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Is Chiropractic Treatment Safe for Children? Sep 1st, 2019

When you consider any kind of treatment or therapy for your child, your very first questions may be: 1) Is it effective? and 2) Is it safe?  Even well-tested medications may have side effects. For instance, antibiotics — which can save your child’s life and are a necessary medical treatment...

How Chiropractic Adjustments Can Remedy Migraines Aug 1st, 2019

Have frequent headaches been slowing you down lately? Have you been unable to get work done because you’re too dizzy, sleepy, or hurting from persistent migraines? Perhaps other symptoms include chronic nausea, light sensitivity, constant head throbbing, and irritability. These symptoms may persist for as little as thirty minutes, or...

The Benefits of Regular Chiropractic Care for Preventing Sports Injuries Jul 25th, 2019

Every sport comes with a potential for injury. If your body isn’t properly adjusted and balanced to remove points of lockup or tension, a fall or a misstep could result in serious injury and lasting pain. However, with regular chiropractic adjustment, your body can move like a well-oiled machine, helping...

The Long-Term Effects of Not Treating Whiplash Jun 1st, 2019

When you’re in a car accident, you may not notice any signs of injury immediately. But even if you didn’t have pain or bleeding, you could still have physical damage. That’s because it can take time for some car accident injuries to appear, especially whiplash. Unfortunately, when you wait to...

How Stretching Can Help Chiropractic Patients May 22nd, 2019

Anyone who has ever visited a chiropractor knows the importance of stretching. Surely your chiropractor has recommended stretching as part of your daily routine to keep your muscles and spine flexible, and to keep your blood flowing. When a chiropractor performs an adjustment, the blood circulates more freely; patients should...

Can Chiropractic Care Help with Allergies? Apr 25th, 2019

Spring is in the air! Flowers are budding, leaves are growing, and the days are getting longer. That’s terrific, right? Unfortunately for many of us, when we hear “spring is in the air,” our minds focus on months of runny noses, itchy eyes and sneezing. We’re more likely to grab...

BALANCE, BODY AWARENESS AND CHIROPRACTIC Mar 27th, 2019

Have you ever wondered how you know where your fingers and toes are, even when you’re not looking at them? You may be surprised to learn your joints provide your brain with a great deal of information about the position of your body. This information is not only important for...

5 Reasons to see a chiropractic During Pregnancy Feb 28th, 2019

1. Keep that spined Aligned Safe, effective adjustments to help combat spinal misalignment or dysfunction during pregnancy. 2. Relief From 16/17 saw clinical improvement of back pain 3. Easier Labour 50% Reduced need for pain medication 4. Customized Exercises * Less weight gain* Shorter labour* Fewer medical interventions* Less fetal...

5 REASONS ATHLETES SHOULD SEE A CHIROPRACTOR Feb 28th, 2019

1. Reduce wear and tear Being active takes a big toll on the body Competing can lead to spinal misalignments Reduce the long-term effects with regular adjustments 2. Treat injuries without drugs Overcome common injuries without medication Get treatment without side effects or the risk of dependency Treatments may include:...

Visit us for your Car Accident Injuries Feb 8th, 2019

Rehabilitation Most people who get injured in car accidents do not even think to see a chiropractor. Chiropractic care after a car accident is ideal for people seeking a non-surgical and drug-free solution. We provide safe, effective, natural and non-invasive Chiropractic care to help alleviate pain due to injuries from...

Common computer-related injuries Jan 29th, 2019

Computer-related injuries are usually caused by poor sitting postures and improper workspace arrangement. Learn how to identify and help prevent injuries and when to get help. Basic terminologyTo understand computer related injuries requires an introduction to some of the basic terminology of musculoskeletal injury. Muscle spasm: excessive muscle tone; usually...

5 Reasons to Visit a Chiropractor This Holiday Season Dec 17th, 2018

Even though the holiday season is a blessing for most, many of us tend to get so wrapped up in running around and decking the halls that we forget to look after our family’s health. Here’s how visiting our practice can help keep your body healthy and happy in the...

Torticollis, a real pain in the neck Nov 19th, 2018

Torticollis – What is it? Torticollis refers to an unnatural change in the position of the head and neck which causes them to twist. This is due to the shortening of the sternocleidomastoid muscle in the neck, which results in the head being tilted towards the shortened muscle and the...

What you need to know about temporomandibular joint disorder Oct 30th, 2018

The jaw, also known as the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is a hinge joint that may cause pain and tenderness when it is not functioning properly, due to dysfunction of the TMJ and the muscles around the joint. This condition is named TMJ (temporomandibular joint) syndrome. There are 3 types of...

Chiropractic adjustments help children overcome ear infections Sep 21st, 2018

Middle ear infections, also known as otitis media, are among the most common illnesses of early childhood. When an ear infection first develops it is common for a GP to write a prescription for an antibiotic with the advice to use it only if the condition does not improve within...

Trouble sleeping? How Chiropractic Care Helps. Aug 30th, 2018

Trouble sleeping? Do hours drift by and you just can’t seem to catch it. You’ve darkened the room, you’ve tried counting sheep, you’ve exercised, cut out coffee and alcohol and meditated – you’ve tried it all and nothing seems to work. In fact the more you think about it the...

Study Finds Special “Atlas Adjustment” Lowers Blood Pressure Jul 11th, 2018

A special chiropractic adjustment can significantly lower high blood pressure, a placebo-controlled study suggests. “This procedure has the effect of not one, but two blood-pressure medications given in combination,” study leader George Bakris, says. “And it seems to be adverse-event free. We saw no side effects and no problems,” adds...

Chiropractic Treatment For Arthritis Jun 1st, 2018

Aging is a fact of a life. In the battle between us and Father Time, he always seems to gain the upper hand. We must accept getting older, but that doesn’t mean we have to put up with all the aches and pains that come with it. Arthritis is a...

CHIROPRACTIC CARE FOR HEADACHES May 4th, 2018

Numerous research studies have shown that chiropractic adjustments are very effective for treating tension headaches, especially headaches that originate in the neck. A report released in 2001 by researchers at the Duke University Evidence-Based Practice Center in Durham, NC, found that “spinal manipulation resulted in almost immediate improvement for those...

Why do people get back pain? Apr 3rd, 2018

Back pain is very common. Most people will suffer one or more episodes of back pain during their lives. In many cases, it starts suddenly and gets better quickly, without the need for any treatment. However, back pain can be painful, debilitating and persistent, and some people suffer repeated episodes....

Chiropractic Care for Children Feb 27th, 2018

Chiropractors have been caring for children for more than 100 years. Many common childhood ailments will respond to this safe, natural form of health care. More and more parents— especially those who are already chiropractic patients themselves—are seeking chiropractic care for their children. A child encounters many physical stresses during...

Chiropractic Care for an Easier Pregnancy and Safer Birth Feb 2nd, 2018

You might have noticed that chiropractic care is becoming an important part of birth preparation for many pregnant women these days. These women are realizing the benefits of regular chiropractic adjustments as they prepare for safer, easier birthing for both themselves and their babies. Chiropractors have actually cared for pregnant...

Chiropractic care may ease back-related leg pain Dec 22nd, 2017

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – People with leg pain related to backproblems had more short-term relief if they received chiropractic carealong with exercise and advice, rather than exercise and advice alone, anew study has found.Patients with back-related leg pain, such as sciatica, are usually treatedwith prescription medications, injections and surgery.Increasingly,...

Headaches and Chiropractic Nov 17th, 2017

If you have a headache, you’re not alone. Nine out of 10 Americans suffer from headaches. Some are occasional, some frequent, some are dull and throbbing, and some cause debilitating pain and nausea. What do you do when you suffer from a pounding headache? Do you grit your teeth and...

Disc Degeneration Apr 16th, 2014

Vertebrae are the bones of the spine, which interlock with soft discs between them. These discs act as shock-absorbers, protecting the spinal column from impact during movement, and also are responsible for the flexibility and mobility of the spine. Without the discs of the spine, people would not be able...

Spinal Stenosis Apr 16th, 2014

Spinal Stenosis is a narrowing of the spinal canal, which places pressure upon the spinal cord. Stenosis that occurs in the upper part of the spinal cord is called cervical spinal stenosis, while stenosis that occurs in the lower part of the spinal cord is called lumbar spinal stenosis. Stenosis...

Spinal Health Care of Orlando Mar 24th, 2014

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