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Can I Adjust Myself?

April 25, 2019

One of the questions we most commonly receive from people interested in learning more about our chiropractic services is whether they can attempt to perform their own adjustments, or have someone else do so for them. The answer here is quite simple, and important: no. Doing so can be highly dangerous. All chiropractic adjustments must be performed by a professional chiropractor in Naples, FL with the proper training and experience to do so. These adjustments require specific types of forces applied in specific directions at a specific location and spinal joint. Not only is it nearly impossible for one to... View Article

Why Did the ER Refer Me to a Chiropractor Rather Than Treating Me?

April 19, 2019

It is not unusual for emergency room patients who have been in auto accidents to be referred out to a chiropractor rather than to receive treatment from the ER physician. But why exactly does this occur? Generally, it is the ER’s responsibility to stabilize patients when they’re in emergency situations, not to provide them with ongoing treatment. When we’re specifically looking at auto accident scenarios, it is common for the body to have its muscles tense up and become rigid during the impact, which puts the skeletal system at a higher risk of becoming misaligned. This, in turn, causes increased... View Article

Can a Chiropractor Help Me After I Start Experiencing Shoulder Pain Related to Weight Training?

April 11, 2019

Let’s say you just started lifting weights seriously a couple months ago, and recently started having some aches and pains in your shoulder. You might be wondering what care options you have available to you. There is a common misconception that chiropractors only treat people who suffer from back problems, but this isn’t true at all—they are also highly trained in treating and rehabilitating knees, shoulders, ankles, wrists, hands and feet. Any time you pay a visit to a chiropractor and are experiencing aches and pains, the doctor will perform a complete evaluation of the affected area to determine the... View Article

Why Does It Take Multiple Visits to a Chiropractor to Fix the Problem in My Back?

April 5, 2019

For most people, pain in the back will begin to recede after several visits to a chiropractor. But even then, that does not necessarily mean your problem has been fully corrected. Research indicates that after being adjusted, you’ll only hold that alignment for 24 to 48 hours, at least at first. It takes a series of spinal adjustment sessions to retrain your spine to remain in its normal position. Why exactly is this? The primary reason is that the structures that support the spine (those being the tendons, muscles, discs, ligaments, etc.) can take months or even years to properly... View Article

What Conditions Can VAX-D Therapy Help, and How Long Will the Results Last?

March 14, 2019

Do you suffer from chronic back pain? If massage therapy, over-the-counter or prescription painkillers and other common remedies just are not cutting it, then you might want to consider VAX-D spinal decompression in Naples, FL. This cutting-edge treatment is growing in popularity, and we are proud to provide clients with a solution that has been proven to work, and to help improve lives. That said, it is important to note that VAX-D spinal decompression does not work for every ailment that causes back pain. There are certain conditions that VAX-D is very effective at treating. Here’s a look at those... View Article

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