Text Neck— How Technological Advances May Be Affecting Your Health

What is text neck? It all starts with technology. The latest developments help ones keep up-to-date with news, weather, and friends on social media. People are able to keep in touch, manage their lives, and become more productive than ever before. However, this advancement can also come with a price to a person’s health. This is due to craning the…

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How Neck Injuries Can Affect Children

Some interesting studies have been conducted by Dr. Erin Elster, an upper cervical chiropractor, and avid researcher, focusing on children that have suffered a traumatic neck injury and how they were helped to recover. Dangers on the Playground An 8-year-old boy who was playing with friends on the playground fell and hit the pavement very hard. He complained of tingling…

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Quick Tips for Improving Neck Health

Do you suffer from neck pain? Do you feel that you could use a little more range of motion in your neck? Here are a few quickly methods to help you improve neck function and decrease discomfort. Effective Neck Stretches Even if you are not an athlete, stretching is a great way to relieve stiff muscles and improve mobility. Stretching…

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Coping with the Stress of Whiplash in Plymouth MN

We are surrounded by stress every day from work, home, finances, and sometimes, pain. If a person has recently been in a car accident and has whiplash, it can be a stressor to the body. Many feel that icing it is sufficient to help them get through the day, and it may be quite helpful, but more is needed to…

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Whiplash Recovery in Plymouth Minnesota

Whiplash is defined as an injury to the neck, due to harsh back and forth movement, like the cracking of a whip. It mainly happens after a car accident, although it can be due to other things like a sports accident or physical abuse. It can do damage that lasts for many years. The muscles in the neck, the discs…

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How to Overcome Lingering Post-concussion Syndrome

Dealing with chronic PCS The upper the Journal of upper cervical chiropractic research reported in an article on March 12, 2012 that and upper neck misalignment can have a drastic impact on the brain. After seeing various medical doctors, cardiologist, and neurologist a 75-year-old woman sought the care of a neurologist who was familiar with upper cervical chiropractic. He told…

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Recovering from Whiplash in Plymouth MN

If you suffered a recent injury to the head, which caused it to suddenly move from front to back, back to front, or even side to side, then you might have suffered from “whiplash.” Once called Railway Spine, during the times when people mostly traveled by train, and this type of injury frequently occurred in train accidents. Though, this injury…

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Autism and More May Be Due To Neck Injuries

Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD) A Three-year old boy with pervasive developmental disorder received care by an upper cervical chiropractor over a five month period. His care resulted in lifestyle changes and there was an improvement in the quality of his life. Now, you may be asking just what PDD is. Well, it’s an autism spectrum disorder that is a developmental…

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The Chain Reaction of a Neck Injury

Neck Injuries and Migraines The truth is it doesn’t take much of a neck injury to cause a chain reaction throughout the body that can result in migraines. And those debilitating migraine headaches aren’t just any normal headache. They can cause such a severe pain that it renders the suffer incapable of performing normal, everyday activities. The worst part is…

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