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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…

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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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…

Carpal tunnel syndrome

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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What is Osteoporosis?

Did you know that May is National Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month? Did you also know that osteoporosis is a preventable and treatable disease? We will dive into prevention, but first, let’s review what osteoporosis actually is. Osteoporosis (or porous bone) is a disease characterized by low bone mass and structural deterioration of bone tissue. This leads to bone fragility…

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Everett Chiropractic and Physical Therapy Clinic: Telehealth

The way we all live now, across the globe, has drastically changed. For many of us in the United States, that means telecommuting, at-home schooling for our kids, social distancing, meal deliveries, wearing face-coverings, and virtual meetings galore. The pandemic has no doubt interrupted our daily routines. With our heroic healthcare workers handling the front lines at hospitals, it leaves…

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Can Psychological Factors Contribute to Back Pain?

Standing on your feet for long periods of time; improperly lifting heavy objects; sitting too long–these are common physical occurrences that can lead to back pain, particularly evident in the workplace. But what about psychology? How about social factors? Could there be factors outside the physical realm that affect low back pain, specifically? A group of psychologists conducted a study…