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Conquering Headaches and Tech Neck

Neck Pain Fargo ND Headaches

If you have ever had a headache, you have a true understanding of how debilitating they can be.  Studies have shown that roughly a third of all people suffer from headaches and a more frightening statistic is that nine out of ten Americans suffer from headaches.  Headaches can vary in form and intensity.  The causes ...

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A New Solution For Migraine Headaches In Fargo

Migraine Fargo ND Headaches

"The Back Man" and "The Bone Setter" I have heard them all. When it comes to descriptions of my office, it is always interesting that they relate only to the musculoskeletal conditions that they think I am able to treat and little else. The truth is that the expert care we provide in our office can ...

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Welcome To August’s Health Newsletter

Chiropractic, CTS, And TOS

Where Is Your Carpal Tunnel?

You won’t find the carpal tunnel on any map—it’s in your wrist. Your carpal (wrist) bones form a tunnel-like structure—the carpal tunnel— through which pass tendons and the median nerve.

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is the occupational disease of the 21st century. Sufferers experience tingling and numbness in the hands, fingers, and wrists; blanching (whitening upon pressure) of the hand; pain so intense that it awakens you at night and more. (1-2)

Who Gets CTS?

Years ago, telegraph operators, seamstresses, carpenters, and meat cutters were the CTS sufferers. Today office workers, computer operators, musicians, and assembly line workers are more prone to it.

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Back Pain And Arthritis

Fargo Back Pain

The American lifestyle over the last few decades has given rise to today's leading cause of infirmity. Unfortunately, lower back pain is so common that it affects almost 90% of adults. The majority also suffer from lumbar arthritis as a contributing factor to their lower back pain. Spinal arthritis is a degenerative process that develops ...

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What Does Your Posture Say?

Fargo Ergonomics

Have you ever wondered how life imitates nature?   As a tribute to one of our favorite movies, the Karate Kid,  from the 1980s, I would like reference one of my first encounters of understanding a Bonsai tree.   The ancient Japanese art form of growing Bonsai trees is fascinating. Bonsai trees are essentially normal ...

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The Fast Track On Knee Pain

Fargo Knee Pain

The joints of our knees and the leg pains associated can be confusing or frightening sometimes when we hear the medical diagnosis.  The actual diagnosis terms can sometimes be scarier than the exact condition. But do not fear!  Below are two common conditions explained so that you can begin focusing on the solution rather than the ...

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