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Concussion Is a Serious Problem

January 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

Direct head trauma, whiplash, and falls are some of the most common things people think of when talking about a concussion. We’ve also all heard of concussions with sports. In fact between 2001 and 2009, according to the CDC an estimated 173,285 people under the age of 19 were treated in hospital emergency rooms for …

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Moving Can Be Stressful on Your Body

January 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

You’re moving, great news, right? While there is excitement with moving, relocating can also be highly stressful not only financially, but on your body as well. Especially when you do it yourself. We all have boxes of hidden treasures that we’ve collected over the years. Boxes of books, knick-knacks, old magazines, dishes and other things …

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Slumping Doesn’t Cause Heartburn, Right?

August 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

True or false? The loss of lumbar curve increases symptoms of acid reflux. This is true. Poor posture where your head and shoulders drift forward can cause or aggravate symptoms of heartburn and acid reflux.  This can happen by putting additional pressure on the stomach and abdominal cavity.   Here at the office we talk …

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Is Abnormal Nerve Function Affecting Your Digestion?

August 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

Our nervous system is very complex. It’s a collection of nerves and specialized cells known as neurons that transmit signals between different parts of the body (read more). The question is: Can abnormal nerve function affect digestion? Yes, abnormal nerve function anywhere in the spine can alter digestion. If abnormal messages are sent to the …

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A Solution – or Opioids?

August 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

Why were opioids recommended over solutions that were safe, effective, and non-addictive?  Most of us can say we know someone who has been affected by the opioid crisis, or at the very least we have all heard of it. Unfortunately, opioids were recommended over solutions including; chiropractic, acupuncture, physical therapy and massage therapy. Do you …

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Chiropractors Don’t Really Do That, Right?

August 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

While there are many strange rumors and questions about chiropractic care, some of them are actually true.  For example, the rumor that chiropractors all adjust (the gentle impulse that resets the nerve and the joint) the same. This is false.  Chiropractic has a variety of techniques used to adjust patients. This can depend on which …

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Is Your Child Autistic? Consider Their Spine.

August 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

The number of children being diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is rising significantly. The diagnosis according to the CDC is 1 in 68 children. This is a massive increase since the year 2000, when the number was 6.7 per 1,000 kids. While there is more research coming out with regard to the cause of …

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Do You Know Your Senses Trivia?

July 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

What are the five senses? Sight, hearing, smell, taste, and touch. Which one of your five senses is the fastest in the body? Your overall fastest sense is your sense of touch because it doesn’t need to travel up to the brain. Your sense of touch is complicated. This is because it relates your sense of …

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The Effect of Stress on Your Body

July 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

We all handle stress a bit differently, right? How do you think our bodies differentiate between physical stress and mental stress? This is actually sort of a trick question because, in fact, our bodies don’t differentiate between the two. It turns out that our brain treats a stressful interview or exam equal to imminent danger …

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Pesticides and Your Health

June 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

True or False: Organic fruits and vegetables have higher nutritional value? False. While pesticide exposure differs between organic and non-organic fruits and vegetables, studies have shown that the nutritional value is actually the same. Why do you think it’s important for us to know about and avoid pesticides? Pesticides are designed to kill pests, but …

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