Blog - AV Chiropractic Health Center

Blog - AV Chiropractic Health Center

Chiropractic Care As A Preventative Treatment

Chiropractic Care and Preventative Treatment
Chiropractic care is one of the go-to treatments for the majority of back pain issues and has been around since the 1970s. Although chiropractic care has a history of being an effective treatment for severe back pain problems, it can also be a quite effective treatment for your overall health even if you don’t suffer from any back issues.
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Chiropractic Care and Muscle Cramps and Spasms

Chiropractic care and muscle cramps
Have you ever woken up in the middle of the night to a muscle cramp or spasm? Muscle cramps and spasms can be quite uncomfortable. Both are known as involuntary contractions of a muscle. Muscle cramps and spasms happen to most of us. Although easy to ignore, chiropractic care can be an effective way to treat them.
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Benefits of X-Rays in Chiropractic Care

Chiropractic Care and X-Ray
Back or neck pain may lead people to suspect something is off internally within their body. In these instances an x-ray can be necessary. When it comes to chiropractic care, x-rays are used to identify what is happening in the body in terms of alignment and structure.
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Can Chiropractors Give Medical Prescriptions?

Chiropractic Care and Medical Prescriptions
Are you wondering whether chiropractors can prescribe medications? The answer to that question in most cases, is no. Although chiropractors are doctors, they are not legally allowed in most states to write prescriptions for patients. Chiropractic care is considered a natural healing process. Instead of drug prescriptions they give physical and nutritional advice.
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Why a Chiropractor Might Recommend a Foam Roller

Chiropractic care foam roller
A visit to a chiropractor will usually come with a few adjustments, thrusts or massages, but also with a few recommendations to do on your own. They usually will be in the form of nutritional or physical advice. A lot of problems do come from poor eating habits or lack of exercise or stretching. In this case, chiropractors will sometimes recommend foam rollers for self-massage and to increase your body’s circulation.
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Chiropractic Care For Your Family

Chiropractic Care and Family
Chiropractic care isn’t necessarily just a treatment you get after an injury. Chiropractic care can actually prevent injuries, which is why many people today, especially athletes, use chiropractic care as a form injury prevention. The benefits reaped from treatment are very unique and can lead to improved quality of life. That headache or strain you feel can in fact be helped by chiropractic care and the chance of any further injuries. Here is the rundown.
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Is Cracking Your Back Healthy

Is Cracking Your Back Healthy?
Cracking your back or neck is very common. If you don’t do it yourself then you probably know someone who does. But is it healthy? The popping or cracking noise you experience is from the pressure applied on joints when these certain stretch movements are made. They are tiny gas bubbles that are being released from the joints.
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Chiropractic Care and Uneven Leg

Chiropractic care and uneven leg
Do you have chronic lower back pain and can’t find the reason why? A common problem of lower back pain can be due to have an uneven leg, also known as short leg syndrome. In fact, according to a study by Spine (http://chiropractorsanantonio-thejoint.com/de-zavala/chiropractic-treatment-for-leg-length-discrepancies/) over 75% of people suffering from lower back pain found that the source of the problem short leg syndrome.
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Chiropractic Care for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

chiropractic care for Lumbar spinal stenosis
There are about 40,000 Americans who suffer from lumbar spinal stenosis. Lumbar spinal stenosis is a type of leg pain, one of the common reasons being aging. Usually occurring in people ranging from age 40 to 50, but very rare in younger ages especially before 20.
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Chiropractic Care & Rounded Shoulders

chiropractic care and rounded shoulders
Are you suffering from rounded shoulders due to bad posture? Worry no longer, chiropractic care is an effective treatment for rounded shoulders and bad posture overall. Not only is having good posture positive for overall appearance, but it is actually important to maintain your body health.
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