Chiropractic Treatment For Tailbone (Coccyx) Injuries

The tailbone (coccyx) is a triangular-shaped bone that rest at the bottom of the vertebral column. It consists of several segments which are secured in place by ligaments and joints. Injuries that occur in or around the coccyx are often painful, result in bruising, inflammation and limited mobility. And due to the nature of where these injuries are located, healing tends to be a slow and monotonous process.

Coccyx injuries are actually common enough that doctors have set aside a name ...

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Chiropractic Treatment For Whiplash

Whiplash is an all-too-common injury that’s characterized by sudden movement/distortion of the neck. If a person’s head and neck are suddenly thrust forward, for instance, he or she may suffer from whiplash. The extension of the neck strains the muscles, bones and nerves, resulting in pain, discomfort and limited mobility. Thankfully, chiropractors can often treat and relieve the discomfort associated with whiplash.

To put the problem of whiplash into perspective, it’s estimated that approximately 6.2% of the entire U.S. population are ...

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Common Causes of Runner’s Knee

Runner’s knee (Patellofemoral pain syndrome) is a condition that’s characterized by pain and/or discomfort originating from the front of the knee and is usually caused from direct bone-to-bone contact of the kneecap with the femur. As the name suggests, runner’s knee is a common condition among runners, as the repetitive compression wears down the protective articular cartilage beneath the patella, leaving it vulnerable to direct contact with the femur. However, the truth is that anyone can develop runner’s knee at ...

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What Is Knee Bursitis?

What Is Knee Bursitis?

Knee bursitis (know medically as prepatellar bursitis) is a condition that’s characterized by inflammation of the fluid-filled sac in front of the knee, known as the bursa. The bursa is responsible for creating a smooth gliding surface while acting as natural cushions to absorb pressure and tension. When this sac begins to fill with an excess amount of fluid, however, it may lead to knee bursistis.

The primary symptom of knee bursitis is swelling of the kneecap and ...

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Chiropractic Treatment For a Sprained Ankle

Also referred to as a twisted ankle, rolled ankle and ankle ligament injury, a sprained ankle is a condition that’s characterized by the tearing of one or more ligaments in the ankle. According to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), approximately 25,000 people develop this condition each day.

While athletes and individuals with high levels of physical activity are places at the highest risk for developing sprained ankles, the truth is that anyone can develop it at any given time. ...

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