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Chronic Pain as a Function of Memory??

New research involving brain mapping and functional imaging of the brain is shedding new light on how the brain deals with chronic pain. The research also shows that the principles and applications of chiropractic theories can positively affect chronic pain. For many years, chronic pain was believed to be bound in the sensory nerves.  We […]

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Ignoring whiplash is a costly mistake

Whiplash injuries suffered from an auto accident can show up immediately or can take some time to become apparent. I have seen many patients with chronic neck pain years following their untreated whiplash injury. Commonly the patient will say something like, “I had a car crash 2 years ago. I felt fine at the time […]

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Medicare pays for your chiropractor visit!

Medicare pays for your chiropractor visit! (if you find the right chiropractor) With all the national media being focused on the budget and cutting Medicare and Medicaid, there are a lot of misconceptions about Medicare and what types of doctor visits they will pay for. Just to make things clear, Medicare does pay for chiropractic […]

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Chiropractic Treatment for Headache

Headaches may be common, but they are not normal. No one is born with an Excedrin deficiency. Sadly, because headaches are so commonplace we begin to accept them as a part of life. There are be many types of headaches and for each headache there are specific protocols for treatment. Your chiropractor is trained to […]

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Pain Med Addiction on the Rise

Addiction to pain medication is real Addiction is real and really dangerous. A number of news outlets picked up some reports this week about the very real dangers of using pain medications.   Research shows the risk with each pill Here is a great example of a story which illustrates the real concern with using […]

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Chiropractic to Improve Arthritis

Chiropractic care is safe and effective for reducing arthritis pain today, but can also slow down the progression of the disease. Remember that arthritis is not a light switch, either off or on.  It is a slow progressive process that gets worse over time.  There are things that we can do hasten the progress.  That […]

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Chronic Pain & Depression

Pain serves an important function in our lives. When you suffer an acute injury, pain warns you to stop the activity that is causing the injury and tells you to take care of the affected body part.  Chiropractic care can help reduce acute pain. Chronic pain persists for weeks, months, or even years. Some people, […]

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Video: Personal Injuries From Distracted Driving

Personal Injuries result from distracted driving. The nice people over at DecideToDrive.org put this together for us:   “U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates that 25-30 percent of crashes nationally are at least partially attributed to distracted motorists.” [1] “According to AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety’s study, approximately 8.3 percent of […]

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