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The Physics Behind a Whiplash Injury

Whiplash is the most common injury associated with a car accident. It typically happens when a person gets rear-ended but could be a result of any type of accident. But, although you’ve likely heard of whiplash, do you understand the physics behind a whiplash injury? Many people assume that whiplash only occurs in severe accidents and […]

The Use of Antioxidants & the Effect On Your Wellness

Free radicals have gotten a lot of negative attention in recent years. To understand why they can be dangerous to your health it’s important to understand exactly what they are. Free radicals are atoms or groups of atoms with an odd number of electrons, which makes them unstable. They can be formed when oxygen interacts […]

Keeping Your Hip Joints Flexible and Healthy

Hip joints are among the hardest working parts of a body. With every step you take, the hip has to bear out weight and absorb the forces generated by our legs hitting the ground. Over time, those forces can wear down the joint, leading to pain caused by arthritis, called osteoarthritis, and other conditions. Like […]

Benefits of Hydrotherapy

Hydrotherapy, also called water or aqua therapy, is best known as a system of exercises designed for pools. Resistance exercises done in water are easier on the joints because the buoyancy reduces the pressure on them. Hydrotherapy has also been shown to reduce pain and inflammation caused by arthritis. In addition to aquatic based exercises, […]

The Best Exercises for Arthritic Knees

The most common form of knee arthritis is osteoarthritis, a degenerative condition that is typically caused by the normal wear of the joint over time. It is distinguished by a ongoing erosion of the cartilage, which eventually leaves bone exposed in the joint. For the most part, osteoarthritis of the knee afflicts people 50 years […]

The Most Common Causes and Risks of Knee Pain

Knee pain is one type of condition that millions of people, men and women, have in common. In the United States nearly 20% of the population suffer from some sort of knee pain or discomfort. Knee pain is something that doesn’t require a person to get by being an athlete. Anyone can get it and […]

Major Key Things To Do and To Remember When Dealing with Arthritis

  Arthritis: inflammation of a joint or joints characterized by pain and stiffness of the affected parts. Since the beginning of 2012, arthritis affects nearly 52 million adults, or 23% of the United States population. Arthritis may not be curable, but it can be treated. Treatment for arthritis includes many options. From medications to ice/heat […]

Manage Osteoarthritis Pain with Chiropractic Care

Osteoarthritis is basically the normal wear and tear on our joints effected through daily living. It affects millions of Americans, especially the older ones, but can affect younger patients. There’s actually no cure for osteoarthritis; unfortunately it is degenerative and crippling condition that can limit a sufferer’s ability to perform the activities of daily life. […]