Addiction and Chiropractic Medicine

Addiction and Chiropractic Medicine Recent studies show there is a connection between spinal alignment and recovery from substance abuse. The research reveals that misalignment of the spinal column can contribute to addiction, or rather the anxiety and depression that frequently lead some people to self-medicate with drugs and/or alcohol. After detoxification, a patient can utilize […]

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The Effects of Weather on Joint Pain: There’s a Reason. There are remedies.

Never doubt the weather forecasting skills of Grandma’s knees. When she said her aching joints could predict the next snowstorm, it turns out she was right. But it’s not because she’s a mystic, says David Borenstein, MD, FACP, FACR, rheumatologist and clinical professor of medicine at George Washington University Medical Center. Many doctors and researchers […]

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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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