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Chiropractic Care for Stress Management

People experience stress in a variety of ways. Worries about finances or employment, problems with your kids or significant other, even concerns about the state of the world register as stressors for many people. Stress causes both acute (immediate) and chronic (long-lasting) health issues. Luckily, a holistic approach to wellness, including chiropractic care, helps alleviate […]

6 Lifestyle Changes You can Make to Improve Spinal Health

Chiropractic care does a lot to improve spinal health and manage pain, but did you know there are simple, free changes you can make today to improve your health? People have begun to recognize that their lifestyle plays a significant role in their overall health. Diet, exercise, and other habits can either promote a healthy […]

Report Affirms Chiropractic Safety Regarding Neck Adjustments

A report by the American Heart Association (AHA) suggesting a possible link between adjustments of the neck — whether by a chiropractor or osteopathic doctor — and stroke has created intense debate. The study’s author, Jose Biller, chair of neurology at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, states that thrusts and rotations sometimes used […]

Hi-Tech Chiropractic

While the modern chiropractic profession is just a little over 100 years old, healers have been treating back and joint pain for millennia. Hippocrates, the Greek physician considered the father of modern Western medicine, encouraged other healers to learn about the spine because he believed it was integral to a person’s overall health and well […]

Spinal Stenosis & Spinal Cord Injuries

Research indicates as many as 80 percent of Americans will experience some form of back pain in their lifetime. Fortunately most people recover from lower back pain without the need for surgery through the help of a chiropractic adjustment or two and minor lifestyle changes. While muscle strain and stress may be the most common […]

Spinal Manipulation for Improving Immune System Function

While chiropractic care is commonly thought of only as care for the spine, many studies have found that this form of alternative medicine can be highly effective for treating many different conditions not related to the musculoskeletal system. Since the early 90s, scientists have been looking into the connections between spinal manipulation and other essential […]

Avoiding Upper Back Pain and Injuries

Experts estimate as many as eight out of ten people will suffer from back pain during their lifetime. When most Americans talk of back pain, they are referring to the ubiquitous lower back pain. But upper and middle back pain can be just as debilitating. The area of your body that goes from the base […]

Common Causes of Neck Pain

We’ve all felt it: that tightening at the back of our necks that radiate down into our shoulders and up to the base of our skulls. While all neck pain is uncomfortable, it’s not all the same because there are a variety of reasons it develops. Determining the cause will determine the treatment. Strained muscles […]