172015Dec
Benefits of Chiropractic Care

Benefits of Chiropractic Care

Yes, chiropractic is safe and effective for treating low back and neck pain, but the benefits of chiropractic care stretch far beyond the treatment of these conditions. How can chiropractic benefit me? Adjusting the spine to correcting misalignments improves the function of the body’s nervous system. Nerves leaving your spine influence all of your cells…

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102015Dec
What is Fibromyalgia?

What is Fibromyalgia?

Fibromyalgia (FM) is characterized by widespread pain in the muscles and joints. People suffering from FM often experience sleep disturbances and fatigue. The exact cause of FM is not known, but it is thought that certain environmental and genetic factors may play a role. Fibromyalgia is classified as a pain processing disorder. FM patients have…

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132015Aug
What is a Soft Tissue Injury?

What is a Soft Tissue Injury?

A soft tissue injury occurs when there is damage to muscle, ligament, tendon or myofascia. These types of injuries can be caused by slips, falls, rolling an ankle, or car accidents.  They can also be a result of overuse.  Overuse injuries are a result of repetitive motion. When we participate in exercise, work or recreation…

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202015Jun
Inflammation–Should I be Concerned?

Inflammation–Should I be Concerned?

When we experience physical trauma or something irritating, harmful or toxic, the body responds by releasing chemical messengers in order to try to repair itself. Initially, inflammation is beneficial in the healing process. Short-term inflammation is normal and necessary to for growth and repair of damaged cells and tissues. However, if it does not resolve…

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192015Jun
Common Causes of Knee Pain

Common Causes of Knee Pain

Knee complaints and injury are common in athletes, but can also be problematic for a number of active or even inactive adults, teens and children. The knee functions in coordination with the foot, ankle, hips and all the surrounding muscles, tendons, bones and ligaments. When one or more of these supporting structures is not functioning…

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