Keeping Kids Healthy With Chiropractic Care

Whether they are in the classroom, at the playground, or on a play date, kids are constantly exposed to germs. As a result, the sniffles can spread through a school or soccer team before parents have time to stock up on extra tissues. For kids, getting sick means being stuck in the house, away from school, friends, and activities — always a bummer. And for busy, working parents, having to take time off to take care of a ...

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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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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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