Chiropractic

Chiropractor Vs Physical Therapist: The Ultimate Guide

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Physical therapists and chiropractors strive to meet one goal for their patients: to help them live a pain-free life. However, they achieve these goals by different methods. Here are a few ways chiropractors and physical therapists can work to help their patients. These Professionals Share Similar Goals While some aspects of the job are different,

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Chiropractor for TMJ: The Ultimate Guide

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TMJ can be an incredibly painful condition that you can alleviate with chiropractic care. Chiropractors are amazing at relieving pain while promoting healing in your soft tissue. Temporomandibular joint dysfunction can greatly affect your life. Most patients seek to heal over time by using jaw exercises and wearing mouth guards, ice and heat treatments, and

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Chiropractic, Pain and Strength Training:

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Strength Training for Reducing Pain For many people with pain, chiropractic care, massage, physiotherapy, acupuncture, and pain relievers are all possible ways to help them live better lives. However, when researching the scientific literature, weightlifting or resistance training has started gaining traction with more clinical evidence supporting its use to treat pain. Strength training is

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Can Chiropractic Care Relieve Wrist Pain?

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Although we mainly focus on the spine, chiropractors can make adjustments on the extremities (arms, legs, ribs and jaw). Wrist pain in particular can be a symptom that originates from different regions of our bodies, including the neck, shoulder, elbow and wrist. How the problem started will be a determining factor in determining whether the

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Exercise and Stretches for Knee Pain

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Knee pain commonly occurs when muscles, tendons, or ligaments that surround the knee are experiencing inflammation or are injured. This pain is prevalent among teenagers, young adults, athletes, and those experiencing arthritic pain.  Below are the top exercises and stretches you can do at home to help strengthen or relax key muscles to help address

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Acupuncture for High Hamstring Strain

Acupuncture for high hamstring strain

High hamstring strains occur in the upper thigh near the buttock. It is technically know as proximal hamstring tendinopathy. High hamstring strains are a common injury for middle to long distance runners and those participating in running and kicking sports. Symptoms of a high hamstring strain High hamstring strain usually develop gradually overtime. The can

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4 Tips to Prevent Injuries for Runners

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As many other outdoor activities have become limited and spring weather is in full effect, runners have been multiplying on the sidewalks and streets. Running injuries are very common as the body is put through repetitive motion, especially when there is an issue with the running form or an overloading of untrained muscles. Whether you’re

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5 Tips for an At-Home Ergonomic Workstation for Your Neck and Back

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Due to COVID-19, more of us are increasingly finding ourselves working from home. Although waking up, having breakfast in bed, and then opening the laptop for work sounds enticing, it isn’t the greatest positioning for your spine. Here are a few tips that should help make working from home less of a pain in the

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Who should I see when I’m in pain?

Who should i see when i’m in pain?

Throughout the world, musculoskeletal pain is one of the most common reasons to seek help from a medical professional and one of the leading causes of disability. Common reasons to seek medical care include: neck pain low back pain arthritis sports injuries whiplash from car accidents. Traditionally it has been normal for patients seeking care

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What Are Shin Splints?

What are shin splints?

<img src=”https://innergateacupuncture.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/bigstock-Muscle-Injury-Athlete-Runnin-83143142.jpg” alt=”Muscle Injury – Athlete Running Clutching Calf Muscle After Spraining It While Out Jogging On The Be” /> Shin splints are a painful stress syndrome that develops along the region where muscles attach to the tibia or shin bone. Shin splints are characterized as painful aching or burning pain along either edge of

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What happens to your body during a car accident?

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The impact of a car accident leads to extreme force, also known as kinetic energy, being absorbed by your body. Although cars are equipped with safety features to help address this, our bodies are not made to handle the impact of these forces. Auto Accidents cause whiplash injuries:Whiplash occurs when the back and front of

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5 Things To Do After An Auto Accident

1.  Record All The Details Of The Accident: Make sure to gather all the names, phone numbers and license numbers of the people involved.You should always get insurance information from the other driver.DON’T allow witnesses to leave without getting their contact information.  Witnesses are important if there is a disagreement over the cause of the

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Why You Should Avoid Knee Surgery

Knee replacement surgeries have skyrocketed in popularity and frequency in the United States. However, new research presented in the Journal of Arthritis and Rheumatology is suggesting that fewer than half of the knee surgeries performed were deemed appropriate, meaning that the risks outweighed the risks. Even more alarmingly is the fact that more people are

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