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median nerve impacting CTSCarpel Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is an irritation of the median nerve in the wrist that leads to numbness, tingling, and weakness in the hand. It typically affects the thumb, index, and middle fingers and is often most noticeable at night. The median nerve travels down the forearm and enters the hand after passing through the wrist tunnel (carpal tunnel) that is located in the central part of the wrist. Learn More

 


 

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Forward Head Position

Forward Head Position (FHP) can cause your neck and upper back to experience an additional 10 pounds of weight.  It occurs when your ears are forward of your shoulders as in the picture at the left.  It is caused by many different things such as slumping when using a computer, cell phone or tablet or carrying a heavy backpack.  It’s believed that as much as 90% of the population suffers from FHP.  Read More

 


 

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Woman suffering with a headache.

Headaches & Chiropractic Treatment

Nine out of ten Americans suffer with headaches and 95 percent of those are either tension, migraine, or cluster headaches. The majority of these headaches are associated with muscle tension in the neck. In this day in age many Americans are relatively sedentary, spending hours in one fixed position or posture. Chiropractic manipulations have been shown to provide longer term relief from headaches than medication. Learn More

 


 

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Proper Way To Sit

Proper Sitting Position is an important consideration in preventing back, neck and even sciatic nerve problems.  So pay attention to what your mother always told you – sit up straight.  More specifically this means 1) don’t lean forward, 2) relax your shoulders, 3) bend your elbows at a 90 degree angle, 4) try to support your lower back, and 5) position your feet flat on the floor.  Read More

 


 

wellness& chiropractic imageWellness & Chiropractic – An article in Natural Health News lists 7 ways that chiropractic care can assist with a person’s overall wellness.  Chiropractic care is truly about prevention; keeping your body healthy and active by restoring the function of your nervous system. Read More