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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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Low Back Pain and Nerve Flossing

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The sciatic nerve is made up of five nerve roots that exit the spine and merge into one nerve that will travel down through the gluteus maximus and into the leg. For patients under the age of 60, a most common cause of sciatica is a herniated disk. For older patients, a most common cause is spinal ...
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Runners and Hip Pain

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Running is an exercise that many people do to stay in shape, lose weight, and reduce stress, and more. However, running may cause hip and knee pain that will force patients to seek relief from a chiropractor. There are two different types of hip pain, intra-articular hip pain is caused by ...
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Arthritic Shoulder Management

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When it comes to the wide range of motion of the upper arm, the ball and the socket glenohumeral joint plays the most important role. This mobility comes at the cost of stability and this makes the shoulder a common source of injury! These injuries can occur very suddenly or build up over time ...
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Neck Pain and Smoking

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It is estimated that as many as 213 per 1,000 people may have neck pain at any given time with the 12-month prevalence ranging between 30-50%. Chiropractic work is highly supported in literature if you have neck pain and headaches. With chiropractic treatment there is low risk and rare side effects,...
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Headaches, Neck Pain, and Concussions!

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Often times, people who play sports like football or hockey can get some pretty heavy concussions. A concussion is when the brain is “jarred’ and bruises as a result of some sort of trauma.The causes range from a moving object hitting the head, hitting your head during a fall, you could even have a ...
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How Important is our Pillow

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Some people sleep with as many pillows as they can and others like to sleep with just one. The pillow we use is more important than most of us realize. The different kinds of pillows range from flat, medium, bulky, to materials like foam, feather, air, water, or memory foam. Neck pain can arise ...
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Do X-Rays Help with Whiplash?

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Whiplash is usually a result of a motor vehicle collision. However, it can derive from other causes as well. During a car accident, there is a sudden stop or deceleration that occurs so fast a person cannot brace themselves. We cannot voluntarily contract a muscle quicker than about 800 msec. The ...
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Why Is Back Pain So Common?

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Low Back pain is very common, in fact it is the MOST common type of back pain involving the musculoskeletal system. It can become debilitating to the point where patients who have this are unable to continue doing the activities they enjoy. There are many causes of low back pain. Some of these ...
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