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Pregnancy and chiropractic
October 27th, 2015
Cara L. Borggren
purpose of this article is to review the literature on the topic of
chiropractic care during pregnancy.
PubMed search was performed using the terms pregnancy and chiropractic.
Sources were cross-referenced to obtain further articles and research
information after reviewing the articles obtained through the search.
Rib Pain Treatment
October 21st, 2015
Rib pain treatment by chiropractors was designed
around this beautiful structure. Like anything mechanical, the ribcage too
needs maintenance. Both the joints at the front, the costo sternal joints, and
the joints at the back, the costo spinal joints, can be injured by freak
unexpected sneeze, a bout of bronchitis and trauma such as the injury from a
seatbelt in an motor vehicle accidents, or a fall on the fist as in sk
Tips to Maintain Good Posture
October 12th, 2015
We often hear that good posture is essential
for good health. We recognize poor posture when we see it formed as a result of
bad habits carried out over years and evident in many adults. But only few
people have a real grasp of the importance and necessity of good posture.
What is posture?
Posture is the position in which we hold our
bodies while standing, sitting, or lying down. Good posture is the correct
alignment of b
The Core of Fitness
October 6th, 2015
Core strength is critical for everyday activities such as
placing heavy grocery bags into the trunk of your automobile, carrying a gallon
jug of milk from the refrigerator to the dining room table, and even walking to
the mailbox. When your core strength is diminished, even bending over to pick
up a pencil may result in a serious spinal injury. Weakened core musculature
causes simple, daily physical activities to be problematic. When sta
Failed Back Surgery Syndrome
October 5th, 2015
By Deborah Pate, DC, DACBRRecently I examined a patient with a history of chemonucleolysis to a lumbar disc. The patient stated that the level at which the chemonucleolysis was performed was L4/5. Symptoms involved the S1 dermatome; therefore, it was my initial impression that this was another level of possible discal herniation and not an exacerbation of the previous discal lesion at the L4/5 level.Luckily we were able to obtain the surgical rep
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