Category: Articles from the ACA

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Neck Pain: Prevention and Conservative Care

The cervical spine is made up of seven small vertebrae at the back of the neck between the top of the spine and the base of the skull. We can move our heads in nearly every direction because of the flexibility of the cervical spine. That flexibility, however, makes the neck more susceptible to pain…
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Back Pain: Safe, Effective Conservative Treatment

At some point, nearly everyone gets hit with back pain, especially lower-back pain. Such pain can feel sharp. Or it can be a dull ache with tingling, burning, or numbness. Back pain is the second-most common reason for a trip to a doctor and one of the major contributors to disability worldwide. Many non-chiropractic health…
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Make Conservative Care Your First Choice

Doctors of chiropractic (DCs) use a unique approach to health and wellness. “Conservative chiropractic care” refers to manual manipulation and other non- invasive (non-surgical) methods developed to promote healing throughout the body. DCs are educated in nationally accredited, four-year doctoral graduate school programs through a curriculum that includes a minimum of 4,200 hours of classroom,…
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Visiting a Doctor of Chiropractic: What to Expect

Perhaps back pain has been troubling you. Or maybe pain in a shoulder, hip, or leg is negatively affecting your quality of life. You start looking into options for relief. But you soon realize that some options come with serious trade-offs. Surgery, for example, makes permanent changes to the body and is not always successful.…
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