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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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The Difference Between Whiplash and Non-Whiplash Neck Pain?

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Whiplash can come from car accidents, sports collisions, falls, and more. This can cause a variety of symptoms but the most common is called, “Central Sensitization. This is when there is neck pain with lower pain thresholds. Another one that can occur is called, “MNP.” This is the absence of ...
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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

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Carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition that comes up when the median nerve is compressed as it passes through a narrow, rigid carpal tunnel. The consequences of this would be numbness, tingling, pain, and weakness in your hand and wrist.The cause of carpal tunnel syndrome can be traced back to a few ...
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The Older Adult and Back Pain

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Back pain can affect us at any age really. Chiropractors see patients of all ages, ranging from babies to 90+ year-olds! In a young adult, facet syndrome and disk derangement are common conditions, while this can still occur in an older adult, it can become less common after the age of 60. This is ...
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The Cause of my Back Pain?

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Have you ever woken up in the morning and felt low back pain out of nowhere? Or as the day goes on your back pain gets progressively worse? This pain can arise from disks, nerves, the surrounding soft tissues, or all three. The Quebec Task Force recommends that low back pain can be divided into ...
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How Would Neck Pain Cause Headaches?

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Headaches come and go and have many different causes. Some of the reasons could be from stress, lack of sleep, allergies, neck trauma, car accidents and more. Some causes may be unknown. A common denominator of headaches has to do with cervical spine anatomy, mostly the upper part of the neck. ...
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Chiropractic care after surgeries

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At some point in our lives low back pain will be something we may have to deal with. There is solid evidence that chiropractic care is one of the most effective methods of treating that. However, there are times when a referral for surgery is needed most.An article published in the Journal of Back ...
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Leg Length and Chiropractic Services

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Maintaining alignment of the spine and pelvis is very important to minimize nerve irritation and other health related problems. This is because the spinal cord is housed by the spine and the exiting nerve roots that communicate with the automatic nerves that run our organ function! Leg length plays ...
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Can I get hurt in a Low-Speed Crash?

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Whiplash, or “Whiplash associated disorders,” is a term that applies to many different types of injuries that can occur at the time of an auto collision. The cervical spine includes tiny bone structures, ligaments, tendons, nerves, disks, and other connective tissues that can be injured depending ...
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How to Stop a Migraine!

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Migraines can be debilitating in many cases, keeping us from our daily routine and comfort itself. Wouldn’t it be nice to have a way to self-manage these miserable headaches? Lucky for you, we have some options that may help! Our first option is relaxation therapy. You will need to find a calm ...
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How to Avoid Whiplash

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In most vehicle collisions whiplash is very common and it just so happens that the best medicine is to try to avoid it!Some tips to help with that would be, defensive driving, don’t eat, fiddle with the radio, use your cell phone, and keep your eyes on the road! According to an estimation by the ...
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