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What Is Myofascial Pain Syndrome & How Can Chiropractic Help?

myofascial pain syndrome and chiropracticChiropractic care focuses not only on the skeletal system and joints but also on the treatment of muscle pain. The muscles are interwoven with fascia, a type of tissue that allows muscles to glide smoothly over one another. Both muscles and fascia can develop painful adhesions, often recognized by their hard or knot like texture under the skin.

Muscle pain can be quite uncomfortable and even debilitating in certain cases. When you are suffering from muscle pain, your chiropractor can provide some much-needed relief using a variety of effective treatment options.

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How Chiropractic Helps Alleviate Golfer’s Elbow

golfer's elbow and chiropracticGolfer’s elbow is a condition that affects far more than those who hit the golf course regularly. According to Dynamic Chiropractic, golfer’s elbow can affect violinists, construction workers, tennis players, bikers and more. Essentially, anyone who is prone to overusing the elbow can find themselves with pain inside the forearm and elbow, pain that is unlikely to go away without treatment. While medication and surgery are sometimes options for treatment, chiropractic provides a non-invasive, effective way to relieve golfer’s elbow without the many potential side-effects that come with surgery and prescription medications.

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Sprain vs Strain: What’s the Difference?

sprain strainYou are out hiking and twist your ankle. It hurts, but you make it back to your car without much problem. You notice you have some swelling and it is sore, so you head home for some good, old fashioned R.I.C.E. (rest, ice, compression, elevation). You pass it off, saying, “Oh, it’s just a sprain.” However, when your doctor checks you out the next day, he tells you that it is “strained.” Sprain vs strain, what’s the difference?

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How Chiropractic Helps Kids Who Suffer From Sensory Processing Disorder

sensory processing disorder and chiropracticImagine a world where clothing feels like sandpaper, light is excruciating, or sounds make you feel like your ears are going to bleed. That is what it’s like for someone with sensory processing disorder, or SPD.

Approximately 1 in 6 children have SPD (some reports say 1 in 20, but this appears to be based on earlier research). It is unclear how many adults are affected; it is typically seen in children with autism and ADHD. There is very little research on adults with these issues at this time.

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3 Tips To Alleviate Back Pain While Driving

back pain, driving and chiropracticWhen you spend a lot of time behind the wheel, whether you are going on a long trip or your job requires you to drive around town all day, it can be a real pain – in the back. Many car seats may be comfortable for short jaunts, but they are not built to support the back on the long hauls. However, there are some things that you can do to offset a non-back friendly seat design and alleviate, or even prevent, back pain while driving.