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Apr 10

Top 5 Reasons Athletes Should See A Chiropractor

Apr 10, 2019


  1. REDUCE WEAR AND TEAR
    • Increased activity that involves high velocity, repetitive and aggressive movements take a large toll on the body often leading to joint and muscle dysfunction.  Minimize the effects by getting adjusted and promoting proper joint mobility
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Apr 8

Headache and Migraine Relief

Apr 8, 2019


There are many types of headaches, however the two most common kinds include tension and migraine.   COMMON TYPES OF HEADACHES AND CAUSES Tension: Tension headaches typically cervicogenic (meaning coming from the neck) and can give the feeling of a tight band of pressu...

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Apr 1

Is Your Cellphone Causing Your Neck Pain?

Apr 1, 2019


My Cell Phone Is Hurting My Neck! How could your cell phone be impacting your spine? Think for a few seconds...whether you're sending a text, scrolling on social media, or ironically reading this article you will notice that you are probably looking in a downward direction, shoulders forward, in a slumped posture. While this may not seem immediately harmful think about how much you, or your kids are on your phone/tablet throughout the week.  The average time on phones/day for adult...

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Mar 11

TRIGGER POINT DRY NEEDLING

Mar 11, 2019


Trigger Point Dry Needling (TDN) is a very effective therapy when treating muscular tension and spasm which commonly accompany conditions like arthritis, pinched nerves, muscular strain, ligament sprain, herniated discs, fibromyalgia, and sports injuries. Dr. Eric Mersch and Dr. Nick Rohlfs utilize trigger point dry needling to release painful tension within the soft tissue. WHAT IS TRIGGER POINT DRY NEEDLING (TDN)? Trigger point dry needling uses a solid filament needl...

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Mar 4

Chiropractic Care and Exercise Performance

Mar 4, 2019


MOVEMENT, EXERCISE, AND CHIROPRACTIC Movement is medicine.  The goal of exercise, much like chiropractic, is to optimize movement and function.  We currently live in a day and age that is less mobile and less healthy than ever before.  A majority of people sit or perform repetitive tasks all day long while working, which essentially leads to decreased mobility and function.   Contrary to popular belief exercise is not about losing...

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