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Temporomandibular Joint Headaches (TMJ)

The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is a hinge joint. It only opens and closes, like a door hinge. The joint is the connecting point of the lower jaw to the skull. A faulty jaw will cause mechanical jaw pain that can include headaches. Altered mechanics of the joint can cause…. Continue reading

Lower Back Braces

Doctors who treat lower back injuries are sometimes asked by their patient if they should wear a lower back brace or support during treatment, at work or indefinitely. When braces were first used for lower back pain, it was thought that it would… Continue reading

Sciatica and Chiropractic Care

Leg pain or sciatica is a common complaint. The question arises, is the pain true sciatica or is it caused by something else other than a pinched nerve in the spine. There is bountiful literature regarding with the use of drugs or surgery… Continue reading

Snow Shoveling Safety

It is inevitable that those of us living far enough north or south of the equator deal with snow accumulation. The reduction of back pain and how we can move snow safely is the purpose of this article... Continue reading

Recovery From Pain: A Joint Alliance with Counselors and Chiropractic Care

Do you need a new approach to easing your pain? My name is Vicki Langemo, LPC, MA a licensed professional counselor. I have written this article because of the personal experience I have had with the results of combining my counseling of patients and chiropractic care Continue reading

Tech Neck

Neck and upper back pain have become more common with the use of high tech communication equipment. Have you noticed that everywhere you go people are using their smart phones, iPads or other devices to text or read? People are using their devices in coffee shops, restaurants, shopping malls, and even walking down the street. This article discusses activities that a person can do to avoid or help to reduce neck and upper back pain from prolonged use...... Continue reading

How Do Probiotics Help Me?

Probiotics have been around for many years. It was not until the earlier part of the first decade of this century that the study and evaluation of probiotics has accelerated. Many claims have been made, but what are the benefits of probiotics to your health and your family? What are the dangers? Are all probiotics the same... Continue reading
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