Category: Articles by Dr. Jenny Crosby

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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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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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What Multiple Sclerosis Sufferers Need To Know About Chiropractic Care

Multiple sclerosis can be a moderate inconvenience to one person while being life changing to someone else. Every day, research advances bring new medications to light for MS patients. One not-so-new treatment that many MS patient find relief with would be chiropractic care. Chiropractic care is a wonderful option for the MS patient who wants…
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Resolving to Quit Smoking?

1. Acupuncture Is Very Effective To Help Stop Smoking. In a recent study, “Alternative Smoking Cessation Aids: A Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials,” researchers gathered data from 14 different studies to see which alternative techniques helped patients stop smoking. The acupuncture studies examined 823 different patients. The researchers concluded that both acupuncture and hypnotherapy may…
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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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