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Regenerative Cell Therapy Bakersfield, CA
Regenerative cell therapy uses advanced treatments to help people suffering from pain due to illness, injury, degeneration, or disease. If you are suffering from chronic pain and looking for effective, long-lasting pain relief, regenerative medicine offers a natural alternative for many conditions including: Joint pain Plantar fasciitis Fibromyalgia Carpal tunnel Back pain Neck and shoulder […]
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Regenerative Cells For Knees Bakersfield, CA

If you have recently suffered a knee injury from sports-related activities or a car accident, or if you are a longtime sufferer of knee pain due to arthritis, tendonitis, or degeneration, you know how painful every day activities can be. You may be concerned that surgery and medications are inevitable, but those are not your […]

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Where Are Stem Cells Taken From Bakersfield, CA

Stem cells are undifferentiated cells in the human body that have the unique ability to develop into many different types of cells, regenerating and repairing other cells and tissue. Stem cell injections can help relieve pain and correct a range of different health conditions, and they are being used more and more in many medical […]

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What You Need To Know About Stem Cell Therapy Bakersfield, CA

If there is one thing about stem cell therapy that seems consistent, it’s that there is a lot of misinformation floating around for all of us to digest. It’s easy to believe that all stem cells are the same and that there are no differences from one type of treatment to the next, but that […]

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Non Surgical Options For Shoulder Pain Bakersfielf, CA

Are you unable to raise your arm above your head without pain or discomfort? Your condition could be due to a rotator cuff injury. If you are looking for natural ways to heal without medications or surgery, there are multiple non-invasive options available for the treatment of shoulder pain. Potential Causes of Your Shoulder Pain […]

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Alternatives to Knee Replacement Surgery Bakersfield, CA

If you are having knee issues, surgery may have been a treatment option you’ve considered. Surgery can be a risky procedure and many people view as their only option in order to gain relief. Proper knee function is essential to many daily activities such as walking or sitting. Having knee replacement surgery is invasive and […]

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What is a stem cell? How are stem cells used to relieve pain? Bakersfield, CA

The cells found within the body are complex and come in many different forms. Some are predetermined to be specific cells such as in the muscles, bones, and tissues. Stem cells, however, have the unique capability to transform into specific cells that the body needs because they are undifferentiated. This unique characteristic is why they […]

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Arthritis is one of the most common causes of pain and disability in adults, resulting in inflamed and stiff joints and potential deformity with decreased function over time. According to the Arthritis Foundation, over 54 million adults are currently living with doctor-diagnosed arthritis, and that number is expected to climb to over 78 million by the 2040s.

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foods that fight migraines

Did you know that these  5 foods you might have in your pantry right now can help stop intense migraine pain? Try to include these items into your next weeks meal-plan or you pantry in general. Having these items on hand and knowing their benefits could help you rely more on natural remedies than pain-killers to fight migraine pain when it arrives. Stop migraines pain in its tracks!

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stay healthy and pain free

Nationally, pain is the leading cause of disability and the main reason most Americans access the healthcare system. According to the National Center for Health Statistics, 1 in 3 of us are experiencing pain that lasts longer than 24 hours at any given time. While the source of our pain can sometimes be acute and need immediate medical intervention, others can be managed without the need for surgery. How important is pain relief, and what are some non-surgical alternatives for pain management?

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Car Accident - See A Chiropractor - Envista Medical

It’s estimated that more than 7.3 million Americans will report experiencing a motor vehicle accident in 2019 based on recent National Highway Traffic Safety Administration findings, and about 2.5 million of those involved will unfortunately be injured.  After the immediate emergency of the situation, ensuring a fast recovery has everything to do with quickly receiving an accurate diagnosis of injury and appropriate care. When it comes to successful recuperation after an accident, could calling a chiropractor be your best bet?

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weight loss envista medical

If you’re like most Americans, you’re celebrating the year change with resolutions of more activity and weight loss. However, if setting that same intention has become an annual tradition for you, it might be that your ambitions are among the 92% that don’t last the year, according to a University of Stanford study. If you’re really serious about taking control of your health and fitness, real change will only come from making real changes. What are some surprising ways to support your healthy goals in 2019?

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physhiotherapy-envista

Physiotherapy allows individuals who have become disabled, injured, or are suffering from a chronic illness to regain function and alleviate pain via manual therapy, exercise and motion, information, and recommendations. Physiotherapists are skilled at methods for disease prevention and pain mitigation, assisting with health maintenance at all stages of life. they extend the period of time when people can remain independent and stay at their jobs through standardized approaches to recovery and physical development. Physiotherapy treatment in Bakersfield can help you get back full use of your body and regain your quality of life.

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Envista Medical - Neck Pain Treatments

The capabilities of the cervical spine are incredible – with the best mobility of any part of the spine. Regardless how you move your neck, the cervical spine can support a head of 15 pounds or more. The range of motion and sophistication of the neck allow it greater functional complexity but also make it likelier that you become injured and/or develop chronic pain.

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chiropractic treatments in bakersfield

Roughly 31 million men and women in the United States suffer from lower back pain at any given moment. Anyone familiar with the sensation knows that it can feel debilitating. Not only is the pain severe, but it can become so persistent that it sabotages your daily life. One of the most common reasons cited for workplace absence is, in fact, back pain.

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non-surgical knee pain treatments in Bakersfield

We are likelier to seek knee pain relief as we get older. The process of cartilage deterioration, amount of force the knees must bear, and additional factors associated with aging all explain why knee pain tends to become worse as we age – leading to the need for non-surgical knee pain treatments.

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chiropractic treatments in bakersfield

Often chiropractic care is used for recovery from acute issues, such as when people get adjustments for whiplash from a car accident. However, chiropractic also is powerful for reversing chronic conditions. Plus, it has holistic benefits for your health. To focus on how your body is improved as a whole, here are top overall health benefits of chiropractic care:

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neck pain treatments in bakersfield

Given the strong correlation between neck pain and migraines, it is worth considering neck pain treatments in conjunction with your efforts to mitigate migraine attacks. You can achieve both of these objectives simultaneously through comprehensive, multi-disciplinary neck pain and migraine treatment.

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auto accident injury treatments in Bakersfield

A wide spectrum of injuries can result from traffic collisions. This article looks at some of the most common auto accident injuries to the back, as well as how to recover with the best back and neck pain treatment.

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back pain treatments in bakersfield

Back pain is common in the working population, particularly low back pain. An extensive poll cited by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke found that more than 25% of US men and women said they had suffered from back pain in the previous three months, with approximately 4 in 5 US adults (80%) experiencing the condition at some time during their lives. In fact, back pain is so common that it is the #1 cause of occupation-related disability.

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car accident injury treatments in bakersfield

When people who suffer from injury and discomfort following traffic collisions seek back and neck pain treatments, chiropractors are uniquely positioned to help. Doctors of chiropractic (DCs) are able to help people bounce back from serious car accident injuries without prescription medications by providing immediate back and neck pain relief. When you are considering whether to visit a chiropractor after a motor vehicle collision, it helps to understand the core benefits and most common techniques that are used.

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envista medical neck and back treatments bakersfield

Back and neck pain are huge health issues in the United States. Figures from the 2002 National Health Interview Survey found that these conditions (one or both) occur in 31% of the population over a three-month period.

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The spine, or backbone, protects the spinal cord and is critical to our ability to bend our backs and stand. The spine starts to become narrower when you have spinal stenosis. If you do begin to suffer from this disease, you may experience a lot of pain arising from compression of your spinal cord and nerves as the channel becomes increasingly narrower. While there are various causes of this condition, with a diagnosis of spinal stenosis, Bakersfield and Shafter patients can benefit from the expertise of a professional medical team that treats the source of their pain.

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Electrochemical impulses travel between the brain and the body via the nerves. When a nerve becomes pinched (or compressed), you may suffer from muscular weakness and sensations such as pain, pins-and-needles, or loss of feeling. Permanent damage, evident in muscular atrophy and weakness, can arise from nerve compression.

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Neck pain is extremely common, occurring in approximately 1 out of 10 people, according to an analysis by the Medical College of Wisconsin. There are a variety of health conditions that can lead to chronic neck pain.

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According to the Global Burden of Disease 2010, more people suffer from low back pain than any other health condition. Annually, back pain symptoms impact half of all working people in the United States. The number of annual doctor visits for back pain is second only to upper-respiratory infections.

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Chiropractic care has long been used to treat pain conditions in specific areas of the body, such as the back, neck, and head. More recently, it has been embraced for its holistic effect on stress. By getting adjustments through a chiropractor, patients can experience stress relief (as described below) along with other health benefits.

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sciatic

Sciatica is not a diagnosis itself but a symptom. It describes pain arising from irritation or impingement of the sciatic nerve. This important nerve runs from the lower back to the foot, and pain can be experienced anywhere along it – often occurring in the legs. The legs may also become weaker, and there may be other sensations such as numbness, tingling, or burning.

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decompression

Failed back surgery syndrome (FBSS) is common. Left untreated, its impact can be life-altering, impacting not just your body but your mental health, interpersonal capabilities, and financial standing. Decompression therapy helps treat FBSS so that it does not persist, threatening your ongoing quality of life.

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Throughout the United States, 8.4% of people used chiropractic treatment at some point during 2012 – a total of 19.4 million individuals. The population of chiropractic patients grew to 22 million by 2017, suggesting that the percentage of people getting chiropractic adjustments also increased, to 9.1%.

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osteoarthritis

With 30 million people diagnosed in the United States, osteoarthritis (OA) is the most frequently occurring type of arthritis. OA is also known as "wear and tear" arthritis and degenerative joint disorder. The typical areas of the body where it develops are the knees, hips, and hands. As the disease develops, a joint's bones and cartilage progressively degrade. The condition, which is a top reason that people become disabled, leads to inflammation, limitations to range of motion, and chronic pain.

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neck injuries

People often suffer from neck injuries following vehicular collisions. Whiplash associated disorders (WAD), disc herniation, and stenosis are all potential ways that your spine could be damaged in an accident.

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weight loss

4 out of 5 New Year's resolutions will already meet with failure by the second week of February, according to author and clinical psychologist Joseph J. Luciani, PhD. Dr. Luciani's basic explanation for why these efforts often do not succeed is that the mind is not prepared for the stresses of change.

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neck cracking

Ever cracked your neck and felt immediate relief? If this is a regular part of your routine, it may be time to see a doctor. Going through life with chronic neck pain is no way to live. What's more, taking a do-it-yourself approach to adjusting your neck and spine could have dangerous repercussions. This is especially true if you have an underlying condition you don't know about.

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Thank you for choosing Envista Medical Neck & Back Center this year. May the magic and wonder of the holiday season stay with you throughout the coming year.

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sports injury

We've all been there: You injure yourself and then agonize over whether or not to see a doctor. Some of us take the ultra-tough approach, convinced we can power through on our own; others run to the doctor's office at the first sign of discomfort. Chances are, you're somewhere in the middle.

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sleep neck pain

Experts say that neck pain is one of the most commonly reported types of pain in the U.S As for what causes it, the biggest culprits can include everything from a herniated disc to a pinched nerve—but could your sleeping habits be making things worse? According to Harvard Medical School, tweaking your bedtime routine can sometimes be the best medicine.

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migraine

When we think about migraines, our eating habits don't generally come to mind. But experts say that what we eat may very well increase the likelihood of experiencing one of these debilitating headaches. Caffeine and processed foods are among the most likely culprits, according to a 2016 study out of the University of Cincinnati. Conversely, other foods are thought to keep migraines at bay.

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stretch for sciatica

Back pain is among the leading causes of disability in the United States. Low back pain is particularly on the rise—over 80 percent of Americans will experience a stint of low back pain at some point, according to a 2009 University of North Carolina study.

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superfoods diet for osteoarthritis

The connection between diet and chronic disease is long-established. One of the most noteworthy, landmark statements on this fundamental health link came from the World Health Organization (WHO) in 2002. The WHO panel concluded that a poor diet was a major risk factor for a plethora of major diseases, from obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and cancer to osteoporosis, bone fractures, and dental diseases.

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carpal tunnel relief

Are you experiencing abnormal sensations (such as numbness, tingling, or weakness) on the thumb side of your hand? You may have carpal tunnel syndrome; when confronted with this condition, it is natural to be worried about the possibility of a future surgery. However, there are do-it-yourself strategies you can use to relieve the pain.

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avoid tennis injuries this summer

Tennis is an exciting and fast paced sport, and while it’s not considered as “high impact” as other sports like football or soccer, the quick and forceful movements involved can definitely be taxing on the muscles, joints and bones in the body. Almost 18 million Americans play the game annually, and according to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, up to 78,000 seek medical care for an injury sustained on the court. How can you work on your backhand without becoming a scratch for the season?

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Around 53 million Americans are suffering from symptoms of arthritis. Watch this quick video to learn more!

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sleeping with sciatica

Catching your Zzz’s can be a difficult endeavor if you’re suffering from symptoms of sciatica, which can be experienced as prickling, burning, numbness, tingling, sharp, stabbing pain, or a throbbing ache when sitting, standing, walking, sneezing, coughing, or resting. A 2010 report published by Clinical Rheumatology estimates that 40% of people suffer from sciatica, depending on how the condition is defined.

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Some back and neck pain can be resolved by making a few modifications to your daily routine. If any of the following apply to you start making these adjustments today. Then contact us to learn how our treatments might be able to help you find advanced back and neck pain relief.

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Looking for ways to reduce or delay osteoarthritis? These tips might be just what you need to get started.

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caffeine and migraines

According to the National Headache Foundation, about 30 million Americans suffer from migraine headaches annually, and this debilitating condition can typically last anywhere from 4 hours to three days. With symptoms like throbbing, pulsating pain, and sensitivity to light, sounds, and sometimes smells and movement, avoiding triggers for the condition is paramount to those that experience it. Caffeine and migraines have long been a subject of study, and it turns out that caffeine may (and may NOT) be as bad as you thought.

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Do you suffer from migraines? A variety of foods and drinks have been shown to trigger migraines. Watch this video or keep reading to learn about some of the most common migraine triggers.

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best foods for pain relief

Do you know which are the best foods for pain relief? Check out this video or continue reading to find out!

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knee osteoarthritis

When it comes to joint arthritis diseases, osteoarthritis is the most commonly diagnosed, and while it can also affect the hands, hips, and spine, the knees are the number one joints most afflicted. Incidence of knee osteoarthritis is also on the rise; the Center for Disease Control and Prevention reports that nearly 1 in 2 people will likely develop symptoms of the condition in their lifetimes, leading to significant health, mobility, and financial impacts.

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reduce stress

I’m sure that you’re familiar with the tightening sensation in your shoulder muscles when you’re stressed. The same physical effect can occur in the muscles in your neck as well. This tightness occurs when your body goes into fight or flight mode, but this defense mechanism doesn’t have to be the result of physical stress. Emotional stress can trigger this reaction, causing muscles to tighten, and contributing to neck pain.

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stronger knees

When it comes to finding knee pain relief, a commonly recommended treatment is to develop strength in the legs, hips, and glutes, which results in stronger knees and less pain. The great news is that heading to the gym isn’t the only way to build muscle—yoga has been around for thousands of years, but only in the last few decades has it become a mainstream conditioning and therapy option. According to a 2013 study by the University of Isfahan, just 8 weeks of yoga can significantly decrease pain and symptoms of osteoarthritis. How does the knee benefit from yoga, and what are some effective poses for stronger knees?

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sciatic nerve pain relief

The sciatic nerve is the largest nerve in the body, extending from the lower back, through the hips and buttocks, and down each leg. Occasionally the roots can become irritated, which then causes sciatica. This irritation can be caused by a narrowing of the spinal canal in the lower back (lumbar spinal stenosis), a herniated disc, an overgrowth of bone on the spine (bone spur), a breakdown of the cushiony discs between the vertebrae (degenerative disc disease), or a slipped disc (spondylolisthesis).

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yoga for arthritis pain

The daily pain of many arthritis conditions can cause sufferers to give up favorite pastimes to ease their achy joints. Unfortunately, instead of providing relief, the decrease in activity actually perpetuates a cycle of pain, stiffness and joint dysfunction.

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meal replacement shakes

It’s easy to become overwhelmed when trying to lose weight, There are plenty of products that offer a quick fix, but these short term solutions can cause more problems than they fix. It seems that everyone struggles with their weight these days. In fact, the CDC states that 70.7% of adults are overweight in the U.S.

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migraine trigger

More than 37 million Americans suffer from the headache condition known as migraine annually according to the National Headache Foundation, and if you’re one of that unlucky population, you know you’d do anything to avoid the hours to days of debilitating pain, nausea, and light and sound sensitivity attributed to an episode.

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neck and shoulder pain

Neck and shoulder pain can be caused by a number of things, some of which are out of your control. The most common cause of neck and shoulder pain is trauma. Whether it be from a car accident, a sports injury, lifting something heavy, or simply having poor posture, neck and shoulder pain are sure to follow. Other, more unavoidable, sources could be: degenerative arthritis, degenerative disc disease, or heart attack.

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Thank you for choosing Envista Medical Neck & Back Center this year. May the magic and wonder of the holiday season stay with you throughout the coming year.

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For those living with diabetes, the holiday season is fraught with temptation, and it can seem like there’s a dish of candy, a plate of homemade cookies, or a rich, decadent dinner on every table. It can be hard to resist sampling the goods and adding those extra carbohydrates and fats to your regular diet, but staying on track is especially important for those managing the condition. The following are great ideas for managing diabetes during the holidays.

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Lower back stretches

Lower back stretches provide much-needed relief for people with back pain. According to the American Chiropractic Association, 8 out of 10 people will be affected by back pain at some point in their lives. The following are potential problem muscles for the lower back and accompanying stretches to increase flexibility and reduce pain.

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headache pain relief

Headache pain can be a real, well… headache. And sometimes, finding headache pain relief can be just as torturous. Headaches are not only a nuisance, they can also be downright debilitating. Headache pain is marked by the obvious aches along the head, but some other symptoms can be light sensitivity, nausea, vomiting, and sound sensitivity.

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prevent sciatic nerve pain

I’m sure we all know someone that has had to endure sciatic nerve pain at one point or another. In fact, WebMD cites that 4 out of every 10 people will suffer from sciatica. Prevent sciatic nerve pain or find pain relief with these tips.

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Exercises for Knee Osteoarthritis

While the pain and inflammation of knee osteoarthritis can make exercise feel like the last thing you’d put on your schedule, working out is exactly what experts recommend for finding knee osteoarthritis pain relief and improving function. What exercises are best for easing you into a more active lifestyle, and which exercises for knee osteoarthritis will provide the most stability and pain relief?

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cracking your neck

If you’re suffering from neck pain, you’re not alone. Doctors estimate that as many as 7 out of 10 adults will be troubled by it at some point in their lives. While some simple causes are “sleeping funny”, or turning your head too quickly and giving yourself “whiplash,” there are plenty of activities we do that can cause neck pain. How does the neck support the body, and what mistakes can cause neck pain?

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pain awareness

September is National Pain Awareness month. Education, awareness and action along with information about the latest advances in pain treatment can help bring chronic pain relief to the more than 100 million Americans who experience pain in their day-to-day lives.

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Low back pain is a common complaint. In fact, the Mayo Clinic has reported that lower back pain relief is one of the top three reasons that people see a doctor in America. Low back pain treatment varies depending on the underlying cause. Your chiropractor can help you determine the cause and help you avoid more invasive and risky procedures with the use of chiropractic treatment.

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There are two types of inflammation; acute and chronic. Acute inflammation is a short-lived healthy immune system response and can present itself in many ways such as joint inflammation due to injury or as a response to illness such as bronchitis or a sore throat. This is the body using inflammation as part of the healing process. Chronic inflammation is persistent. It can also be present as joint inflammation like rheumatoid arthritis or in chronic disease such as heart disease, cancer and autoimmune diseases. This is when inflammation becomes a serious problem.

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As the second most common type of pain, knee pain is experienced by millions of Americans. The simple act of stretching can be helpful in various ways. One stretch is particularly powerful.

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Water is the most important nutrient we consume, as it makes up about two thirds of our bodies and is responsible for everything from our blood flow and digestion to body temperature regulation and cell health. What happens when increased demand in the summer from excess heat and activity exceeds our body’s regular intake? Dehydration, and it can have major effects on the body.

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The vast majority of runners suffered injuries and lost training every year. Chiropractic therapy can help prevent running injuries by bringing the body into proper alignment and balancing the distribution of pressure.

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Scientists have long believed that music is a powerful way to impact the way our brains process information. In recent years, the evidence has shown that a soothing melody can actually deliver pain relief.

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During the nine months of pregnancy, your body goes through an incredible number of physical changes, many of which contribute to various degrees of back pain. After delivery, you may be thinking that the worst is over, but your recovery will be unpredictable and back pain may be lingering. Are you nursing a hurting back? Here are some reasons your post-baby back may be giving you grief.

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Not long ago, following a gluten-free meal plan was only recommended for those with Celiac Disease, an inherited autoimmune disorder that can cause damage of the lining of the small intestine. According to the University of Chicago Celiac Disease Center, only about 1% of Americans have Celiac Disease. So why has the “gluten-freeweight loss trend become a $6 billion industry, and how can it help you?

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Each year, Americans lose nearly 100 million days of work to neck and back pain. When these pain conditions become chronic, the range of symptoms expands to include both physical and psychological symptoms. How can you be pain-free at work?

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cracking your neck

Many people pop or crack their neck to relieve pressure. Unfortunately, cracking your neck is not a good idea. Why is neck-cracking dangerous, and what can you do instead?

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Diabetes management: it’s a task that sounds tedious but is critical to ongoing wellness for those afflicted with the disease. Let’s look at one diabetic’s story and pointers on how to handle your diabetes in the workplace.

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Getting diagnosed with osteoarthritis (OA) is not entirely negative: understanding the condition that you have is the first step in treating it. Let’s discuss OA, along with five natural therapies to curb pain and improve joint function.

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Do you want to prevent type 2 diabetes, or are you already diagnosed with the disease? Either way, it’s helpful to introduce foods that have a low glycemic load and are nutrient-dense.

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Have you been diagnosed with sciatica; or do you feel pain radiating through your lower extremities, from your buttocks and hips to legs and feet? Let’s look at the causes of sciatic nerve pain and ways to curb the symptoms.

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Acute pain is easy to understand. Chronic pain is more complex and affects each of us differently. However, recent research shows that a multi-faceted approach is most effective for long-lasting relief.

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The organic, gluten-free, wheat-free, and dairy-free segments are all on the rise worldwide. Let’s look at that development and other food trends for 2016. Then we will discuss the connection between food choices and pain alleviation.

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Do you think you might have a pinched nerve? Learn about the nature of this condition, common symptoms, and diagnosis.

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Many people suffer from osteoarthritis, but it is not always well understood. Let’s look at some of the most prevalent myths surrounding the disease.

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The number of people who are obese or overweight is staggering, a bigger population than was even alive in the 1920s. Extra weight is typically associated with pain. To get started with weight loss, try these body-trimming foods.

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Most of us will experience foot pain during our lives. Sometimes it results from a serious disease, such as diabetes or arthritis.

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Recent research reveals that arthritic knee pain can be mitigated with one simple and effective move: switching to flat shoes.

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Interest and use of chiropractic is large and growing in the United States. Beyond pain relief, how are people benefiting from these treatments? One patient explains her perspective.

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Whiplash is a neck condition that is incredibly common in the United States. Let’s look at the nature of the injury, along with treatment via chiropractic care and physical therapy.

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If you are one of the many Americans suffering from headaches, chiropractic care could help.

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Back pain may make you feel like resting and staying off your feet, but stretching and exercise will actually help to alleviate the pain and assist the body’s natural healing response. Stretching is specifically powerful to prevent reinjury.

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The Cannes Film Festival organizers drew ire at this year’s event when several women were reportedly turned away from premieres for not wearing high heels. Women were understandably upset at the idea that they would be forced to wear shoes that they know are bad for their health. As many as one in three women experience permanent damage from the footwear – such as arthritis, metatarsalgia, and even chronic neck pain.

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As we all know, exercise is essential to good health, but (ironically enough) workout injury is incredibly common.It’s easy to damage your body while performing exercises if any of the joints involved don’t have enough range of motion, says New York City physical therapist Allison McGinnis.

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It’s natural to assume that the more you run, the more attuned you get to the movements of your body and the more your body achieves optimal fitness. Actually, while running is excellent for cardiovascular health, it often throws parts of your body into asymmetric relationships.

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It’s not always easy to think clearly when you get into a car accident. A natural response is to want everything to get back to normal, but injuries often occur that aren’t immediately apparent.

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Peripheral neuropathy (PN) is incredibly prevalent in the United States, with more than 20 million people suffering from the condition. The experience of the disease differs from patient to patient: symptoms can accrue gradually or strike suddenly and intensely. This disease can arise at any point in life but is most likely to occur in old age. Peripheral neuropathy is also expensive to the American taxpayer, with Medicare spending more than $3.5 billion to treat it each year

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Patellofemoral pain syndrome, which most people know as patellar knee-tracking syndrome or runner’s knee, is something that any active person can experience. The basic issue is that the patella (cap) is unable to smoothly move along the trochlea, its vertical track.

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One of the main components of healthy living – allowing people to lose weight, prevent illness, increase energy, and reduce the risk of mood disorders – is decision-making at the grocery store. Before you can make the right choices, though, you need to know what the healthiest choices actually are.

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Spinal decompression is a form of therapy in which a traction table or other device stretches the spine in order to alleviate back or leg pain. The treatment method is FDA-approved, and its proponents say that it can benefit your health in numerous ways.

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Most doctors and researchers now agree that lower back pain relief is best effectuated through a biopsychosocial approach – a recovery plan that combines physical efforts with mental and interactive strategies. This tripartite model is the basis of multidisciplinary biopsychosocial rehabilitation (MBR).

According to Steve Kamper, PhD, of the University of South Australia’s Body in Mind (BiM) project, MBR is a care framework for chronic pain; it includes various therapeutic elements “that target different factors associated with the chronic pain presentation, [as] delivered by practitioners from different clinical backgrounds.”

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