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Carlson Chiropractic Blog

The Dangers of Opioids: A National Emergency

Posted by Carlson Chiropractic on May 23, 2019 12:00:52 PM

We all have pain. Whether you’ve been in an accident or are just experiencing the aches and pains that come with aging, one thing will always remain true - if you’re in pain, you need relief.

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Topics: Pain and Prevention

Neck Pain Isn’t the Only Sign of Whiplash

Posted by Carlson Chiropractic on Mar 20, 2019 11:43:00 AM

Neck Pain Isn’t the Only Sign of Whiplash - Here Are Some Things to Know

Car accidents, even if they’re minor, carry a significant risk of whiplash. After an accident, most people assume that if they’re not in any immediate pain — especially neck pain — then they’re probably fine. At Carlson Chiropractic, we know that’s not true. Neck pain isn’t the only sign that you’ve suffered whiplash or more serious injuries. In this blog, we’re going to look at some of the less often cited, but no less important, symptoms of collision injuries.

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Topics: Pain and Prevention

Preventing Back Pain by Improving Posture

Posted by Carlson Chiropractic on May 16, 2018 3:32:00 PM

Did You Know Improving Your Posture Can Prevent Back Pain?

Back pain comes in a variety of different forms, but they all have one thing in common — they are deeply unpleasant. Even the mildest aches and pains in your back or spine can get in the way of your daily life, and severe back pain can be truly debilitating. While Carlson Chiropractic offers a range of treatment options for back pain, in some cases there are simple things you can do yourself to prevent back pain. For instance, did you know just how much of a difference your posture can make? Read on for helpful advice in today’s blog.

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Topics: Pain and Prevention

How Bad is Your Back Pain?

Posted by Carlson Chiropractic on Mar 30, 2018 11:22:00 AM

Is your back pain holding you back from the active lifestyle you wish to live? You're not alone and it's time for you to find natural relief.

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Topics: Pain and Prevention

Whiplash and Chiropractic Care

Posted by Carlson Chiropractic on Jan 8, 2018 7:30:00 AM


Tragic Result of Uncorrected Trauma

Collisions that occur during sporting events, slips, falls or automobile crashes can all have a damaging effect on your neck and back. These types of collision-related injuries are often called a "whiplash." The resulting instability of the spine and soft tissues can contribute to headaches, dizziness, blurred vision, pain in the shoulders, arms and hands, reduced ability to turn and bend, and low back problems. As the body attempts to adapt, symptoms may not appear until weeks or even months later. 

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Topics: Pain and Prevention

Is it Sciatica? Causes and Treatments for Sciatic Nerve Pain

Posted by Carlson Chiropractic on Nov 20, 2017 9:01:00 AM

What is Sciatica?
This common condition affects more than 3 million people each year in the United States. Sciatica rarely occurs before age 20 and is most likely to develop around age 40 or 50.

Sciatica can cause serious pain that starts in the spine and typically extends down the back of the leg. Sciatic nerve pain can be excruciating and debilitating, sometimes making standing or sitting difficult or impossible.   
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Topics: Pain and Prevention

4 Posture Correction Tips for Your Teen

Posted by Carlson Chiropractic on Oct 15, 2017 2:33:00 PM


There are few things worse than watching your teen struggle with their posture. Healthy habits are hard to instill. The pervasive use of electronic devices has most parents frustrated and the advent of concerns of "text neck" are just the beginning! We all look at our kids' lifestyles and wonder how they are going to overcome these modern challenges.

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Topics: Pain and Prevention

Back Pain Relief from Your Chiropractor

Posted by Carlson Chiropractic on Jul 31, 2017 2:53:39 PM

Do you suffer from lower pack pain? Have you been told you need back surgery? 

Spinal decompression therapy is a procedure where we decrease pressure on the disc pad that's been injured through disc herniation or disc bulging. Proper care over time, treats the cause of the back pain instead of masking the symptoms, providing back pain relief. 

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What are Essential Oils and how can they Enhance Chiropractic Care?

Posted by Carlson Chiropractic on Jun 3, 2017 9:35:00 AM

What is an essential oil?

If you have ever literally stopped to smell the roses, you’ve experienced the aromatic qualities of essential oils. These naturally occurring, volatile aromatic compounds are found in the seeds, bark, stems, roots, flowers, and other parts of plants. They are usually extracted through steam distillation, however, there are several other methods used.

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Topics: Pain and Prevention

The Causes of Arthritis in the Spine and How to Prevent Pain From Getting Worse

Posted by Carlson Chiropractic on Apr 21, 2017 8:03:00 AM

 

When we think of arthritis, we often imagine swollen and aching joints in the hands and knees of an elderly person. But did you know that arthritis can also occur, and often does, in the spine? Spinal arthritis can be very painful and debilitating.

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Topics: Pain and Prevention

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