May 11, 2012 – Do you often feel exhausted? Are you getting sick more often than usual? Is your body aching despite all the massages you had? This could be your body telling you that it needs a break from all the toxins you are taking in and all the stress you are going through. To help chiropractic patients towards holistic healing, ChiroCarolina® is now offering a Nutritional/Weight Loss Program for their chiropractic patients. In this program, participants will be introduced to body purification or detoxification. During this process, a person will need to change his/her diet by eating healthier food and beverage choices instead of processed food. A person will also be advised to take in food supplements, limit stress and have a regular exercise routine. While going through this program, toxins that are externally and internally exposed to a person are expelled from the body; hence the term body “purification.” This is good for patients who are having chiropractic treatments since the body will heal in the muscular level and the cellular level, making it a holistic approach to wellness. For more information on chiropractic care, weight loss and nutrition, visit their Nutritional/Weight Loss page at http://chirocarolinacharlotte.com/why-consult-us/nutritionalweight-loss-program. Continue Reading...

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In the United States, back pain has become a prevalent health problem for a large percentage of the population. Billions of dollars are spent every year for treatment; employers and employees are also losing money because of loss of productivity. For back pain relief, those who suffer this common condition usually try the usual pain medications but many of them are not satisfied with the results. Some may even fears about possible adverse effects. Fortunately, a growing number of patients with back pain are now trying complementary and alternative medical therapies. A recent study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine look at the effectiveness, safety and cost of spinal manipulation, massage and acupunture. Continue Reading...

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A herniated disc is when there is a problem one of the discs between vertebras that make your spine. The discs serve as rubbery cushions and the vertebrae are individual bones; the spinal disc has been described as a jelly donut with a soft center that has a tough exterior surrounding it. When this disc slips or ruptures and pushes through a crack in the vertebra, it is called a herniated disc. Unfortunately, a herniated disk can also cause problems with nearby nerves and can cause pain, as well as numbness and weakness in an arm or leg. It is typical for a herniated disc to cause a lot of pain for some people, and literally no symptoms for others. Continue Reading...

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Have you been in an auto accident in Charlotte NC? Did you have to go the hospital or visit your primary car physician? Did they send you home with prescription pain reliever, or tips for home care? If so, you may benefit from chiropractic care. You are likely to experience relief from your pain through medication, but chiropractic care at ChiroCarolina® can help you determine the cause of your pain, and offer long-term pain relief. Continue Reading...

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Rating: 7 out of 10 (from 66 votes)

Sciatic pain can be painful, but a Charlotte NC chiropractor may be able to help! ChiroCarolina® offers chiropractic treatment for sciatic pain, which often starts in the lower back or buttock and moves into one or both legs. The pain from a sciatic nerve can vary in intensity and frequency. Pain can be minimal and infrequent, or severe and constant. Often, sciatic pain is described as dull, achy, sharp, pins and needles or like electric shock. Sometimes people report feeling burning, numbness or even tingling. Often people mistakenly refer to sciatic as a disorder, when in fact; it is a symptom of another disorder. Continue Reading...

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On Feb. 15 to 18 in Washington D.C., the American Chiropractic Association (ACA) and Chiropractic Summit hosted the 2012 National Chiropractic Legislative Conference (NCLC). This unprecedented effort marks a historical step toward uniting the chiropractic profession to advance its causes on Capitol Hill. Continue Reading...

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Unfortunately, neck pain is a common condition in the Charlotte NC area, and the rest of the country. Throughout some point in all our lives we will most likely experience some sort of neck pain. Women are at a higher risk of neck pain than men, and they report a slightly higher instance of chronic neck pain. While pain medication can provide some instant relief, pain medication does not solve the underlying problem and can even cause annoying side effects. Chiropractic care, on the other hand, is a non-invasive, drug-free treatment option when administered by a gentle chiropractor at ChiroCarolina®. Continue Reading...

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Rating: 9 out of 10 (from 52 votes)

Doctors of chiropractic who want to sign up for the new national registry of certified medical examiners for the transportation industry can now access quality training programs and resources available in cities across the country. This was announced by the American Chiropractic Association (ACA) and TeamCME in the wake of the release of a final rule on a new safety program by United States Department of Transportation (DOT). Continue Reading...

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Often people do not associate chiropractors with pain management. But, in fact, chiropractic care can help with pain relief. Chiropractic care is most beneficial when treatment is consistent and when patients complete the treatment plan recommended by their chiropractor. Continue Reading...

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Rating: 9 out of 10 (from 94 votes)

Often people who are experiencing low back pain in Charlotte NC debate between visiting a chiropractor and a medical doctor. While both can help, research does show that chiropractic care can alleviate back pain in patients. A chiropractor can assess your pain and determine whether or not chiropractic care will relieve pain and help prevent pain in the future. Continue Reading...

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Rating: 7 out of 10 (from 46 votes)