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Preventing Spinal Cord Injuries This Fall

Preventing Spinal Cord Injuries This Fall

What Are Spinal Cord Injuries? There are four different areas of the spine, each of which protects different groups of nerves that all control Spinal cord injuries can be divided into two categories: Complete spinal cord injuries cause permanent damage to the area of the spinal cord that is affected. These are the most serious kind of spinal cord injury and, depending on their...

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How To Find The Right Chiropractor

How To Find The Right Chiropractor

Finding the right chiropractor is about finding someone you can trust with your health, has in depth experience and is looking to personalize a treatment plan for you. During preliminary visits you want to be heard and feel a part of your treatment plan. Given that most treatments are ongoing, finding a chiropractor you can build a relationship with is important. You want to...

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5 Ways Athletes Benefit From Chiropractic Care

5 Ways Athletes Benefit From Chiropractic Care

A visit to the chiropractor’s office can help improve mobility, reduce pain, and increase agility—so it’s no wonder that 90 percent of all world-class athletes favor going to the chiropractor to keep their bodies in performance-ready shape (1). As a non-invasive alternative to pain medication or surgery, regular sports chiropractic care offers many benefits to runners, cyclists, CrossFitters, and golfers alike. Below, we’re sharing...

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Top 5 Reasons To See A Chiropractor

Top 5 Reasons To See A Chiropractor

Whether you’re a regular patient or have never visited a chiropractor, it’s no secret that they’re an integral part of healthcare: Chiropractors treat more than 35 million Americans each year. While chiropractic care is a well-known remedy for back and neck pain, the reality is that chiropractors can assist in the rehabilitation of so much more than spinal discomfort. Read on to learn how...

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How to find Cigna Chiropractors in Portland, OR

How to find Cigna Chiropractors in Portland, OR

Whether you’re new to the city, switching providers, or going to the chiropractor for the first time, finding medical professionals to care for your health can be a lengthy and intimidating process. But when you’re armed with the right information, choosing a chiropractor in Portland should be painless. Below, we’re sharing three tips for finding the right practitioner, whether you’re a first-timer or a...

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What to do after a bike accident & How To Be Prepared/Avoid Crashes

What to do after a bike accident & How To Be Prepared/Avoid Crashes

Bike crashes happen. It’s an unfortunate side effect of an otherwise great activity. Biking is a fun hobby, an economical method for commuting, a healthy means of transportation, and it’s better for the environment than gas powered vehicles. But it can put you in vulnerable situations. Especially when traveling on roads with vehicles. While not all crashes/accidents involve cars, they are by far the...

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What To Wear To A Chiropractor Appointment

What To Wear To A Chiropractor Appointment

If you’re about to go to your first chiropractic appointment you may be wondering what you should wear. This is completely normal as we often get asked this question when patients schedule visits. This guide will help you ensure that your chiropractic visit is unimpeded by your choice of clothing. The simplest piece of advice is to wear something comfortable. If you’re going for...

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Relax in Moderation: How Sedentary Habits Cause Long Term Damage

Relax in Moderation: How Sedentary Habits Cause Long Term Damage

Treating yourself could be the cause of many of your health problems. Health professionals will often tell you that relaxation is key to improving your mental and physical health. The modern culture of “treating yourself” can create a lifestyle of relaxation. This is also known as a sedentary lifestyle which can be extremely bad for your health. If you’re like most folks you work...

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How Tight Hamstrings Cause Back Pain & Other Problems

How Tight Hamstrings Cause Back Pain & Other Problems

There are a lot of factors that can cause tight hamstrings but one thing is certain. If you develop tight hamstrings you’re likely to develop other issues as well. Lifestyles involving a lot of sitting naturally cause tight hamstrings by keeping your legs at a constant right angle for prolonged periods of time. Other things like overworking, without stretching can cause tight short muscles...

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Best Foods for Good Joint Health

Best Foods for Good Joint Health

Aside from avoiding damage to your joints your diet is the number one contributor to your joint health. Joint health can be affected positively by nutrients that help repair damage and promote strong, flexible joints. On the flip side, food can also damage your joints by causing inflammation or by depriving your body of much-needed nutrients. A low inflammation diet combined with nutrient-rich foods...

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