Is Chiropractic Care Safe for my Child?

Treating children with pediatric chiropractic care can seem like a big step and parents want to make sure that it’s the right one. Parents can gain confidence from the numerous studies that have been conducted to evaluate the safety of chiropractic care for children. The American Chiropractic Association stands by the assertion that child chiropractic is safe and beneficial. In a 2016 statement, they shared the results of relevant reports with the Australian chiropractor’s association. Some of the study ...

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome vs Tendonitis

Both carpal tunnel syndrome and tendonitis are two relatively common types of injuries that occur in the hand. While they may share some similar symptoms and characteristics, they are characterized by different symptoms. Some people automatically assume they suffering from carpal tunnel syndrome when in fact they have tendonitis, or vise-versa. So, what’s the difference between carpal tunnel syndrome and tendonitis?

Let’s first take a look at the condition known as carpal tunnel syndrome. According to the Centers For Disease Control ...

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Common Causes of Sciatica

Have you noticed a tingling, aching, and/or painful burning sensation generating from your hip? If so, you could be suffering from a condition known as sciatica. The condition receives its namesake from the sciatic nerve that branches from the lower back through the tailbone, hips, buttocks and down through the legs. When the sciatic nerve is injured, damaged or compressed, the person is said to have sciatica.

It’s important to note that sciatica isn’t a particular disease, illness or injury, but ...

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Chiropractic Treatment For Ankle Joint Pain

The ankle plays an important role in our body’s normal range motion. It consists of a hinged-like joint that’s able to move either towards the body (known as dorsiflexion) or away from the body (known as plnatar flexion). Each time we make a step, whether it’s forwards or backwards, the ankle is responsible for moving and positioning the foot appropriately. Unfortunately, it’s not uncommon for some people to develop pain in one or both of their ankle joints.

Depending on the ...

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Overview of Ankylosing Spondylitis

Ankylosing spondylitis comes from the Greek language meaning fused vertebrae inflammation. Just as its namesake suggests, it’s a chronic form of inflammation in the spine and sacroiliac joint. If the condition persists for a long period of time, it can lead to fusion of two or more vertebrae – a process known in the medical community as ankylosis. While there’s no cure for ankylosis, there are medications and techniques available to reduce the pain and inflammation it causes.

Some of the ...

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