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Repetitive Strain Injury - How to Prevent and Treat Them

Posted on June 06, 2017

Repetitive Strain Injuries (RSI) – Causes and Treatments Most of us are aware that strain injuries can occur if you overexert yourself or engage in strenuous activities. But did you know that you can sustain repetitive strain injuries from doing things like typing at a keyboard a lot or sitting in… Read More

Chiropractic Facts

Posted on May 23, 2017

Many people still don’t understand exactly what a Chiropractor does, or what the facts are when it comes to the practice of chiropractic. Practicing chiropractors must be licensed in all 50 states, and chiropractic care is covered by all government insurance programs. Medicaid and Medicare both cover the cost of… Read More

Chiropractic Massage

Posted on May 14, 2017

There are many different techniques used to treat pain and discomfort. Chiropractors use a combination of pain relieving methods without the use of medication. One treatment is a hands-on method of massaging areas of the body. This method of healing is growing more popular then ever and many doctors are recommending… Read More

What is the definition of trauma?

Posted on May 05, 2017

Trauma is derived from Greek descent. A situation is considered traumatic when a person experiences a serious injury or catastrophic event. After this, a person may experience shock. Trauma has a medical and psychiatric definition. The medical definition of trauma refers to shock, a critical bodily injury or wound. Blunt… Read More

Professional Sports and Orthopedic Physical Therapy

Posted on May 01, 2017

One would be hard pressed in today’s society to go an entire day without seeing some reference to professional sports. Fame, fortune, and glory are things that every young participant playing in a Pop Warner or Little League game aspires to achieve. However, what many people don’t realize is that… Read More

Exercise and Hip Rehabilitation

Posted on April 28, 2017

Hip rehabilitation is necessary in various situations from just simple pain to post hip surgery. The hip is a very stable joint thanks to ligaments and strong muscles that surround it. If any injury occurs it can be disabling and affect simple daily activities like walking and going up and… Read More

Knee Pain on Inside of Knee

Posted on April 21, 2017

Pain in the inside of the knee can be caused by medial meniscus tears, arthritis and medial collateral ligament injuries. There are two moon shaped cartilage that act as shock absorbers for the knee. The medial collateral ligament is connected to the medial meniscus. As such, any impact on the lateral… Read More

What is Chiropractic?

Posted on April 21, 2017

Chiropractic is a word from Greek descent, which means "treatment by hand." Chiropractic is a health profession that utilizes manipulation of the body. Chiropractic focuses on the musculoskeletal and nervous systems. The philosophy is to create harmony within the body The goals are to prevent mechanical disorders and diagnose and treat those… Read More

Ulcers and Back Pain

Posted on April 16, 2017

There are different types of ulcers. Most of them pertain to the stomach or abdomen area. Some of the most common symptoms of an ulcer are a burning pain in and above the stomach, nausea, vomiting, heartburn or discolored stools. The most common symptom is heartburn, especially between meals, or… Read More

Too Young for Knee Surgery?

Posted on April 14, 2017

A severe injury to the knee may require knee surgery. This can occur at any age. Failure to have a necessary surgery to correct a problem may result in the injury getting worse. Even to the point of total knee replacement. Young people who sustain a knee injury, or have a… Read More