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Why am I still in pain after my first adjustment?

This is a very common question that I get asked when patients come in after the first adjustment. While, this answer is very simple and even more complicated than they may know at that time. On rare occasion, people after their first adjustment experience almost immediate relief from the pain. Well this does happen it isn't very often. Like most my patience to wait until the pain gets so bad and they just can't function in their daily activities that they finally decide to do something about it. Read More

How to Extend the Effects of Your Chiropractic Adjustment

Depending on the things you do after your visit to the chiropractor, the effects of your treatment can last days or just a few hours. Fortunately, you can extend the positive effects of your adjustments by following a few simple guidelines. Pay Attention to Your Posture Poor posture can contribute to spinal misalignments, tight muscles and other uncomfortable symptoms. Although you may feel better after the adjustment, your results won't last very long if you slouch or spend hours hunched over your laptop or phone. When you use your phone or another digital device, hold it at eye level if possible. Constantly looking down at devices puts enormous strain on your neck and may even cause permanent damage to your spine if you don't change your habits. Read More

The Five Health Behaviors for Chronic Disease Prevention

The top five health behaviors are getting regular physical activity, maintaining a normal body weight, consuming no alcohol or moderate amounts, never participating in smoking, and obtaining sufficient sleep (7-8 hours). If you partake in these health behaviors, it significantly lowers the chances of being diagnosed with a chronic illness. According to the CDC study, chronic diseases such as stroke, cancer, type 2 diabetes, and heart disease are among the most common and costly health problems in the United States. Approximately 117 million people in the United States had at least one chronic health condition in 2012. In 2010, more than 83 percent of healthcare spending in the United States was for people with at least one chronic health condition, with heart disease and stroke alone costing $315.4 billion. Read More

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