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What is Sciatica?

What is Sciatica? You have probably heard of someone suffering of sciatica. But what is sciatica? Sciatica is a condition in which the sciatic nerve that runs down your leg becomes irritated due to pressure. The pain can affect the back, hip, and outer part of the leg. Pain may come in jolts or be pretty constant,…

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Preventing Athletic Injuries This Season

The kids are back to school this month, and we all know what that means. Sports are back! Unfortunately, participating in sports can lead to injuries both big and small. As parents, guardians, or coaches we need to be prepared for preventing athletic injuries, and to seek treatment as soon as they happen. It’s actually really…

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What is Acupuncture?

The ancient Chinese believed that there is energy flowing through pathways throughout our bodies affecting each level of our being. This smooth flow of energy maintains proper health. When the energy is not flowing properly, or becomes “blocked,” it can create pain and other health issues. The blockages are broken by the manipulation of hair-fine needles…

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Exercises That Prevent Lower Back Pain

Lower back pain is frustrating and unfortunately a lot of people wait until their back hurts to seek help. Obviously some injuries are unavoidable, but there is no reason why you can’t have a solid plan to help prevent lower back pain and help avoid these bad times. Our goal here is to show you exercises that strengthen not…

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The Ultimate Office Desk Stretch Routine

As many as 86% of Americans sit at a desk at their place of employment. Researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have released a figure stating that 80% of American adults don’t get enough exercise. Think about those numbers. As we sit more and more, our muscles, joints, and tendons will…

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How To Treat A Basic Sprain: R.I.C.E.

Basic Sprains: Ligaments are elastic-like bands that connect bone-to-bone, keeping your joints steady and stable. A sprain happens when fibers of a ligament tear. Chances are, you’ve had a sprain at some point in your life, but as common as this injury is, most people don’t know how to properly treat it when it happens….

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