Beyond Neck Pain: How Whiplash Affects Your Whole Body

If you’ve ever been in an auto accident, there’s a good chance you’ve suffered whiplash to some degree. Even a minor fender bender where the airbags don’t deploy is enough to cause rapid extension of the neck, resulting in whiplash. And while your neck stiffness and soreness may fade
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Heading Off Seasonal Depression with the Help of Chiropractic

If you experience seasonal depression, you know it’s more than just the winter blues. The consistent feeling of being down, combined with a lack of interest in the things you usually love, can be devastating. You dread the coming winter because you know what’s going to happen, and it
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Osteoarthritis vs. Rheumatoid Arthritis and How They Affect Spine Health

Often, the term “arthritis” is used as a catch-all. People generally associate it with any sort of joint pain or stiffness. It’s important to understand that within this general umbrella term, there are actually different types of arthritis. Just like there’s a difference between the
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Seek Chiropractic for Relief from Seasonal Joint Pain

It’s people’s natural tendency to blame the weather for a wide range of health problems. Sinus headaches, sluggishness, even gastrointestinal distress – they all seem to “flare up” under certain weather conditions. In fact, one of the most common instances is when people attribute joi
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More Than a ‘Back Crack’: Demystifying Chiropractic Adjustments

If you’ve never been to a chiropractor before, the prospect of going to one might be a bit scary. Won’t your back make lots of noises during chiropractic adjustments – cracks, pops, that kind of thing? Hearing your spine and neck make the same sound your knuckles do when you crack the
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Healthy Approaches to Living with Spinal Osteoarthritis

Millions of Americans suffer from the pain and discomfort of spinal osteoarthritis. This degenerative condition results in the weakening of cartilage in the spine. This is problematic because the spinal column plays a critical role in your overall health. Bone spurs develop to compens
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Soothing Back Injury Flare-Ups

Ponder this scenario: When you were younger you strained your back while playing sports. After physical therapy, you bounced back and were running around the soccer field better than ever. Fast-forward twenty years – you spend less time playing and more time working. You may spend hou
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Seattle Chiropractor | Chiropractic Care and Holiday Stress

This holiday season many of us are scrambling in and out of stores to find the perfect gift, carry loads of groceries and children from one place to another, stretch in all sorts of positions just to hang decorations, and sit in holiday traffic for hours on end. Step back for a minute
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Seattle Chiropractor | How Soon Should You See a Chiropractor After an Accident?

Every year more than 2 million people are injured in car accidents throughout the United States. The most common injuries reported are chronic or severe headaches, neck pain, back pain, and shoulder pain – days, weeks, even months after the accident. As a matter of fact, most minor to
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