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Balance and Aging

Balance and Aging By Dani Stekel D.C.     According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), falls are the leading cause of death related to injury among the elderly, and over a third of those aged 65 and older fall every year.  Problems with balance are not uncommon in older adults and […]

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Sprains and Strains: What Are They and What’s the Difference?

Sprains and Strains: What Are They and What’s the Difference? By Dani Stekel D.C.   Most people are understandably confused about what constitutes a sprain and what constitutes a strain.  Both injuries cause pain and can interfere with your ability to move.  The difference is really quite small: a strain involves injury to a muscle […]

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Chiropractic Adjustment Can Lower Blood Pressure

Chiropractic Adjustment Can Lower Blood Pressure By: Dr. Dani Stekel D.C.   According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one in three American adults has high blood pressure. This serious condition can lead to an increased risk of stroke and heart attack, which are among the three leading causes of death in […]

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How to Practice Yoga Safely

How to Practice Yoga Safely By: Dr. Dani Stekel Many people see yoga as being a calm, peaceful form of exercise (which it is) that does not put any stress on the body (which it definitely can).  The truth is that yoga is very good exercise, and may be particularly useful for individuals who have […]

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Shoulder Arthritis Causes and Treatment Options

Shoulder Arthritis Causes and Treatment Options By: Dani Stekel D.C. While we generally think of arthritis as being associated with old age, shoulder arthritis is not uncommon among younger people as well. Any injury to the shoulder, such as a dislocation or a fracture, can eventually lead to shoulder arthritis. The shoulder consists of two […]

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The Latest on Treating Degenerative Disc Disease

The Latest on Treating Degenerative Disc Disease By: Dani Stekel D.C. Degenerative disc disease (DDD) is a very common medical condition that affects a large and growing portion of the population.  In fact, the low back pain that often accompanies DDD is the leading cause of disability in people under age 45.  DDD has long […]

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Does it Matter Where I Get My Probiotics? Aren’t They All the Same?

Does it Matter Where I Get My Probiotics?  Aren’t They All the Same? By Dani Stekel D.C. Our intestines contain over 400 species of microorganism that help with the digestive process and prevent the growth of harmful pathogens in the bowel. Keeping our internal ecology in order is therefore very important, but a number of […]

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Chiropractic More Effective for Neck Pain Than Other Therapies

Chiropractic More Effective for Neck Pain Than Other Therapies By Dr. Dani Stekel D.C. Neck pain is believed to affect between 10% and 15% of the general population, and is particularly likely in those over 50 years of age. Neck pain is frequently accompanied by headaches, dizziness or other symptoms.  In addition, certain movements or […]

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How Chiropractors Help Peripheral Neuropathy

How Chiropractors Help Peripheral Neuropathy By Dani Stekel D.C. If you have been suffering from constant or intermittent pain or have felt tingling or numbness in your extremities that just won’t go away no matter how much ibuprofen you take, you may be suffering from peripheral neuropathy. An estimated three to eight percent of the […]

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City Kids Have More Food Allergies

City Kids Have More Food Allergies By Dr. Dani Stekel D.C. Yet another reason to trade city life for country living can be seen in the results of a recent study published in the journal Clinical Pediatrics. Researchers found that children who lived in cities had a higher rate of food allergies than children who […]

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