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PMR Blog

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

Chiropractic Care for Low Back Pain

Posted on April 07, 2017

Dr. Craig Tilden Low Back Pain affects approximately 80% of Americans at some point in their lives. It may occur in one or multiple forms, including, nerve and muscular problems, disc injuries and arthritis. Many people are under the impression that the first response to an injury is to immediately turn… Read More

How Chronic Pain Holds You Back

Posted on March 23, 2017

We all know how unwanted and unwelcome pain can quickly ruin your day, from a headache to a scrape to an ache in your lower back. Pain doesn’t just hurt—it affects the way you make decisions, and even the way you behave or react to life events. Unexpected pain can… Read More

Tips for Reducing Everyday Stress

Posted on March 22, 2017

We all experience some stress in our lives, but that may be where the similarities end. For some, stress has an ebb and flow, coming and going as time passes. For others, stress may build into an ever-present anxiety, until it feels like an alarm without a snooze button.   Perhaps the… Read More

5 Benefits of Improving Your Posture

Posted on March 21, 2017

Although we all know posture is important, we tend to lump it in with flossing, or avoiding our smartphone screens before bed: in other words, it’s the kind of thing your mother might harp on you about, but it just seems too inconvenient in our modern world.   But would you still… Read More

The Foot-Body Connection

Posted on March 20, 2017

Since time immemorial, people have believed that there are strong connections between the health of disparate areas of the body. Perhaps surprisingly, many of these beliefs have centered on the foot as a source of both sickness and healing.   Here, we’ll take a closer look at some of these theories, examining… Read More

Holistic and Chiropractic Care for Mental Health

Posted on March 17, 2017

Though it’s been dismissed and stigmatized for much of our history, mental health is incredibly important—just as important as physical health, in fact. After all, how can the body function at maximum effectiveness if the brain—and all of the psychological factors that go along with it—has been neglected?   Just under 10… Read More

4 Surprising Reasons to Take a Vacation This Year

Posted on March 16, 2017

For many Americans, vacation is a luxury, but it probably shouldn’t be. Though not required by law, paid vacation is one of the most common benefits offered by employers, and vacationing is important: it matters for our physical and mental health, productivity levels, and even overall happiness. Here are a… Read More

The Dos and Don’ts of Napping

Posted on March 15, 2017

Some of us nap every day, while others shifted away from napping permanently when we made the switch from kindergarten to first grade—and forever lost out on that precious daily “nap time.”   But is either group making the wrong choice? At PMR, we believe in individualized approaches, and napping is no… Read More