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The Elderly And Chiropractic Care

The Elderly And Chiropractic Care It is common knowledge that throughout life we go through minor or even major injuries. But nature – being as powerful as it is – we heal. However, we rarely heal 100%. So decade by decade small problems accumulate and linger. As we age we experience more disability or reduced ability. Chiropractic is known worldwide as a profession that helps restore ability, prevents disability, and eliminates much of the pain that could potentially ruin our days,…

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Posture Alliance in the Philippines

Posture Alliance in the Philippines VLOG – play the video of this blog Back Joy, a national posture product company, is tying up with Mabuhay Chiropractic Clinics to improve access to products and services for the relief of common every day back pain, neck pain and headaches. The philosophy of natural, non-drug approaches to pain management is what brings these two premiere companies together. Back Joy has 15 locations in the Philippines and Mabuhay has 10 clinics nationally once Cebu opens in…

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Leg pain and the Piriformis Syndrome

Leg pain and the Piriformis Syndrome Slipped disks, pinched nerves and misaligned vertebra or twisted pelvis are commonly associated with leg pain. The one cause that is often overlooked is the Piriformis Syndrome. Often, when a patient presents themselves to a doctor with this kind of leg pain the examination is limited to the lumbar spine. Big mistake! The pelvis is frequently involved either directly or indirectly as a complicating factor in leg pain conditions; and this includes the piriformis…

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Chiropractic Wellness, general

Menstrual Cramps and Chiropractic

Menstrual Cramps Waking up in the morning Mary Welling experiences stomach pain and as she gets up from the bed the back hurts. Yes, it’s that time of the month. Menstrual cramps, a horrible but not unfamiliar feeling. You can get it immediately before getting your period, or during. What a lot of women end up doing when this happens is put hot compress, sleep or take a pain reliever. Surprisingly enough, most women don’t know that chiropractic can help with menstrual…

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Spondylolisthesis – Chiropractic Focus

Spondylolisthesis Now that is a mouthful of 17 letters. No wonder they call this a $50 word. The term Spondylolisthesis is a scientific label or diagnosis of the condition in which one vertebral body is slipped forward over another. The condition may have started in infancy or it may be congenital. There is little to no pain in most cases until there is further instability of the spinal segments involved and the pain sensitive tissues like muscles, ligaments, nerves, cartilage and…

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Chiropractor and the Orthopedic Surgeon

In healthcare circles there are professions that do not always see eye to eye. Chiropractic has earned the trust of the public, the healthcare agencies, the insurance industries and government programs, as a well-educated and proper healthcare disciplines.The Chiropractic focus has always been on the spine and nerves and when the general public seeks professional help they are encountering two very different philosophies of health care in this areas of service: the orthopedic surgeon and the chiropractor. If you liked…

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Chiropractic Spinal Health

DC / MD Co-Managing Slipped Discs

According to the World Federation of Chiropractors the Chiropractic profession is officially identified as: “The spinal health care experts in the health care system.” Most family doctors will be familiar with the medical specialists concerned with the spine, the Orthopaedic Doctor but they will be less familiar with the Doctor of Chiropractic. This article will focus on the condition they both share expertise in… the slipped disc. The difference in approach is entirely based on the different training and basic…

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RIP Jam Sebastian

It was almost exactly one year ago that I received a text from Jam that he was diagnosed with lung cancer. As his Chiropractor, he asked me if I knew of natural methods to treat cancer as he didn’t want to undergo chemotherapy and to find a less toxic way to heal from the cancer. I recommended a consultation with a couple naturopathic doctors for their advice. In his case, the cancer was already too advanced and medical care was…

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Chiropractic Spinal Health Wellness, general

Sleeping in – Good or Bad?

We work or study hard most days of the week, then on weekends, isn’t nice to just sleep in? Yea! But sadly, most people complain that they feel groggy or worse have body pains after they oversleep on a weekend.  Shouldn’t we feel better and more rested after longer sleep? Why is that? Our quality of sleep is best achieved after we have been asleep for a while and that normally takes place when we have a regular time to get to…

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