Chiropractic Heals Sports Injuries

Whether you’re a serious athlete or just play recreationally, at some point you might find yourself in debilitating pain from playing the sport you love.  At these times, a chiropractor with knowledge in rehabilitation and sports may be able to assist you.  A chiropractor can assist you with advice on therapy, health, nutrition and chiropractic…

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An Overview of Sciatica

Sciatica is a term that usually describes pain that originates or travels down the sciatic nerve.  Sciatica is a symptom, not a disorder, and is the result of an issue in the lumbar spine.  The sciatic nerve is also very big; its about the size of the human finger! Sciatic nerve fibers originate on the…

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Motivating Yourself to Lose Weight

Facing the challenge of losing weight isn’t easy, and to stay motivated to achieve your daily goals you will need the right tools for success.  These tools include creating your specific goals, keeping your eye on the prize and having a good amount of success in the beginning of your program. Motivating yourself daily can…

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Our body’s shock absorption system

Our body’s all have their own systems to deal with the daily stresses that are put on our joints.  Muscles and connective tissue are the main ways our body deals with these stresses, by absorbing forces before they impact bones. Yes, our body’s joints are intricately designed, and for very specific purposes, but imbalances can…

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Healing is a marathon, not a sprint.

Time and consistency are key aspects of chiropractic and how it helps patients with headaches,back and neck pain in Fort Collins.  These are the main findings of a study published in the August 21, 2008 edition of the scientific journal, The Journal ofVertebral Subluxation Research. In the past, chiropractic critics and major insurance companies have…

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Is Barefoot Running for You?

It doesn’t matter what fitness level you’re at or what you train for, if you run, chances are you’re trying to correct your form to maximize your performance.  One step in the process to improve your form can be shifting to a more natural running style and minimalist shoes can be beneficial with Chiropractic in…

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Does bed rest work for low back pain?

Resting in Bed will not help your back! At best there may be no change in your pain, but you will probably learn first-hand that you low back pain or sciatica may worsen by following this advice. Another common misconception is that taking over-the-counter or prescription pain killers will help.  This may reduce your symptoms,…

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