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I think I threw my back! What do I do now?

  While “throwing your back” isn’t a medical or scientific term, it is used to describe a host of symptoms. Muscle strain, spasm, and a ruptured disk are common causes for a thrown-out back; which can happen as quickly as lifting a weighty box or twisting to hit a ball when playing golf.   You might already know (or well…

Active Release Techniques (ART): Using Pain for Permanent Relief

Are you someone who lives with the effects of scar tissue? Living with soft tissue pain, weakness, or muscle dysfunction is often the result of scar tissue. Thankfully, a treatment approach called Active Release Technique (ART) was developed by Dr. P. Michael Leahy for the removal of scar tissue. ART is beneficial for injuries involving tendons, muscles, myofascia, nerves, and…

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Why You Need Physical Therapy for Neck and Back Pain After a Car Accident

According to the CDC, about 3 million Americans sustain injuries in car accidents each year. Though non-fatal, these injuries lead to substantial setbacks in time, money, and quality of life. In particular, back pain and neck pain left untreated can form chronic, life-altering conditions. Research shows that physical interventions make a marked difference in the recovery of car accident victims.…

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Pain Free with Chiropractic Care. It Works!

Pain. We all fight against it. Although it can be a useful indicator to a problem at times, the obstacles it can present to normal functioning can be significant. Seeking medication or even surgery to alleviate discomfort is common, but not always effective. While these approaches can bring relief, they are often not necessary, superficial, and only treat symptoms. Pain…

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How to Raise Healthy Kids

Dr. Gill from Everett Spine and Rehab, an all-in-one clinic handling chiropractic treatment, physical therapy and massage therapy, speaks today about how to raise healthy children. How do we plant seeds to grow healthy kids. Like planting and gardening, wonderful seeks and a lot of TLC, planting the seeds to grow healthy kids requires lot of specific choices that’s really…

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Workplace Hand Injuries

Despite all the amazing things our bodies can do, it is easy to take our hands for granted. This intricate organ comprised of 27 bones is something many of us depend on constantly and presume we will always be able to use. However, if our hand becomes injured, we realize how fragile they can be and how important it is…

Preventing a Hunched Back

A lot of patients come in and say, “I don’t want to end up looking like that old lady pushing that walker around the grocery store hunched forward, barely able to lift her head and looking over the edge of the shopping cart.” First of all, let’s think about it. What causes it? It could be from a trauma experienced…

What Does a Chiropractor Do?

There are people all over the world who swear by the benefits of seeing a chiropractor regularly. Maybe your own health professional has recommended you see one to cure some of your various aches, pains, and ailments. Among people with neck and back pain, around 74% have sought chiropractor for treatment. But what, exactly, does a chiropractor do? According to…