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9 Incredible Things About Sports Massage Almost No One Knows

8 Incredible Things About Sports Massage Almost No One Knows

Have you had a sports massage lately? Regular massage will reduce the risk of injury, improve your flexibility, and improve the circulatory system, but a massage shouldn’t be considered a “one size fits all” type of tool. A sports massage is a targeted treatment that was designed for the biomechanical needs and physical demands that …

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Crucial Coronavirus Statement Regarding Better Health Chiropractic clinics

The new coronavirus has changed everyone’s daily life. At Better Health Chiropractic and Physical Rehab, your health and safety, as well as the health and safety of our staff and doctors, are of the utmost importance. We know and understand your concerns regarding the ever-changing rules and protocols as new information develops. We are striving …

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The Top 7 Crucial Steps to Take After You Are Involved in an Automotive Accident

The Top 7 Crucial Steps to Take After You Are Involved in an Automotive Accident

No one wants to be involved in a car or motorcycle accident, but regardless of your driving habits, or how advanced the safety features on your car might be, the average driver will be involved in three to four auto accidents in their lifetime. In 2015, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration states there were …

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How to Find Relief from Both Anterior and Posterior Shoulder Pain

How to Get Rid of Anterior and Posterior Shoulder Pain?

You may not realize it, but the shoulder is one of the most often used joints on your body. Over an average day, we are constantly reaching for and carrying items, lifting items, and taking care of personal hygiene, such as brushing our hair or washing our bodies. When we overextend ourselves, or lift items …

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Using Chiropractic Massage for Managing and Healing Tendonitis

Massage for Tendonitis: How Does It Help Ease the Pain?

One of the worst things about tendonitis is that the pain can put an absolute stop on your life, for weeks or even months, and no one seems aware of it. If you have tendonitis, then you’ve probably heard comments from your boss, co-workers, perhaps even family members that say, “You don’t look injured.”  Tendonitis …

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How to Take Control of Your Carpal Tunnel Pain While Driving?

Taking Control of Your Carpal Tunnel Pain While Driving

When it comes to the pain of carpal tunnel syndrome, most people only think about computers or typing as being the source of pain. While this is true in many cases, carpal tunnel can also develop from any repetitive motion, gripping, bending at the wrist, or vibrations going through the wrist.  One area very few …

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19 Secrets Your Chiropractor Probably Won’t Talk About

19 Secrets Your Chiropractor Probably Won’t Talk About

We live better, richer lives than at any time in history. Even the great Kings of Egypt and ancient China did not have the luxuries that most of us consider commonplace today. We have machines and technology that makes life so easy, our ancestors would be jealous if they knew. Unfortunately, our modern-day lives have …

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Physical Therapy Modalities

13 Secrets You Aren’t Told about Physical Therapy Modalities

When you think about physical therapy or physical therapy modalities, what comes to mind? Torture chambers? People screaming in pain? Severely injured persons being worked over by a hulking, muscle bound figure? Don’t worry, you aren’t alone in those thoughts. Cartoons and films have gone a long way toward forming those types of images, but …

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9 Hacks to Build Healthy Habits in Wasilla

9 Hacks to Build Healthy Habits in Wasilla (#3 Is Fascinating!)

If you made a resolution to start eating healthier, making better health care decisions, and getting more exercise, you aren’t alone. Probably half of the residents of Wasilla have made similar decisions at the beginning of the year, and almost everyone has broken these resolutions already. Don’t feel badly about it. Research shows that it …

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21 Tips for Staying Healthy in Juneau Without Really Trying

21 Tips for Staying Healthy in Juneau Without Really Trying

Everyday it seems as if we are flooded with “new” ways to stay healthy. Today it’s this and tomorrow it’s that and we’ve lost count of the actual number of diet books on the shelves nowadays. When we are overwhelmed with information, much of it contradictory, we tend to just ignore almost all of it! …

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4 Ways Chiropractic Can Kill That Killer Shoulder Pain

When you think about your local chiropractor, what comes to mind? Back pain? Neck pain? Maybe sciatica or joint pain. Most people never seem to link chiropractic care with shoulder pain and yet, it remains one of the most effective ways to treat painful shoulders and arms. Common Shoulder Problems Some of the typical types …

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9 Methods to Stop Vertigo Once and For All!

9 Methods to Stop Vertigo Once and For All!

If you don’t know what vertigo is, chances are that you have felt it. That feelings of dizziness that makes you feel as though you will fall over with any movement. It sometimes also causes feelings of nausea. This is your senses trying to tell your brain that your body is off balance. The problem …

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Don’t Break the Bank- 8 Budget Friendly Valentine’s Ideas for Juneau

Don’t Break the Bank- 8 Budget Friendly Valentine’s Ideas for Juneau

It’s the same thing every year. By the 5th of January, we are inundated with Valentine’s day cards, offers for flowers, certificates (and reservation phone numbers) for restaurants, not to mention chocolate, chocolate, and more chocolate. Ugh. Don’t you get tired of the same old thing? We certainly do, but on the other hand, other …

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11 Fresh Ideas for Valentine’s Day in Wasilla

11 Fresh Ideas for Valentine’s Day in Wasilla

It’s Valentine’s day again, Wasilla, and whether you love it or hate it, you can’t avoid it. As if anyone could avoid those Valentine’s hearts and cards that have been in the stores since at least the 3rd of January! Many people end up stressed out over this little holiday because they feel like they …

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29 Secret Benefits of Massage Therapy Almost No One Talks About

29 Secret Benefits of Massage Therapy Almost No One Talks About

Is there anything sweeter than a really good massage? Massage therapy has to be one of life’s not-talked-about but most decadent pleasures, right up there with a good housekeeper and the perfect cup of coffee. Ok, maybe the housekeeper is a bit off, but you get the idea. Massage therapy has been around for centuries …

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5 Facts about Chiropractic Neck Adjustments the Media Won’t Tell You

5 Facts about Chiropractic Neck Adjustments the Media Won’t Tell You

There has certainly been a great deal of talk and speculation when it comes to chiropractic neck adjustments. If you’ve been reading news accounts, an actress suffered a stroke after receiving a neck adjustment at her chiropractor’s office. This was a rare and tragic event, but there is so much more to this story than …

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7 Preparation Tips for Your First Chiropractic Appointment

7 Preparation Tips for Your First Chiropractic Appointment

An appointment anywhere new is a bit unsettling, no matter where or who it is you are going to see; a new dentist, hairstylist, and the chiropractor. This is even more so if you know next to nothing about what a chiropractor actually does. You probably googled what chiropractors do and seen some pretty shocking …

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7 Things Everyone Gets but Nobody Wants in Their Head

7 Things Everyone Gets but Nobody Wants in Their Head

If you have children, chances are that you are already well acquainted with ear infections. Even as adults, ear infections and other problems related to the inner ear are fairly common. In the US, it’s estimated that 5 out of every 6 children have at least one ear infection by the time they are 3 …

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Top 5 Unconventional Ways to Find Relief from Pinched Nerves

Top 5 Unconventional Ways to Find Relief from Pinched Nerves

Pinched nerves are, quite literally, a pain! Whether they are located in the neck, shoulder, arm, back, or knees, pinched nerves hurt like the dickens and often come with other symptoms, such as numbness. Who wants to have surgery to repair a pinched nerve? Exactly! No one! Most people don’t need surgery but by taking …

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One Effective and Proven Way to Feel Better in Just One Hour

One Effective and Proven Way to Feel Better in Just One Hour

For anyone who has ever had neck, back, shoulder, or knee pain, (and let’s be honest, who hasn’t?) you’ve probably considered many different ways to find pain relief. While there are plenty of over the counter pain relievers, creams, lotions, and balms that will ease simple muscle pain, what should you do if this pain …

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Why These Pinched Nerve Symptoms are Not What You Think They Are

Why These Pinched Nerve Symptoms are Not What You Think They Are

Have you ever been having a truly wonderful day and suddenly, everything changes? Maybe you were riding your bike or playing with your kids in the swimming pool. It was a beautiful day until your fingers and arm started to go numb. That tingling sensation, as if your arm had fallen asleep, but it doesn’t …

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6 Natural Remedies for Conquering Chronic Pain

6 Natural Remedies for Conquering Chronic Pain

Chronic pain is a serious problem for many Americans. An estimated 1 in 5 people deal with some type of chronic pain, making work, social engagements, and even family time a difficult, if not impossible task, especially for those with chronic back pain. What Is Chronic Pain? Chronic pain is any type of pain that …

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5 Reasons You Should Never Ignore a Pinched Nerve

Do Pinched Nerves Go Away on Their Own If Left Untreated?

Oh, those pinched nerves! Not quite the same thing as someone getting on your nerves, pinched nerves hurt a great deal more. What are typically called pinched nerves is actually pressure put on the tissue that surrounds a nerve, or when the nerve is irritated by inflammation. Pinched nerves typically cause numbness, tingling feelings, a …

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