Category Archives for Basic Chiropractic Information

Why Does My Back Always Hurt?

Low back pain is a very common problem affecting 80-90% of all of us at some point in our lifetime. Why is that you ask? There are many reasons. One of the biggest reasons is that we are 2-legged animals

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Is Your Neck Causing Your Low Back Pain?

For most of us when we hurt the low back from lifting, the pain starts at the lower spine. It’s usually not a difficult connection to make– that if it’s the low back that is strained, it is the low

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Low Back Pain And Your Emotions

Have you ever considered that how you express your emotions could effect how much your back hurts? Do you hold on to angry thoughts and feelings? Ignoring these issues does not make the problem go away.

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Why Do I Get So Many Headaches?

We often think headaches are caused by different stressful triggers. It could be long days at work, staring at a computer screen all night, or the aggravation of a long commute in a traffic jam. Some of

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Posture and Headaches

Headaches (HA) play a significant role in a person’s quality of life and are one of the most common complaints that chiropractors see. This comes as no surprise, as one survey reported 16.6% of adults

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Low Back Pain: What To Do & Not Do

Low back pain (LBP) can strike at any time or place, often when we least expect it. There are “self-help” approaches that can be of great benefit, but many of these approaches can fail, or worse, irritate

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How Does Chiropractic Help Headaches?

Headaches are one of the most common reasons people seek chiropractic care. Many patients with headaches benefit significantly from adjustments made to the upper cervical region. So, the question is, how

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Low Back Pain – Is it on the Rise?

As stated last month, the prevalence of low back pain (LBP) is REALLY high! In fact, it’s the second most common cause of disability among adults in the United States (US) and a very common reason for

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Should You See A Chiropractor after Slipping and Falling on Ice?

None of us enjoy slipping and falling on a patch of ice. It’s embarrassing, disorienting and sometimes painfully dangerous. Unfortunately, now that winter is upon us, slips and fall are going to happen.

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The Health Benefits of Pumpkin

Fiber, Vitamin A, few calories – what a tremendous fruit! That’s correct, pumpkin is a fruit! Try it in soup, seeds on salads, on the run, while at rest. The flesh is delectable, and the seeds

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