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Intrоduсtiоn tо Hеаdасhеѕ and What Chiropractic Can Do Headaches are an inсrеdiblу common оссurrеnсе fоr the majority оf us аnd ассоrding tо the Amеriсаn Chirорrасtiс Aѕѕосiаtiоn (ACA), 90% оf аll people will experience at least оnе hеаdасhе in thе next year аlоnе. Luсkilу fоr us, оf thаt 90% оnlу 1% оf all hеаdасhеѕ experienced will bе еmеrgеnсу-rеlаtеd (from ѕtrоkе, hеmоrrhаgе, aneurysm, еtс.). In thiѕ аrtiсlе wе’ll bе diѕсuѕѕing thе tор four hеаdасhеѕ, whiсh comprise 95% оf all hеаdасhеѕ, but bеfоrе wе do thеrе’ѕ an imроrtаnt роint we’d likе tо make: headaches аrе a nuisance, nо one would disagree with thаt ѕtаtеmеnt, but thеу аrе also a signal frоm оur bоdiеѕ соmmuniсаting vitаl infоrmаtiоn; tаking the opportunity tо аѕѕеѕѕ whу thе body iѕ sending us thiѕ signal iѕ imроrtаnt in brеаking the сусlе of trеаting the ѕуmрtоmѕ оf a headache rаthеr…

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Stress is the number one cause of most, if not all pains and diseases. The three types of stressors are: a) chemical-what we eat and breath b) mental stress-relationship, finances, work, etc c) physical stress – sports injuries, falls, traumas, car accidents This information is about the physical stress most people do not know about. It causes the most damage to the spine and leads to chronic issues such as arthritis and ongoing muscle and joint pain. It’s repetitive stress. In today’s workplace, about 86% of people sit at the computer. Even worse, surveys revealed that after work, an average person sits another 3-5 hours when driving, eating dinner, reading and watching shows/movies and sleep for 8 hours leading to a sedentary life of 21 hours. This repetitive lifestyle has been labeled sitting disease, which is the major cause of…

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A Fort Lauderdale chiropractor explains the necessity of chiropractic treatment to heal car accident injuries Car accidents are a part of life, unfortunately, and those dents and dings in your vehicle often can be matched with hurts and bruises you also have suffered. If you don’t seek medical attention directly following a car accident, you could suffer for weeks or years afterwards. Having neck pain? Have you suffered whiplash from a car accident? Does your arm hurt when you try to raise it? Are you suffering from headaches? These could all be traced back to a motor vehicle accident and one of the best ways to heal is to seek help from a Fort Lauderdale chiropractor. Car accidents are something you try to avoid. Getting help from pain should be something you seek out – only the healing hands of…

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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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Do you have a pain in the neck? Or back? Were you in a car accident? The sudden jerk or forward movement of a car crash can send your muscles and joints into chaos – think of what the inside of your car looked like after the accident, with items tossed all over the place. Your muscles and joints have also suffered from the impact, twisting and turning in unnatural ways, making any simple task painful. Reaching into your closet, a simple turn of the neck, or merely sitting for long periods and watching TV can be brutal if you are suffering from whiplash pain. Before you reach for pain medication, seek the help of a Ft. Lauderdale chiropractor. Your injury can be helped with the right chiropractic treatment, and regardless of the intensity of the injury, a chiropractor can…

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Whiplash injury, often the result of motor vehicle collisions, is caused by the jerk of the head in the sudden stop of the vehicle. Studies have shown that the most extensive whiplash injuries happen when the victim’s vehicle sustains a rear-end collision. Whiplash generally causes a breakdown in joint function, in which a joint in the spine or limbs lose normal resiliency and ability to absorb shock. This leads to restrictions in the patient’s range of movement and, sometimes, endless pain. Because each case of whiplash is different, treatment should be individualized according to the patient’s health needs.  To help heal, a Ft. Lauderdale chiropractor will employ several methods, including muscle manipulation, relaxation and stimulation, as well as exercises and changes to lifestyle. Spinal manipulation involves gently moving the joint into the direction in which it is restricted, to help…

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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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