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Custom-fit Cervical Pillow: What Is It, and How Does It Work?

One way to preserve your spine is to use a cervical pillow when sleeping or lying on your back. A custom-fit cushion can help your spine retain its natural curve from your neck to your back. It works by preventing your neck from bending or twisting at unnatural angles.


5 Signs you Could Benefit from Custom Orthotics (Foot Levelers)

Custom orthotics, also known as foot levelers, are medical devices inserted into your shoes’ soles. They are designed to correct abnormal or irregular walking patterns to stop symptoms such as pain and swelling. This is because they work in the same way as shock absorbers, removing pressure and stress from the foot so that you can move around comfortably.


Can Chiropractors Treat Herniated Discs?

We have 33 individual bones in our spine. These are called vertebrae and they are all stacked on top of one another to form the spinal column. However, between each vertebra is a small, roundish disc.


Benefits of Cold Laser Therapy

Cold laser therapy, also referred to as low-level laser therapy or LLLT for short, is a technology-based treatment that is becoming more popular in a variety of medical sectors and especially among chiropractic patients.


Five Reasons to Visit a Chiropractor After an Auto Accident

The chances of being involved in at least one car accident throughout your life are surprisingly high. Of course, most auto accidents are relatively minor. Nevertheless, millions of Americans suffer injuries from auto accidents every year. 


How Chiropractic Care Can Help with Sciatica Nerve Pain

Sciatica is a condition where the sciatic nerve, which extends from your lower back into your feet, becomes compressed or irritated. Most episodes of sciatica are temporary and last for a maximum of six weeks, but it’s not unheard of for some to last longer. While painful and debilitating, it can be resolved more quickly thanks to chiropractic treatment.


Common Sports Injuries That Benefit from Chiropractic Care

Even the most careful athletes in top condition can suffer from an injury. What happens after the injury is critical. With the right care, an athlete can achieve relief from pain faster. They can also shorten healing time and even possibly strengthen the injured area better than before the injury.


Benefits of Massage Therapy

Most people will agree that getting a massage is one of the best ways to achieve maximum relaxation. Apart from relaxation, a massage has numerous health and therapeutic benefits. There are different types of massage techniques that can be used for the specific needs of an individual. Regardless of the technique used, massage is all about applying pressure to the body. The result of the pressure is slowing or calming of the nervous system. Following are some benefits of massage therapy.


Chiropractic Care for Back Pain

​​​​​​​Back pain is a common condition in society today. Accidents, work environment, and a dormant lifestyle cause chronic back pain. Many people use over-the-counter medication to deal with the pain. Taking too much pain medication can result in dependency and addiction. Excessive use of pain medication can also cause kidney and liver problems. A good number of people go for physical therapy and other alternative treatments.


Benefits of Chiropractic Adjustments

Chiropractic care is gaining popularity now more than ever. It has amazing benefits that help people to have a good quality of life. Contrary to popular belief, chiropractic care is not just for your neck and spine. People seek chiropractic services for more than just a backache. The whole body benefits a lot from chiropractic care. Here are the reasons why you should visit your chiropractor often.


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