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Handling Inflammation In Your Body

We have all heard the old saying “you are what you eat”. Well we are here to tell you that it is true! The human body is made up of carbohydrates, fats, and proteins. These macronutrients are what build and fuel our cells. That means what we choose to eat will determine how cells, tissues,…

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Chiropractic Care and Whiplash Injuries

Cervical acceleration/deceleration syndrome (CAD), or known simply as “whiplash”, is most commonly found in victims of a motor vehicle accident. Victims of motor vehicle accidents are seen by chiropractors in Rochester NY every day. Symptoms of whiplash can vary and may include: neck pain, headaches, numbness/tingling in the arms, muscle weakness, visual disturbances, dizziness, low…

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An Introduction to Whole Foods Nutrition

What is the hardest part of eating healthy? This question was asked in a survey to Americans and the most common answer was that it is difficult to find reliable information on what exactly “healthy eating” is. What are your options? There are many companies, especially in Rochester, NY, who are looking to sell you…

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Carpal Tunnel: Finding Relief

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is caused by the mechanical compression of the median nerve within the carpal tunnel of the wrist/hand. Pain/discomfort often associated with CTS can progress over time and pose a challenge for performing work-related and personal tasks. If left untreated, CTS may result in permanent neurologic damage, but studies have demonstrated that…

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Expecting Mothers and Low Back Pain – How Chiropractic Can Help

Pregnancy-related low back pain is one of the leading causes of restricted activity for expecting moms. Rochester chiropractors note that as pregnant patients gain weight as the baby grows, they place excessive amounts of stress on the ligaments and joints that support their body – causing low back pain that hinders their ability to do…

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Do You Have Plantar Fasciitis? Bunions? Here’s How Chiropractic Can Help

Are your arches dropping in your feet? Do you have flat feet? We can perform a foot assessment in our Rochester, NY office that will assess the severity of your arch drop. Fallen arches can lead to a variety of problems such as ankle hyperpronation, shin splints, plantar fasciitis, bunions, hammer toes, and even knee,…

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Chiropractic: Slowing the Progression of Scoliosis

Scoliosis comes from the Greek word “scolios,” meaning crooked or curved, and is found in people of all ages as it usually develops during 3 stages of your life. The following are the 3 stages at which scoliosis can develop in your lifetime: congenital scoliosis (0-5 years old), early onset scoliosis (6-12 years old) and…

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Are You Breathing the Right Way? How Breathing with Your Diaphragm Can Support Your Neck and Back

There is such a thing as “dysfunctional breathing,” and you’re probably doing it without even knowing. “Dysfunctional breathing” often describes upper chest breathing, breath holding, and breathing too deeply or erratically. From a chiropractic lens, your breathing has great impact on the muscles in your body that support you – your head, neck, shoulders, and…

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Do You Suffer from Migraines? Here’s How Chiropractic Could Help

Over 30 million Americans suffer from at least one migraine headache each year; 14% of which suffer from migraines their whole lives. Those who get migraines often miss out on life’s little moments due to pain – holidays, birthdays, family events, and vacation time. 80% of migraine sufferers miss work as a result of their…

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What Is a Chiropractic Adjustment?

Back pain is one of the leading causes of disability in America and Rochester, NY is no different. While extremely common, this type of pain can be very difficult to manage. Consulting a Rochester-based chiropractor to help alleviate pain has many benefits. One of the primary benefits (in my own opinion) is not requiring surgery…

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