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What’s This Tingling in My Leg?

March 24, 2017
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What’s This Tingling in My Leg? When you think of low back pain, you may visualize a person half-bent over with their hand on the sore spot of their back. Since many of us have experienced low back pain during our lifetime, we can usually relate to a personal experience and recall how limited we […]

Balance and Brain Health

March 24, 2017
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Balance and Brain Health During the course of the history and examination with new patients, it’s quite common to encounter seemingly unrelated complaints that may benefit from chiropractic care. For example, last month we looked at alternative nutritional approaches to treating high cholesterol rather than jumping at the use of statin medications. We’ve also discussed […]

Chiropractic and Obesity

March 24, 2017
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Chiropractic and Obesity Chiropractic methods are traditionally sought after for pain relief for neuromusculoskeletal conditions or from pain arising from the nervous and musculoskeletal systems. But in the tradition of chiropractic, the WHOLE PERSON is cared for, not just a select region of pain. For example, when a low back pain patient first comes to […]

Neck Pain – Chiropractic and the Older Patient

March 24, 2017
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Neck Pain – Chiropractic and the Older Patient People of all ages suffer from neck pain, and many frequently turn to chiropractors for care because it’s been found to be one of the most effective and efficient forms of treatment available, and it carries minimal side effects! It has been projected that by 2030, nearly […]

Neck Function and Balance

March 24, 2017
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Neck Function and Balance In the nervous system, there are three primary areas that regulate our balance: the cerebellum (located in the back of the brain), the dorsal columns (located in the back of the spinal cord), and the inner ear (the “vestibular” part of our cranial nerve VIII). There are also small, microscopic “proprioceptors” […]

What’s This Tingling in My Leg?

March 24, 2017
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What’s This Tingling in My Leg? When you think of low back pain, you may visualize a person half-bent over with their hand on the sore spot of their back. Since many of us have experienced low back pain during our lifetime, we can usually relate to a personal experience and recall how limited we […]

Back Pain and Posture

March 24, 2017
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Back Pain and Posture Low back pain (LBP) is one of the most common ailments that chiropractors treat. That’s probably because MOST of us will suffer from low back pain that requires outside help at some point in our lives! Posture has long been studied as a potential cause of low back pain, and this […]

Is It My Low Back Or My Hip?

March 24, 2017
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Is It My Low Back Or My Hip? When patients present with low back pain, it is not uncommon for pain to arise from areas other than the low back, such as the hip. There are many tissues in the low back and hip region that are susceptible to injury with have overlapping pain pathways […]