The Most Important Principles For Staying Young: Building a Bigger Brain

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Dr. Michael F. Roizen Co-Author of 4 #1 NY Times Bestsellers including: YOU Staying Young. The Owner’s Manual For Extending Your Warranty (Free Press)             What do your favorite wool sweater, your retirement savings account, and your brain have in common? They’re all better off if they don’t shrink! But the brains of the 79 […]

Fibromyalgia and Neurotransmission

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You may be a candidate for Chiropractic care!  For a free no-obligation consultation call 309-268-9000.                                TheSpineDoctor Neurotransmission is the method by which nerves “speak” to each other so impulses can be sent from one part of your body to the brain and back. For example, when […]

Whiplash Avoidance

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You may be a candidate for Chiropractic care!  For a free no-obligation consultation call 309-268-9000.                                TheSpineDoctor PAY ATTENTION WHILE YOU DRIVE. Too often, we get distracted while driving. Any time our eyes leave the road, the potential for an accident increases significantly. This can occur when […]

Low Back Pain and Sleep

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You may be a candidate for Chiropractic care! For a free no-obligation consultation call 309-268-9000. TheSpineDoctor For the last 2 months, we’ve discussed the importance of sleep and its effect on low back pain (LBP). Last month, we offered 9 ways to improve sleep quality, and this month we will conclude this topic with 11 […]

Low Back Pain: Getting Back Your Balance

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source You may be a candidate for Chiropractic care!  For a free no-obligation consultation call 309-268-9000.                           TheSpineDoctor Our sense of balance comes from a few different areas of the body. The inner ear gives us input on the position of our head and whether we are moving. This is combined with input from the eyes, which gives […]

Low Back Pain: An Ice Pack or the Hot Tub?

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source You may be a candidate for Chiropractic care!  For a free no-obligation consultation call 309-268-9000.                           TheSpineDoctor Many patients do some self-care when they first hurt their lower back, hoping this will keep them out of a doctor’s office. Home remedies sometimes make the pain go away and sometimes they don’t. It depends […]

Low Back Pain: Fix the Problem First and You Won’t Need to Worry about the Pain

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 source You may be a candidate for Chiropractic care!  For a free no-obligation consultation call 309-268-9000.                           TheSpineDoctor It’s gotten a bit confusing how we sometimes look at our health. When pain strikes the low back we usually think we just got a new problem or injury. But why then was coughing, shaving, or […]

Our Hands and Quality If Life With Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

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source You may be a candidate for Chiropractic care!  For a free no-obligation consultation call 309-268-9000.                           TheSpineDoctor We sometimes take our hands for granted and fail to realize just how important they are to everyday life and indeed, living our life. Hands tell us who we are through our gestures and unique talents. […]

Fibromyalgia: What Is It And How Do Different Doctors Deal With It?

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At least 2% of the United States population or six million people, mostly women, have a diagnosis of fibromyalgia. This is a chronic (long-term) disease, which is characterized by widespread pain of at least three months duration, and includes the legs or arms, and the spine. There have to be at least 11 tender spots at […]

Neck and Arm Pain – The Herniated Disk?

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  Patients who present with neck pain along with arm numbness, pain, and/or weakness, often ask, “…what’s causing this pain down my arm?” The condition is often caused from a bulging or herniated disk pinching a nerve in the neck. The cause of this complaint can include both trauma as well as non-traumatic events. In […]