Author: Jenny Crosby

St. Peters Chiropractor

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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Chiropractors Can Treat These 5 Conditions

From: http://health.usnews.com/ Read on if you’re stressed, have a migraine or struggle with flexibility. Chiropractic care. Chiropractors are trained as neuromusculoskeletal specialists, and one of the main focuses of chiropractic care is the positive impact it can have on a person’s nervous system. You might think chiropractors are only able to help with back aches,…
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Rest is not Best for Back Pain

Bed rest, is now understood to have a very limited role in healing sore backs. In very small doses, bed rest can give you a break when standing or sitting causes severe pain. Too much may actually make back pain worse. If you have to spend a day or two on bed rest here are…
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Americans are in Pain says the National Institute of Health

A  National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) published in 2012 revealed that most American adults have experienced some level of pain, from brief to more lasting pain, and from relatively minor to more severe pain. An estimated 11.2 percent of adults had pain every day for the preceding 3 months and 17.6 percent of adults experience…
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Four common mistakes in treating back pain and what to do next (excerpted from Consumer Reports, August 2014)

Mistake 1: Rushing to test Back pain can be so intense that your first thought might be that you need an X-ray, CT scan, or MRI to see exactly what is going on with your spine. Most people who have those tests within a month of the onset of pain don’t get better any faster…
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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Linked to Migraines

About 12 percent of the U.S. population gets recurring attacks of moderate to severe headaches called migraines. Migraines are three times more common in women than in men. This type of headache pain is often described as throbbing or pulsing, and is often on one side of the head. During a migraine, there may be…
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Four common mistakes in treating back pain

Four common mistakes in treating back pain and what to do next (excerpted from Consumer Reports, August 2014) Mistake 1: Rushing to test Back pain can be so intense that your first thought might be that you need an X-ray, CT scan, or MRI to see exactly what is going on with your spine. But…
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Methylation Issues and You

Basically methylation occurs when the body converts one substance into another by donation a methyl group.  These methyl groups the ‘on-off’ switches for cellular activities. This continuous process the key method by which toxins are removed from the body. Homocysteine, in particular may become elevated raising your risk of heart disease and stroke. Other issues…
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Food Sensitivity Testing

For millennia, people ate whatever everyone around them was eating. Few people attempted to alter their diets in order to solve health problems until the late 1800’s when “failure to thrive” was identified by a British doctor as an intolerance by some infants to wheat based pablum. In the past few decades however, the idea…
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Cold Vs Flu

So you wake up sneezing, coughing and are achy and feverish. You don’t want to move you ache so much.  Do you have a cold or the flu? A cold is generally more mild than the flu and while having a cold can make you feel bad for up to 7-10 days, the flu has potential…
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