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  • 3 Benefits Of Chiropractic Care For Teens


    As a parent of a teenager, you may find you are constantly worrying. You want your teen to do well, be successful, and live a healthy and happy lifestyle. These concerns can  make your role as a parent even more overwhelming. While surprising for many parents to learn, chiropractors can help you give your teen a healthier, more comfortable lifestyle. Here are a few benefits of chiropractic care for your teen.
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  • Physical Therapy Treatments That Can Help You Recover From A Back Injury


    Physical therapy can often help you recover more quickly from a back injury, and it can help you avoid further injuries in the future. It may be used alone or along with other treatments such as chiropractic adjustments. Here are some of the treatments you may undergo when you begin your physical therapy sessions. Stretching And Range Of Motion Movements Stretching and putting your body through range of motion movements helps work out stiffness and keeps your muscles limber so you don't lose your ability to bend and twist normally.
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  • Three Yard Maintenance Tips That Can Lessen Your Risk Of Back Pain


    While issues such as poor posture and incorrect lifting mechanics can often result in back pain, slipping or tripping — even if you don't fall to the ground — can also leave you with a sore back. Losing your balance has the potential to wrench your back out of alignment, while a fall can also have the same effect, thanks to the considerable impact that occurs when your tailbone hits the ground.
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  • What To Do In The Aftermath Of A Bad Car Wreck


    The effects of a serious car accident go far beyond what meets the eye. Not only do you have to nurse the physical wounds that you may have sustained, there could also be some emotional issues that are even harder to treat. You are going to need intensive therapy to help you deal with the stress that can occur when you relive the accidents. Because of the way that a car wreck can change your life, it's so important for you to know what to do after one has occurred.
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  • Holiday Pains-In-The-Neck: What Causes Them And How To Fix Them


    For many people, the winter holidays are a royal pain-in-the-neck, literally. If you go through December feeling as though you have constant neck pain, there has to be a cause. The following causes are the most common, and the fixes are relatively simple. Stress Between the holiday plans, the present shopping, calling the relatives, running everywhere, and the dozen other things you feel you have to do to prepare, the stress piles up.
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  • Information For Those Suffering From Vertigo


    Vertigo can be a very disruptive health problem for a person to experience. While it is a reality that vertigo is a fairly common problem, patients will often have a poorly informed understanding of this condition due to the way that it is portrayed in media. What Are The Symptoms Of Vertigo? Vertigo is commonly associated with a sense of dizziness or a total loss of balance. While these are among the more common sensations that people suffering from this condition will experience, there are other ways that this condition can manifest itself.
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  • 3 Tips For Reducing Your Back Pain While Standing All Day At Work


    If you are required to stand in one position for most of the day at work, you may find that you return home after your shift with back pain every night. If so, use one or more of the following tips for reducing your back pain while standing all day at work. Place Thick Insoles in Your Shoes One thing you can do to ease your back pain at work is something you can do before you even leave your home.
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  • 4 Tips For Relieving Back Pain While Pregnant


    Pregnancy involves a lot of aches and pains, as your body experiences dramatic changes and accommodates the extra weight. For many women, back pain is an especially frustrating aspect of pregnancy, making it difficult to sleep and affecting your overall comfort level. Luckily, there are specific back pain treatments you can do to help relieve your back pain during pregnancy. Here are four ideas to try: Visit a Chiropractor A chiropractor will help adjust your back's alignment to alleviate your pain.
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  • Rely On A Chiropractor, Not Yourself, For Electronic Muscle Stimulation


    When you think about electronic muscle stimulation—a process that includes pads stuck to your skin that are connected to wires carrying an electronic pulse—you'll often think of two things. One may be receiving this form of therapy in a chiropractic or physical therapy clinic, while the other may be buying an electronic muscle stimulator (perhaps after seeing it on a late-night infomercial) and treating yourself. If you're in pain and are thinking about electronic muscle stimulation, you may be tempted to buy your own device and treat yourself.
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  • What To Expect At A Chiropractor's Appointment


    If you have never been to see a chiropractor before, you may be a little nervous about what to expect. Fortunately, most chiropractors are used to this nervousness in first time patients, and they are quite skilled at putting you at ease. The following guide can help prepare you for what to expect at your appointment. The interview Your first appointment will likely involve little to no treatment. This is because the chiropractor needs to interview you to determine the most likely causes of your pain or discomfort.
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