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How is Whiplash Neck Injury Treated?

Whiplash is a generic term for when the neck is suddenly jolted in one direction and then another, creating a whip-like movement. Whiplash is most commonly seen with motor vehicle accidents, but it can also occur from falls, sports injuries, work injuries, and other incidents. The injuries cause a sprain/strain of the neck resulting in pain […]

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Chiropractic Treatment Plan for the Best Outcome

At Cole Pain Therapy Group, we have many treatment tools at our disposal: chiropractic manipulation, manual therapy, rehabilitative exercises, e-stim w/ therapeutic ultrasound, and nutritional recommendations (to name a few).  Yet, a problem arises when some patients assume that the treatment tool is actually a treatment system.   (more…)

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Facts About Chiropractic Treatment and Prevention of Back Pain

Although chiropractic treatment is helpful for more than just back pain, many patients visit chiropractors looking for relief from this pervasive condition. In fact, 31 million Americans experience low-back pain at any given time.1 A few interesting facts about back pain: One-half of all working Americans admit to having back pain symptoms each year.2 Back […]

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Chiropractic Treatment of Sports Injuries

Participation in sports or exercise is a crucial step in maintaining your quality of life. Exercise strengthens your heart, bones, and joints and reduces stress, among many other benefits. Unfortunately, exercise related injuries are all too common. Often, these injuries derail someone’s exercise efforts, keep coming back despite episodes of rest, and take the joy out […]

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Neck Adjustments and Stroke: Cause vs Association

Neck pain and some types of headaches are sometimes treated through neck adjustment. Neck adjustment (also called cervical spine manipulation) works to improve joint mobility in the neck, restoring range of motion, and reducing muscle spasm, which helps relieve pressure and tension. Neck adjustment is a precise procedure that is generally applied by hand to the joints of the […]

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Is Chiropractic Safe? Benefits, Risks, and Alternatives to Spine Manipulation

Chiropractic is widely recognized as one of the safest drug-free, non-invasive therapies available for the treatment of back pain, neck pain, headaches, joint pain of the arms or legs, and other neuromusculoskeletal complaints. Although chiropractic has an excellent safety record, no health treatment is completely free of potential adverse effects. (more…)

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