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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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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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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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What is Cold Laser Therapy?

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What is Cold Laser Therapy? Cold Laser Therapy is a type of medical treatment that uses wavelengths of light to engage with tissue and accelerate healing. Some of its uses include numbing pain, reducing swelling and spasms and increasing functionality. How does it work? The lasers are handheld devices the size of a flashlight. They are placed over the injured…
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Best Sleeping Positions

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There are really not that many sleeping positions, in fact we will name them all for you right now. Side, back, and belly. All three offer different pros and cons. There are obviously some variations to these but most of them do not affect the spine. Moving arms and legs to different positions don’t change much. Back Pros This is…
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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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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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Laser Therapy Treatment

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At Advantage Spine and Disc, we offer a laser therapy treatment for our patients. Since we have multiple lasers, we are able to customize your treatment and relieve the pain you are experiencing. Benefits of laser therapy -Improves and promotes healing and tissue repair -Faster recovery time -Muscle relaxation -Less inflammation -Reduced pain What to expect? During your laser therapy…
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What is Spinal Decompression?

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For those of you who experience long-lasting back pain in your life, you already know what a hassle it can be to deal with it. Here is a basic overview to non-surgical spinal decompression. What is non-surgical spinal decompression? The process is stretching the spine in a forced manner. With this treatment, it can relieve pressure from your spinal disks….
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