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Chiropractor Dad Wears Baby to Work

We just thought this was the cutest story about a fellow chiropractic care physician in our field of work. Last week ABC News published photos of a Chicago area chiropractor dad, Dr. Tom Williams, bringing his 9-week-old baby to work and wearing him on his chest in a new born baby wrap during patient examinations. ABC News called it “taking the idea of bring your child to work day to another level,”. They reported that Dr. Williams’ patients were thrilled to see the new addition

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Car Accident Injury Most Likely During Summer Months

According to decades of traffic research, the summer months are the most dangerous time to drive. This time of year you are more likely to be involved in an automobile accident and suffer from a car accident injury as a result. Part of the reason is the fact that drivers are more distracted. Drivers take less care when conditions are less hazardous out, the weather is nice, and visibility is high. Paradoxically, there are less accidents during the snowy winter months when it’s darker outside

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Chiropractor Q & A

Chiropractic care is the third largest group of medical practitioners in the United States. Almost one out of ten Americans visit a chiropractor every year. Although spinal care has existed in some form for over two millennia, modern chiropractics has only been recognized as a branch of medicine for about 100. There is still a lot the general public doesn’t know or understand about the chiropractic profession and many people still have a lot of questions about it. Are Chiropractors “Real Doctors?” Yes. Students graduating from chiropractic

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How to Treat Arthritis Symptoms with Chiropractic Massage Therapy

Arthritis is the number one cause of disability, high health care costs, and decreased quality of life in the United States. Over 40 million people in the United States suffer from the effects of arthritis. Over 21 million Americans have osteoarthritis and approximately 2 million Americans have rheumatoid arthritis. Chiropractic Massage Therapy for Arthritis Over 2,000 years ago the Classical Greek physician, Hippocrates, wrote about massage therapy for arthritis and other joint conditions. He urged that doctors should be experienced in “Rubbing that can bind a

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Seeing a Chiropractor After an Auto Accident

An auto accident can be very traumatizing. The thought of being in a car accident scares most of us, but having been in one, I can tell you just how scary it actually is. One thing to keep in mind is the car accident injury sustained due to an auto collision. Injuries from an auto accident can sometimes be very hard to detect at the onset. Some people sustain serious and long-lasting injuries, but do not even know it for a few days. A neck

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Common Chiropractic Issues: Disc Pain

Spinal discs are the rubbery pads between each of your vertebrae. They also act as the ligaments that hold your spine together. Needless to say, your spinal discs are pretty important. Your discs and spine house your spinal cord, which is something you don’t want to get injured. Especially considering that your spinal cord and brain together make up your central nervous system. Common disc pain centers around issues such as bulging discs, herniated discs, and disc protrusion. These conditions can cause pain in several

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5 Strength Training Exercises You Can Do at Home

When we think of health, fitness and strength, we often think of complicated exercises that are done at the gym. But if you speak with any health professional, or with a chiropractor, they will tell you that many of the strength training exercises you are thinking about can be done at home with minimal effort. Here are five strength training exercises that will help you get in good shape, while recovering from injury. 1. Push-Ups One of the most basic exercises you will learn, the

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Health Tips: 3 Steps to Improved Wellness

When we speak about health and wellness, we often think of it in terms of an illness, injury or condition. For instance, if someone has a broken back, they are unwell. When the condition is “fixed,” they are healthy. However, health and wellness is something that is an ongoing struggle within our mind and body. Below are three steps that will help you towards the goal of improved wellness. 1. Move Around Those who suffer from long-term pain or injuries are often in a position where

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How to Stop Relying on Prescription Pain Medication

While there are undoubtedly plenty of great doctors in your area, there are a few characteristics that all doctors share. And the tendency to over prescribe pain medication is one of those tendencies. If you get into an accident, and you injured part of your body, you may be experiencing long-term pain. If a doctor is not able to fix the root issue causing you pain, they may prescribe pain medication. Sometimes, for an extended period. There is nothing wrong with taking pain medication in

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7 Signs That You Should See Your Chiropractor for Neck Pain

A stiff neck is nothing to feel alarmed about. It can happen when taking a sharp turn in your car, or sleeping on the wrong side of the bed. Neck pain can even be the result of a car accident injury. But if you are suffering for multiple days, you may wish to seek a chiropractor for neck pain. Below are seven signs that mean you should book an appointment with a chiropractor for neck pain. 7 Signs You Should See a Chiropractor for Neck

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