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3 Advantages of Non-Invasive Treatments and Techniques

Posted on February 21, 2017

At PMR, our approaches are always holistic and comprehensive, and we often focus on those qualities when comparing our modalities to traditional Western medical practices. However, our modalities are also non-surgical and non-invasive, and that’s just as important.   In some cases, an injury or chronic pain may require surgery, and we… Read More

4 Tips for Traveling with Pain or An Injury

Posted on February 17, 2017

A recent injury or chronic pain may make traveling more difficult, but it shouldn’t make it an impossibility. Ultimately, you probably don’t need to delay or change your plans significantly because of pain or injury. In fact, you may be surprised by the modern accommodations that exist for travelers with… Read More

4 Ways to Enjoy Healthy Summer Produce

Posted on February 16, 2017

Summer might just be the best season of all for eating and enjoying healthy foods. With the sun out and temperatures rising, it’s easier to say no to carbs and heavy foods, opting instead for cool, fresh produce. At the same time, farmer’s markets are open for business, and many of… Read More

Headaches, Neck Pain, and Neck Tension: Causes and Solutions

Posted on February 15, 2017

Though the three ailments that we’ll examine in this post—headaches, neck pain, and neck tension (which can also feel like neck stiffness, soreness, etc.)—may seem like three disparate problems at first glance, they’re actually closely related to one another. In fact, the causes of neck tension and pain may also… Read More

Strengthening Muscles to Avoid Injuries

Posted on February 14, 2017

Strength training isn’t just for building and toning muscle—it’s also a great way to prevent injuries, especially as you grow older and become more susceptible to them. In fact, building up the strength and elasticity of the muscles, tendons, and ligaments surrounding your joints is one of the most effective… Read More

Should I Care about Organic Foods? Five Reasons to Buy Organic

Posted on February 13, 2017

Organic foods—or foods that are farmed organically, according to certain standards and regulations—have been popular for decades now, both as grocery items and as a marketing concept. But some studies have shown that organic foods may not be as nutritious as once believed. In addition, organic foods are usually more… Read More

Technology and the Spine—Am I Affected?

Posted on February 10, 2017

There’s no getting around it: Internet technology is here to stay. It’s a part of our social lives, and for many, it’s a part of working life as well. We gain many benefits from our computers and smart devices, but they may also be causing us some physical harm. However,… Read More

Chiropractic Care for Pregnant Women

Posted on February 09, 2017

Pregnancy is a natural and healthy process for most would-be mothers, but it some cases, it can cause specific pains or complications. In addition, being pregnant means having to avoid a growing list of activities, drugs or medications, and more. Thankfully, chiropractic care is not on that list. In fact,… Read More

The Link Between Sleep and Back Pain (and What To Do About It)

Posted on February 08, 2017

We now know what many have long suspected: sleep and back pain are inextricably linked. Poor sleep can make back pain worse, and vice versa. At PMR, we’re familiar this unfortunate relationship, but we’re also well-versed in the many ways that it can be improved. Chiropractic care will make a… Read More

The Pros and Cons of Massage At Home

Posted on February 07, 2017

If you’re reading this article, you’re probably already aware of some of the many benefits of massage therapy. At PMR, massage is one of our core modalities, and massage therapy is a component of many of our holistic treatment plans. Among other benefits, massage therapy can help to reduce stress,… Read More