How the Arches in Your Feet Help Stabilize Your Spine

arches feet spinal stability chiropracticAre you worried that you may have flat feet? Are you concerned about the discomfort you are feeling in your arches? If so, you need to learn more about the arches in your feet. You might have questions about what arches are supposed to do. On the other hand, those who have flat feet know just how important their arches can be. The arches actually play a role in stabilizing the spine so let’s take a closer look at the purpose of the arches in your feet.

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An Overview of the Cervical Spine: Anatomy 101 for the Chiropractic Patient

cervical anatomy chiropracticAmong the various reasons why people seek out the care of a healthcare professional, neck pain is at the top of the list. Based on the information that has been published by the International Association for the Study of Pain, as many as half of all people in the world will suffer neck pain at some point this year. Furthermore, as many as 15 percent of people could end up with chronic neck pain at some point during their lives. In many situations, neck pain originates from the cervical spine. Understanding the anatomy of the cervical spine will help individuals understand why chiropractors do what they do, how certain exercises can lead to pain relief, and how they can better manage neck pain.

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An Overview of the Thoracic Spine: Anatomy 101 for the Chiropractic Patient

thoracic spine anatomy chiropracticOne of the most common reasons why people seek the care of a healthcare professional has to do with back pain. Because the back is such a large area, there are countless problems that could arise. When trying to diagnose a back injury or illness, the first step is to figure out where in the back the problem is located. There’s a chance this problem could have to do with the thoracic part of the spine. What is the thoracic spine and its anatomy? What types of issues could arise? There are several important points all patients should keep in mind.

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An Overview of the Lumbar Spine: Anatomy 101 for the Chiropractic Patient

lumbar spinal anatomyWhen people think about chiropractors, they usually think about trained healthcare professionals who focus on issues involving the back. Even though chiropractors can help with just about every area of the body, they do specialize in helping people who suffer from bad conditions, injuries, and discomfort. Without a doubt, one of the most common reasons why people seek help from a trained medical professional is lower back pain. Usually, this has to do with discomfort located in the lumbar region of the spine. When someone is talking about lumbar anatomy, what do patients need to know? Let’s take a closer look…

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An Overview of the Pelvis: Anatomy 101 for the Chiropractic Patient

anatomy pelvis chiropracticWhen people think about visiting a chiropractor, they usually think about a health professional who has been specifically trained to help people with issues related to the back. Even though it is true that a chiropractor can help people with a wide variety of back concerns, this actually starts with the pelvis. The pelvis is located at the base of your spine. When it comes to pelvic anatomy, there are several important points that you should keep in mind. What goes into the makeup of your pelvis? How can a chiropractor help you? Today’s article will address these questions and more.

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The Tremendous Health Benefits of a Low Carb Lifestyle (Bonus Video Included)

low carb lifestyleDuring the past few years, there has been a lot of research on the low carbohydrate lifestyle and how to help people eat healthier. Most people understand that diet and exercise are two of the pillars of maintaining proper health. In the past, a lot of the focus was on minimizing fat in the diet. Even though it is still important to stay away from certain types of fat, such as saturated fat and trans fats, more focus has been on carbohydrates recently. How can a low-carb diet help you improve your overall health?

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What Causes a Pinched Nerve & How Chiropractic Can Help

pinched nerve chiropracticAre you noticing shooting pain traveling down your arms and legs? If so, you may be suffering from something called a pinched nerve. Unfortunately, a pinched nerve is a common concern that many people face at some point during their life. Even though a lot of people believe they might need surgical procedures to release this nerve, this is not always the case. A chiropractor can help. What is a pinched nerve? Why do they happen, and how can a chiropractor help someone recover?

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Why Chiropractic Is A Great Choice For Those Who Suffer From Facet Syndrome

chiropractic facet syndromeOne of the most common reasons why people suffer from back pain is something called facet syndrome. Also called facet arthritis, this is a common cause of disability across the country. If you are someone who suffers from back pain, this could be the issue that is at play. What is facet syndrome and how can chiropractic care help? Take a look at some helpful information below.

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What Is Shoulder Impingement and How Can Chiropractic Care Help (Bonus Video Included)

shoulder impingement chiropracticYou may not realize just how much you use your shoulders on a daily basis. At the same time, if you have experienced a shoulder injury, you most certainly notice it, maybe even on a daily basis. A shoulder injury can make it hard for you to exercise, remove objects from a high cabinet, drive a car, and carry out your daily activities. One of the most common causes of shoulder pain is shoulder impingement. Fortunately, a trained chiropractor can help you manage this condition effectively, not only treating your symptoms but also preventing them from coming back. Learn more about how a chiropractor can help you treat shoulder impingement!

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How to Overcome Temporomandibular Joint Syndrome Using Chiropractic

tmp and chiropracticIf you have been told that you have Temporomandibular Joint Syndrome, which is usually shortened to TMJ, then you have a problem with the muscles that control the movements of your jaw. Unfortunately, TMJ dysfunction is relatively common. TMJ stands for the temporomandibular joint. This joint is responsible for opening your jaw, closing your jaw, and shifting the mandible from side to side. You may think that you need prescription medications, or even surgery, to fix issues that might be present with this joint. The good news is, however, that chiropractic care could be a beneficial alternative.

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