Saratoga Springs Chiropractor-Rotator Cuff

ROTATOR CUFF INJURIES

What is the rotator cuff? The rotator cuff consists of 4 muscles: the supraspinatus, infraspinatus, subscapularis and teres minor. These act to provide dynamic stability and control the position of the humeral head of the arm relative to the glenoid fossa of the scapula during motions ranging from throwing to performing activities of daily living. […]

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Saratoga Chiropractor-plantar faciitis

PLANTAR FASCIITIS

What is plantar fasciitis? The plantar fascia is a thick ligament that connects the heel bone to the toes creating the arch of the foot and acting as a shock absorber. This mechanical linkage extends into five bands inserting into the base of each toe. The plantar fascia is influenced by several factors including arches […]

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Fibromyalgia: Chiropractic Health Care

Chiropractic is a health care system that is founded on the premise that a proper functioning nervous system is essential to overall health and overall function of the human body. Chiropractors have never claimed that they can “cure” Fibromyalgia and other health conditions, but research studies show that Chiropractic is effective in helping patients improve […]

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Fibromyalgia: Vertebral Subluxation Research

“Subluxations are very real. We have documented them to the extent that no one can dispute their existence. Vertebral subluxations change the entire health of the body by causing structural dysfunction of the spine and nerve interference.” Chang Ha Suh, M.D. PhD “Hyper functional or hypo functional neurons along a neural chain prevent normal nerve […]

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What Causes Fibromyalgia?

Fibromyalgia is a complicated condition that likely has more than one cause — although most researchers agree that the primary cause is a breakdown in the normal function of the central nervous system, which creates an abnormal perception of pain. “The cause of Fibromyalgia must involve one or more abnormalities by which the Central Nervous […]

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Fibromyalgia: Medical Treatment

There is no known medical cure for Fibromyalgia — the only treatment is aimed at reducing symptoms, although most experts agree that medicine has a very limited effectiveness. “There is little evidence that we can treat Fibromyalgia patients effectively with drugs. A recent study of patients with long-standing Fibromyalgia demonstrates that expensive medical care does […]

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What is Fibromyalgia?

Fibromyalgia is characterized by chronic, widespread pain throughout the body with no apparent cause or explanation. Fibromyalgia was first described in medical literature over 150 years ago and has been called fibrositis, myofascial pain syndrome, muscular rheumatism, and many other names. The diagnosis for Fibromyalgia became officially recognized in 1990 by the American College of […]

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