• Chiropractic and Health Blog

  • Non-invasive treatment to bulging discs

    With the exception of the first two vertebrae in the neck, there is an intervertebral disc between each vertebra of the spine. Discs act as a shock absorber and a shock distributor, and provide us with flexibility. The discs are made up primarily of water. The structure of a intervertebral [...]

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    Active Release treatment is the gold standard in soft tissue injuries

    What is an Active Release treatment and how can it help me?Active Release Techniques or ART® is an advanced system of diagnosis and manual treatment for soft tissue disorders resulting from Cumulative Trauma Disorders (CTD), Repetitive Strain Injuries (RSI), postural strain, sports [...]

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    Using a foam roller for self care

    Does using a foam roller decrease tightnessUsing a foam roller, or any other self myofascial release technique, works due to one key mechanism of action: neurological tone reduction in the muscle tissue. By adding external pressure and movements through muscle tissue, receptors in the [...]

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    TMJ treatments with a conservative approach

    Before we discuss conservative TMJ Treatments we will go over the anatomy of the joint.  The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) acts like a sliding hinge, connecting your jawbone to your skull. The TMJ is responsible for opening and closing of the mouth. Proper opening mechanics involves both mandible[...]

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    The importance of thoracic spine mobility

    Before we discuss the importance of thoracic spine mobility, we should talk about the anatomy.  The thoracic spine is the longest region of the spine, and by some measures it is also the most complex. Connecting with the cervical spine above and the lumbar spine below, the thoracic spine runs [...]

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