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Health and Fitness Advice

When to use ICE vs HEAT

By Karen Campion, DC

ICE is always used for any ACUTE (new) injury. There is normally lots of swelling initially, and it can continue for days or weeks following the injury. ICE is always the first choice and usually extends for more than 24hrs after the injury. Read entire article.

Back in Shape & Pain Free

Provided by American Chiropractic Association

Stretching and an active lifestyle are often recommended to help reduce back pain and speed the recovery process following an injury. Improving flexibility through stretching is also an excellent way to avoid future injuries. Learn passive and active stretches.

Don’t Take Arthritis Lying Down
Provided by American Chiropractic Association

Years ago doctors hardly ever told rheumatoid arthritis patients to “go take a hike” or “go for a swim.” Arthritis was considered an inherent part of the aging process and a signal to a patient that it is time to slow down. But not so anymore. Recent Research and clinical findings show that there is much more to life for arthritis patients than the traditional recommendation of bed rest and drug therapy. Learn more here.

Chiropractic Advice for Moms-to-be
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As many new mothers can attest, the muscle strains of pregnancy are very real and can be more than just a nuisance. The average weight gain of 25 to 35 pounds, combined with the increased stress on the body by the baby may cause severe discomfort. What can you do?

Provided by American Chiropractic Association

If you or your loved ones have been diagnosed with fibromyalgia, you may be wondering what the disorder means for you. The condition still remains a mystery, although an estimated 3 to 6 percent of Americans, predominately women, have fibromyalgia syndrome. Learn more about fibromyalgia and how chiropractic care can help.

Headaches & Chiropractic
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If you have a headache, you’re not alone. Nine out of ten American suffer from headaches. Some are occasional, some frequent, some are dull and throbbing, and some cause debilitating pain and nausea. What do you do when you suffer from a pounding headache? Do you grit your teeth and carry on? Lie down? Pop a pill and hope the pain goes away? There is a better alternative.

Provided by American Chiropractic Association

Sciatica describes persistent pain felt along the sciatic nerve, which runs from the lower back down, through the buttock, and into the lower leg. Although sciatica is a relatively common form of low-back and leg pain, the true meeting of the term is misunderstood. Sciatica is actually a set of symptoms – not a diagnosis for what is irritating the nerve root and causing the pain. Learn more here.

Sports Injuries
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Participation in sports or exercise is an important step in maintaining your health. Exercise strengthens your heart, bones, and joints and reduces stress, among many other benefits. Unfortunately, injuries during participation in sports are all too common. Learn about Strains and Sprains, Diagnosis and Treatment, Prevention and more.