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Crosby Chiropractic St. Peters

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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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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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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Lack of sleep may cause back pain!

Many adults suffer from lack of sleep and back pain, and University of Haifa researchers who collaborated with colleagues from Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center have linked the two ailments for the first time. “Our findings point to the importance of integrated treatment for the two to prevent back pain and improve the quality of…
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Inflammation. A Choice?

As you are aware, if you catch a cold your immune system swings into action. Did you know it also becomes involved with a sprained ankle? Both infection and injury are triggers for inflammation and the familiar heat, pain, redness, and swelling associated with inflammation are also the signs that your immune system is involved!…
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Weight Loss Relieves Knee Arthritis Pain Symptoms!

Obese patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA) who maintain an initial weight loss report fewer symptoms compared with their baseline level of symptoms, Danish researchers reported in Arthritis Care & Research. The improvement in symptoms was similar regardless of the weight maintenance program followed; either a dietary intervention, a program of knee exercises, or no formal…
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Feel tired all the time? You may be anemic even if your doctor has told you otherwise! Your fatigue may not be depression!

If you feel tired and weak most of the time you may have anemia. Anemia occurs when the number of red blood cells is too low or your hemoglobin level is too low. When this occurs, your body tissues can’t get all of the oxygen they need leaving you feeling very tired and making every…
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Acupuncture for Infertility

When used in conjunction with Western fertility treatments, acupuncture increases conception rates by 26%. A recent study from Tel Aviv University reports, ““When combining IUI with TCM treatments, 65.5 percent of the test group were able to conceive, compared with 39.4 percent of the control group, who received no herbal or acupuncture therapy.” For the…
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Infertility & Acupuncture

Acupuncture is the insertion of ultra-thin, sterile needles into specific acupuncture points on the body which reside on channels or meridians; these are pathways in both the exterior and interior of the body. These points, when needled, can regulate the way in which the body functions. Can Acupuncture Be Used To Treat Infertility? Acupuncture, frequently…
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Aspirin does not prevent pregnancy loss, NIH study finds

A daily low dose of aspirin does not appear to prevent subsequent pregnancy loss among women with a history of one or two prior pregnancy losses, according to researchers at the National Institutes of Health. However, in a smaller group of women who had experienced a single recent pregnancy loss, aspirin increased the likelihood of…
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