Iliotibial Band Syndrome

Posted on Jul 12, 2020

Do you run for exercise? Do you play sports? If so, you might end up with a sports-related injury known as Iliotibial Band Syndrome (ITBS). It’s an overuse injury of the connective tissues located on the outer part of the thigh and knee. When you have pain and tenderness in this area, especially just above the knee, you might have ITBS. It’s a common cause of pain for runners and bicyclists. If you were to look under your skin, you’d...

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Pet Ownership Boosts Health

Posted on Jul 5, 2020

When’s the last time you hugged someone or held someone’s hand? How about snuggling? Touch is one of the basic needs we have as humans, but with the Covid-19 pandemic, touch is in short supply. Now, more than ever, people are avoiding one another for fear of getting sick. Thankfully, though, there are pets! A pet dog or cat can be a real help to a lonely person who longs to snuggle, hug, and/or touch another living being… Pet...

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Mention the term “Growing Pains,” and you might think of the classic 1980s sitcom starring Alan Thicke and Joanna Kerns about a mom, dad and their kids growing up in middle-class America. Or you might think of the literal, physical pains associated with growing up! So what are growing pains? They’ve been described as an ache or throb in the legs. Often found in the front of the thighs, the calves or behind the knees, growing pains...

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Manage Pain With Mind-Body Healing

Posted on Jun 21, 2020

Do you ever wonder why some people seem super successful and others aren’t? If you ask successful people how they “got there,” they usually mention that they visualized their success long before it became a reality. In other words, they thought about where they want to be in life, and those thoughts seemingly helped make their dreams come true! Now what about people who are in pain? Could a person feeling pain in a certain body part...

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Dads do a lot of work. They have to take care of their kids, as well as a spouse, a house, the yard, etc. Being a dad is not for the faint of heart! This Father’s Day what are you getting your dad as a present? Most dads get ties, but how many men really wear ties anymore? Not too many! That said, what about giving a “spine-friendly” gift? In other words, why not connect your dad with a chiropractor and pay for some appointments?...

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Could You Be Addicted To Junk Food?

Posted on Jun 7, 2020

Junk food is everywhere these days; It’s hard to avoid. Go into a gas station, grocery store or discount store and you’re surrounded by candy bars, salty potato chips, doughnuts, cupcakes and sugary drinks. Are they healthy or nutritious? No. But do we crave them? Yes! Even though your mind tells you, “This isn’t the healthiest thing to put into my body,” you can easily end up addicted to junk food. Why is that? It turns out that junk...

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