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Feeling vs. Function

Feeling vs. Function You’re probably aware that a person could have a cavity in their mouth and not feel it until they go to their dentist.  Someone else could have a blockage in their coronary arteries with no symptoms until they drop dead from a heart attack.  Still another person could have a tumor forming…

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Everything In Your Life Revolves Around Your Health

Everything In Your LifeRevolves Around Your Health You might argue that the most important thing in your life is your family, friends, career or finances.  Although many of these things are vitally important, the truth is that you cannot enjoy any of them if your health is not in good standing. Your overall health and…

Back Pain Tips from a Minnetonka Chiropractor

Condition Of The Week: Disc Herniation

Condition Of The Week: Disc Herniation Your spine is made up of vertebra, which are the bones, and discs which are the “cushions” or “pads” between the bones.  Your spinal cord runs down the center of your vertebral column and branches out into nerve fibers called “spinal nerve roots” that send electrical signals to every…

Back Pain Tips from a Minnetonka Chiropractor

Chiropractic Prevents Spine Surgeries

Chiropractic Prevents Spine Surgeries One of the main reasons many people decide to see a chiropractor on a routine basis is because it can prevent the spine from degenerating at a faster rate. Your spine takes on a lot of stress as you go through your weekly routine. It may be sitting all day at…

Migraine Tips From A Minnetonka Chiropractic Clinic

Chiropractic Activates “Parasympathetic System”

Chiropractic Activates“Parasympathetic System” Imagine you are hiking in the mountains and you encounter a large grizzly bear! As you stand there in complete terror, your heart would began to race, your respiratory rate would increase and your pupils would dilate.  This response would be totally normal in a life threatening situation like the one described…

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Chiropractic Adjustments Lower Stress Hormones

Chiropractic AdjustmentsLower Stress Hormones By now you probably know some of the positive effects chiropractic can have on the spine.  It increases flexibility, reduces pain, prevents spinal arthritis and improves your posture.  But what you may not always realize is that adjustments also have an impact on the brain. Activating this part of the brain…