Category Archives: Conditions

Tendon vs. Ligament Injuries

You were just about to throw the winning shot in your weekly basketball game with your friends. You had the perfect angle, jumped up to throw the ball, and at that moment, someone on the other team also jumped up in an attempt to block your shot. As sometimes happens,...
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Vitamins for Strong Bones

Given the fact that the Baby Boomer generation (those born between 1944 and 1964) are now in their senior years, and the oldest of Generation X (those born between 1965 and 1983) are hot on their heels, it should come as no surprise to see that rates of osteoporosis and...
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Chiropractic Care for Diabetes

If you have diabetes, you already know some of the difficulties involved with that disease. If the body is functioning normally, it will convert any carbohydrates are eaten into glucose (blood sugar). This glucose conversion will then trigger the pancreas to release insulin, which will then convert the glucose into...
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Monthly Wellness Tip: Getting Enough Sleep

Very little can be more frustrating than not being able to sleep. You lie awake for hours, watching the time pass by on your alarm clock, unable to sleep. It may not be so bad if you only have occasional nights when you are unable to sleep, but if you...
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Basic Spinal Anatomy

You’ve finally decided that it is time to do some research on chiropractic care to see if it might be able to help you with that nagging back pain. You’ve found several websites online, but their terminology seems to be confusing. What’s an L7? Where is the sacral region? And...
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Chiropractic Care to Improve Mood

The statistics regarding the number of people in the United States who suffer from some type of mood disorder are nothing short of staggering. According to the 2005 National Comorbidity Survey-Replication study, almost 21 million American adults (9.5 percent of the population ages 18 or older) have been diagnosed with...
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Chiropractic Care and Breastfeeding

Unlike in previous decades, more mothers today are opting to breastfeed. Not only that, but they are opting to breastfeed for longer – sometimes for more than a year – as compared to mothers from one or two previous decades. There’s no question that breastfeeding provides infants with valuable nutrients...
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Four Reasons to Make That First Chiropractic Appointment

You’ve had that nagging back, shoulder, or neck pain for some time. So far, none of the over the counter remedies you have tried seem to have helped. Ice, heat, or muscle rubs don’t alleviate your pain. You saw your regular doctor or a specialist, who gave you a prescription...
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Monthly Wellness Tip: Adopt a Stress Management Plan

Stress is one of the leading causes of pain, discomfort, and an unhealthy lifestyle. Further, stress is extremely common. With work, family, school, decision-making, and more, it’s difficult for many people to manage stress properly. However, it’s vital for anyone looking to stay healthy. In this blog post, Dr. Nathen...
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