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More Information on Chiropractic Care in Wesley Chapel, FL

 
 
A well-informed patient is a good patient, which is why we focus on providing the information and resources our patients need. On the blog for Augustine Chiropractic, you can find out about updates on our clinic, new ways to treat common injuries and ailments, at home exercises you can do to reduce pain, and more. Read on to find out how chiropractic care can help to improve your quality of life and promote an overall sense of wellness.
 

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Hip Exercises to Help with Knee Pain

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Do you suffer from knee pain? Have you tried knee strengthening exercises, and they just don’t seem to be helping much or at all? Did you know your knee pain could actually be coming from a dysfunction in your hip?Functionally, there are several muscles that attach above the hip and below the knee ...
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Four Whiplash Myths

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Whiplash associated disorders (WAD) describes a constellation of symptoms that can arise from the sudden jerk or snap of the head/neck that results in the overstretching of joint capsules, ligaments, muscle tendons, disks, and nerves of the neck and upper back.Myth #1: Whiplash Is Only Caused by ...
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Initial Treatment Approach for Whiplash-Associated Neck Pain

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Neck pain is a common reason for patients to seek out chiropractic care. While neck pain is a common symptom bringing people in to see their doctor of chiropractic, the underlying cause of neck pain can vary. In some patients, the cause may be unknown or it may be the accumulation of years of poor ...
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Ankle Pronation and Knee Osteoarthritis

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Knee osteoarthritis (KOA) is a very common condition that is a significant cause of disability in older adults, often resulting in knee replacement surgery. There are several contributing factors to KOA, and perhaps one of the most important issues is excessive force exerted on the knee joint by ...
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Walk for Longevity

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In recent decades, several studies have identified risk factors for early death such as: reduced cardio-respiratory fitness (CRF), obesity, smoking, diabetes, heart disease, pulmonary disease, etc. A leaded risk factor for early death appears to be poor cardio-respiratory fitness. If this is the ...
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Sleep and Chiropractic Care

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Poor sleep is associated with several adverse health outcomes including an elevated risk for musculoskeletal pain. It has been reported that 50-70 million adults in the United States suffer from a sleep disorder. Individuals with a sleep disorder are more likely to develop a pain condition, and ...
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Myofascial Trigger Points and Headaches

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A myofascial trigger point (TP) is a hyper-irritable area in skeletal muscle that is commonly detected by palpating (feeling with the fingers). For patients with migraine and tension-type headaches, trigger points are commonly found at the base of the skull or upper neck, paraspinal neck muscles, ...
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Running and the Knees

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New years resolutions are amongst us, and for many, this involves the resolution to get in shape. After all the delicious holiday goodies, many of us decide its time to lace up our shoes and get to work. Running is a very popular form of exercise, as it does not require a gym membership, all you ...
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The Effect of Back Pain on Walking

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For those suffering with low back pain, it is recommended they seek treatment while the condition is in the acute stage. Not only does this lead to faster and easier “resolution” or satisfactory outcome to their pain, but seeking treatment sooner rather than later can reduce the risk of further or ...
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Technological Advances in the World of Chiropractic

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In the world of health care, new technologies are being introduced in every possible field of medicine. From introducing new technology into how specific procedures are performed to redefining ways to manage medical records, it seems as if there are endless opportunities to use technology to ...
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Things to Consider Before Knee Joint Replacement

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Have you been told you need a total knee arthroplasty (TKA) or better known as a total knee replacement? Have you looked to your local doctor of chiropractic for a second opinion prior to agreeing to a total knee replacement? When you are suffering from chronic knee pain, your issue may not be ...
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