• Backpack Misuse & Chronic Back Pain

    Back pain is pervasive among American adults, but a new and disturbing trend is emerging. Young children are suffering from back pain much earlier than previous generations, and the use of overweight backpacks is a contributing factor, according to the American Chiropractic Association

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  • BACK To The Stats

    Although doctors of chiropractic (DCs) care for more than just back pain, many patients visit DCs looking for relief from this pervasive condition. Thirty-one million Americans have low back pain at any given time (1). One half of all working Americans admit to having back symptoms each year

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  • Back Pain and Herniated Discs

    Back Pain and Leg Pain Much more commonly, when lower back pain is accompanied by radiating pain, the radiating pain only travels into the buttock and thigh, and doesn't travel below the knee. And, most commonly, the thigh pain is found in the back of the thigh, rather than in the front of the

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  • Back Pain - Am I At Risk?

    Your Family and You For the most part back injuries are caused by mechanical issues, and the tendency to get such injuries is not inherited. However there are family-related behavioral tendencies, and these behaviors - while not "inherited" as such - may easily be passed down from parents to children.

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  • Avoiding Painful Leg Cramps

    Combating Alzheimer's The time is now to protect yourself from Alzheimer's - a disease affecting around 4.5 million Americans (some as young as 55). Below are few simple ways to keep a fit mind: 1. Try the Sunday crossword puzzle in the newspaper. 2. Eat foods or supplements containing omega-3 fatty

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  • Backpacks: Lighten Your Child's Load

    As millions of kids get ready to go back to school, many will pull out old backpacks or purchase new ones. While the books, homework assignments, lunches, and other school gear those bags carry may be important for success in school, some experts point to backpack use as the leading

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  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome or Repetitive Stress?

    Carpal Tunnel Syndrome or Repetitive Stress? Relative rest will give overused muscles and tendons a chance to heal. What's next is to pay attention to your posture and do exercises designed to strengthen your shoulder girdle, forearm, and wrist.

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  • Backpacks and Back Pain

    Chiropractic gets two thumbs up! According to data taken from a nationwide telephone survey of more than 400 randomly selected respondents - all of whom had undergone chiropractic treatment - an overwhelming percentage were either "satisfied" or "very satisfied" with chiropractic care.

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  • Why Do My Knees Hurt?

    Chiropractic Care and Chronic Knee Pain A key factor in chronic knee pain involves structural alignment of the ankle, knee, hip, and spine. The concept is the same as that involved in a home construction project. In home improvement, the plumb line has to be true,

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  • When Is Back Pain More Than Back Pain?

    Your First Chiropractic Office Visit Your chiropractor's purpose on your first office visit is to make sure you're in the right place. He or she wants to make certain your back pain really is back pain - and treatable - rather than being a symptom of an underlying medical

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  • What Should I Do for a Herniated Disc?

    Chiropractic Care for Lower Back Injuries Your chiropractor is your neighborhood specialist in the evaluation and treatment of back pain. Of course, your chiropractor may also specialize in the evaluation and treatment of exercise- and sports-related injuries, rehabilitation,

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  • What Should I Do About My Pain?

    Chiropractic Care and Neck and Back Pain Your chiropractor is your primary resource for evaluation and treatment of neck pain and low back pain. The majority of these spinal complaints are caused by irritation and inflammation of muscles, tendons, and ligaments that

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  • What's Wrong with My Back?

    Back Pain, Chiropractic Care, and Exercise Most people now know the importance of exercise in daily life. The benefits of exercise range from improved strength, balance, and agility to deeper, more restful sleep, improved outlook on life, and heightened levels of

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  • Trigger Points and Pain

    Chiropractic Care and Trigger Points Trigger points associated with lower back and leg pain are commonly found the iliotibial band (near the upper thigh), as well as in muscles near the hip and buttocks, including the psoas, gluteus maximus, and piriformis. Trigger

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  • The Problem of Radiating Pain

    Chiropractic Care and Radiating Pain Although a few problems involving radiating pain require further investigation, the large majority of cases involving neck pain with arm/hand pain or low back pain with leg/foot pain can be addressed by your chiropractor. Your chiropractor will take a

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  • The Best Treatment for Trigger Points

    Chiropractic Care, Your Nerve System, and Pain The experience of pain causes all sorts of unpleasant physical reactions. Tight muscles are one such response, and muscular tightness may progress to localized knots, known as trigger points, and even muscle spasm. These responses are never

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