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Chiropractic Care for Weight Loss

Most people recognize the benefits of chiropractic care in treating back and neck pain. What you may not realize is the value of chiropractic for weight loss. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, two-thirds of Americans are overweight, with one-third qualifying as obese (30 pounds or more overweight) and 5 percent […]

What is Causing My Back Pain?

At some point in their lives, most adults will experience back pain. In fact, back pain is considered one of the most common conditions in the United States, with eight out of ten Americans suffering from this complaint. Rather than live on medication or in chronic discomfort, seeking treatment from a chiropractic specialist can either […]

Children More Prone to Back Pain

There was a time when lower back pain was an adult condition associated with too much sitting at a desk and too little exercise. But as digital technology becomes ever more ubiquitous, an increasing number of children are adopting more sedentary lifestyles with intermittent or non-existent exercise or physical activity. The result—children are now experiencing […]

Maintaining Youth with Chiropractic Care

While age might be a state of mind, remaining youthful takes work, says Dr. Andrew “Andy” Fetterman. And it doesn’t hurt to make chiropractic sessions an integral part of your wellness regimen. Dr. Fetterman recalls a 20-year-old patient suffering from a brain disorder that caused the young man to have three to four seizures a […]

Exercise Underused as Back Pain Treatment

Researchers at the University of North Carolina found that medical and chiropractic practitioners both underutilize exercise in treatment plans for chronic low back and neck pain. The study surveyed nearly 700 participants with chronic back or neck pain who had visited a doctor, chiropractor, or physical therapist at some point during the previous 12 months. […]

Chiropractic Treatments Can Ease Depression

Experts estimate that more than 15 million American adults are diagnosed annually with mood disorders, which include major depression, bipolar disorder, and other related conditions. Typically patients are prescribed antidepressants, but for many the cure is as bad as the disease, with the medicines’ side effects negatively impacting quality of life. A study by researchers […]

How Chiropractic Treatments Can Reduce Toxins

Many in the medical community believe toxins play a significant role in illness and possibly obesity. Our bodies are designed to eliminate toxins but we are so bombarded that we become overloaded because many of the most common foods and drinks we consume contain substances that contribute to people packing on pounds and interfering with […]

Can Chiropractic Treatment Boost Conceiving?

There are a variety of home remedies for getting pregnant: cutting out alcohol; having men switch from briefs to boxers; losing weight; reducing stress; and loading up on the right kinds of vitamins. But one natural boost to fertility often overlooked is a visit to your chiropractor. See also: Proven Tips To Help Pregnant Women […]