deductible amount Type of care for which you’re seeking treatment The event…

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Car Accident Tips from a Chiropractor

Car accidents are an unfortunate part of life that many of us have experienced. While the vast majority of these are not life threatening, even a simple parking lot fender-bender can produce lasting, negative effects. Back pain, neck pain, and shoulder pain can linger and transform into chronic conditions that persist for years. In some…

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Back Pain & Chiropractic Care

Back Pain is the leading cause of disability in Americans under 45 and most commonly reported kind of pain.   Anatomy of the Spine The spine is a combination of stacked bones, called vertebrae, flexible tendons and ligaments. These stacked vertebrae comprise a column, which is divided into four regions: cervical, thoracic, lumbar and sacral/coccyx.…

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Aging & Chiropractic

Aging is a natural process that everyone experiences. Over time, the body goes through natural changes such as thinning or graying hair, declining senses or decreased function in bodily organs and normal wear and tear on joints and muscles. All around the world, people are living longer. In order to make the most of our…

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Migraine Treatment

In the U.S. there are approximately 37 million migraine sufferers. About three million of those people suffer from chronic migraines. Migraines are different than headaches. Migraines typically last longer and the cause of migraines is quite different than the cause of most headaches. Effective migraine treatment can be difficult to find because many migraine treatments are…

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Chiropractic care for chronic headaches & migraines

If you or a loved-one have said, “Yeah, its just another headache”, I urge you to stop and listen to what your body is telling you. Headaches and migraines may be common but they’re not normal and you don’t have to accept them as part of your daily life! There are many body-chemistry or environmental…

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My Neck Hurts When I Wake Up

I am frequently asked in my clinic, “My neck hurts when I wake up. Why?” New patients routinely arrive because they’re experiencing fingers and sometimes a whole hand, becoming numb. My first question is often, “What kind of pillow are you sleeping on?” If you are sleeping on a flat pillow that is simply foam…

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How often should I see a chiropractor to get good results?

There are some things you can just count on. Almost every single new patient of mine asks, “How often should I see you for an adjustment?” And, for almost every patient, my answer is, “It depends on your goals”. Did you wake up this morning, bend over to feed the dog only to have your back…

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