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The Dangers of Tech Neck Sep 11th, 2019

Are you looking down at your phone or tablet to read this blog post? If so, your bent neck may be contributing to a painful condition called tech neck, also called “text neck.”  Tech neck is a common repetitive stress injury caused by the hours you spend bending your neck...

What Does Detoxification Have to Do With Weight Loss? Aug 2nd, 2019

If you’ve tried and failed diet after diet, there may be something interfering with your success. Perhaps you have a food allergy, sensitivity, or intolerance that is hindering your weight-loss efforts. These types of food issues are more common than you might imagine, with up to 20% of people experiencing...

5 Ways to Fight Back Pain Daily Jul 3rd, 2019

If you regularly cry out, “Oh, my aching back,” you’re not alone. About eight of 10 Americans experience back pain at some point in their lifetime. And about 8% of people experience chronic back pain, which is back pain that lasts for more than three months. Back pain can be...

If You Suffer from Chronic Migraines, Chiropractic Care Could Be the Answer Jun 3rd, 2019

Migraines are recurring headaches that cause pain, throbbing, and pulsing, usually on one side of your head. Nausea and blurred vision may also accompany a migraine. Migraine headaches can last from a few hours to a few days, and symptoms can be moderate to debilitating. If you suffer from migraines,...

Reducing Your Dependence on Medications (and Other Benefits) to Physical Therapy Apr 30th, 2019

Since the late 1990s, doctors have prescribed opioids for pain. Pharmaceutical companies, at the time, assured doctors that these pain medications were safe, but people started to misuse these drugs, which turned out to be highly addictive when not used properly. Overdose rates have climbed in recent years, forcing the...

Worried About Infertility? Get a Proper Diagnosis by a Doctor Who Cares Apr 1st, 2019

Infertility is more common than you may think. About 15% couples in the United States have trouble getting pregnant. Infertility is officially defined as not being able to get pregnant after a year of trying if you’re under 35 and after six months of trying to conceive for those over...

6 Medical Conditions That May Be Causing Your Neck Pain Mar 6th, 2019

The idiom “pain the in the neck” means that someone or something is very irritating, aggravating, or annoying. When you actually have a pain in your neck, it can also be irritating, aggravating, and annoying. Neck pain is widespread with about a third of the US population experiencing it every...

Learn More About Finding Relief from Sciatica Pain Feb 12th, 2019

Are you having trouble sleeping, driving, sitting, or performing daily tasks because of back pain? Often that back pain is sciatica. Sciatica is a common condition that about 40% of people get at some point in their lives. The hallmark symptom of sciatica is pain that affects your lower back...

How to Know If You Are a Good Candidate For Stem Cell Therapy Jan 16th, 2019

Regenerative medicine is one of the most exciting fields of development in health care treatment today. In essence, regenerative techniques support and bolster your body’s remarkable natural healing systems to supercharge their ability to repair damage that might otherwise overtake the ordinary speed of repair. Degenerative conditions such as osteoarthritis,...

Achieve Your Weight Loss Goals with the Healthy Transformation™ Program Dec 7th, 2018

If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to lose weight, the Healthy Transformation™ program can help you achieve that goal. About 40% of people make New Year’s resolutions, but about 80% of those resolutions are broken — by February! Many of those resolutions fail because people don’t get the...

Chiropractic Adjustments: A Drug-free Remedy for Migraines Nov 15th, 2018

Migraines are throbbing or pulsing headaches usually affecting one side of your head. The pain can be moderate to severe, lasting a few hours or a few days. In some cases, migraines can be debilitating, forcing you to spend days in a dark, quiet room until the pain subsides. Other...

Banish Unwanted Fat Bulges with the Zerona Laser Therapy Oct 18th, 2018

Do you cringe when you see yourself sit down or bend over and you notice some hanging flesh where it shouldn’t be hanging? Do you try to avert your eyes when you notice that muffin top spilling out over your jeans? Sometimes diet and exercise can help you lose weight...

Could a Metabolic Disorder be Hindering Your Weight-Loss Success? Sep 26th, 2018

Are you cutting calories and stepping up your exercise routine, but the scale is not budging? There may be a reason for that. You may have a metabolic disorder.Metabolism is the process whereby your body turns the food you eat into energy. Enzymes in your body break down proteins into...

5 Interesting Facts About Laser Sculpting Jul 23rd, 2018

Would you like to lose an inch or more of body fat on your lunch hour? Who wouldn’t? Laser sculpting, also known as body contouring and non-invasive fat reduction, is an effective way to lose stubborn love handles, a belly pooch, or extra thigh lumps — without surgery.  At Joyce...

Not Just for Post-Op: How to Prevent Surgery With Physical Therapy Jun 18th, 2018

Physical therapy is less risky and invasive than surgery and, in many cases, offers just as good – if not better – outcomes when it comes to certain types of pain. With surgery, you have side effects associated with anesthesia, possible infection, and blood loss. You may have months of...

Should You See a Chiropractor After a Fender Bender? May 15th, 2018

An accident is just that — an accident, meaning it’s unexpected. You don’t have time to brace or protect yourself from injury when an accident occurs, even when the impact seems relatively mild. You may likely have sustained an injury that threw your joints out of alignment because you had...

Why Stem Cell Therapy Is a Game Changer for Joint Health Apr 27th, 2018

If you suffer from persistent joint pain that disrupts your daily activities, you may want to consider stem cell therapy to help relieve your suffering and heal damaged tissues. Unlike surgical joint repair or reconstruction, stem cell therapy is a minimally invasive, nonsurgical procedure that requires little to no recovery...

12 Tips for Preventing Back Pain Apr 25th, 2018

Back pain plagues most people at some point in their lives. You can avoid it, however, with some simple changes to your daily habits. Consider the way you carry yourself, your fashion choices, what you eat, and your tech habits -- all can contribute to back pain.Follow these 12 tips...

Muffin Tops and Love Handles: Why Fat Deposits in These Spots Feb 28th, 2018

You want to lose weight, but more specifically, you want to lose fat in those pesky love handles or muffin top. Other names for these stubborn fat storage sites are a spare tire, middle-age spread, and plain old flab. These problem areas bulge over your waist band and seem to...

5 Exercises to Strengthen Your Lower Back Jan 10th, 2018

Lower back pain is the leading cause of disability worldwide, with up to 80% of the population experiencing back pain at some point. But you can reduce your risk of back pain with the help of Dr. Hooman M. Melamed, a board-certified orthopedic back surgeon.To keep your back strong and...