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Chiropractic Benefits Pregnant Women And Helps Children

  Spinal Manipulations With Chiropractic Have Benefits For Pregnant Women And Helps Children   A lot of people are unaware of the fact that chiropractic adjustments are extremely beneficial to women during their   pregnancy and beneficial for babies and children. It is quite common for faster and more comfortable deliveries among the women who receive spinal manipulations throughout their pregnancy. Pregnant women are much more predisposed to back pain than non-pregnant women, primarily due to the extra weight and spinal pressure placed by the growing fetus. For each stage of the pregnancy, the table and adjusting techniques are modified to suit the patient. The stabilization and reduction of the vertebral subluxation complex can be related to the many uncomfortable symptoms that are associated with labor and pregnancy. An important element in creating the healthiest foundation possible for developing...

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Chiropractic Effectively Helps Neck Pain

    The bones in your neck are collectively known as the cervical spine. The cervical spine contains seven vertebrae and supports the weight of the head. The head weighs approximately 12 pounds. The neck allows the head to turn in virtually any direction. However, this makes the neck prone to injury.   Chiropractic Treatments for Whiplash Motor vehicle accidents can cause a sudden movement to the head and neck that is extremely forceful. This is often called whiplash which is named for the whipping motion. The sudden whipping motion can result in significant damage to the delicate structures in the neck. The muscles of the neck can go into spasm causing stiffness and pain. With a more severe injury, the deeper structures of the neck such as the discs, nerves, ligaments and joints may be adversely affected.  ...

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Asthma in Children and Chiropractic

It’s happening again. Michelle can’t breathe and her parents have to take her to the emergency room at 4:00am on a school night. She is only seven years old and a chronic asthma sufferer. She uses her inhaler several times a day, and her parents never go any where without her nebulizer, inhaler, and medication. She misses a few days of school every month and can’t always play outside with her friends. Asthma has taken over their lives.   Asthma Michelle is one of millions of children who suffer from asthma, allergies, and chronic colds. It is estimated that 10-12% of children suffer from asthma in the United States, and it is the most prevalent cause of chronic illness in children. Asthma is caused by an inflammation in the bronchioles of the lungs, which causes the airways to fill...

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Your First Chiropractic Visit

Most people visit a chiropractor only when they are suffering from intolerable pain and injury. What people may not realize, is that a chiropractor not only treats the obvious symptoms, but also the unnoticed problems. Some people may have lived their whole lives enduring a slight headache or back pain every now and then. They think it’s normal, take some pain relievers, and go on with their daily activities.   What they don’t realize is that, in some ways, the slight headache affects their performance at work, and even their emotional state.   What to Expect on Your First Chiropractic Visit Getting regular chiropractic care will help your body get a full system recovery, and will immensely improve your life. But before you  become a chiropractic care regular, you must have your first visit to a chiropractor. All great journeys starts with that...

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Why Chiropractic for Sciatica Is a Great Choice!

Sciatica can be one of the most painful, and persistent conditions known to mankind. It often starts without warning, and gets worse over time. After a few bouts of sciatic pain, there is a good chance that your condition will become chronic – and sciatica will flare-up nearly every time you ‘move the wrong way’ or pull a muscle. Each year, millions of people visit the doctor for help in both diagnosing and curing sciatic pain. For the bulk of these people, who do not have an underlying orthopedic condition, choosing chiropractic care for sciatica may be the quickest and most effective way to find a solution.   Sciatica is a Nerve Issue – Treatable with Chiropractic It is important to understand that sciatica is a nerve issue. All of the nerves in the human body originate from the spinal column....

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Chiropractic Techniques

The chiropractic spinal adjustment is the predominant technique used by chiropractors. To find subluxations in specific areas of dysfunction, chiropractors use touch or palpation, active motion consisting of stretching and bending, and passive movement. Using a Physical Maneuver, the chiropractor will stretch a specific joint gently, right beyond the normal range of motion.   The Chiropractic Physical Maneuver Sometimes, this adjustment will create an audible and painless click. The sound is a result of gas moving rapidly into the space between the joints that were moved from the chiropractic adjustment. Regardless of whether or not a sound is heard, the adjustment has taken place. Patients usually feel immediate pain relief and an increased range of motion. Any soreness from the adjustment should end instantly.   The Chiropractic Nonforce Technique Another technique used by some chiropractors is the Nonforce Technique, which...

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