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Conquering Chronic Pain with Chiropractic

Pottstown PA Chronic Headaches

When you or someone you love suffer with chronic pain it is not only physically debilitating but physically exhausting.  You sit over your computer searching for anything that may take the pain away.  At first you would never expect to find a long lasting or permanent solution and are willing to settle for a solution ...

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Keep Younger By Exercising Your Brain!

Mental Exercies Pottstown PA

Have you recently picked up a pen to write a note and found that your handwriting has become less legible and you had to concentrate more to perform the task?  With our technological advances scientists are finding that we are losing our tactile skills and the speed in which we are able to complete tasks. ...

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Core Strength to Reduce Low Back Pain

Pottstown PA Exercise for Low Back Pain

How often have you heard that the best way to prevent lower back pain is to develop strong core abdominal muscles? Chances are you've even embarked upon your own crash course in "core strengthening" in order to minimize your struggles with back pain. Although the term core strengthening is now fairly universal, what's not so clear ...

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Not In Vogue – Low Back Pain

Pottstown PA Low Back Pain

Red carpets and fashion runways are a designers dream come to life.  For the fashion savvy we watch in awe and try to duplicate in our own lives.  One accessory without fail that arrives each season is the undeniably loved high heel. We love to wear them and can even convince ourselves that they are comfortable ...

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Subluxation Domination – October Issue

Reduction in Blood Pressure with Chiropractic

A study published on August 11, 2014, in the Journal of Upper Cervical Chiropractic Research, added further evidence showing that chiropractic care has a positive effect on blood pressure. Numerous prior studies showed that people with high blood pressure who received chiropractic care experienced a blood pressure reduction. One study even showed that people who had low blood pressure had their pressure return to normal.

In the opening of the study, the author points out, “According to the American Heart Association, hypertension and related cardiovascular diseases continue to be a leading cause of death in the United States effecting approximately 77.9 million adults.” He continues by noting, “The American Heart Association reports high blood pressure was listed as the cause of death or contributed to over 348,000 American deaths in 2009.”

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Put Mr. Sandman on Speed Dial – No Back Pain Solution

Sleep Problems Pottstown PA Back Pain

Are you ready to experience the great sleep you had as a child?  Of course you are so read on to find out how you can set Mr. Sandman back on speed dial! Trouble Sleeping? If you have trouble getting quality sleep, rest assured you're not alone. “Rest assured” is probably a poor reference here… However, surveys ...

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Made to Order Joint Solutions

Joint Pain Pottstown PA Back Pain

The era of replace and buy new is in full swing and has swung so far to the right that we are now applying this principle to our health.  In previous generations we understood the premise "built to last" and maintained the high quality of the product until it was past onto its next owner. ...

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The Root of Pins and Needles

Numbness Pottstown PA Leg Pain

Ouch! Being pinched hurts, but to pinch a nerve? Ugh! That must feel like severe, intense pain – and it often does. “Pinched” nerves could happen anywhere in your spine; they can affect nerves that go to your arms, fingers, wrist, neck, back, shoulder, head, legs, muscles and internal organs, and can affect your general ...

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Chiropractic a Future Healthcare Solution

Chiropractor Pottstown PA Health Solutions

As a chiropractor, we very often hear people talk in our office about "getting sick."  I like to challenge their thoughts and suggest that it is really more of a case of us "doing sick." Sickness, disease, a cold or the flu are each far more related to what choices we make each day. Bad luck, ...

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Dawn’s Weight Loss Blog – Weeks 4 & 5

So, I’m two weeks into the weight-loss phase of Dr. D’s program, and I’m very angry with myself. I didn’t even want to write this blog last week. I’m going to start with some whining, complaining, and some self-deprecation, so skip the next paragraph if you don’t want to hear me piss and moan. Whining, Complaining, ...

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