Posts made in June, 2016


If you aren’t suffering with headaches, chances are you know people who do. They’re so common these days. Perhaps it’s because many people sit at desk jobs in the same position for hours on end? They rarely move their head, neck and shoulders while typing away at a keyboard. Meanwhile, their eyes are constantly looking at a bright screen filled with data… and small fonts. While medications do help relieve the pain associated with...

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  When most people think of chiropractors, they think of their adult friends with backaches saying, “I’ve got to go to my chiropractor and get an adjustment– my back is killing me!” But chiropractic care isn’t just limited to ailing back problems or adults. Did you know children–even babies– are regularly seen at Lakewoods Chiropractic? It’s a great place for pediatric chiropractic Forest Lake MN. Children experience...

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It’s that time of the year when mothers everywhere get really nervous about their kids being outside in the summer sun. In years past, moms didn’t seem to go to the extreme lengths they do nowadays to keep their kids’ bodies covered up in clothing and/or sunscreen to protect them from the seemingly harmful UV rays. Indeed, most people just assume it’s a logical choice to cover any exposed body parts with sunscreen if they’re going to...

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June is National Scoliosis Awareness Month. Scoliosis is a term used to describe an abnormal curvature of the spine. It’s a common spinal condition which affects some 7 million Americans of all races, ages and backgrounds. Interestingly, scoliosis is more prevalent in girls than in boys. Some have mild scoliosis requiring no treatment, while others have significant spinal curvature greater than 25 to 30 degrees which typically...

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Chiropractors are known for manually adjusting your musculoskeletal system to get your nervous system in proper working order. When there’s a vertebral subluxation (aka a dislocation or misalignment) or spinal joint dysfunction, the chiropractor typically uses his or her hands to move the spine, joint and/or soft tissue into its proper place, therefore allowing the body to heal itself. Why do people see chiropractors? Primarily,...

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