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The Four Best Strategies for Relieving Arthritis Pain Jun 16th, 2020

At Isanti Family Chiropractic Clinic I am treating arthritis every day. As a dentist treats tooth decay, chiropractors are treating osteoarthritis (OA). When your dentist is done fixing your teeth, the dentist will have you come in every six months to have your teeth cleaned to help avoid cavities. In...

Text Neck Jan 16th, 2020

Some of the strongest and most sturdy structures in the world contain arcs. Buildings, bridges, and doorways often include arches in order to sustain the forces continually acting upon them. The longevity of these structures, both new and historic, depend on sustaining the design for hundreds of years. Structures tend to maintain...

What to do if you just had a Workplace Injury Jun 19th, 2019

Injuries in the workplace are a common occurrence. When a person gets hurt on the job, the employer loses a worker and the worker is forced to take time off to recover. Worker’s comp insurance typically covers injuries incurred on the job, not only replacing lost wages but also paying...

What to do if you just had an Accident Jun 19th, 2019

Millions of auto accidents occur every year. Though there is no way of knowing how many total collisions occur, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported that more than 9.7 million vehicles were involved in police-reported accidents during 2012 alone. Though most collisions are non-fatal, even the slightest fender benders...

Common Workman’s Comp Injuries Jun 19th, 2019

The workplace can be a dangerous place – even in seemingly benign occupations. Physical labor and repetitive motions are responsible for a bevy of workman’s compensation claims every year in the U.S. Though a person can develop nearly any type of injury on the job, certain workman’s comp injuries are...

Care After Auto Accidents Jun 19th, 2019

According to the Centers for Disease Control, more than 2 million people visit emergency departments annually for treatment of injuries sustained in auto accidents. Even more walk away from their collisions with a few ‘bumps’ and ‘bruises.’ Unfortunately, many never consult with a chiropractor about their injuries because they either believe...

Common Auto Accident Injuries Jun 19th, 2019

With an auto accident happening every few seconds, there are countless people who suffer collision-related injuries every year. Any part of your body can be affected by an auto accident though certain areas are more susceptible than others. Some people suffer a few bumps and bruises while others must face much more...

Musculoskeletal Sports Injury Jun 19th, 2019

Exercise and athleticism are a good way to improve overall health. However, physical activity also raises the risk of suffering a musculoskeletal sports injury. There are many causes of sports injuries, including overuse repetitive stress injuries, traumatic injuries and even injuries caused by failure to properly stretch or wear appropriate...

Chiropractic for Pediatrics Jun 19th, 2019

Children experience rapid growth and development during the few years of life. It is a time when musculoskeletal growth occurs quickly and often in ‘spurts’, putting stress on their young bodies. Though children may not experience pain or obvious complications from musculoskeletal injuries, even the tiniest subluxations may worsen and...

Chiropractic for Seniors Jun 19th, 2019

Many senior citizens already know the benefits of chiropractic care and how it can improve the ‘golden years’. Those who visit a chiropractor on a regular basis often report experiencing more energy, greater flexibility and less pain in day-to-day life. In fact, chiropractic is about much more than pain relief...

Chiropractic for Youth Jun 19th, 2019

Chiropractic is not just for adults – it’s for teens too. In fact, teenagers can benefit from chiropractic treatment in many ways not only now, but also later in life. Few teens will complain of back or neck pain the way that adults might. However, the damage that causes musculoskeletal...

Foot Care Jun 19th, 2019

Many people think of a podiatrist when it comes to foot care, but chiropractors treat pain and disorders of the feet and ankles as well. In fact, chiropractors are especially helpful in relieving pain stemming from conditions like plantar fasciitis and metatarsalgia. If you visit a chiropractor with chronic foot...

Joint Problems Jun 19th, 2019

Joint pain is a common problem, and there is a host of treatments and medications available claiming to offer symptom relief. But few of those treatment options work to address the cause of joint problems rather than just the symptoms. Chiropractic treatment can be a viable remedy for joint problems...

Chiropractic Care Jun 19th, 2019

Chiropractic care is a branch of medicine pertaining to the health of the spine, nervous system and musculoskeletal system. Chiropractors use spinal manipulation and other techniques to address the underlying conditions that are responsible for symptoms like back pain, neck pain, and chronic headaches. Chiropractic care is generally practiced free...

Back Pain Jun 19th, 2019

Chiropractors treat the entire neuromusculoskeletal system, but they are especially helpful in treating back pain. Chiropractors do not actually target pain relief itself so much as they attempt to treat the underlying conditions responsible for pain. Instead of merely masking a pain with over-the-counter or prescription medications, many patients who...

Knee Pain Jun 19th, 2019

Knee pain is a highly common complaint among Americans – especially those who are active in sports or are victims of repetitive use injuries. There are many causes of knee pain, including arthritis, inflammation, and injuries to the connective tissues. Many people suffering from knee pain want alternative treatment methods...

Back Decompression Jun 19th, 2019

More and more people are foregoing back surgery to give spinal decompression a try. Back decompression is a gentle and non-invasive alternative to more aggressive treatments used to treat chronic pain. It works by applying gentle pressure to your back in an effort to expand space between compressed discs in...

Sports Physicals Chiropractics Jun 19th, 2019

Playing sports and exercising is a fun way to stay healthy and fit. However, the physical demands of playing a sport or beginning a new exercise program may have an opposite effect – it can put one’s health at risk. From young children starting little league to adults training to...

Neck Pain Jun 19th, 2019

Your neck – also referred to as the cervical spine – is a delicate accumulation of vertebrae, nerves, and muscles that work to support your head. The neck is very flexible and capable of rotating from side to side, up and down. Though the neck is not weak, it is...

Exercise Rehab Jun 19th, 2019

As adults approach middle age, many notice an increase in health complications that were not a problem earlier in life. Perhaps it is an achy lower back, a sudden injury or even the development of a chronic health condition like migraines or degenerative joint disease. Whatever the problem, many people...

Massage Therapy Jun 19th, 2019

Chiropractic care is a conservative, non-invasive treatment used to relieve pain and treat underlying conditions of the neuromuscular system. Although it is highly effective on its own, the therapy works synergistically with massage therapy to deliver faster, more effective results. Massage prior to a chiropractic treatment helps loosen stiff muscles...

Sports Related Injury Jun 19th, 2019

Athletes are constantly pushing themselves to the limits, putting pressure and strain on their bodies to perform. The feet are especially stressed, bearing as much as 20 times a person’s body weight or more during some activities. Though proper training, footwear and other precautions can help protect the feet during...

Headaches Jun 19th, 2019

Nearly everyone has occasional headaches, but some people suffer with them chronically. Recurring headaches and migraines can severely limit quality of life. Most people who have frequent headaches are not suffering with an underlying health condition, but rather are experiencing headaches as a side effect of stress, poor sleep habits,...

Physical Therapy Jun 19th, 2019

Physical therapy is a valuable tool to doctors and chiropractors who are helping their patients rehabilitate injuries or recover from major surgery. It is a non-invasive method that can be used as a stand-alone therapy or in combination with other treatments. Physical therapy is a term used to describe a...