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Upper Back pain and sitting on the job

Pain in the upper back, shoulders and neck is one of the most common complaints of those who sit at a desk for multiple hours a day. Often pain is felt as a constant aching pain in the middle and … Continue reading

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How does acupuncture work?

Acupuncture is based on the principle of stimulation of acupoints. Acupoints exist along pathways or meridians of energy that are distributed at predictable locations on the body. Meridians do not directly relate to the muscles, nerves or blood vessels, rather … Continue reading

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Pain between the Shoulder blades: Chiropractic topics

One of the most common complaints of those who sit at a desk or computer for a living is pain between the shoulder blades. Usually the pain is described as a constant aching pain in the middle and upper part … Continue reading

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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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Fibromyalgia and Lower Back Pain, Chiropractic Topics

Fibromyalgia is a condition associated with pain in the muscles, tendons and ligaments. Fibromyalgia in the lower back typically causes pain in a symetrical pattern in the back (meaning the pain is usually felt on both sides of the back). … Continue reading

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