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Common workout mistakes you are probably making and how to fix them. Did you know that the way you exercise could potentially be the reason for your pain?
Car accidents are an unfortunate likely event that all of us will experience at least once in our lifetime. There are some car accident myths that many believe or are told to believe that may have hidden consequences.
What do you know about concussions? Learn more about the symptoms, recovery, and the "Return to Play" protocol for youth sports.
While chiropractic care is generally safe for most people, there are a few circumstances or conditions for which an adjustment is not recommended.
Pain is usually the final straw for patients who come to see a chiropractor—it’s the most common reason we get new patients, and with good reason. Chiropractors are extremely helpful in relieving neck pain, back pain, and pain in many other joints, but there are other, less obvious reasons why scheduling a visit with the chiropractor could be in your best interest.
Sprains and strains are not one and the same—sure, they’re both injuries to the musculoskeletal system, but they’re not interchangeable.
Whiplash is the basic term for pain in the neck (or cervical spine) after sudden back-and-forth head movement. Because the human head can weigh about 10 pounds, the pressure this puts on the neck can make for some very painful injuries. These injuries include muscle strains, and may also involve ligament sprains, disc injury and possible fractures.
Arthritis is the term used for any joint pain and/or inflammation. There are more than 100 types of arthritis and conditions related to arthritis that can affect anyone, of any age, race or sex.
Dr. Riley is a native Oregonian, she completed her undergraduate degree at Western Oregon University in Exercise Science and Human Biology and received her Doctorate in Chiropractic at Life West Chiropractic College in Hayward, CA.
When winter returns, it’s easy to get into an unhealthy rut that doesn’t do any favors for your body or your mind, even if you’re bundled up or staying in. Follow these tips to keep your body adaptable and resilient when winter comes back.