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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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Good Health Is Natural

Posture Correction Quincy MA Chiropractic Care

Have you ever wondered how life imitates nature?   As a tribute to one of my favorite movies, the Karate Kid, I would like reference one of my first encounters of understanding posture and its relationship to nature through the lesson that was taught using the Bonsai tree.   The ancient Japanese art form of ...

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Arm’s-Length Diagnosis

Dr. Freedman
When patients suffer from elbow problems, the wrist and shoulder are also probably involved. Because of this, chiropractors are likely to make a diagnosis and develop a treatment plan that takes arm function into account. While the most common sign of elbow injury is a loss of motion in the flexion/extension plane, the chiropractor’s assessment will also include the rotary movements and the functions of nerves and muscles. In addition, because elbow pain is sometimes referred from other sites, the chiropractor will include a thorough upper-extremity and neck examination. The patient will also be asked questions that will help ascertain whether the injury represents a single acute event or a longstanding condition.

Chiropractic helps to remove postural imbalances and structural misalignments that can accumulate in our bodies over time. It works by restoring your own inborn ability to be healthy. To schedule an appointment for chiropractic care, please call FAMILY PRACTICE OF CHIROPRACTIC at 617-472-4220. Our office is located at 112 McGrath Hwy., Quincy. We accept most major insurance plans.

 

P.S. If numbness or tingling accompanies elbow pain, nerve involvement is likely.

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Chiropractor As Gait Keeper

Dr. Freedman
Simply stated, the term “gait” refers to the way a person walks. While walking may seem to be an uncomplicated activity, injuries, underlying conditions, or problems with the legs and feet can lead to an abnormal gait that can compromise a person’s mobility and health.

For this reason, chiropractors devote a good deal of their attention to evaluating the gait of their patients for signs of abnormal gaits such as “spastic gait” (dragging the feet), “scissor’s gait” (crossed legs that hit while walking), “steppage gait” (pointing the toes inward and scraping them on the ground), “waddling gait,” “propulsive gait” (head and neck pushed forward), and “limp.” Once diagnosed, chiropractors treat abnormal gait by determining and correcting the underlying cause.

A person’s gait can reveal problems in the feet, ankles, knees, and hips – even in spinal alignment. A problem with gait can indicate pain in a patient as well as serious conditions like diabetes and arthritis. To schedule an appointment, please call   at 617-472-4220. We accept most major insurance plans which included but not limited to Blue Cross Blue Shield, Harvard Pilgrim, Tufts, Mass Health Standard, Neighborhood Health Plan, Medicare, Network Health. Our family-oriented practice is located at 112 McGrath Hwy., Quincy.

 

P.S. Because an individual with an abnormal gait may develop additional aches and pains associated with his or her walking pattern, it is important to address the problem.

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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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Stop Popping For Pain Relief

Neck Pain Quincy MA Whiplash

Oh, the aisles of the pharmacy. It's like Christmas year round. If you have pain or discomfort in any part of your body, the pharmacy will have a pill that you can "pop" for pain relief. Now, this next part may upset you, but the pain that you are first experiencing is your ...

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Be the Master Electrician of Your Health

Neck Pain Quincy MA Headaches

In our office, we strive to not only help you get well but to stay well. The best way for us to achieve this is by merely explaining the "how" and "why" of how our bodies work and what we can do to maintain the results that we can help you achieve. How Does The Fuse ...

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Fast Track Your Recovery in Quincy

Back Pain Quincy MA Sciatica

For most, recovering from an injury is an exercise in itself. For an athlete, being told that you have to reduce or halt all activity in order to let the bone or muscle heal is equivalent to torture. However, there are a few things you can do to help speed the healing process so you ...

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Voice For Health – How Do You Carry Yourself?

Dr. Freedman

Changes in the way that we walk should not be considered to be an inevitable part of aging. However, a slower step, slight limp, or a shuffle or tilt while walking could be indicative of an underlying medical condition that should be diagnosed and treated before it leads to possible limitations of mobility and independence. With ...

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The Generation of Degenerative Back Pain

Back Pain Quincy MA Arthritis

Next time you are out, look to the person on your left and right or better yet look at the group of people who are just a short distance from you. What you may notice is the rolled shoulders and head forward posture. No, it is not the cell phone they have in their ...

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