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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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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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Can a Chiropractor Help Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

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The carpal tunnel is a thin pathway located in the wrist which allows the median nerve, which extends from the spine to the hand, to pass through. When the carpal tunnel is swollen, it causes compression on the median nerve, resulting in carpal tunnel syndrome. CTS can cut off or limit the feeling and movement to portions of the hand….
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Sciatic Nerve Pain

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What You Should Know About Sciatica The sciatic nerve is the largest single nerve in the human body and is made up of individual nerve roots that originate by branching out from the spine in the lower back. Sciatica occurs when the large sciatic nerve becomes irritated or compressed at the point of origin. Sciatica should not be left untreated,…
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What is a Bulging Disc?

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  Bulging discs are quite a common ailment in both young adults and elderly persons. Some bulging discs may present few or next to no symptoms while others can manifest through muscle weakness, pain or numbness in the spine, or other parts of the body. Generally they are not very serious and are definitely no reason to panic. Here’s why:…
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Posture Tips

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The reason posture is so important is that the habits you start now will lead to habits in the future. The difference with your back is, the worst you habits become the less active your back will be able to be. Remedying the problem now is the best solution for the damage that you have likely already done to your…
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What Causes Back Pain?

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You may have no idea what is causing your back pain because you have never really thought about it. Or because you don’t realize how little things can really destroy your back. Here is a list of a few things that you do on a daily basis that may be contributing to your sore back. Slouching This may be caused…
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Weight Lifting Technique

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You have decided that losing weight will be a great idea for your back. Then you notice that lifting weights is only aggravating the situation. This may be for many different reasons but the most common one is improper lifting techniques. Lifting correctly will not only increase strength but help you lose that extra weight. Don’t do too much weight…
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Back Pain Remedies

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If you have excruciating back pain see a chiropractor. Now for all of the rest of you who are reading, do you have some minor back pains that you want to get rid of? Have you tried everything and received no relief? There are a lot of little things that you can do that will make that back pain dissipate…
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