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July 2013

Chiropractic Spinal Health

Is it Safe to Have the Spine Cracked?

Does cracking your joints hurt your joints? The answer is YES, inappropriate repetitive cracking of the joins hurts them… not because of the “crack” but because of ligament and cartilage damage. If you repeatedly crack your joints they become somewhat unstable by producing laxity in the ligaments that hold the joint together so the joint loses its stability. Stressful micro-movements of the joint make it arthritic with the cartilage deteriorating. What is that sound in the first place you ask?…

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What Causes Low Back Pain or Pelvic Pain?

David loves to push life to the limit and doesn’t have time to stop for minor soreness of the lower back area, but these episodes seem to be happening more often and lasting longer, not to mention the pain is greater now. Truth is 80 % of people suffer lower back pain sometime in their life. It could happen from a slip and fall injury, over exertion during an activity at work or sports, a gradual weakness resulting from posture…

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Chiropractic Wellness, general

Wrist Tendonitis: Self Treatment

Wrist Pain Tendonitis

Martha has been complaining that her wrists hurt and that her hands were often numb. The orthopedic surgeon diagnosed a Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and prescribed wrist surgery. CTS is perhaps one of the more common misdiagnosed arm conditions. The symptoms are very similar to Wrist Tendonitis and differential diagnosis is not too difficult. Certainly patients frequently misdiagnose their own problem and unfortunately so do their doctors, perhaps this happens because testing for tendonitis requires familiarity with soft tissue conditions, not very well taught in…

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Chiropractic Wellness, general

Alternative Cure to Headache: Video Interview

Chiropractic Angel

This June of 2013 there was a national campaign for headache awareness so Public TV set up an interview with docMIKE to discuss the topic from a non-drug approach to managing headaches. The interview took place at the Mabuhay Chiropractic Clinic in Forbes Park, Makati and the segment was aired on TV June 24, 2013. Interview in English: Interview in Tagalog: Yours in Health, docMIKE If you liked this post, say thanks by sharing it! Follow…

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