Monthly Archives: January 2011

History of Chiropractic

The practice of Chiropractic originated in the US in 1895 in Davenport, Iowa. As far back as 2000 BC art has depicted using Chiropractic style adjustments with the hands to treat various conditions. Hippocrates, the father of medicine, described a … Continue reading

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Arm Numbness, Median Nerve and Chiropractic

One of the more common complaints for Chiropractors is numbness in the palm of the hand or whole hand. The Median nerve is the nerve that innervates the palm of the hand. The Median nerve originates from the lower part … Continue reading

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Shoulder pain, Biceps tendon and Chiropractic treatments

Shoulder pain is often a very bothersome condition that is hard to diagnose. Shoulder pain that is located near the front of the shoulder is often due to problems with the biceps tendon. Irritation of the biceps tendon is often … Continue reading

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Neck Pain and the Disc-Chiropractic Topics

Neck Pain and the Disc-Chiropractic Topics. This is part three of the neck pain series. Often disc herniations are a major concern of people with neck pain. Most commonly disc problems in the neck cause both neck and arm pain. … Continue reading

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Neck Pain and Chiropractic-II

Neck pain is one of the most common conditions treated in the Chiropractic office. Often neck pain starts after a very minor event such as sudden turning of the neck or sleeping in an akward position. Whiplash or other sports … Continue reading

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