Monthly Archives: February 2013

Plantar fasciitis/heel pain and acupuncture treatment

Plantar fasciitis is the most common cause of heel pain and occurs in all types of persons both athletic and less active. Sometimes, simply walking or standing on hard surfaces may cause symptoms. Plantar fasciitis is an inflammation of the … Continue reading

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What conditions of the neck may cause arm pain? Chiropractic topics

Disc herniations are one major cause of neck and arm pain. Thoracic outlet syndrome is another condition which may cause diffuse arm pain. Thoracic outlet syndrome refers to compression of the nerves and blood supply to the arm. Several areas … Continue reading

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What are the signs of a disc herniation in the neck?

Disc herniations are one of the more difficult conditions to diagnose and treat in the Chiropractic practice. Disc herniations in the neck occur primarily in younger persons as the disc tends to dry out later in life and have less … Continue reading

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Can Chiropractic treatment help treat scoliosis?

Chiropractic treatment is effective at increasing the flexibility of the spine by freeing movement at each spinal level making scoliosis less likely to progress. Adjustments of the cervical spine may influence the the righting reflex of the neck joints and … Continue reading

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Shoulder laxity and pain. Chiropractic topics

Shoulder pain is one of the most common conditions outside of neck and back pain treated by Chiropractors. Some people are naturally predisposed to laxity or increased movement of the shoulder joint. Some sports which stress shoulder movement may also … Continue reading

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