Teaching and Chiropractic Care

Teachers and Instructors spend hours on their feet lecturing and demonstrating in front of a class.  They are often hunched over desks assisting students, lifting and twisting throughout the day.  This causes tremendous stress on the body and can create many painful conditions in the body.  Some teach as a profession and some are teachers…

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Back and Neck Pain and Nutrition

Common causes of back pain include improper lifting, poor posture, lack of regular exercise, fracture, ruptured disk, or arthritis.  The bones, muscles and other structures in the spine need proper nutrition so they are strong enough to support the body and to perform their functions.  Many foods have been shown to reduce (or increase) inflammation,…

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Patellar Tendinitis (Jumper’s Knee)

  Patellar tendinitis is an injury to the tendon connecting your kneecap (patella) to your shinbone. The patellar tendon works with the muscles at the front of your thigh to extend your knee so you can kick, run and jump.  The injury occurs in many athletes, but is most common in sports that require explosive movements,…

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