All posts by Grand Junction Chiropractor

  • kidchiro
    Chiropractic and Helping the Aging Population

    What can we do as individuals to improve our quality of life as we age? In order to address this question, let’s break this down into “Bio-Psycho-Social” categories: BIO: weight, diet, exercise, fitness; PSYCHO: brain stimulating activities...

    • Posted July 8, 2015
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  • dermatome
    What’s This Tingling in My Leg?

    When you think of low back pain, you may visualize a person half-bent over with their hand on the sore spot of their back. Since many of us have experienced low back pain during our lifetime, we...

    • Posted July 8, 2015
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  • Carpal_Tunnel_Syndrome
    Facts About Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Sleep

    Have you ever woken up at night with numbness and tingling in your fingers and had to climb out of bed and shake your hands, flick your fingers, and/or rub your arms to “…wake them up?” Well,...

    • Posted July 8, 2015
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  • Whiplash-Grand-Junction-Chiropractor
    Whiplash – “What’s Happening in My Head?”

    Whiplash or WAD (whiplash associated disorders) are terms usually linked with car crashes and neck injuries, but what about when a head injury or traumatic brain injury (TBI) occurs alongside a WAD? Our brains are suspended by...

    • Posted July 8, 2015
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  • 04_Neck_Program
    Neck Pain Reducing “Tricks” (Part 3 of 3)

    This series has included exercise recommendations to self-manage neck pain, headache, upper back pain, and dizziness. This month’s topic involves enhancing coordination, which may be the most important topic in this three-part series! Coordination-based exercises are important...

    • Posted July 8, 2015
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  • whip-3
    How to Prevent Whiplash! (Part 2)

    Last month, we covered the importance of your car seat’s head restraint for preventing whiplash. This month, let’s discuss additional measures one can take… AIRBAGS: In addition to a correctly positioned head restraint, having a vehicle that...

    • Posted June 10, 2015
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  • Neck Pain – Management Strategies

    As discussed last month, when you make an appointment for a chiropractic evaluation for your neck pain, your doctor of chiropractic will provide both in-office procedures as well as teach you many self-help approaches so that as...

    • Posted June 10, 2015
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  • Interesting Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Facts

    Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) develops when the median nerve is pinched at the palm-side of the wrist causing numbness in the index, third, and thumb-side half of the ring/fourth finger. Since the median nerve passes through the...

    • Posted June 10, 2015
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