September is Pain Awareness Month

Where is Your Pain? September is Pain Awareness Month

September is Pain Awareness Month. This means shedding light on chronic pain so we can understand more about the underlying causes of pain to improve treatments and alleviate suffering. Chronic pain is defined as persistent pain lasting at least three months. It has many underlying causes, from misalignment, arthritis, scar tissue, injury, illness, cancer, and […]
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Chiropractic Care for Students

Chiropractic Care for Students: A Healthy School Year

Chiropractic care for students of all ages supports the immune system and the whole body so you can do your best. Back to school can be exciting and stressful for both parents and students. This year, more than ever, everyone is stressing a healthy return to school environments as we prepare for more in-person school. […]
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text neck

Text Neck and other Cell Phone Use Pain

Have you heard the term “text neck?” Do you have it? What is Text Neck? “Text neck” is a term that has been coined to describe the posture formed by leaning forward for prolonged periods, for example when viewing a cellphone while reading and texting. This can cause stress injuries and pain.  This posture often […]
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Repetitive Strain Injury

Repetitive Strain Injury: Your body is not meant to run on a loop

Are you heading toward repetitive strain injury (RSI) with your habits or lifestyle? RSI is a medical term for damage to tissues caused by repeated physical actions. These actions are often work-related, such as typing or performing manual labor. The pain generally occurs in the upper body. Modern technology has caused an upswing in cases […]
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Fad Diets

Diet Misinformation: The Skinny on Fad Diets

It seems like every few months we are being bombarded with information on new fad diets. At least they aren’t touting the “grapefruit diet” anymore, but it can be really confusing to wade through so much information. (Spoiler alert: Grapefruit does not burn fat) Many of these diets promise unrealistic weight-loss and don’t take into […]
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back pain

Early Warning Signs of Back Pain

Back pain is something that most of us have experienced from time to time. Sometimes we know exactly what causes it and maybe we even ignore that. However, our bodies are always giving us clues and trying to tell us things if we are willing to listen. Back pain is not something that you have […]
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