Reasons to see a Chiropractor after an Auto Accident

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Fear, confusion, and anxiety are just a few of the emotions running high after a car accident. For some, injuries sustained may be severe and immediately apparent. However, during such a stressful time, it’s not unusual for some very common injuries to go unnoticed until much later. In some cases, it may take days or even weeks for the involved parties to feel the full extent of damage done by their collision. For this reason, it’s important to seek medical ...

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Drugs and surgery may not be the answer for your bad back

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The Better Way to Get Back Pain Relief

Growing research suggests that drugs and surgery may not be the answer for your bad back

By Teresa Carr

A typical week for Thomas Sells includes acupuncture, tai chi, yoga, and a couple of hours with a massage therapist and sometimes a chiropractor. You might think that the retired bank vice president and business manager in Southern California is simply enjoying a pampered spa lifestyle.

But Sells gets most of those ...

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ABNC Fan Art

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Advanced Back and Neck Care “Fan Art”

“Got a pain, from the top of your neck, to the bottom of your back?
Then ABNC is the place to be!
Call 609-261-7562 to contact Advanced Back and Neck Care about your pain.
We’ll fix your pain as soon as possible!!”

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The Missing Link Of The CrossFit Athlete: Treatment

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By Lindsey Mathews of breakingmuscle.com

As a chiropractor in Los Angeles, California, specializing in biomechanics of the body, balancing the musculoskeletal system, and integrating functional neurology training, the number of patients I’ve seen from the CrossFit world has more than tripled.

At first, I thought “What the heck is this CrossFit thing? And why are all these Crossfitters hurt?” As my relationship with CrossFit developed, I began to understand what was happening.

Like many athletes, CrossFitters have ...

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For Bad Backs, It May Be Time to Rethink Biases About Chiropractors

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About two of every three people will probably experience significant low back pain at some point. A physician like me might suggest any number of potential treatments and therapies. But one I never considered was a referral for spinal manipulation.

It appears I may have been mistaken. For initial treatment of lower back pain, it may be time for me (and other physicians) to rethink our biases.

Spinal manipulation — along with other less traditional therapies like heat, meditation and acupuncture — ...

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Spinal Manipulation Treatment for Low Back Pain

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Spinal manipulation treatment for low back pain associated with modest improvement in pain, function…

Among patients with acute low back pain, spinal manipulation therapy was associated with modest improvements in pain and function at up to 6 weeks, with temporary minor musculoskeletal harms, according to a study published by JAMA.

Back pain is among the most common symptoms prompting patients to seek care. Lifetime prevalence estimates of low back pain exceed 50 percent. Treatments for acute back pain include analgesics, muscle relaxants, ...

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Parkinson’s Disease is Helped by Upper Cervical Chiropractic

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Parkinson’s Disease is Helped by Upper Cervical Chiropractic

Dr. Justin Brown and Dr. Jonathan Chung, in the Journal of Upper Cervical Chiropractic Research (March 2011 edition), speak about a patient from their clinic that was showing symptoms of Parkinson’s disease and the amazing results she had following a correction of the bones in her upper neck that were misaligned.

This is called the Atlas Subluxation Complex Syndrome utilizing the Upper Cervical Procedure.

This female patient was sixty-seven years old.

She was complaining of tremors, ...

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Neck Pain Manipulation of Your Neck and Upper Back Leads to Quicker Recovery

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Neck pain is very common and fortunately resolves quickly in most individuals. However, in certain cases neck pain can last longer and result in chronic pain, limited neck motion, and disability. In fact, chronic neck pain is the second leading cause of workers’ compensation claims in the United States.

Treatments that can quickly reduce pain, increase motion, and improve the ability of the muscles to protect the neck may help decrease long-term disability associated with neck pain. A variety of manual ...

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Guidelines for Low-Back Pain: Avoid Drugs

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American College of Physicians issues guidelines for low-back pain: ‘Avoid drugs.’

-From Chiropractic Economics February 14, 2017

In an update to a report issued 10 years ago, the American College of Physicians (ACP) published a meta-analysis on the treatment of low-back pain. The study, released on February 14, 2017, is in the form of guidelines directed toward “all clinicians” and the patient population suffering from acute, subacute, and chronic low-back pain.

In this terminology, “acute” stands for pain lasting fewer than ...

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