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Why Are Some Medical Doctors Against Chiropractic?

It’s unfortunate and not all that surprising to hear some medical doctors object over chiropractic treatment. So why are some medical doctors still against chiropractic? Well, without getting too deep into the political side of things on this topic, I will say that there are big corporate interests continually promoting pharmaceutical prescription medications, surgeries and costly procedures which generates hundreds…

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Can Tai Chi Help with Back Pain?

Back pain. Those two little words resonate with so many! After all, back pain affects 8 out of 10 people at some point in their lives. The pain can be dull and constant or sudden and sharp. Needless to say, those who suffer from chronic pain seek relief wherever and however they can. Treatments vary depending on your condition, and…

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PSOAS Muscle Relief

What is the PSOAS muscle? There are actually two PSOAS muscles, the major and the minor. There are 3 significant muscles that connect your spine to your leg–the gluteus maximus, piriformis and you guessed it–the psoas muscles. What does the PSOAS do exactly? You can thank these muscles for allowing you to stand and walk upright as well as helping…

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When Should I See an Everett Chiropractor?

If you’ve never visited a chiropractor, you may wonder what even is the point of seeing one? You know it has something to do with backs and spines but what specifically would make someone book an appointment? What can a chiropractor do for you? Just as one may see their primary care physician to treat an infection, a viral condition…

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Keeping Healthy While Working From Home

The COVID pandemic has turned many of our homes into our very own workplaces. While some may feel the benefits of working from home (bye-bye commute, hello Zoom!), it is so important to keep your physical and mental health in check when such a sudden change occurs. Aside from having a dedicated work area free from distractions, there are several…

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Chiropractic Care for Carpal Tunnel

  For a vast majority of us, our hands are our livelihoods and so it is unfortunate that we often take them for granted. From the most complex of tasks like driving or typing, to the automatic motions like opening a door or tying shoe laces–our hands do a lot! But what happens when you do repetitive motions over and…

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Does Massage Work for Fibromyalgia?

  Massage therapy has been used thousands of years as a healing method. Its origins date back to ancient India where it was used as ayurvedic medicine. Today, people seek massage therapy for a variety of reasons: treating back pain, neck pain, anxiety, strains, headaches, injuries, and even conditions such as fibromyalgia. Fibromyalgia is a disorder that involves widespread pain,…

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What to Look for in Physical Therapist

Shopping for a new couch, a great pair of running shoes, or a refrigerator? You know the steps it takes to make a sound decision. You ask your friends, check out reviews on Amazon and watch some videos on the product. If the features fit and the price is right (if price is a factor), then you make the purchase.…