Blog - AV Chiropractic Health Center

Blog - AV Chiropractic Health Center

Chiropractic Care and Nutrition

Nutrition and Chiropractic Care
If you recently visited or have been researching a chiropractor, you probably have learned that along with chiropractic treatment you will often get an exercise and nutrition plan to go along with it. After all, what’s a nervous system without a good diet? If you are not eating well, even if you are eating enough calories a day, your nervous system might still feel disrupted because it is not getting the proper nutrients.
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Complementing Chiropractic Care With Pilates

Pilates and Chiropractic Care
Chiropractic care is a great treatment for back and neck pain, but can also be complemented with pilates exercises. Pilates are exercises created by Joseph Pilates, which focus on the core by building strength, flexibility, and muscle without the need of heavy weights. Pilates can go hand in hand with chiropractic care in decreasing back pain, improving posture and strengthening the core. There is usually no problem by combining the two, but as always before exposing your body to anything new consult with a doctor.
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Chiropractic Care Can Help Eyesight

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Whenever someone has eyesight problems, they go for glasses or contacts. People never go to a chiropractor for eyesight problems unless eyesight problems occurred because of a neck or back pain problem. You may not believe this, but although chiropractic care may seem all about the spine, it can actually be pretty good for the eyes. This is because chiropractic care doesn’t only focus on the spine, but also the central nervous system which coordinates brain activities. One of those activities happens to be eyesight.
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Chiropractic Care and Exercising with Arthritis

chiropractic care arthritis
Arthritis is a joint pain or joint disease which causes pain, joint inflammation and swelling. People with arthritis have a hard time staying active or doing exercise because of their condition. When you visit a chiropractor for arthritis, you will most often be told of the importance of exercising because of its ability to relieve the pain, inflammation and swelling.
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Chiropractic Care and Popping Sounds

Popping Sounds Explained
If you have received or are receiving chiropractic care, you have probably wondered what a popping sound or sounds were during treatment. Although there is really no clear explanation, it is highly believed that either a bone is out of place and the pop sounds means it was just realigned or a stiff joint has been unstiffened.
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Chiropractic Techniques for Neck Pain

chiropractic techniques for neck pain
For neck pain, many people will decide to go with pain relief medication. Although pain medication can help ease neck pain, it will most likely only be temporary. There are chiropractic techniques that can help. These techniques can be more effective than pain medication because they focus on joint motion and reducing neck tightness.
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3 Bad Habits That May Be Affecting Your Posture

Texting Hunched Over Can Develop Bad Posture
Has anyone ever mentioned to you need to stand up straight or to stick out your chest? Sometimes these kinds of things go unnoticed because you don’t realize what you’re doing during your day is affecting your posture. As time passes, your lower back becomes weaker and your shoulders more rounded. It is never too late to work on your posture, here are some bad habits to avoid that may be affecting your posture.
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The Benefits of Spinal Manipulation

Benefits of Spinal Manipulation
Spinal manipulation is a chiropractic treatment most commonly used to treat lower back pain. It is in essence a form of therapy that relieves pressure on joints, reduces inflammation and improves nerve function with the combination of moving joints, massages, exercises and therapy. Spinal manipulation is used by chiropractors all over the world and is also used for things such as menstrual pain and sinus problems.
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Chiropractic Care for Improved Flexibility

chiropractic care and flexibility
Sitting at a desk all day has negative effects on the body. Also, as you age your body starts to stiffen up, which can result in bad posture and decreased flexibility. Chiropractic care is one of the best treatments to increase flexibility. It is no surprise that many athletes use chiropractic care to increase their flexibility and mobility.
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