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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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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Chiropractic Care Beats Medication for Neck Pain

In this months issue of Annals of Internal Medicine new research was published showing Spinal Manipulative Therapy (SMT) or in layman’s terms a chiropractic adjustment and exercise was more effective in relieving neck pain than than medication.  The participants of this study were divided into three groups: an adjustment by a Doctor of Chiropractic group,…

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Cortocosteriods ineffective for tendonopathies

In an article posted by Lancet today 2762 participants that was analyzed from 41 independently controlled trials.  They found that injections were not very effective in the short-term and longer terms of 26 and 52 weeks they were deemed less effective than no intervention at all. Commentators say, “There is no compelling evidence that any…

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