Category Archives: aging

What Are the Benefits of Normal Spinal Function?

At Horst Chiropractic in Temecula, CA, we take great pride in helping patients get the treatment that’s right for them. Chiropractic adjustments are always carefully tailored to the needs of the patient, but the commonality in almost every visit remains our goal of treating back pain and poor spinal function....
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Chiropractic Care for a Slipped Disc

If you are experiencing spinal pain, stiffness, or soreness, the sensible thing to do would be to make an appointment to see a doctor. However, you may not realize that one of the most common degenerative conditions of the spine, a slipped spinal disc, may not result in symptoms until...
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Improve Your Workplace Ergonomics

You probably remember your parents nagging you to stop slouching, and to stand or sit up straight. Although it may have seemed annoying at the time, the truth is that they had your best interests at heart. Slouching compresses the individual vertebrae of the spine, which places pressure on the...
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Chiropractic Care for Optimal Organ Function

When most people hear about chiropractic care, they immediately associate it with back or neck pain. While it is certainly true that the spine forms the basis of all chiropractic medicine, its benefits are not limited to just that region of the body. In fact, chiropractic adjustments can treat a...
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The Effect of Aging on the Spine

The spine is the backbone of the body’s skeletal system. It keeps a person upright and protects the spinal cord. As people age, the spine is often an area that develops problems. The spine is greatly affected by the slower cell renewal rate that comes along with aging and the...
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History of Chiropractic Care

Although most patients may only think of chiropractic care in terms of whether or not it can help alleviate pain, the truth is that chiropractic adjustments have a very long and colorful history above and beyond how it can help heal the human body. In fact, chiropractic’s history could read...
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Chiropractic Adjustments to Treat Erectile Dysfunction

It is no secret that treating erectile dysfunction is a booming business for the pharmaceutical industry. The two main medications approved to treat erectile dysfunction, Viagra and Cialis, are in direct competition. Furthermore, both pharmaceuticals are within the top 100 drugs sold in 2012. Viagra came in at number 53,...
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What to Expect During a Chiropractic Visit

For many people, chiropractic care is the treatment of last resort. They have most likely exhausted all conventional medical therapies, specialties, and medications in an effort to find that elusive cure to their medical problems. Perhaps they saw a program on television detailing the risks of spinal adjustments, or they...
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How Often Should Patients Get Chiropractic Adjustments?

Most patients initially come to see Dr. Nathen Horst for a specific complaint, such as lower back pain or knee pain. Once the pain has gone away, they may wonder why Dr. Horst wants to continue seeing them on a regular basis. After all, the pain has been cured, so...
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