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How Upper Neck Misalignments Are Related To TMJ Dysfunction

The temporomandibular joints, TMJ, are the lower jaw hinges that sit on either side of the head in front of each ear. They are responsible for the lower jaw opening, closing, sliding, and rotating. The TMJs are the most body’s most complex joints. The typical person uses them more than 5,000 times a day by...
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4 Easy Stretches that Alleviate Piriformis Syndrome Pain

Root canals. Kidney stones. Piriformis syndrome. These are all ailments that are painful and no fun! Piriformis syndrome especially is a pain, in, well, the butt. Seriously, people suffering from Piriformis syndrome have frequent and sometimes severe pain and numbness through the buttocks and down their legs. This occurs when the Piriformis muscle spasms. When this happens, it can...
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How Proper Rest Helps Restore Spinal Health

You try to do all the right things when it comes to taking care of your spine. You lift the right way, exercise, practice good posture, stretch, drink plenty of water, and take frequent breaks to walk around if you are seated for an extended period of time. Those are all excellent habits to keep,...
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Costochondritis: Can Chiropractic Help?

Costochondritis, also called Tietze syndrome, is often misdiagnosed due to the varied symptoms. It involves the ribs and, depending on the area affected, the pain, discomfort, and other symptoms can mislead doctors to underdiagnose or misdiagnose. Patients may experience pain in the side, back, and chest which means it can mimic several different conditions, including heart...
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Injured at Work? How Chiropractic Can Help Some Occupational Injuries

In 2014, there were 2.8 million occupational injuries. This crossed all industries, but 75 percent were in those that provided a service. These injuries can lead to time lost at work, decrease in production, depression, and temporary (or permanent) disability. These injuries can be caused by slip and fall, vehicle collisions, electrocution, struck by hazards, and...
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