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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Whiplash is common among victims of Auto Accidents

Whiplash is a serious injury that is common among automobile accident victims and sometimes alternative pain relief methods injury victims. Whiplash creates a series of serious pain in the neck and throughout the rest of the body. The severity of the pain is dependent on the nature of the injuries sustained during the accident. If…

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Headache Treatment with Chiropractic

Headache treatment in Fort Collins is offered through the professionals at Rocky Mountain Chiro Care.   Tension, migraine, chronic and cluster headaches are some of the most incapacitating and painful experiences someone can endure. Although most of the time they are not life-threatening, people that experience headaches know that they are something that is uncontrollable…

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Why Does My Back “Go Out” Without Any 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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Whiplash accident

Following a Whiplash accident there are a host of different common symptoms that can happen.  Some of the more common symptoms include neck pain, headaches, pain at the base of your head, shoulder, and even jaw pain.  Other symptoms include but are not limited to numbness and tingling, muscle spasms, difficulty sleeping, irritability, memory loss,…

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Summer Headaches & Migraines

According to a recent Harvard University Study, mind-numbing headaches are more likely to strike as the mercury rises and for headache sufferers, the unpredictability of summer weather can do more than ruin outdoor plans – it can trigger debilitating headaches and migraines. Heat can lead to migraines for a variety of reasons, the primary being…

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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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Reasons Why Chiropractic is the Best Option for Disc Herniation

If you’ve been diagnosed with a disc herniation, you might be worried about your options for recovery. You’ll be happy to know that chiropractic is a great alternative to risky procedures. A disc herniation occurs when one of the jelly-like discs in your spine loses its integrity and bulges or pushes out from its normal…

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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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