Disc Problems

What is a Disc?Discs are shock-absorbing rings of fibrocartilage that separate the bony vertebral bodies while allowing movement at each spinal level and enough room for the major spinal nerves to exit from the spinal canal and travel to the limbs. Discs are firmly attached to the vertebrae (bones), above and below. The ring around…

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Does your BACK GO-OUT without WARNING?

Have you ever bent down to pick something up as light as a pen and your back goes into intense spasm, making it impossible to stand up straight again? Was the pencil really heavy enough to induce all that pain in your back? No, of course not. It was just the straw that broke the…

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Flat Feet Can Cause Back Pain

There is a consistent disbelief that low back pain has nothing to do with the health of the arches of one’s feet. The correlation seen between flat feet and back pain prove otherwise, and this is why it’s important to get your feet looked at. Flat feet cause structural imbalances that interfere with the mechanics…

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Fort Collins Chiropractor Explains Why Chiropractic is Distinctive

What makes chiropractic so different than any other type of health care? Why is the care at Rocky Mountain Chiro Care so distinctive? Dr. Mat a Fort Collins Chiropractor shares his perspective below…  1. Wellness   Now we have all heard the phrase “wellness” tossed around, but what does it really mean? Wellness is defined as…

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Maintenance Chiropractic Adjustments Recommended by Spine Journal

Maintenance Chiropractic Adjustments Recommended by Spine Journal

This is going to be one of those huge research articles in Chiropractic that the media just didn’t run with .  In this research article from SPINE Journal recommends following up initial intensive chiropractic work with maintenance care (with a frequency of twice a month) for better outcomes for chronic low back pain and prevention…

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