Posts made in July, 2015

Foods to avoid to reduce inflammation

Posted by on Jul 30, 2015 in Chiropractic Advice, nutrition | 0 comments

While you seek to incorporate more from our last post that can help decrease inflammation and pain, there are also foods you should stay away from.  The fallowing products have all been shown to increase inflammation in the body.   By increasing inflammation they can increase pain, chances of diabetes and heart disease as well.   Keeping with the same theme of 6, the fallowing 6 products (not all these are foods) are ones to avoid to have a healthier life with less pain. Sugar From sugary drinks to tasty cookies or the many products that have added sugar we didn’t even realize excess sugar seems to be everywhere in our diets.  This maybe one of the toughest to...

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Best 6 Foods to Reduce Pain and Inflammation

Posted by on Jul 28, 2015 in Chiropractic Advice, nutrition | 0 comments

6 Foods to Reduce Pain and Inflammation           For those who live with chronic pain and inflammation, everything feels difficult.   Inflammation which a leading cause of pain in our joints can be caused by many different things such as repetitive stress like throwing a baseball 100 times or a damaging collision such as a fall or auto accident.   Many people are not aware that eating processed foods can actually exacerbate your symptoms by creating more inflammation throughout your body.  This inflammation can not only lead to more pain but inflammation is often increased in many of our chronic conditions such as high blood pressure, heart...

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Back to school Back Pack safety checklist

Posted by on Jul 24, 2015 in Back Pain, Chiropractic Advice, chiropractic for kids | 0 comments

It’s that time of year again that children and teachers dread and parents anxiously await, yes it’s time to go back to school.   Many we be out taking advantage of the back to school sales at your local malls and box chains.   When out grabbing new clothes and supplies it’s important to be mindful of the back pack you will be sending your child off to school with.   The American Chiropractic Association has put together a backpack safety checklist to fallow to assure that your child’s backpack is not setting them up for spinal conditions in the future.   Backpack Safety Checklist: Is the backpack the correct weight?  A child’s...

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Chiropractic care effective for pregnant women

Posted by on Jul 21, 2015 in Back Pain, Chiropractic Care, pregnancy and chiropractic | 0 comments

Chiropractic care effective for pregnant women It’s no secret that a woman’s body goes through tremendous amount of change when pregnant.   One change that may often be overlooked is how carrying a baby affects your posture, specifically the lower back posture.   As the baby grows and the body adapts to the extra weight lumbar lordosis is increased. Lordosis is the curve that we naturally have in the lower back.   While this acts as a good counter balance to the excess weight in the front to help stabilize the body it often creates and unwanted side effect in back pain.  In fact its estimated that between 50% and 80% of women will experience back pain...

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Chiropractic and headaches a review of the literature.

Posted by on Jul 16, 2015 in Chiropractic Care, headaches | 0 comments

Chiropractic and headaches a review of the literature.

Chiropractic and headaches a review of the literature.   One of the most common complaints seen here in our office is headaches.   It’s no surprise with 47% of adults having some sort of headache disorder according to the world health organization.    Many of our patients along with millions of other patients around the world already know that chiropractic care can relieve their headaches.   With the ground swell of positive reports from patients around the globe researches have recently done a review of published literature to find out just what type of headaches respond best to chiropractic care. In a review published in the Journal of Manipulative and...

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