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Teachers Can Find Pain Relief with Acupuncture

Let’s face it. Teachers can put a lot of pressure on their students. But even more so, they put a lot of pressure on their own bodies. With hours spent grading papers, staring at computer screens, bending over and walking around, it’s no surprise that many educators are left with aching legs, back pain and […]

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Why Teachers Need Massage Therapy

School teachers have an incredibly important and demanding job. With most of their time spent educating younger people, and managing a number of distractions and stressful situations in the classroom, it’s easy for them to end up neglecting their health and wellness. The high level of pressure coupled with overcrowded classes and high teacher-to-student ratios […]

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Trigger Point Injections Relieve Chronic Pain 

About 23 million persons, or 10 percent of the U.S. population, have one or more chronic disorders of the musculoskeletal system, often caused by trigger points. Trigger points in the neck and arms can cause chronic pain in the lower back and legs and vice versa. When knots from tight muscles can be felt under […]

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How to Exercise with Whiplash

Victims of car accidents often suffer a minor injury to the neck known as whiplash. It occurs when your head suddenly moves backward and then forward – similar to the motion of someone cracking a whip. If it isn’t treated correctly, it can worsen and cause chronic neck pain. Research has shown that patients suffering […]

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Why Overweight Patients Experience More Back Pain

Obese and overweight patients are at a higher risk for back pain. These patients experience a loss in disc height in certain segments of their lumbar spine, meaning that the cushioning around the discs has deteriorated, causing severe back pain. Research shows those who are obese have a disc height of 4.16 cm, compared to 4.57 […]

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Radiofrequency Neurolysis Reduces Pain from Nerve Damage

Chronic pain caused by nerve damage can create extreme discomfort, including inability to sense pain, sensitivity, tingling, prickling or burning in the affected area. 1 in 50 Americans suffer from peripheral nerve damage, a condition that becomes more common in old age. Radiofrequency Neurolysis is a targeted treatment that neutralizes the damaged nerves and stops […]

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Treat Back Pain and Depression with Chiropractic 

Many seniors age 60 and older suffer from a combination of back pain and depression. The University of Pittsburgh Department of Psychiatry has partnered with the National Institute of Aging in a study they have named ADAPT in order to better understand how to treat both of these conditions together. The study places seniors through two stages, one […]

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New Research Suggests a New Cause for Fibromyalgia 

According to researchers from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, fibromyalgia may be caused by lower nerve fiber density in the skin than those without fibromyalgia. If this theory is further validated, it could lead to new treatments for this chronic condition that currently has no cure. The current theory blames a process known as central sensitization, meaning that […]

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Repair Your Heart after a Heart Attack with Stem Cell Injections

Every year, 715,000 Americans have a heart attack, 15 percent of which will die from it. A heart attack occurs when a blockage in the arteries blocks blood flow to the heart. The longer the blood flow is blocked, the more tissue in the area dies or is scarred. Stem Cell Injections help to regenerate […]

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Chiropractic Can Help Treat PTSD caused by Chronic Pain

Chiropractic care can help to relieve chronic pain from injury and diseases, helping to alleviate psychological symptoms that may stem from them. In a study recently published in the Journal of Rheumatology, patients with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) disorder are shown to be twice as likely to have a poor quality of life when experiencing […]

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