14Sep, 2016

“I want to go to the chiropractor for this pain I’m having, but I’m afraid the chiropractor will make me come back forever!”

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Individualization: While different chiropractors have different philosophies we here at Clayton Chiropractic Center believe strongly in individualizing a plan for each person and his or her specific needs. Before we develop a treatment plan: We will do a consultation to see if chiropractic care is right for you We perform an exam Listen to what your goals are Listen to what their problems are and, based on that, we find the right treatment plan for you Getting you out of pain: Our initial goal is to get you out of […]
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12Sep, 2016

Exercises to Strengthen Hip Muscles for Runners

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Preventing Injury and Enhancing Performance: Exercise to Strengthen the Hip   First things first, let’s all agree that running is BRUTAL! Did you know that during a 1-mile run, your foot impacts the ground 400-600 times PER FOOT! Also, with each strike, you are transmitting forces between 1.5-3.5 of your body weight through your foot, leg and hip; that all adds up to about 100 TONS PER FOOT of forces, and that’s just in one mile!   Injuries of the lower extremities are common to runners, whether it be hip, […]
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5Aug, 2016

Muscle Spasm Relief

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How can Chiropractors Provide Muscle Spasm Relief? If you think a chiropractor cannot help you with muscle spasms, you could be sorely mistaken. A muscle’s job is to move a particular joint. When joints are locked up, muscles can’t do their job. Muscle spasms occur when muscles try to move a locked joint. When the joint doesn’t move, the muscle works harder and begins to spasm. The chiropractic approach to care for muscle spasms is to adjust the locked joint so that the muscle in spasm can do its job.  Once […]
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27Jun, 2016

KT taping for knee pain

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Taping for knee pain is very valuable for runners going a longer distance, people new to a sport, or anyone with chronic knee pain. Remember, taping supports you while you fix the problem through corrective exercises and adjustments and it not a magic fix.
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18Jun, 2016

Beauty From the Inside Out with Colon Hydrotherapy

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by Karen Gelb Raindrop Colon Hydrotherapy We are always searching for new ways of enhancing our outer beauty trying the latest skin-care serum of fad, but we fail to think about oor inner beauty.  Where beautiful skin really comes from.  Believe it or not, I’m referring to our colons!         Colon hydrotherapy, also known as colonics, is a safe and gentle way to wash away toxins and waste that are polluting our bodies, especially our skin.  We live in a stressful and toxic environment, our bodies are constantly being bombarded […]
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15Jun, 2016

KT taping for Wrist Pain

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Taping your wrist can help with carpal tunnel, rock climbing, playing an instrument, and day to day activities like typing or lifting your toddler. We find wrist and elbow adjustment and muscle work to the forearm right before taping to be the most helpful.
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15Jun, 2016

Acupressure for Headaches

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Headaches are so common and can really ruin your day. Try these acupressure points along with a glass f water and an adjustment to your neck to relax the muscles.
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24May, 2016

Pelvic tilts

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Who should do this stretch? Students and people with desk jobs People who sit many hours in a day at a desk People who get frequent low back pain How to do this stretch: Lay on your back with your knees bent and feet flat on the ground. Make an arch below your low back, then push your low back on the ground tightening your abs while getting rid of that arch When should I do this stretch? Transitioning from sitting all day to exercising.
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8May, 2016

The Teacher’s Guide to No Back Pain

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Standing in front of a room full of eager minds providing them with information on your favorite topic can be a very rewarding job. Whether it is teaching preschoolers the colors of the rainbow or college students calculus, most teachers are on their feet for hours at a time. Here are tips for preventing low back pain for teachers. Wear comfortable shoes Watch your posture, making sure you do not sway your low back and hang your head forward Walk at work whenever possible To avoid low back pain when standing […]
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