STRETCH, STRETCH AND STRETCH AGAIN

Q:  Should my chiropractor show me daily stretching routines to reduce the risk of injury while doing yard work? A:  Spring is upon us and this is definitely the time that many people get out and move around for the first time in months.  It is also definitely the time that many of us create […]

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YOUR MUSCLES NEED THEIR REST

Q:  With the return of spring, I have begun running again and am noticing for the first time some pain in my buttock.  I think it is getting achy in the back of my thigh now too!  What is the problem?  Do I need to stop running? A:  If you ever feel a pain in […]

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WHEN THE SNOW FALLS

Q: What advice would you offer so that I don’t hurt myself shoveling snow again? A: Just when you thought it was safe to go outside, the snows come. It is time to pull out the shovels and lift the heavy white stuff. No matter what type of new gadgets manufacturers make to clean walkways […]

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TIPS FOR PREVENTING LOWER BACK PAIN

Q:  I am overweight and have a family history of back pain.   Can you help me to avoid the suffering that my father dealt with for so many years when he was my age? A:  Chiropractic treatment has been proven effective in helping with lower back pain. But you can prevent that lower back problem […]

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CHIROPRACTIC MAINTENANCE

Q:  I have gone to the chiropractor before and he really helped my lower back.  My neighbor continues to go regularly though and I can’t figure out why.  He says it makes him confident that he won’t have the same injury as bad.  How do maintenance adjustments work? A: It may be pain—back pain, most […]

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TREATMENT FOR WHIPLASH

Q:  I have been in a car crash and did not go to get it checked out because I thought I was ok.  Is it possible to have pain from the crash start a week and a half after it happened?  What would a chiropractor do to me? A:  Whiplash, an injury most commonly associated […]

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B-12 FOUND TO SUPPORT BONE HEALTH

Q:  I have low bone density and am concerned about the side effects of taking the prescribed drug for my osteoporosis.  Can you tell me if my nutritional approach is effective?  I am taking a multivitamin with extra vitamin D and calcium. A:  This approach is a great start.  Although there is much to discuss […]

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SOME FACTS ON CHIROPRACTIC

Q:  Chiropractic intrigues me as a healthcare provider.  How long has chiropractic been around?  How can I learn more about the profession and the doctors?  Why are we not taught more about what chiropractors do? A:  Over the years, chiropractic has grown both in popularity and in the sophistication of the practice. All 50 states, […]

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