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Nov 1, 2017

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The Backbone

Posted in : Chiropractics, Health

  Virtually everyone will experience some form of back pain at some point in their life. It is important to have an understanding of basic anatomy to promote a healthy spine. The human spine is comprised of 33 individual bones stacked on top of each other and each bone in the spine is called a vertebra. There are 5 main…
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Oct 1, 2017

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How To Have A HEALTHY SPINE!

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  HOW TO: HEALTHY SPINE A healthy spine is often overlooked as an essential part of a healthy lifestyle.Over 80% of us will have spinal problems in our lifetime. Sometimes we do not realize how much stress we are actually putting on our spines every single day. Our spine is our body’s central support system. It is very important to…
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Sep 1, 2017

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Is Pain From a Car Crash Still Affecting Your Everyday Life?

Posted in : Chiropractics, Health

Is Pain From a Car Crash Still Affecting Your Everyday Life? According to the Association for Safe International Road Travel (ASIRT), 2.35 million people are injured in car crashes every year in the United States. The most common injury from car crashes is whiplash. Whiplash is so prominent because it only takes 2.5 miles per hour change for the neck…
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Aug 1, 2017

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Tips to Improve Your Posture

Posted in : Chiropractics, Health

Improving and maintaining good posture can positively affect many aspects of your life. When practicing good posture you will be more energized, productive, less tired, will work more efficiently and there will be less burden on your body. This will help you in every activity that you do and will make you enjoy life more while staying pain-free.   According…
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Jul 1, 2017

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Jun 2, 2017

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Acute vs Chronic Pain

Posted in : Health

  Sometimes talking to a doctor about your pain is difficult, especially when some of the vocabulary is unfamiliar. An important distinction to make is the difference between acute pain and chronic pain. Understanding these terms can help you explain your pain situation, and it can help your doctor to more easily decide on treatment. Acute Pain This type of…
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May 1, 2017

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What is Decompression Therapy?

Posted in : Decompression

Decompression Therapy Decompression Therapy is the process of stretching the spine using a machine that pulls against the back at a rate slow enough that it prevents the back muscles from spasming.   This decompresses and takes pressure off of the back and relieves it of pain from disc issues. Treatment usually lasts about 4-8 weeks and then the patient…
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Apr 1, 2017

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Why Take Your Children to the Chiropractor?

Posted in : Chiropractics

Not Just For Adults Most people think of the chiropractor as only treating adults. But this is far from true, children have spines and nervous systems just like adults and need treatment just like adults do. In many cases chiropractic procedures can be even more essential for children because they are developing and growing and so it can be pertinent…
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Feb 17, 2017

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What is Laser Therapy?

Posted in : Laser Therapy

  What is Laser Therapy? Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT), also known as cold laser therapy, is a light focused, painless, drug free, and non-invasive treatment option. Unlike lasers used for surgery, laser therapy clinics work with low levels of light and do not produce any heat. At our clinic here in Boise, lasers supply energy to the body by…
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Jan 25, 2017

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Are Chiropractors Doctors?

Posted in : Chiropractics

One prevalent misconception surrounding chiropractors is that they are not “real” doctors or health professionals, and that consequently laser therapy clinics, decompression therapy, and other procedures are unstructured or unregulated. But in truth, Chiropractors are licensed health care providers in every state in the U.S. and in dozens of countries around the world. In order to become a chiropractor, a…
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