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Soft Tissue Injuries Need PEACE & LOVE

By rachel / 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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How to avoid back pain this Fall

By rachel / 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…

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5 Exercises for Plantar Fasciitis

By rachel / 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 Body-Swing Connection

By rachel / 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

By rachel / 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?

By rachel / 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

By rachel / 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,…

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Dr. Rachel’s Experience with Back Pain

By rachel / February 14, 2019 /

An estimated one billion people worldwide suffer from back pain. Back pain is the biggest single cause of disability in the world. One in four adults experience back pain in their lifetime. I am the one in four adults that experiences it. I also experienced it when I was a kid. Back Pain as a…

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Acupuncture for Arthritis

By rachel / January 10, 2019 /

Acupuncture is one of the oldest medical procedures in the world. When properly administered, it has been shown to have the ability naturally relieve arthritic conditions. What is Arthritis? Arthritis is a disease that causes pain and inflammation in joints and can be widespread throughout the body. Arthritis is a complex disorder and can affect…

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Pillows: How to find the right one

By rachel / December 13, 2018 /

Are you using the right pillow? As a chiropractor, patients often ask us about which position and pillow are best for sleeping. The answer is always different depending on the patient. Annoying right? The first thing we want you to know is that there is no one ‘best’ pillow for everyone. Your pillows main job…

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