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Swayback- a Chronic Low Back Pain

When considering chronic lower back pain as a disease instead of an re-injury, there are a few conditions one considers.  A recent blog post outlines this idea.  Hyperlordosis, also known as Swayback, is one such disease process. In a normal healthy spine, certain gravity lines are expected.  A gravity line is an imaginary line that […]

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Back pain affects about 90% of the population.  Some of us will be lucky and have only a mild case.  Others will endure weeks or months of sleepless nights and quality ice-pack time.   When it is your time to have a back ache, a chiropractic clinic is the first place to stop.  We all know […]

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Facet Tropism

Tropism is developmental abnormality of the spine. If you have reoccurring pain on one side of your  lower back when you bend or twist in certain motions, you may have facet tropism. This is a developmental abnormality of the small joints of the lower lumbar spine. A child can be born with a slight alignment issue […]

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Fast Acting Chiropractic

Patients frequently ask how long it takes to get relief following a chiropractic adjustment.  There are two questions built into the query.  The main question they are asking is “when can I expect some relief?”  But another question is “when can benefits be measured?”  I have written plenty of articles addressing the first question.  Today, […]

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Does chiropractic treatment help your headache?

A week ago, in the medical journal Headache, a research article concerning chiropractic was published. The results that were published seems at odds with what I have seen clinically. In the research, scientists examined 9 studies wherein chiropractic manipulation was tested to reduce headache. In 6 of the 9 studies, manipulation (chiropractic treatment) was as […]

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Chiropractic Treatment For Spondylolisthesis

Spondylolisthesis is the medical condition wherein one of the vertebras of the patient’s spine shifts forward or backward in regards with the adjoining vertebras. This displacement can be of a single vertebra or the whole vertebral column. Spine Structure A healthy spine is flexible. It is capable of moving, rotating, bending and extending. The high […]

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Custom Orthotics Improve Biomechanics

Why Custom Made Orthotics Custom foot orthotics are highly specialized medical devices that are made specifically to support the misalignment of your feet. You slip them into your shoes and wear them while performing most of your regular activities. Orthotics allow the joints and bones of the foot to be in a more stable position […]

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Muscle Injury After Whiplash

When considering a whiplash injury, most of us think of damage to the joints and ligaments of the neck.  Certainly, those structures are injured.  But we also suffer injuries to the delicate posture muscles of the neck (more properly, cervical spine).  Those small muscles help to control the subtle balance and movement of the joints.  […]

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