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5 Most Common Youth Sports Injuries

Involving your kids in athletics at a young age is very beneficial for their health and gives them a great opportunity to socialize! However, injuries are inevitable, and we want you to be aware of the most common youth sports injuries. Common Youth Sports Injuries 5. Little leaguer’s elbow Little Leaguer’s elbow is common during, yes, little league. It is described as pain in the elbow after excessive throwing. The good news is that it can be cured with rest, proper throwing techniques, and stretching. If the problem persists, you may want to set up a doctor’s appointment. 4. Concussions Read more
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What is Spinal Decompression?

Are you suffering from chronic back pain? Have you been unable to find a treatment that suppresses that stubborn pain? Spinal decompression might be for you. However, like many people, you may not have heard of this procedure. That’s why our experts at Tieperman Health and Wellness are here to give you a rundown on the whole thing! Non-surgical Spinal Decompression Non-surgical spinal decompression is a form of motorized traction that relieves back pain. What does this mean? Essentially, the treatment gently stretches the spine to alleviate pressure on the vertebrae and disks. This can cause spinal disks to retract, Read more
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Acupuncture and Weight Loss

What is acupuncture? Acupuncture is a traditional Chinese technique & is an effective form of pain management. The practice is based around the balance of energy in the body and the pressure points that correspond with said energy. Certified acupuncturists place in specific pressure points to treat pain. Recently, it has been recorded that acupuncture can help with weight loss. However, this comes with a multitude of factors that can improve or disprove the effectiveness. Check out this information on acupuncture and weight loss.  Acupuncture for Weight Loss Acupuncturists believe that acupuncture balances the energy of the body or chi. Read more
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5 Non-Invasive Pain Management Techniques

Pain management is a complicated thing to get right. Every patient is different, so their pain has to be treated differently as well! Luckily, there are a variety of pain management techniques, many of which are non-invasive. Here are five of our favorite non-invasive pain management techniques at Tieperman Health and Wellness! Non-Invasive Pain Management Techniques Acupuncture This ancient technique has been relieving aches and pains for thousands of years. Western science has proven that acupuncture increases the release of chemicals that fight pain. Due to the location and fineness of the needles, acupuncture does not cause pain. Instead, it Read more
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Chronic Tension Headaches – What You Need to Know

Tension headaches are a painful, frustrating problem that affects millions of Americans. Some people even suffer from them chronically. Here is everything you need to know about chronic tension headaches from the pain management experts at Tieperman Health and Wellness! What is a tension headache? The easiest way to describe a tension headache is the feeling of having a tight headband around your forehead. The pain from these headaches is often around the eyes, the head, and/or neck. On average, they occur two times a month, but they can be chronic as well, happening up to fifteen times a month. Read more
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What Do Chiropractors Do?

The majority of people believe that chiropractors only help patients with back issues; however, they do so much more! This article will explain in more detail what exactly our chiropractors do. The Tieperman Health & Wellness Center wants to ensure that our clients have a good understanding of what our chiropractors do and why they do it! The Medical Definition Chiropractors are medical professionals that specialize in the study of neuromuscular disorders. Along with this, they receive special training in manual adjustment techniques that help align the spine and eliminate misalignments that may be causing issues or pain in some Read more
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Foot Massage: 7 Unexpected Benefits

Everyone loves a good foot massage after being on their feet all day. They are relaxing and help bring down the swelling that comes with being on your feet all the time. However, did you know that there are many medical benefits to getting foot massages other than just relaxation? That is the exact reason why massage is such an essential aspect of our treatments at Tieperman Health and Wellness. Here are a few of the benefits that you might not even consider when it comes to foot massage. 7 Unexpected Benefits of Foot Massage Improved Circulation Most people in Read more
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Acupuncture for Depression: What You Need to Know

In 2016, a study found that 16 million Americans suffer from depression. Due to the isolation that came with the COVID-19, those numbers have seen a significant increase. Depression has always been a formidable condition to treat, and researchers are continually looking for new, effective ways to address this devastating condition.  One treatment option that researchers are eyeing is acupuncture. Yes, acupuncture, the same form of Traditional Chinese Medicine that treats arthritis, menstrual cramps, and other physical ailments. While depression is still most commonly treated with therapy or medication, acupuncture for depression has become an alternate or complementary treatment form. Read more
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Early Signs of Arthritis

Arthritis is an incredibly frustrating and debilitating problem that affects over 54 million Americans. Not only is it painful, but it inhibits movement, and prevents people from doing the things they love! However, the trick with arthritis is getting diagnosed and treating it quickly. For that reason, knowing the early warning signs and when you need to go to the doctor is vital. Here are a few of the early signs of arthritis that you need to keep an eye on! Early Arthritis Symptoms Joint Pain – Joint pain does not ALWAYS point to arthritis, but if it is very Read more
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How to Relieve Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar Fasciitis is a common form of pain in the heel or arch of the foot. This heel pain is caused by inflammation of the plantar fascia tissue, which connects the heel bone to the toes. Plantar Fasciitis is very common, and can usually resolve itself within 6 to 18 months without treatment. However, heel pain can be very frustrating for those who seek to live an active lifestyle. Luckily, there are several ways you can relieve heel pain from plantar fasciitis. At-home Plantar Fasciitis Treatments First, try these at-home Plantar Fasciitis treatments and stretches: Calf Stretch –This exercise can Read more