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Stress

         ...stress? Regardless of your particular response, the function of your nervous system is involved. That's why chiropractic can be so helpful.       The chiropractic approach to stress is to help normalize the function of your nervous system by removing interferences caused by the Vertebral Subluxation Complex. Finding the "weak [...]

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Scoliosis

         ...girls. Because spinal bones continue to grow well into the early 20s, if left uncorrected, scoliosis often worsens. Traditional approaches attempt to correct the problem by immobilizing the spine with braces. Unfortunately, the most common treatment approach has been to wait and see how bad it gets, resorting to unsightly braces, [...]

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Sciatica

        ...health complaint. The sciatic nerves are the largest (and longest) nerves of the body, reaching about the size of your thumb in diameter, and running down the back of each leg. When these nerves are irritated or affected by the inflammation of nearby soft tissues, doctors refer to this as sciatica. [...]

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Neck Pain

           A popular response to neck pain is taking drugs to cover up the problem (aspirin, analgesics, pain pills) or treating its symptoms (muscle relaxers, massage, hot packs). But neck pain isn't caused by a lack of aspirin or drugs! The chiropractic approach to neck pain is to locate its underlying cause. [...]

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Lower Back Pain

            ...often more effective than surgery. Many of the pain-sensing nerves of the spine are in the facet joints, the two interlocking "fingers" at the back of each spinal bone. The normally smooth surfaces on which these joints glide, can become rough, irritated, and inflamed.       Surgical treatment often involves [...]

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Chronic Headaches

   When bones of the spine lose their normal position or motion, sensitive nerves and blood vessels to the head can be affected. When spinal nerves and related tissues are stretched or irritated they can produce throbbing headaches. Aspirin and medications may cover up these warning signs, but do not correct the underlying structural cause. [...]

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Chiropractic Extremities

          ...proper function. When joint function is impaired, there is reduced range of motion, inflammation, calcium buildup, and scar tissue.       This can be caused from repetitive motions, improper sitting, overexertion, slips, falls, accidents, and other causes. Awareness of these types of problems has become more common with terms like [...]

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Carpel Tunnel Syndrome

        The major nerve controlling the thumb, index, and parts of the middle, and ring finger is called the median nerve. From the tip of your fingers, it travels through the bones in your wrist, past your elbow, up your arm, through your shoulder and neck, and finally to your spinal cord. [...]

By |2008-07-24T08:51:44+00:00July 24th, 2008|Chiropractic|0 Comments

Common Chiropractic Symptoms

        ...or just feel good? It surprises many patients when they discover chiropractic doctors don't treat symptoms. A medical approach is to treat symptoms. This is done by using drugs or surgery to numb, slow down, speed up, or cut out the malfunctioning body part.         Instead, chiropractic doctors [...]

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Chiropractic Home Self Test 6 and 7

    Test 6 Have the adult or child being tested wear hard soled shoes and lie face down on a bed with their feet over the edge. Their legs should be kept together with their arms resting at each side. During the test, the head must be facing straight down. This may be uncomfortable, [...]

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