Iliotibial Band Syndrome: What to Know

In your legs, you have three major leg joints, all of which are anchored through the wide strip of ligament called the iliotibial band. Without this band, the force of your steps would push your joints outwards, causing intense pain. That’s why iliotibial band syndrome can be so debilitating. It causes pain, irritation, inflammation, burning […]

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Common Back Problems and Remedies

You may know that you have a back problem plaguing you, but you may not know exactly what is wrong. There are countless problems that can happen with the back and spine. However, there are very common issues we see all the time in-office and specific treatments to help with those back problems. Here are […]

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10 Stress Relieving Tips for Stress Awareness Month

Statistics show that about 77% of people are stressed enough to have physical symptoms from their stress. Even children feel stressed on a normal basis, which raises the risk for stroke, heart disease, chronic conditions and mood disorders over time, among many other effects. During Stress Awareness Month, try using some of these 10 stress-relieving […]

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The Benefits of Proper Rest and Nighttime Sleep

When you get an injury, one of the methods of healing you will hear is to “rest” the injured area. You may also hear that you need plenty of sleep at night. These aren’t simply nice suggestions to make you feel less tired during the day. Proper rest and nighttime sleep contribute to proper healing […]

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Neuropathy: Do Medications Hurt Or Help?

Neuropathy is a term used for nerve dysfunction or damage that leads to symptoms such as numbness, tingling, pins and needles feeling, itching burning, loss of range-of-motion and more. There are many causes of neuropathy, and some of them may even simply be that you don’t have enough vitamins and minerals in your diet. Would […]

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Chiropractors and Chiropractic Care

The American Chiropractic Association reports that chiropractors are “doctors of chiropractic care educated as primary-contact health care providers”. Their training focuses on the health of the musculoskeletal system and healing problems with the back and spine using natural methods instead of surgery or narcotics. Find out what the most common treatments are that chiropractors use, […...

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Help for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a very common injury of the hand, especially with repetitive motions or overusing your hands. This syndrome is named for tendon injury or inflammation that happens in the hand in the area of the carpal tunnel in the wrist. Find out how to avoid carpal tunnel syndrome, what causes it […]

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Types of Spinal Disc Problems that Cause Back Pain

Spinal disc problems are one of the most common sources of back pain. The human body is made up of 33 bones that are known as the “vertebrae”. These are separated by spinal discs, nerves, and various other tissues to allow smooth movements with your back. There are 23 spinal discs total in your back, […]

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Trigger Points Got You Hurting?

Do you have tight knots of tension in your back, legs or anywhere along your muscles? Those tight knots are known as “trigger points”, and they are nodes of tension that builds up along your muscle tissue. These knots can form during sports, exercise, or even daily activities such as cleaning. Tension can create bunches […]

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Help for the Most Common Back Problems

At least 31 million people have chronic back pain according to the American Chiropractic Association. Millions more have other common back problems that can make it impossible to exercise, sleep well, or even move around the house. Injury, trigger points, arthritis, osteoporosis, posture, improper lifting and turning are all common causes of back problems. Chiropractic […]

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