Wellness Blog

Pain Relief for Achy Joints in the Winter

Believe it or not, rheumatoid pain, osteoarthritis pain, and knee pain can all increase in severity during the cold winter months. A drop in Barometric pressure and stiffness from the lack of movement can contribute to joint pain, along with stress and fatigue. In the winter, blood circulation is often limited due to lack of […]

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Analyze and Treat Joints with the ProAdjuster

When patients experience back pain, chiropractors go through a series of tests and adjustments on the back in order to help alleviate the patient’s back pain. The ProAdjuster is an alternative to manual adjustment that requires no twisting or cracking. The procedure begins with a computer analysis that pinpoints the problem areas that cause the […]

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Prevent Back Pain Caused by Backpacks

Each school year millions of kids walk around with backpacks filled with books and materials that could possibly be causing them back pain. The backpack itself is designed to prevent this by distributing the weight across the stronger back and shoulder muscles. However, kids regularly tote backpacks that weigh 22 percent of their body weight […]

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NSAIDs Offer Minimal Benefit for Pain Relief

Over the counter pain medication often serves as the go-to remedy for pain relief for symptoms such as headaches, sprains and arthritis, with over 30 million Americans using non-steroid anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) on a daily basis. These pain relievers, such as acetaminophen, ibuprofen and aspirin can be harmful, causing side effects like gastrointestinal problems, high […]

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Relieve Chronic Pain with TENS

Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation, or TENS, is a pain management technique that helps to alleviate discomfort through electric stimulation. Delivering a light current through the electrodes to the skin and tissue beneath, this commonly used pain management therapy can alleviate pain by blocking pain messages to the brain. TENS involves the use of small electrodes, […]

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