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Acupuncture and Migraines

There are many traditional methods that people try to ease their migraine pain, but sometimes none of them work! If this is your problem, acupuncture might be an excellent alternative option for easing your migraines. Acupuncture began in ancient China, and it involves piercing specific areas of the body to alleviate various pains. Here is some information involving migraines and acupuncture treatments you should consider before considering it a viable option for you.  The Proof Over the course of 22 clinical trials involving almost 5,000 patients, evidence has shown that acupuncture decreased headache frequency in patients with migraines. This effect Read more
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10 Benefits of Chiropractic Care

The benefits of chiropractic care don’t just stop at helping back pain. Here are 10 benefits of going to the chiropractor. 10 Benefits of Chiropractic Care Headaches Chiropractic care is extremely beneficial for helping soothe headache symptoms. In fact, adjustments for headaches are top of the list for conditions that chiropractors.  Vertigo Since chiropractic treatment targets the vertebrae and joints that aren’t moving correctly, chiropractic treatment is a good option for easing vertigo symptoms. The adjustments might reduce the spells or symptoms you have. Inflammation Inflammation is a major cause of joint and back pain. When you visit the chiropractor, Read more
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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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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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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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Acupuncture for Fertility

Acupuncture is an ancient practice that uses very thin needles inserted into specific points on your body that can help regulate your bodily functions. When used for fertility, acupuncture can help address problems like under or over-functioning thyroid. Acupuncture is relatively painless and can help relieve you of stress, which can also boost fertility. The process releases endorphins into your body, which has positive effects on fertility.  Does it Work?  Acupuncture and herbal medicines cannot change things like tubal adhesions, but it might improve your ovular and follicular functions. These treatments can also increase blood flow to the endometrium, which Read more