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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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Neck and back conditions-Thoracic outlet syndrome

The condition known as thoracic outlet syndrome often produces a diffuse irritation of the arm as well as numbness and tingling in the arm. Usually the numbness runs down the inside of the arm and down to the ring finger … 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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Benefits of Heat-Chiropractic topics

Heat is one of the most used therapeutic modalities. Heat may be either superficial or deep. Most types such as a hot pack or heating pad are considered to be superficial and only heat the upper layers of the body. … Continue reading

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Tennis Elbow, Lateral Epicondylitis, Sports Injuries

Tennis elbow refers to an inflammation of the tendons at the outside of the elbow. The tendons are known as the extensor tendons and they attach to the lateral epicondyle. The lateral epicondyle is the bump on the outside of … Continue reading

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