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In honor of National Chiropractic Health Month (NCHM) 2016 this October, the American Chiropractic Association (ACA) is continuing its efforts to help the public understand the value of chiropractic approach to pain management, particularly in the face of the U.S. opioid epidemic.#Chiropractic1st. According to the ACA’s website, “With government agencies and respected health organizations beginning to recognize and promote the use of nonpharmacologic options for chronic pain, it’s important for the public to understand that chiropractic services are an important first line of defense against musculoskeletal pain and may, in some cases, lessen or eliminate the need for over-the-counter and prescription painkillers.” health organizations beginning to recognize and promote the use of nonpharmacologic options for chronic pain, it’s important for the public to understand that chiropractic services are an important first line of defense against musculoskeletal pain and may,…

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Neck Pain – Your neck helps you to turn your head when you want to respond to your children, or watch them play; observe a sunset, drive a car, and get a good night’s sleep. When it works it’s a pleasure you rarely think about – when it doesn’t it’s a pain that interferes with quality of life. The bottom line is to never take the neck for granted. The role your neck plays in your life is critical – be kind to it. The neck, obviously, supports the head; less obvious is that it contains arteries that bring blood to the brain from the heart – this is critical for optimum brain activity because the brain is the motherboard through which the entire body functions, so getting enough blood into this area is significant for performing simple to complex…

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The answer would seem obvious – who would want their pain to continue? After a car accident, people often seek relief in medications, or believe that rest will help to relieve pain. So they let the pain continue for days or weeks. Even months. Do they want to remain in pain? No. But they don’t understand that help could be a phone call – and a chiropractor’s visit – away. Most people visit the emergency room of the hospital directly after a car crash, especially if a head injury is involved, or if the possibility of internal bleeding exists. In the event of a major accident, the emergency room visit is critical, if not life-saving. After the car accident, you may consider going straight home instead of allowing an ambulance to take you to the hospital. Good advice is to…

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If you suffer from chronic or acute back pain, headaches or carpal tunnel pain from repetitive motion, there are proven ways to heal through chiropractic care – but how well do you know the causes of your pain and treatment options? Take this quiz of 6 questions and increase your healing intelligence! Answers are below. What are the main causes of back pain? Sports injury Car accident Sudden movement that causes wrenching Stretching the wrong way All of the above   What is the chiropractor’s main and safest methods of healing back pain? He gives you 2 aspirin and tells you to call him in the morning. Exercises that only have a temporary impact – but at least the pain is gone for now. Spinal manipulation/spinal mobilization, along with exercise, massage and physical therapy. Pain relievers   What is spinal…

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Headache – You’ve tried rubbing, massaging, hot towels, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs such as ibuprofen (Advil, Nuprin, etc.) and Aleve (Naproxen), and special medications, which can be hard on the system and cause myriad side effects. But have you visited a chiropractor?You may never have thought that a chiropractor could help ease the pain of headaches and migraines, but those same hands that heal lower back pain can also ease the pain in your head.A chiropractor will conduct an interview to get a thorough history of your head pain and conduct an examination to evaluate the neck. Your Ft. Lauderdale chiropractor may also perform tests designed to reduce, or cause, pain, to find out the cause. A plan of action is determined based on these findings. The most common type of care to ease the pain of headaches is spinal manipulation therapy(SMT), which is especially helpful in…

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