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Soft Tissue Injuries Need PEACE & LOVE

December 10, 2019

Over the years, many of us have heard the acronyms ICE, PRICE and POLICE for the management of soft tissue injuries such as sprains and strains. Although these acronyms are widely known, the evidence supporting these elements is quite limited. There new research coming out that suggests two new acronyms to optimize recovery. These two acronyms encompass the continuum of care from immediate care (PEACE) to subsequent care (LOVE). Immediately after a soft tissue injury, we should let PEACE guide our approach. P for Protect:  We…

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Pain and Injury

November 30, 2019

What is Pain? Why do I hurt? What is causing my pain? These may be questions that you ask yourself when you are hurt or have an injury. Pain can be confusing can be all we think about when we are suffering. The Medical dictionary defines Pain as an unpleasant feeling that is conveyed to…

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Tips to prevent exercise induced injuries

October 28, 2019

Starting a new exercise program can be intimidating. Read these tips for some guidance on how to prevent exercise induced injuries. It is important to be knowledgeable when you start a new exercise program to make sure that you stay healthy and enjoy the new exercise! Start slow If this is your first time exercising…

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How to avoid back pain this Fall

September 17, 2019

Fall is here, which means kids are back to school, winter sports are starting, and the leaves are changing. But just as the leaves change this fall, so do our activities and household chores. Whether it be picking apples, lifting pumpkins or raking the leaves in your yard – it is important to be mindful…

5 Exercises for Plantar Fasciitis

August 16, 2019

Plantar fasciitis is a common condition that we often see and is the most common cause of heel pain. This condition occurs when the plantar fascia becomes inflamed. This presents as pain usually on the bottom of the heel where the plantar fascia starts. It is most aggravated with the first few steps in the…

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The Road to Recovery

July 16, 2019

“How long will it take me to recover?” “When will I be out of pain?” These are common questions we as chiropractors get asked by our patients. Pain is not desirable, so getting rid of pain is often the goal of patients seeking care due to pain. Depending on the issue and other variabilities, we…

The Body-Swing Connection

May 10, 2019

Do you find yourself struggling to hit the ball consistently? Are you sore after playing a round of golf? If you answered yes to the above questions, you may have an inefficient swing style. An inefficient swing could be the result of a lack of or too much movement in areas of your body. As a…

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Pelvis Function and Pregnancy: The Webster Technique

April 4, 2019

Pelvis function is very important for the mother and baby throughout pregnancy. Having the pelvis function correctly can mean less pain for the mother throughout pregnancy, as well as a more comfort for the growing baby and an easier labor. The sacrum is the bone that attaches your spine to your pelvic bones (ilium #2…

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When should you bring your baby to see a Chiropractor?

March 26, 2019

  The birth process is a beautiful thing, but it can also be quite traumatic. It can be traumatic for both the baby and the mother. The baby must squeeze through a little canal and sometimes gets pulled or suctioned out of their mother. This experience can lead to broken bones, strained or torn muscles,…

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Headaches: Part 2

March 6, 2019

Treatment Options for Headaches   Headaches are very common among the general population and many of those that suffer from headaches seek out treatments that don’t involve taking medications. We previously discussed the different types of headaches and today we will be focusing on how chiropractors can help. As chiropractors, we are trained to assess,…