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Will Workers’ Compensation Cover a Chiropractor?

Workers’ compensation cases will almost always require medical treatment for injuries that were sustained. Injured employees may wonder the type of benefits they may be entitled to receive during their recovery. Seeking treatment from a chiropractor is, in most cases, a nice complement to traditional forms of medicine. Not only may this form of treatment…
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Eating Healthy in an Affordable and Tasty Way

When we hear the term, “healthy eating”, what comes to mind? Does it seem expensive? Overwhelming? Difficult? All of the above? It doesn’t have to be any of these things! There are many ways that we can learn to make healthy eating an easier and more viable option for ourselves: Shop the perimeter of the…
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Balance and Dizziness

Many people seek chiropractic care for low back, mid-back, neck pain, and pain in the extremities, but what about balance and/or dizziness, as they often go together? Can chiropractic management help people suffering from frequent falls due to balance and/or dizziness problems? Let’s take a look! When considering treatment for balance, we must talk about…
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FACT: Too Much Sitting Can Be a Pain

Over-the-road truck drivers, for example, spend the majority of their day sitting. Recent studies have connected too many hours sitting to a variety of health problems, including chronic back pain, cardiovascular problems, and diabetes. Too much time sitting can reduce blood flow and shorten your life! The issues with prolonged sitting are the inactive lifestyle…
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Pregnancy and Chiropractic Care

Did you know that chiropractic care can help with pregnancy? Two American Chiropractic Association (ACA) members recently contributed to articles about the services provided by doctors of chiropractic during pregnancy. Melissa A. Bartoszewski, DC, wrote an article on the subject for The Natural News Network in which she talked about the drug-free relief for low-back…
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Research Suggests Pregabalin (Lyrica) Does Not Effectively Control Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

Spinal stenosis is a chronic condition that cannot be “cured,” although it often be improved and maintained over the long term. Patients can work with a doctor of chiropractic, to reduce symptoms and improve their quality of life. Signs and Symptoms of Stenosis: Pain triggered by walking or prolonged standing, which is usually improved by…
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Lower Back Pain and Chiropractic Care

Many studies have shown that the use of Chiropractic care is safer and often more effective than surgery. A common pain-sensing nerve of the spine is located in the facet joints,  two interlocking joints at each disc level that are located to the left and right behind the disc. The normally smooth surfaces on which…
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Learning to Live with Chronic Pain

Chronic pain – kind of pain that is persistent and appears permanent, lasting longer than three to six months. In my years of practice, I have had to deal with the results of overmedicating for chronic pain more often than I believe is necessary. I have seen patients with pain medication addiction issues, kidney issues…
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Leaky Gut and Metabolic Syndrome

There are two types of fat in our bodies. Subcutaneous fat, (the fat you see on the back of your arms, your belly and your legs) and visceral fat which can’t be seen as it is in your abdominal cavity surrounding your organs. Overabundance of visceral fat, in conjunction with high blood pressure, hypoglycemia, a…
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Part One: Iodine and Thyroid Health

Most of us think of iodine as a topical antiseptic agent used to prevent skin infections. Iodine also has many critical functions inside the body, one of which is to enable the cells of the thyroid gland to produce the thyroid hormones that regulate metabolism, growth, and development. Iodine is critical in these roles in…
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