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

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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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Tips to Improve Your Posture

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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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Suffering from Migraines?

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What Cause Migraines? Migraines are often caused by stress and usually start in the neck. This happens when the vertebrae are misaligned and this causes the nerves and muscles to become inflamed and tension to build up. Then the pain will move up to your head and you will feel the same throbbing pain and tension in your temples and…
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What is Decompression Therapy?

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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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What is Laser Therapy?

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  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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Are Chiropractors Doctors?

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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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Mattresses For Back Pain

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When we experience back problems, sometimes we can look to our mattress for the blame. If you’re in the market for a new mattress, it can be overwhelming. By following these tips, you can make sure you buy a good quality mattress to help ease your pain: Research online before hitting the stores There are many helpful websites that provide…
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Weather and Back Pain

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As the temperatures drop, you might notice aching in your neck, lower back or another part of your spine. It’s easy to assume that the two things are connected, but this is not always the case. Understanding how and why cold weather affects your spine is the first step to handling pain. It isn’t always tied to location Chronic back…
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Spinal Health

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Your spine provides you with movement and supports your head, shoulders and pelvic girdle. It protects your central nervous system and allows it to function properly through the spinal cord, which controls the function of every cell tissue and organ in the human body. To put it simply, a healthy spine is crucial to maintaining an overall healthy body. Here…
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How Does Cold Laser Therapy Work?

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Cold laser therapy is low-intensity laser therapy that uses low levels of light to stimulate healing. Contrary to surgical or aesthetic lasers, it doesn’t cause your tissues to heat up. Sometimes cold laser therapy is called low-level laser therapy, low-power laser therapy or soft laser. How Does Cold Laser Therapy Work? Low-level light is applied directly to the problem area…
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