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August 30, 2021
Herniated Disc Treatment

The discs in our spine serve as cushions between the bones of our vertebrae that absorb shock. A herniated disc is the occurrence of a weak/ torn outer ring that causes the inner gel material to escape. Although this incident is often referred to as “slipped disks”, they do not actually split in the process, […]

August 23, 2021
Chiropractic Therapy for Back Pain

Back pain is one of the leading causes of disability in people younger than 45. We consider back pain to be anything ranging under the umbrella of a subtle ache, to sudden sharp pains that effect your abilities to move properly. It can be triggered by anything from daily routinely activities, injuries, spine-related issues, smoking, […]

August 16, 2021
Dealing With Whiplash Injuries

Whiplash is the non-medical term that refers to rapid or abnormal movement of a head/ neck that results in injury. When the neck is forced to move beyond its typical range of motion, strains in the neck muscles occur. Try imagining the after effects of a rear-end car accident, which is also one of the […]

August 9, 2021
Types of Lower Back Pain

Everyone experiences lower back pain at some point in their life; it has become such a common experience that it can be tempting to ignore it. While a lot of lower back pain does go away with time, there are situations in which it can worsen, bringing on a slew of additional health problems. Listed […]

August 2, 2021
Spinal Decompression for Back Pain

Spinal decompression is one of the most effective techniques used by chiropractors to alleviate chronic back pain and help you get back to your daily activities or hobbies. In this article, we will answer many questions that you may have in your mind about spinal decompression therapy. Let’s get started with the basics. WHAT IS […]

July 26, 2021
HIIT Training

posted: Feb. 28, 2017. HIIT Training = High Intensity Interval Training. Also can be called Serge training or Tobata Style workouts. These types of workouts are fantastic for losing weight, burning fat, or improving your metabolism while still building muscle. They’re also perfect for those who don’t have time to run to the gym everyday, […]

July 19, 2021
Get a Good Night’s Sleep

The average American gets about 5-5 ½ hours of sleep each night. The majority of research out there shows that we need at least 7-9 hours, which shows that we are running on a major sleep deficit. Sleep is the required nutrient for your body to function, just as food, water, and air are as […]

July 12, 2021
INFLAMMATION, THE SILENT KILLER

DR. MATTHEW PHINNEY’S PODCAST, TALKING ABOUT “INFLAMMATION, THE SILENT KILLER.” Listen to the Podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/user/grandrapidschiropractor/grand-rapids-chiropractor-inflammation-t_1 We’ve all heard of inflammation – you sprain your ankle, and then it gets swollen, right? Yes. That is inflammation in an acute sense. But what I’m talking about today, is Chronic and Systemic Subclinical Inflammation – which is the […]

June 28, 2021
WHAT IS PAIN?

Pain serves a purpose, there is a reason for pain – just as your house has a security system to alert you to an intruder or your computer has an antivirus software that alerts you when there is a problem – your body has a warning system. A sensory system that alerts you when there […]

June 21, 2021
HOW TO TREAT TENNIS ELBOW

TENNIS ELBOW PAIN RELIEF Tennis elbow also known as lateral epicondylitis is a pain in the outer part of the arm where the tendons of the forearm connect. In order to correct the cause of tennis elbow to fix the problem you need to get to the cause of the problem first. Most people suffering […]

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