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Chiropractic and joint health

Chiropractic adjustments are intended to maintain health joint motion. Motion of the joints is essential to maintaining the health of the joint surfaces and connective tissues. Adhesions are scar tissue like tissues that limit the motion of the joints. Adhesions … Continue reading

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Chiropractic Back Pain Treatments

Traction is a common technique for the treatment of lower back pain by Chiropractors. Traction (in theory) reduces pressure on the disc and reduces the effects of disc herniation. The commonly used Chiropractic technique of lumbar traction (lumbar flexion distraction) … Continue reading

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The spine and Chiropractic

The spine is composed of 26 vertebrae as well as supporting muscles, ligaments and nerves. The spine functions ask a flexible framework to support the body and as an attachment for the muscles. The spine also protects the nerves and … Continue reading

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What is Chiropractic?

Chiropractic care is manual therapy that focuses on the biomechanical function of the spinal joints and the joints of the extremities. Biomechanical dysfunction of the joints can effect the entire nervous system and effect strength, coordination, and balance. Chiropractic care … Continue reading

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Back injuries-Compression Fracture-Chiropractic Topics

Compression fractures are a back injury that may result from a force that compresses the spine. Compression fractures usually occur in the lower part of the thoracic spine or the upper lumbar spine. The area would be about half way … Continue reading

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