Category Archives: Joint Health

Pain Relief Patches and Gels

The variety of pain gels and patches can be bewildering. Here are the seven main types. Continue reading

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Goldilocks and Your Knee Cartilage

Exercise is needed to maintain the health of the cartilage of your knee. But can too much exercise backfire? Continue reading

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How a Foot Adjustment Helps Your Brain Work Better

A simple adjustment can help your foot recover from an injury. But the effects of an adjustment go beyond that – correcting imbalances of the joints of the feet can improve the way your brain controls posture and movement. Continue reading

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Sacroiliac Joint Injury and Piriformis Pain

The sacroiliac joint and the muscles that support it are common sources of low back and buttock pain. Discover how to minimize shear stress in the sacroiliac joint and avoid pain and injury. Continue reading

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Simple Carpal Tunnel Exam – Just Answer Three Questions

Weakness, tingling and pain in the fingers? You may have carpal tunnel syndrome. There’s an easy way to figure out your diagnosis. Continue reading

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The First Step in Diagnosing Knee Pain

Discover the important diagnostic factors that help you doctor diagnose the cause of your knee pain. Continue reading

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Secret of a Good Chiropractic Adjustment

What’s the key to an effective chiropractic adjustment? Restoring normal joint play to the joints of the spine…. Continue reading

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Guest Post: Chronic Knee Pain after Knee Joint Replacement

Total knee replacement surgery has helped many alleviate pain and regain the ability to walk with ease. But the results aren’t perfect – many patients have persistent pain after surgery. This guest article by a New Zealand occupational therapist and psychotherapist discusses some of the intricacies of persisting pain. Continue reading

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Rebuilding Cartilage Health: One More Rationale for Chiropractic Adjustments

Cartilage is an example of a bodily tissue that’s been honed to a high degree of perfection over our million plus years of evolutionary development. (Quick anatomy refresher course:  cartilage covers the ends of bones where they meet to form … Continue reading

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Hip or Knee Replacement? Not So Fast…

Hip and knee replacements have become two of the most common orthopedic surgeries. They’re practically a rite of passage in the 50-60-70 year old set. Do they make sense? Are there alternatives? Continue reading

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