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Can a Low-Impact Accident Cause Serious Injuries?

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Let’s be serious for a second, any car accident can be frightening and come as a shock for you and your body, even minor accidents with insignificant property damage. A minor accident can still have enough force to inflict serious harm to you and everyone in the car. In every car accident, three collisions happen – the vehicular collision, the …

A man who has sciatica.

Can a Chiropractor Help with Sciatica?

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Sciatica is a common condition that affects up to 40 percent of people. Most cases of mild sciatica resolve on their own, but when it doesn’t, sciatica can lead to chronic pain and muscle weakness. Sciatica is a pain that’s triggered when your sciatic nerve becomes pinched. Your sciatic nerve travels from your lower back, past your hips, and down …

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Can Chiropractic Help Vertigo?

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Vertigo is a feeling of dizziness or lack of balance. It is usually caused by an inner ear problem but can have various other causes as well, including BPPV (benign paroxysmal positional vertigo), Meniere’s disease, or an infection that occurs in the inner ear. Vertigo has also been linked to strokes, tumors, migraines, head or neck injuries, and certain medications. …

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Do Baseball Players Need Chiropractic Care?

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Chiropractic care has helped baseball teams take their competitive edge to the next level. Players in both the major and minor leagues have been able to avoid injuries and enhance their performance through long seasons. 28 teams in both the major and minor leagues use chiropractic care to carry them through home games and spring training. Here are some ways …

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Are Chiropractic Adjustments Permanent?

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Visits to the chiropractor for back and neck pain are common. Once you have found relief from pain, you may think that would herald the end your chiropractic treatments. But studies have shown that ongoing care can benefit the patient’s health now and in the future. Chiropractic care is more than just a quick fix. Many types of back pain …

An elderly lady who fell down and is being helped up by her son.

Strategies for Fall Prevention

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With aging, systems that keep us balanced and standing upright require more awareness. You may no longer see or hear, which can affect your coordination. Nerves that carry information from your brain to your muscles may deteriorate, slowing your reaction time and making it more difficult to move. Do not let the fear of falling rule your life, as many …

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In a Minor Car Accident?

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If you’ve been in a minor car accident, the damage to your car might be minimal and you might not feel any different, so for those reasons, you decide you don’t need to seek medical attention. Well, there are several reasons why you should seek a doctor after a minor car accident. Injuries Don’t Take Effect Right Away – Whiplash …

A woman sitting on a bed with lower back pain.

How Chiropractic Helps Lower Back Pain

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If you’ve ever seen a doctor for back pain, you’re not alone. Yet despite how common it is, the precise cause of pain is often unclear and a single, best treatment for most low back pain is unknown. For these reasons, doctors’ recommendations tend to vary. “Standard care” includes a balance of rest, stretching and exercise, heat, pain relievers, and …

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Can Chiropractic Help Arthritis?

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Osteoarthritis is a condition in which joint cartilage and underlying bone deteriorates and degrades. The degradation often causes progressive symptoms of pain, stiffness, and even joint and bone disfiguration. It can occur in any joint within the body. Common areas that are afflicted include the spine, knees and hips. It is generally diagnosed with signs, symptoms and X-ray confirmation. Joints …