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Obesity: A Surprising Cause of Spinal Disorders in Children

September is Childhood Obesity Awareness Month. Is there a connection between extra weight and back childhood back pain? Chronic back pain in children? It reads like a typo—the idea that kids might have spinal problems. Only adults have chronic back pain, right? Actually, our experience at Eastside Chiropractic Center is more varied. And because September […]

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How to Choose a Back Brace

A good supporting back brace is worn after a back injury to prevent movement of the spine and support the back so that healing may occur. Your RI chiropractor, Dr. Amy Westrick, can help you choose the brace that is right for you. Be sure to get help from a chiropractor or other lumbar or […]

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May is Posture Month

Posture is referred to as a neutral alignment of the spine. Something very few of us can still claim to have after years of abuse or injury to our spines. Chiropractic care can help improve your posture by realigning the spine to a neutral position. This is one of the major benefits of chiropractic care. […]

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RI Chiropractor Care for Veterans

Chiropractic care is a free benefit to all eligible VA patients – veterans and active duty military personnel. Most veterans are unaware that they have these services available and miss out on the relief that a chiropractor could bring to the many injuries and pain associated with aging and military injuries like chronic low back […]

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When the Chiropractor needs Chiropractic Care

When the Chiropractor needs Chiropractic Care In the past twelve months, 2.35 million people in the United States were injured or disabled in car accidents, so it’s no surprise that I’ve seen a steady flow of new patients coming in with injuries related to automobile collisions and calamities. Every chiropractor is trained in how to […]

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Chiropractic Care after a Car Accident

Whiplash is one of the most common injuries associated with Auto Accidents Living in New England comes with its share of challenges, particularly when the weather turns cold and the snow starts flying. We all have to deal with rising fuel costs, fewer hours of daylight, and of course those folks who suddenly forgot how […]

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Chiropractic Care Can Ensure a Healthy Pregnancy

Learn how a Chiropractor can help with your Pregnancy While pregnant, a woman’s body is put in a position where it needs to adjust for the presence of the fetus, while simultaneously producing hormones to relax muscles and ligaments in preparation for giving birth. This combination can seriously affect the spine. If you’re pregnant now, […]

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