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Irritable Bowel What Can I Do?

Digestive Disorders Quincy MA Chiropractor

It always comes at the most inopportune times, but at one time or another, we have all experienced the discomfort of bloating abdominal pain, gas, diarrhea or constipation.  Unfortunately, for many people, this has become a daily occurrence.  Traditionally, triggers have thought to have been anything from stress, eating certain foods, stomach or bowel infections.  ...

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Voice For Health – Finding Yourself In A Pinch

Dr. Freedman

When you experience a “pins and needles” sensation, feel tingly, or suffer from muscle weakness, you may have a “pinched” nerve. Also known as “radiculopathy,” a pinched or compressed nerve occurs when bone, muscle, ligaments, or cartilage press against a nerve. Aside from the potential for significant discomfort or weakness, a pinched nerve in the ...

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Is The Cure Pain Relief Medication?

Adverse Pain Medication Reactions Quincy MA

Many of us have been misled into thinking pain is a problem. A headache? Numb it. Gallbladder malfunctioning? Remove it. A sore throat? Soothe it. Although these seem like logical assumptions, the pain you are experiencing is actually the effect of the problem and not the cause. Medication Today Nowadays you are unable to turn on the television ...

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Sports Rehabilitation and Improved Performance

Sports Rehabilitation Quincy MA Athletic Performance

Have you ever witnessed a professional or Olympic athlete that seems to be superhuman?  Did you sit and watch mesmerized by their quick reflexes, amazing speed, and agility? We all have.  While many simply believe it's "enhancement drugs" others, who are sports athletes, investigate further to find out what measures they are taking to become the 1% of ...

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Voice For Health – Opposing Forces

Dr. Freedman

When engaging in strength training, it is very important to keep opposing muscles in balance. The fact is that each muscle group has an opposing muscle group that works with it. The muscle (or muscle group) that contracts and gets shorter is known as the “agonist,” while the opposing muscle (or group) lengthens and is ...

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Voice For Health – Tight Hamstrings, Painful Backs

Dr. Freedman

If you feel stiff and tight after sitting for prolonged periods of time, the problem may reside with your “hamstring muscles,” the three long bundles of muscle in the back of the upper legs. When you sit, the hamstrings move into a shortened position. The more sitting you do, the shorter the hamstrings get. As ...

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Voice For Health – Deep-Seated Problem

Dr. Freedman

The “piriformis” muscle, located deep in the buttock, begins at the lower spine and connects to the upper surface of each femur (thighbone). This small muscle helps stabilize the hip, leg, and pelvic area. When it becomes inflamed, after sitting too long or rotating the leg outward (as when driving), this small muscle can harden ...

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Voice For Health – Not Just A Hiccup

Dr. Freedman

Because breathing is an involuntary action, we often take it for granted. Fortunately, we have the “phrenic nerve” to thank for controlling the breathing process. This nerve, which begins in the brain and continues down to the C-3 through C-5 cervical spinal roots in the neck (where it splits), controls the diaphragm muscle. During the ...

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Voice For Health – Out Of Sight And Mind

Dr. Freedman

According to the National Headache Foundation, four out of five migraine sufferers experience sensitivity to light during a migraine. This phenomenon may be explained by the fact that the group of nerves called the “superior cervical sympathetic ganglion” (SCSG), which is located opposite the second and third cervical vertebrae, directly affects the face, eyes, ears, ...

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Voice For Health – Exercise Offsets The Effects Of Sitting

Dr. Freedman

If you spend a large part of your day sitting, you may be concerned about the ill health effects associated with a sedentary lifestyle. Research has linked sitting for long periods of time with an increased risk of obesity, cardiovascular disease, increased blood pressure, high blood sugar, certain cancers, and early death. However, an international ...

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