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Nearly half of all American adults are affected by high blood pressure, also called hypertension. This extremely common condition occurs when the effort or pressure for your heart to pump blood into your arteries throughout your body is above a healthy range.
Let’s review what these common workplace injuries are, and then dive into more detail about what to do when you’re injured on the job in Oregon and when to seek chiropractic care.
For most people, back pain is caused by common things like pulled muscles, disc injuries, and muscle spasms. These are usually related to overuse, falls, lifting injuries, or other types of trauma. Back pain can also be caused by more unexpected things, some that may surprise you.
Part 2 of our Disc Injury series focusing on the symptoms, how to obtain a diagnosis, and treatment options.
Oh, no. You just slipped on the icy sidewalk and now you have sharp back pain. Lots of questions may pop into your head. Did you slip a disc? Will this get better? Will you need surgery?
Should I see a chiropractor after my car accident? In short, yes. But why?
Scoliosis is an abnormal sideways curve of the spine that can be in either one part of the spine or in multiple places. Scoliosis can cause minimal problems or it can be a source of significant pain and dysfunction. Identifying scoliosis early on is the best way to keep the problem from getting worse.
January 1 is the day most insurance plans restart (or set back to zero) their deductible amounts, their visit numbers and dollar amounts and out-of-pocket maximums. Learn about how these changes affect getting chiropractic care.
Don’t ignore your humble feet. They may be at the bottom of your body, but they provide the support for your entire body, provide shock absorption, and give you the spring in your step–even while getting you from Point A to Point B. Don’t ignore them! Treat them well so they can do their job.
Chiropractors are wonderful at helping with spinal health, but that’s not where their expertise stops! Follow along as we review many more ways that chiropractic can help your body heal–all over.
Getting your x-rays done at the chiropractor is easier than ever. Gone are the days of waiting for the x-rays to be processed, or going to an imaging center to have x-rays sent to your chiropractor. Element Chiropractic now has its very own digital x-ray machine in their office!
Low back pain is one of the most common reasons people miss work, and seek out chiropractic care. Low back pain is caused by many different reasons, some are obvious like falling or that extra deadlift at the gym and others seem like they come out of nowhere – “I just woke up with it.”
Not all headaches are created equal, from eye strain all the way up to migraines. Learn how to tell the difference and what you can do about it.
Learn about the things you can do to reduce your chances of getting osteoporosis and things you can do to reduce the risks if you already have osteoporosis.
TMJ is a huge bummer and can affect your daily life. Learn about some of the symptoms of TMJ and what you can do about them.
After an auto accident, make sure you’re not making any of these 10 mistakes that could jeopardize your health care, result in unexpected bills, and cause far more stress than you started with.
Smart phones have become a part of our daily lives and we literally have movies, games, the internet, countless helpful apps and texting at our fingertips. But all of this convenience has left us with some bad habits that can have some health consequences.
This article investigates 5 main causes of foot pain, and how you can relieve it, with the help of targeted chiropractic treatment, so that you can get back to doing what you love.
Staying active is important for your cardiovascular health, here are some activities you can do at home.
Choosing a chiropractor is an important decision. Learn about some of the different approaches chiropractors use to treat their patients.
New studies suggest following a do no harm approach during the first few days after an injury with the PEACE protocol.
Sciatica is pain or numbness that travels down the back of the leg and comes from irritation of the sciatic nerve. It is pretty common, and no fun at all. This article goes into detail about how to relief your sciatica symptoms.

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