Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

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Those of us who spend a lot of time at a computer, specifically typing, know that it can cause pain in the wrist and hand area. This pain is often broadly described as carpal tunnel syndrome. However, carpal tunnel syndrome is much more than just pain in the wrist as a result of repetitive motion and can be caused by a number of genetic and environmental factors. Carpal tunnel syndrome is pain in the wrist that is medically described as “a median entrapment neuropathy caused by pressure on the median nerve in the wrist”. Symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome includeRead more…

Plantar Fasciitis

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There are a lot of people out there who have heard of “plantar fasciitis” but the number of people who actually know what it is, and what causes it, is much lower. Plantar fasciitis involves inflammation of a large band of tissue that connects the heel bone and the toes in your foot. This condition is most common in most common in runners, overweight people, and those who wear shoes that don’t adequate foot support. Now that you know what plantar fasciitis is, let’s discuss the causes and symptoms of it. Plantar fasciitis is believed to develop as a resultRead more…

Cold Laser Therapy

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If you’ve ever dealt with constant pain in your back, neck, knee, or anywhere else on your body, you know that it can be very difficult to find any sort of treatment to provide you with relief from your pain. At Advanced Chiropractic & Rehab, we offer a treatment option that many people may have never considered for their chronic pain…Low Level Laser Therapy. Laser Therapy can be used to treat pain in the back, neck, knee, and ankles, in addition to treating pain from arthritis, fibromyalgia, carpal tunnel, and tendonitis. Cold Laser Therapy or Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT)Read more…

Sciatica – Surgery vs Chiropractic

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Many people who suffer from sciatica feel that surgery may be the only solution for them to get back to living a normal life. However, it is important to first consider the dangers associated with the surgery before you undergo a procedure that could have long-lasting consequences. But, before we get too far into the dangers of sciatica surgery and how chiropractic could be the best alternative for those dealing with sciatica, let’s first learn a little more about what exactly sciatica is. The term “sciatica” generally refers to the tingling, numbness, or weakness that emanate from the lower backRead more…

Preventing Spinal Degeneration

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As we get older, we all begin to experience more aches and pains throughout our body. For many of us, those pains include back pains, which can be the result of spinal degeneration. Chiropractic care can help maintain the health of your spine and prevent spinal degeneration. But before we get into how chiropractic care can help the health of your spine, let’s talk about how the spine is structured. The spine contains bones called vertebrae, each of which is separated by fibrous discs. The discs cushion the vertebrae, allowing the bones to move freely and pain-free. This spinal structureRead more…

Neck Pain and Auto Accidents

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We’ve probably all seen a television show or movie depicting a character involved in a auto accident and, in an attempt to receive greater money from insurance or a lawsuit, they claim to have suffered a painful neck injury. While these characters are designed to exaggerate the effects of the accident for financial benefit, neck injuries after an auto accident are not at all uncommon. In fact, over 90% of auto accident victims report neck pain to some extent, making neck injuries the most common symptom after an auto accident. Additionally, neck injuries resulting from auto accidents can have long-lastingRead more…

Pregnancy and Back Pain

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Anyone who has ever been pregnant can attest to the large number of challenges throughout the pregnancy. One of the many challenges that pregnant women face is the back pain that they must endure. For most pregnant women, the issue of back pain begins during the second half of their pregnancy. While there may not be any way to completely eliminate back pain during pregnancy, there are a number of ways to reduce the pain to a more bearable level. But before we get into ways to reduce pregnancy-related back pain, let’s first discuss what could be causing it. PregnancyRead more…

How Health Care Industry Must Change to Stop The Opioid Epidemic

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The department of Health and Human Services has recently released a new report with a new national strategy to reduce opioid epidemic. https://medicalxpress.com/news/2017-07-national-strategy-opioid-epidemic.html This new report from HHS is enlightening, but the reality is until something is done with the healthcare system as a whole and the fact that opioid pain medications are about the only thing the insurance industry will pay for without limitations, people are going to continue to suffer and die. Chiropractic Maintenance Therapy Not Covered To meet Medicare coverage criteria, chiropractic treatment should be aimed at treating acute injuries, re-injuries, or exacerbations. The result of chiropracticRead more…

PTSD and Auto Injury

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If you’ve ever been involved in a car accident, you know it can be a stressful situation that isn’t limited to the accident itself. The stress continues as you deal with car repairs, dealing with the insurance companies, and in some cases going to court. While these issues can usually be resolved in a relatively short time frame, the stress resulting from an auto accident can have long-lasting effects, in many cases. For many people, auto accidents can be the source of physical injuries, sometimes minor and sometimes major, depending on the severity of the accident. However, the severity ofRead more…

Chiropractic Relieving Cervicogenic Headaches

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Despite the fact that you may not know what the word “cervicogenic” means, it may be playing a major role in your daily life. The word “cervicogenic” means “originating in the neck” and is often used to describe headaches that stem from irritation to the nerves in the neck. Cervicogenic headaches are the most common type of headache and affect as many as 9 of 10 Americans, at least occasionally. If you’ve been suffering from cervicogenic headaches, you know they can greatly affect your daily routine and quality of life. Typically, cervicogenic headaches start with tightness in the neck andRead more…