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‘Tis the season for accidents to happen.

When it comes to car accidents, paramedics are often the first health care professionals who attend to your needs. Their job is to assess whether you should be rushed to the hospital for immediate medical treatment or deal with any life-threatening injuries right on the scene. Some people have pain and tension right away. For others, the symptoms may get worse over time. Whether the impact occurs from the front, rear or sides, your neck is usually the most vulnerable area of your body in any motor vehicle accident. Car collisions involve rapid changes in acceleration and deceleration. Your body is held relatively still by a seat belt, whereas your head and neck are free to move. The low back can also be injured depending on circumstances during the collision. This typically results in the neck moving very rapidly through an excessive range of motion, contributing to hyperflexion-hyperextension injuries that can affect soft tissues in the neck, as well as joint capsules and intervertebral discs. Whiplash i ...

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How Cupping Therapy Can Improve Your Health by: Dr. Pamela Langenderfer

Cupping therapy is one of the oldest methods of traditional Chinese medicine.

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Metabolic Syndrome: Chronic Disease of todays lifestyle.

Metabolic syndrome is combination of issues that occur together and increase your risk of heart disease, cancer and early death.

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Iliotbial Band: Successful Treatment with Form and Function

The Iliotibial band (ITB) is an extremely strong band of fascia (a form of Connective tissue) that runs from the top of the pelvis, down the outside of the leg, before eventually inserting onto the tibia, fibula, and patella.

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Plantar Fascitis: Do those First Few Steps in the Morning Cause you Pain?

Are your first steps out of bed in the morning causing you severe pain in your heel? Or does your heel hurt after jogging or playing tennis? Most commonly, heel pain is caused by inflammation of the plantar fascia which is a tendon, that starts at your heel and goes along the bottom of your foot. This is a very common issue that can be treated with chiropractic and acupuncture.

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