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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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Acute vs Chronic Pain

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  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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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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Why Take Your Children to the Chiropractor?

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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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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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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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How to Survive Sitting

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Sitting at work is unavoidable nowadays. The majority of us spend more than six hours sitting everyday. Think about it: all day at work, during breakfast, lunch and dinner, while watching TV or reading a book. Now add in all the hours spent on your phone (that posture is bad for your spine too). Yikes! Though most don’t realize it,…
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