Blog Posts in April, 2016

  • Exercises to Avoid If You Have Sciatica Nerve Pain

    Sciatica nerve pain is described as a radiating back pain that can worsen when you cough, sneeze or sit down. The nerve pain is commonly caused by a herniated intervertebral disc, which puts direct pressure on your exposed sciatica nerves, resulting in incapacitating pain. If you’re suffering from sciatica nerve pain, there are several movements and exercises you should avoid as to not worsen the ...
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  • What to Expect at Your First Acupuncture Appointment

    For thousands of years, the Chinese have been practicing acupuncture to relieve individuals of tension headaches, migraines and osteoarthritis. The treatment involves gently inserting needles into the patient’s body, targeting locations that can stimulate hormone release and endorphin production. Although there is nothing to fear in acupuncture, it’s common for first-time patients to feel slightly ...
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  • Does Chiropractic Medicine Work?

    For years, chiropractic medicine has been looked at as the questionable middle ground between standard health and “alternative” practitioners, which includes acupuncturists and massage therapists. According to a recent TIME Magazine article , chiropractic medicine was established as the first type of holistic medicine that focused on treating the whole person as opposed to just the body part that ...
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  • What is Golfer's Elbow?

    Golfer’s elbow is the term used to describe a condition that causes pain on the inner side of the elbow and forearm. The tendon it mainly effects is the flexor carpi radialis, otherwise known as the muscle used to flex the wrist. Although the term is “golfer’s elbow,” golfers represent only a small fraction of individuals who are affected by this injury. Golfer’s elbow can be experienced in ...
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