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Chiropractic Adjustment

A chiropractic adjustment, also known as chiropractic manipulation, manual manipulation, or spinal manipulation, is a common therapeutic treatment for lower back pain. A chiropractic adjustment refers to a chiropractor applying manipulation to the vertebrae that have abnormal movement patterns or fail to function normally. The objective of this chiropractic treatment

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5 Things to Know About Scoliosis

5 Things to Know About Scoliosis

Scoliosis is a condition in which the spine becomes abnormally rotated and curved to the side. The most common type is idiopathic scoliosis, which is of unknown cause. Here are 5 things to know about recognizing and treating idiopathic scoliosis.   1. Scoliosis usually starts in adolescence More than 80%

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Is an Adjustable Bed Right for You?

Is an Adjustable Bed Right for You?

Back Conditions that May Benefit from an Adjustable Bed Sleeping on an adjustable bed may help alleviate your back pain —but it’s not right for everyone. Getting a good night’s sleep can be difficult when an individual is recovering from back surgery or has chronic back pain. For anyone who has

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What’s a Herniated Disc, Pinched Nerve, Bulging Disc?

There are many terms used to describe spinal disc pathology and associated pain, such as “herniated disc,” “pinched nerve,” and “bulging disc,” and all are used differently and, at times, interchangeably.  Unfortunately, healthcare professionals do not agree on a precise definition of any of these terms, and patients may be frustrated

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Chiropractic Treatments for Lower Back Pain

Chiropractic is a health care profession dedicated to the non-surgical treatment of disorders of the nervous system and/or musculoskeletal system. Generally, chiropractors maintain a unique focus on spinal manipulation and treatment of surrounding structures. Many studies have concluded that manual therapies commonly used by chiropractors are generally effective for the

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Muscle Strain

Muscle strain, muscle pull, or even a muscle tear refers to damage to a muscle or its attaching tendons. You can put undue pressure on muscles during the course of normal daily activities, with sudden heavy lifting, during sports, or while performing work tasks. Muscle damage can be in the

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Protect your Lower Back

Lower Back Spinal anatomy is a marvel of nature, holding our bodies up while we bend, twist, and carry heavy objects. Most of us take this juxtaposition of strength, structure, and flexibility for granted, until something goes wrong. The lower back, or lumbar region, is the most frequently injured area

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