Auto Accident Injury: Whiplash

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Whiplash is common injury that occurs to a person’s neck following a sudden acceleration decelerations force that causes rapid movement of the head and neck. Most often this is associated with an auto accident or collision. Most common symptoms include:

  • Shoulder pain
  • Dizziness
  • Neck pain
  • Headache
  • Arm pain

After an auto accident patients should seek medical attention. Treatment should be started as soon as possible in order to get the best outcomes. A combination of chiropractic, acupuncture, and soft tissue therapy is often required to heal ...

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Scoliosis Child Screening

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How early should children be screened for scoliosis?

Children can be screened at any age, although idiopathic scoliosis is more commonly discovered during a child’s growth spurt (10 to 15 years old). The Scoliosis Research Society recommends that girls be screened twice, at 10 and 12 years of age (grades 5 and 7), and boys once at 12 or 13 years of age (grades 8 or 9).

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Healthy Sleeping Positions

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10534751_337939133024601_3441046648282038836_nGood and Bad Sleeping Positions!

Patients often complain about neck pain, back pain, or shoulder pain when they are sleeping at night. This can prevent them from getting a good nights rest. Poor sleeping posture can be hard on your joints, ligaments, and muscles and contribute to pain and dysfunction. Here, is a great diagram showing healthy and not so healthy sleeping ...

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