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Disease Prevention: Can Chiropractic Care Prevent Heart Disease?

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. While you probably realize that you should take certain steps to prevent this disease, you may not know that chiropractic care is an effective form of cardiovascular disease prevention.

 

How Chiropractic Care Helps the Heart

The blood vessels in your body and your heart are connected to your central nervous system by millions of small connections. These small nerves control your blood pressure and your heart rate, which are two extremely important factors for heart health. Since chiropractic care can positively impact the nerves in your body, it can be […]

Why Should You Take Your Kids to a Pediatric Chiropractor?

When your kids are healthy, you probably don’t think there is a need to bring them into our office to see a pediatric chiropractor. However, we strongly encourage you to bring your kids to see us, even if they seem perfectly healthy, because chiropractic care:

Encourages proper nerve and brain development.
Can strengthen your children’s immune systems so they suffer from fewer colds, earaches, and illnesses overall.
Diminishes nerve interferences, which could affect your children’s ability to learn and concentrate.
Promotes proper balance throughout the body, which can resolve asthma, allergies, poor posture, and bed-wetting.

If you’ve never taken your children to a pediatric chiropractor […]

Suffering From a Pinched Nerve? Here’s What You Need to Know

A nerve may become pinched as a result of a vertebral subluxation complex, which is nerd talk for a misaligned spinal bone. When spinal bones misalign, they also cause surrounding tissues that are attached to spinal bones to be stressed (tendons, ligaments, intervertebral disc). Any one of these tissues, or even the edema (fluid) produced to stabilize the misaligned bones, may place pressure on the spinal nerve root. This is what is commonly known as a “pinched nerve”.

The human body has several miles of nerve fiber, but only 18% of those nerves feel pain! Can a nerve be pinched and […]

How Chiropractic Can Help with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Do you feel exhausted after exerting minimal effort? Have you feltoverly tired for the past several weeks or even for a few months? Can your exhaustion be traced back to the way you sleep at night? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you may be one of the 1 to 4 million Americans suffering from chronic fatigue syndrome.

 

How Do You Get Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?

There is no exact cause for chronic fatigue syndrome. However, researchers suspect that people who are recovering from an infection and those who are experiencing a period of immune system dysfunction, from chemotherapy […]