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Winter Knee Pain

It is not certain that weather changes affect the pain in joints such as your knees. However, people with arthritis, previous or current knee injuries report that their pain gets worse in colder temperatures. There are a few theories doctors have come up with for the cause of increased knee pain in the winter. Some include changes in air pressure, thickening joint fluid, tense muscles, and/or your blood is routed away from your joints to keep other areas like vital organs warm. Luckily, there are some ways to avoid or relieve this winter knee pain. Staying warm Yes, we know Read more
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Chiropractic Treatment and Pregnancy

It is very common for women to experience aches and pains in their back, specifically the lower back, during pregnancy. In fact, around 50 percent of pregnant women will endure some sort of back pain while pregnant. Luckily, you don’t have to deal with this pain for nine months. Your pain could be eased with just a few chiropractor visits. Here is some information you should about receiving chiropractic treatment during your pregnancy and its benefits.  Chiropractic Treatment and Pregnancy Is it safe? Visiting a chiropractor can be 100% safe. Chiropractors give over 1 million adjustments a day. The treatment Read more
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5 Ways to Manage Lower Back Pain at Home

Many people have suffered from back pain at some point in their life. Sometimes it’s caused by lifting something wrong. Other times it’s due to a condition like arthritis. Here are some forms of managing back pain at home. These at-home remedies might not be enough for everyone, but they are a start!  Ice it You should ice your back within 24-48 hours of an injury if that is the cause of your pain. The cold will help decrease inflammation, but be sure to take a break every 20 minutes or so. You need to give your skin a break Read more
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Signs You Have a Herniated Disk

A disk is a jelly-like piece of your spine that sits between each vertebra in your back. A herniated disk is when the nucleus part of the disk protrudes through a tear in the annulus. These tears can occur anywhere in your spine and typically irritates a nearby nerve. Sometimes, this leads to pain, numbness, or weakness in an arm or leg. However, there are other times; no symptoms show up. Surgery is not usually necessary for this issue. Here are some ways you can tell if you have a herniated disk.  Herniated Disk Symptoms  Arm or Leg Pain With Read more
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Nutritional Therapy and Weight Loss

Medical nutrition therapy is typically a treatment for patients that are overweight or have certain medical conditions. The patient works with a dietician to develop meal plans, a plan to stick with them, and do check-ins now and then. Tieperman Health & Wellness Center has created a short guide to nutritional therapy, and the weight loss comes with it. Why Would I Need Nutritional Therapy? Many people want to lose weight but do not know how. Weight loss is one area where nutritional therapy would help. A dietician would work with you to determine a meal plan that will help Read more
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What to Look for In a Family Chiropractor

If you and your family are new to chiropractic treatment, you might find it a bit daunting to figure out which chiropractor is right for all of you. We, at Tieperman Health and Wellness, know it can be challenging to find the perfect chiropractor. Here are few things to look for and keep in mind when searching for your new family chiropractor! Ask for Recommendations Hearing testimonies from actual patients is one of the best forms of research. This is a great way for you to hear about the treatment process, the staff, and especially the doctor. First, you should Read more
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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