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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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Steroid Injections for Back Pain: Understanding the Risks

Steroid Injections for Back Pain: Understanding the Risks By Dani Stekel D.C. Chronic lower back pain is no fun. It is so not fun that many patients who are afflicted with it will try almost anything to rid themselves of the constant pain and discomfort. Increasingly, medical doctors are prescribing epidural steroid injections – anti-inflammatory […]

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Can Chiropractic Care Help You Recover from Back Surgery?

Can Chiropractic Care Help You Recover from Back Surgery? By Dani Stekel D.C. Luckily, surgery is only necessary in a relatively small number of cases involving back problems.  Non-invasive methods such as chiropractic care are available for treating a wide range of spinal conditions, including back pain, sciatica and herniated discs.  However, in some severe […]

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How Does Chiropractic Help Increase Range of Motion and Flexibility?

How Does Chiropractic Help Increase Range of Motion and Flexibility? By Dani Stekel D.C. When we’re younger, it’s easy to take our extensive range of motion and flexibility for granted.  But as we age, a number of health conditions and the cumulative effects of wear and tear can affect our ability to move the way […]

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How Does Chiropractic Help Relieve Pain?

How Does Chiropractic Help Relieve Pain? By Dani Stekel D.C.     The impetus for many people to seek chiropractic help is acute or chronic pain, most commonly in the lower back or neck and shoulders.  Although patients want the chiropractor to help with the underlying problem, lessening their pain is a very important part […]

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Symptoms of Sciatica

Symptoms of Sciatica By Dani Stekel D.C. Often misunderstood to be a diagnosis, sciatica is actually the term for a collection of symptoms, the most pronounced of which is low back pain combined with pain that extends through the buttocks and down one leg. It is one of the most common forms of low back […]

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