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Archive for February 2016

Fighting Migraines with Chiropractic Adjustment

Migraines: debilitating, unpredictable and unruly. Their intensity is well known and they can last for days with associated symptoms that include nausea and light sensitivity, dizziness and lack of appetite, leaving you feeling physically exhausted. The causes of migraines are as varied and elusive as their cures, but researches know that migraine headaches are related…

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Cervicogenic Headaches

At Associates in Chiropractic, we are experts in treating headaches derived from musculoskeletal causes. This includes cervicogenic headaches, which are caused by abnormalities of the neck joints and misalignment of the cervical vertebrae. People will live for years with what they consider “normal headaches,” never understanding that their head pain is related to their neck.…

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Tension headaches and chiropractic

There is no secret: demanding jobs and lifestyles take their toll on the body and mind. Though some people may be more resistant than others, tension builds up over time in anyone leading a high-pressure life. A common sign of stress is the tension headache. Muscles in the neck, back and shoulders react to stress…

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In Support of the Workers in Clifton

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At Associates In Chiropractic, we are motivated to help people who have suffered injuries on the job in the Clifton area. We constantly witness the debilitating effects of jobs that require sitting and standing for long hours every day. You may be experiencing pain in the back, neck or head and not know the cause.…

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Whiplash in Clifton

At Associates in Chiropractic, we specialize in treating injuries sustained from automobile accidents. If you have recently been in a car accident, you can be faced with an overwhelming amount of fallout: insurance claims, police reports, monetary considerations, a hurricane of phone calls and paperwork. It is easy to see why some people neglect the…

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Percussive Massage

The spine is constantly in movement throughout the day, causing general wear and tear to the soft tissues. These tissues include any material that is not bone: ligaments, tendons, and muscles become worn and torn and benefit greatly from regular attention. At Associates in Chiropractic we have a range of methods that treat the soft tissues. Percussive massage is…

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Ultrasound

Ultrasound is most commonly associated with pregnancy, due to its ability to use sound waves to construct images of the inside of the body. At Associates in Chiropractic, we use ultrasound to treat achy backs and acute injuries. It is a diverse tool that speeds up the process of soft tissue healing by creating heat…

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Sleep Posture and Spinal Health

The average person spends a lot of their life asleep. If you are getting 8 hours of rest, sleep is accounting for 1/3 of your life. But sleep isn’t an easy thing to get right. To most people, good sleep means restful sleep, but to a chiropractor, it means sleep that doesn’t cause pain to…

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Posture while walking and sitting

In my last blog, I asked you to imagine all the positions your body can go through in a 24-hour period. Normal activities that we all do in a typical day are: walking, sitting and standing. But your posture in these every-day activities will set the tone for how your body feels at every point…

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