Why is Alignment Important for Overall Health?

The Body as a Machine If you compare your body to a simple machine, you see that it has many similarities: Moving parts designed for locomotion (i.e. joints, muscles and ligaments), A fuel-distribution system providing energy to the moving parts (circulation and digestion), An on-board computer to regulate all these systems (brain), An electrical system…

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Little-Known Syndrome Affects 50 Million Exercise

It’s a dangerous health condition that affects a staggering 50 million people in North America. If you’re diagnosed with it, your chances of developing coronary artery disease, stroke or diabetes greatly increases. The health community has been aware of the condition for over 20 years. However, there’s a good chance you’ve never heard of it.…

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Nutrition Helps Rebuild and Repair Injured Tissue

Inflammation is your body’s natural response to injury. When you damage muscles, tendons or ligaments, the involved area tends to lose function and become inflamed – red, swollen and painful. This inflammatory response is an important part of the healing process. It limits further damage by restricting movement in the injured area and starts tissue…

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Foods that Soothe Inflammation

Until recently most people associated inflammation with a narrow number of health conditions, such as arthritis, sore joints, and broken bones. But thanks to increased scientific study, we’re learning more about inflammation’s role in many other conditions. Excessive inflammation may be a key contributor to heart disease, stroke, certain cancers, inflammatory bowel disease, Alzheimer’s, and…

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Frozen Shoulder

Although most people think chiropractic is just a treatment for sore backs, your chiropractor wants you to know that chiropractic can help a myriad of different conditions! In one such instance, a 53-year old woman reported complete relief from a condition known as frozen shoulder syndrome (FSS) following a course of chiropractic treatments. The adjustments…

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Chiro & Chronic Fatigue

Have you been suffering from fatigue for several months without reason? Have you endured continuing joint pain that seems unrelated to overuse, injury or illness? Maybe you’ve also had trouble sleeping and suffer from moodiness. While these symptoms are linked to a number of different health problems, you may be a candidate for chronic fatigue…

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Better Ergonomics for Better Health

Ergonomics is the study of the relationship between three things: 1. A worker 2. The work that needs to be done 3. The environment in which the work is accomplished Your chiropractor encourages you to think about your ergonomic needs and how they impact the health of your body. Poor ergonomics can lead to repetitive…

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Gut Microbiota (Flora)

As if microscopic mites on our bodies isn’t enough to send us to the shower every day, we also share our bodies with a community of micro-organisms in our digestive tracts, known as gut microbiota or gut flora. Research on the relationship between these organisms and our bodies seems to indicate a mutual non-harmful co-existence.…

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The Gift of Chiropractic

Scheduling a visit to your Chiropractor just before and just after the holiday season is perfect timing! This holiday gift to yourself can make it easier to handle the stress that normally awaits you at this time of year. Travel schedules, family obligations and unrealistic expectations placed upon us can create stress that builds up…

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Chiropractic Care for Falls, Fractures and Prevention

Elderly individuals are more likely to fall if they possess or encounter one or more fall-inducing risk factors. Falling is a common and often serious heath event among older adults and may lead to moderate or severe injuries, depending on the cause. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 33 percent of…

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