Osteoarthritis

Recently we discussed a very general definition of “what is arthritis?” Today we will dive deeper into the most common type of arthritis people experience called Osteoarthritis. It is also known as Degenerative Arthritis. The most common joints affected by osteoarthritis are the spine, hips, knees, and feet. What causes Osteoarthritis? Osteoarthritis occurs when there is a breakdown of bone and supportive structures like cartilage. When this occurs, it causes irritation at the affected joint causing pain. This is more common in...

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Tennis Elbow

What is Tennis Elbow? Tennis elbow (also known as lateral epicondylitis or lateral epicondylosis) is an injury that occurs on the outer part of the elbow. It is called tennis elbow because tennis players are more predisposed to experiencing this pain due to the forces they place on their elbow, although it can happen to anyone. Damage occurs to the tissues located on the outer aspect of the elbow where the wrist extensor muscles originate. Nerve irritation can arise if there is any inflammation in the area, which can make movements such as...

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Arthritis – what is it?

Arthritis May 1, 2019 Kyle Wagner, DC What is Arthritis? Arthritis is a condition almost everyone has heard of, but what actually is arthritis?  As it turns out there are more than 100 of different types of arthritis and related conditions.  It is often thought of as being an “old person disease,” but in fact people of all ages, sexes, and races can get arthritis.  Many factors such as diet, infection, age, gender, prior injury, and family history can contribute to a person being predisposed to getting arthritis.  This is...

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Jr Hockey Star

I am taking Danny today for his 4th treament with Dr. Corrie Pollard Wilson for his whiplash injury. He is doing really well. She treated him last Thursday and Friday and then he had a 4 point weekend in his hockey games: not bad. If anyone is in need of pain relief, I highly recommned Dr. Pollard!!

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If you would like to speed up your Metabolism…

Eat early and Eat often.  Experts say this will help considerably

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These Items are known as fat burning foods!

citrus fruits, wild salmon, walnuts, eggs, black berries dark leafy greens, coffee.

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Free Radicals

Anti Oxidants help to clean up free radicals.

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Chiropractic Care: Symptoms of Whiplash

Injuries to the neck caused by a sudden movement of the head, backward, forward, or sideways, is referred to as whiplash. Whether from a car accident, sports, or an accident at work, whiplash or other neck injuries warrant a thorough chiropractic check-up. The biggest danger with whiplash injuries is that the symptoms can take years to develop. Too often people don’t seek treatment until more serious complications develop. Even after whiplash victims settle their insurance claims, some 45% report they still suffer with symptoms two years...

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