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Symptoms of A Herniated Disc

Everyone suffers from back pain at one time or another. Sometimes it is from straining a muscle at the gym or sleeping wrong the night before. However, there are other times that the pain could is something more serious. One of those causes is a herniated disc. Discs are small pieces of tissue with jelly in the center that help cushion each one of your vertebrae. A herniated disc occurs when part of that jelly is pushed out, causing a bulge. Herniated discs are severe, and should be treated early. However, differentiating them from other medical conditions can be difficult. Read more
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Is Your Diet Causing Your Back Pain?

Many factors can cause back pain. Whether your pain is acute or chronic, nailing down the exact cause can be a difficult task. Most people look to muscle strains, herniated disks, or bad posture as the most likely culprits. However, did you know that your diet could be the cause? While most people understand that a healthy diet is vital to a healthy life, they often do not see that it can be a direct cause to back pain or indeed, make it worse. Luckily, the Frisco, TX nutrition experts at Tieperman Health and Wellness are always here to make Read more
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Acupuncture and Pregnancy

Acupuncture has been a vital part of Chinese medicine dating back thousands of years. It is performed by inserting hair-thin needles just through the skin along meridians and restore the correct flow of energy through the body. Scientists have found that many of the acupuncture points correspond with deep nerve locations. Therefore, if the needles are activated (electrically stimulated), the nerves, in turn, activate. The stimulated nerves then cause the brain to release endorphins blocking pain signals. This release of endorphins can treat pain that results in a variety of different ailments.  In modern times, acupuncture treats anything from migraines Read more
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Workplace Injuries: The 5 Most Common

Regardless of if you work in an office, a warehouse, or on a construction site, you could be injured at work. Injuries can keep you from working, making money, and are just painful! Here are the 5 most commonplace work-related injuries that we see here at Tieperman Health & Wellness. 5 Most Common Workplace Injuries Walking Into Injuries – This injury occurs when you walk into an object and hurt yourself. In general, people hurt their legs, knees, head, or face. One example is when someone walks into a desk and bangs their knee into it Repetitive Motion Injuries – Read more
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Sports Injuries that Need Chiropractic Care

People of every age play sports. From young children playing tee-ball to adults making their weekly tee time Saturday morning, and the older you get, the more likely you are to sustain a sports injury. No matter how much you stretch before or warm-up, injury is still possible. When those injuries inevitably happen, sometimes chiropractic treatments are the fastest way to get back to doing what you love. Here are a few common sports injuries that are especially receptive to chiropractic treatments. Sports Injuries that Need Chiropractic Care Pinched Nerves Pinched nerves are a relatively common sports injury. They are Read more
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Can Massage Therapy Help Migraines?

Anyone who deals with chronic migraines or headaches knows how painful and debilitating they can be. Migraines completely throw a wrench in your plans when they come on. Those who suffer from migraines also know how difficult it is to find something that relieves them or prevents them from coming on in the first place. Fortunately, Tieperman Health & Wellness has an incredibly effective solution: massage therapy. Can massage therapy help migraines? Before going into how massages help, it is crucial to understand what migraines are, and why some people suffer from them. What is a migraine? Well, the simple Read more
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Can Chiropractors Help with Leg Pain?

Can Chiropractors Help with Leg Pain? Yes! Chiropractors are extremely good at treating conditions that cause leg pain as well! Chiropractic treatments offer safe, non-invasive, and non-addictive therapies for leg pain. Instead of the temporary relief that comes with OTC pain killers, patients can expect much longer-lasting and useful forms for treatment from the Tieperman Health & Wellness chiropractic professionals. One major, non-injury related, cause of leg/joint pain is sudden weight gain. Sudden weight gain puts more pressure on the relatively small joints in your knees and ankles. Another reason could be a suddenly more active lifestyle. If you have Read more
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How Physiotherapy Helps Heal Whiplash

Car accidents are terrible. They are expensive, and even more so when an injury is involved. While every car crash is different, most of the injuries sustained in car accidents are all relatively similar. This is because there is only so much movement that can happen in a confined space like in a car. While some of these injuries might go away, some do not begin to show up until after a few days have passed. These are known as “invisible injuries”. These include whiplash headaches neck/back pain knee pain Many patients think that these injuries or symptoms will just Read more
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What Foods Can Help With Chronic Pain?

Chronic pain & inflammation is one of the most common conditions that we treat in Frisco, TX at Tieperman Health & Wellness. We see many patients who try nearly everything to help ease that inflammation. However, many overlook their diets. Many foods in our diets actually make inflammation worse. However, there are also many foods out there that can naturally bring down information. Making simple changes to your diet to incorporate more of these foods can work wonders! The trick is knowing which foods have which effect and adjusting your diet accordingly. Foods that Make Inflammation Worse Knowing which foods Read more
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How to Solve Your Morning Back Pain

Morning back pain is a terrible way to start your day. Yet millions of Americans start their days in pain! While there are many factors that play into early morning back pain, the vast majority are fixable. Our goal at Tieperman Health & Wellness is always to make you feel better! So, here are some of the simplest changes you can make to start your mornings out right. Bad Sleeping Posture – Having poor posture when sleeping is the most common cause of back pain. By Far, the worst position for sleeping is on your stomach. Our recommendation is that Read more