28Mar, 2018

THE ELDOA METHOD and How It Has Helped Patients Recover Stronger

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For anyone who has been in our clinic, you will see that our clinic is drastically different from other clinics that treat patients who are injured in accidents and mishaps. Gone are the days of using only passive therapies to treat patient’s symptoms. Extensive research has shown that active therapy, combined with passive therapy provide a wider range of benefits to the patient. Each are used at different stages of healing and help patients build strength, flexibility and range of motion. This, in turn, reduces pain and helps heal your […]
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6Mar, 2018

What is “Referred Pain”?

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“Referred pain” can be a perplexing phenomenon for anyone who experiences it. It refers to feeling pain in an area that is not the original source of the pain. The most common example of referred pain is pain in the left arm, neck or jaw but not the chest after suffering a heart attack. It’s important to note that referred pain is different from radiating pain. The latter is when your pain travels down a nerve, causing pain along the length of the nerve. This is often the case with […]
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4Jan, 2018

How Do Chiropractors Know If Your Spine is Out of Alignment?

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A misaligned spine (also known as spinal subluxation) can negatively affect your daily life in a number of ways. It not only causes neck and back pain, but can also cause pain in the rest of the body. This pain is typically due to the misaligned vertebrae adding pressure to nerves in the spinal column. For example, many people suffer from sciatica, a condition in which pain shoots down the leg. Sciatica commonly comes from a misaligned vertebral disc putting pressure on the spinal nerve roots. As a result, chiropractors can diagnose the […]
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4Oct, 2017

Chiropractic for Chronic Back Pain

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About a third of people who need chiropractic care seek relief from back pain. This type of pain comes intwo forms: acute and chronic. Acute back pain typically happens suddenly, lasts 6 weeks or less and often clears up on its own. Chronic back pain, on the other hand, is particularly debilitating and can limit overall movement and mobility. The treatment for chronic back pain depends entirely on the type of doctor treating a patient. Traditional treatments include medication, physical therapy, surgery and/or steroid injections. Although these methods provide symptomatic relief, […]
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28Sep, 2017

Anatomy of the Core Muscles

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In order to make the most of each workout and avoid a serious injury, it’s vital to understand the anatomy of the core muscles. Basically, “core muscles” are those responsible for giving us strength and stability when we bend or twist. They can be broken down into seven different sets: the rectus abdomens, external obliques, internal obliques, transversus abdominis, multifidus, quadratus lumborum and lumbar erector spinae. Each set of muscles then performs a different function, as follows: Rectus abdominis This set of muscles is responsible for flexing and rotating the […]
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15Sep, 2017

What Can I Do to Make My Chiropractic Treatments Even More Effective?

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A regular visit to your chiropractor is one of the best things you can do to eliminate chronic back and neck pain. It is also the best strategy to maintain flexibility and range of motion. No matter the reason for your visit, your chiropractor will design a treatment plan for your particular needs. More specifically, your doctor will provide chiropractic adjustments and make suggestions for appropriate exercises and nutritional changes. These instructions will enhance the overall effectiveness of your treatments. In addition to following your doctor’s orders, there are a […]
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8Sep, 2017

Regaining Spinal Stability after an Accident

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Spinal cord injuries can lead to several complications in the human body, even partial to complete paralysis. In fact, some of its disabling conditions include muscular atrophy, chronic pain, infertility, inability to control the bladder and even paralysis of limbs. So what causes a spinal cord injury? Causes specifically include penetrating injuries due to mechanical disturbance, vertebral fracture or displaced bony fragments which can penetrate the spinal cord or cause segmental spinal nerve injuries. Additional cord insult occurs through subsequent inappropriate manual handling following trauma. After an accident, it is […]
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4Oct, 2016

Why You Should Seek Treatment After an Auto Accident

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At some point in our lives, the majority of us will be involved in an auto accident.  When it happens, your mind immediately begins racing with so many thoughts that you become overwhelmed.  You eventually get out of the car to deal with the other driver, investigating police officers, witnesses, insurance companies, tow trucks and the list continues. Throughout the initial few hours, the last thing on your mind is your health and well-being.  However, within a day or so, you began feeling some soreness and stiffness.  Within a few […]
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7Sep, 2016

Pre-Existing Injuries Do Not Have to Ruin Your Client’s Claim

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Most doctors may cringe and become very uneasy when they are presented with a personal injury patient with pre-existing injuries. These pre-existing or prior injuries may stem from an old automobile accident, from degenerative issues such as arthritis or disc degeneration, from health conditions such as heart ailments or prior unrelated surgeries, or from unrelated mental issues. Doctors know that a plaintif with pre-existing injuries will typically face opposition and criticism from the defendant’s insurance company. Thanks to national insurance databases, insurance companies always know about every prior insurance claim […]
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