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Arthritis

 

Arthritis treatment in Virginia Beach.

 

What is arthritis?arthritis

 

Arthritis affects about 40 million Americans of all ages. Degenerative arthritis (djd) or osteoarthritis afflicts the weight-bearing joints: the knees, hips and spine primarily but can affect any joint. It often manifests following an injury or from repetitive physical tasks that place excess stress upon the joint.
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Neck pain and stiffness

 

Neck pain and stiffness treatment in Virginia Beach.

Imagine holding a bowling ball in your out stretched hand for hours at a time, believe me it would Neck painget heavy and your arm would get very tired and sore. Sitting for hours at a computer looking down can have similar effects on the neck. The average human head weighs about 9 lbs. This can put quit a lot of strain on the neck over the coarse of the day.
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Ice or heat for pain?

ice vs heat~~Should I use ice or heat for pain?

One of the most frequent questions I get asked at New Life Chiropractic is whether heat or ice is most effective for the treatment of acute pain. As a general rule ice is the best bet. Ice reduces swelling, reduces inflammation and produces an analgesic (pain reducing) effect caused by the numbing from the cold.
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Chiropractic is safe

chiropractic is safeChiropractic is safe!

Yes chiropractic is safe. On average a medical doctor pays from $10,000  to over $50,000 a year for their malpractice insurance. Chiropractors pay about $1200 for the same insurance. We pay less not because the insurance companies like us, but because we don’t hurt people. We have been developing modern chiropractic care for well over 100 years.
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Treatment for a pinched nerve

Treatment for a pinched nerve

Apinched nerve pinch nerve can be one of the most severe pains you can experience. It can be sharp stabbing at the source and can cause pain to shoot or radiate the entire path of the nerve. Following the initial episode the nerve becomes swollen and inflamed making it more prone to another pinch. The secret to getting relief is to reduce swelling. This can be done several ways. The chiropractic treament opens the spaces around the nerve and relieves tension on the surrounding structures. Ultrasound can be used to reduce the swelling and inflammation. Ice is the best home remedy.We are experts on the treatment of pinched nerves at New Life Chiropractic of Virginia Beach. Call Today. 222-0910