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What’s New About Sleep?

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“Only when one cannot sleep does one know how long the night is.”

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Housework and Back Pain

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Household chores can be a pain in the sacroiliac. Unless you’re careful, routine activities around the home – washing dishes, vacuuming, even talking on the phone – can strain your back. This includes the sacroiliac area near the tailbone, and can result in debilitating discomfort.

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Tips to Achieve Quality Sleep

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An old Chinese proverb states, “Only when one cannot sleep does one know how long the night is.” Anyone who’s ever experienced an occasional bout with insomnia—and that’s most of us—can relate to this all too well. In fact, surveys have shown that between 40 and 60 percent of the general population has trouble sleeping. Daily stress and worries, pressures from job and family, body […]

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The Anti-Inflammatory Diet

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Health professionals are focusing increasing attention on inflammation and the “anti-inflammatory diet.” Before we look at what goes into that diet—and why anyone would follow it—we need to know what “inflammation” is. What is the inflammatory process? Inflammation can be good or bad. When it’s good, it’s a natural response by the body to injury, like cutting ourselves. The immune system sends white blood cells […]

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7 Powerful Benefits of Raindrop Therapy

Invigorate tired and stressed muscles, relieve neck and back pain, de-stress or simply slip into a blissful state of relaxation.  What Are Essential Oils? Essential oils are the concentrated essences extracted from raw materials such as plants, flowers, herbs, resin, leaves, seeds, wood, bark, fruit and grasses. What is Aromatherapy? Aromatherapy is the systematic use of volatile plant oils known as essential oils. Aromatherapy is a complementary […]

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Pregnancy and Labor

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Do you know any expectant mamas who are close to or past their approximate “due” date? According to a recent study, 40 weeks is the exception rather than the norm for a due date.  However, that doesn’t reduce the expectation that obstetricians or even first-time moms put on their hopes for baby’s arrival. Check out the study summary in Scientific Blogging 2.0. Forget lemon cupcakes […]

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Curbing Antibiotic Resistance

Curbing Antibiotic Resistance

With drug-resistant staph infections making headlines, many concerned patients are trying to separate fact from fiction while learning how to best protect themselves and their families from these new “superbugs.” What Causes Antibiotic Resistance?Although MRSA (a type of staph infection resistant to methicillin) is probably the most talked-about drug resistant infection, today about 70 percent of bacteria that cause infections in hospitals are resistant to at […]

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Stuart’s Success Story

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Stuart came to Spinal Health and Wellness with wrist pain in both wrists and it was effecting his ability to participate on his baseball team to the extent that he wanted. After completing his recommended visits here he described his progress  ”I lost all my pain and have not had it for weeks!” His progress is amazing and we are so happy that Stuart is […]

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Jim’s Success Story

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  Before Jim came to Spinal Health and Wellness he was experiencing pain that was extending down his right leg due to a herniated disk in his lower back between L4 and L5. After reviving treatments here at Spinal Health and Wellness he described his status as a  ”Strong improvement and eventual elimination of leg pain.” Jim was so pleased with his care here that […]

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Congratulate Danielle, Newly Promoted Assistant Manager!

We’re so thankful for Danielle’s compassion toward patients and dedicated service to the mission at Spinal Health & Wellness.  She’s been with our clinic for one year and she was recently promoted to Assistant Manager with all the responsibilities and benefits that position entails. Next time you see Danielle, don’t forget to give her a hearty congratulations or let her know how much you appreciate […]

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