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Chiropractic For Low Back Pain

Ever since we evolved to stand upright on two legs, the lower back has been an anatomical weak point in humans. Rather than body weight being evenly distributed between both arms and legs, the entire upper torso is supported by the lower back, which rests on the pelvic girdle. Although the lower back muscles generally…
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How Chiropractic Can Help Headaches

Headaches are one of the most common types of pain that people experience on a regular basis. Researchers estimate that nine out of ten Americans suffer from headache pain at some point, helping to put the sales of pain medication through the roof. Both the frequency and severity of headaches vary greatly from individual to…
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Auto Accident Folklore

Auto Accident Folklore – Being Thrown Clear and Bracing for Impact You have no doubt overheard someone at work or at a party telling his friends that he never wears a seat belt-and that he has some really good reasons. The story usually goes something like this: He heard from a buddy he knows that…
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Can Exercise Help Menopause Symptoms?

Any menopausal woman can tell you that hot flashes are no fun. Neither are the night sweats, insomnia, increased irritability, anxiety and depression. And while about a quarter of all women experience no symptoms, half have mild to moderate menopausal symptoms, and the rest suffer from severe menopausal problems. However, some studies have shown that…
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Why Having Good Posture Matters

How many times did we hear from our parents when we were children, “sit up straight”? Our parents were not telling us to do this merely to keep us from looking like a boiled noodle. Good posture is important for a variety of health reasons as well. It helps us to breathe properly, increases concentration,…
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How Do I Know If I Need A Chiropractor?

Some people think chiropractors only treat back pain, but actually they are specialists in the entire musculoskeletal system. They do focus primarily on the spine and surrounding tissues, but the spine is intimately related to good functioning of the whole body. Chiropractors may treat back pain and spasms, sports injuries, headaches, and pregnancy pain. They…
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Pregnancy and Sciatica

Pregnancy involves a broad range of rapid changes to a woman’s physiology, including changes that can vary widely from one woman to the next. Sciatica is a common symptom associated with pregnancy and is caused by pressure or injury to the sciatic nerve. The common signs of sciatica are weakness, tingling, numbness and burning pain…
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Auto Accident Myths – Chiropractic Care in Framingham

You have no doubt overheard someone at work or at a party telling his friends that he never wears a seat belt—and that he has some really good reasons. The story usually goes something like this: He heard from a buddy he knows that a friend of a friend who was not wearing a seat…
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Tips for Cold Weather Exercise – Framingham Chiropractic

No need to be stuck in the gym all winter long! Exercising out in the fresh winter air can be healthy and invigorating. The American Council on Exercise encourages people to get outside to exercise even when the weather is cold, as long as they take proper precautions to avoid hypothermia. Those who have asthma…
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Snow Shoveling Tips from your Framingham Chiropractor

Check out these great snow shoveling tips.